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Letters To The Editor
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Make your voice heard on fracking Most of you are aware of the de facto moratorium on fracking in the Delaware River Basin because of all the well-documented risks associated with this fossil fuel … more
Not fit to govern The GOP control the Senate, the House of Representatives, and the White House. Yet the 2018 budget is three and a half months late. Now all they can offer is a one-month interim … more
New Yorkers need property tax relief With the recent changes to federal tax laws, there has been a renewed focus on the impact of high property taxes in New York. We need to address this issue in … more
GOP failing to work for the people Republican Sen. Pat Toomey says in his weekly email: “It is a terrible shame that Congress repeatedly waits until the 11th hour, with a potential government … more
Christmas present for whom? Those who have worked in secret to create this Great American Tax Break seem to be of the mind that tossing a few dollars about for low- and middle-income families would … more
Pleased with the new deck My brother Bob (Floyd Orsini) and I are so pleased to see the completion of the new deck on Main Street in Narrowsburg. It was our mother, Dorothy Hinck, who envisioned the … more
Taking responsibility for our values “Humans are the value making animal.” — Simone Weil We can’t help it. Judgment is our gift and our curse. If there is no foundation for … more
Buy American Recently, there have been a lot of razor commercials on TV, and I think I know why: it’s because China has been sending us all that cheap junk that doesn’t work. It only … more
Hinchey and the Pond Eddy Bridge Re the letter to the editor “An Encounter with Hinchey” in the November 3 issue of TRR: Maurice Hinchey knew a scam when he saw one. In addition to the … more
No pheasant at first Thanksgiving Regarding your article “Talking turkey” in the November 23-29 edition: Whatever was on the menu at the first Thanksgiving, it didn’t include … more
Give credit where it’s due It’s only fair to give credit where credit is due—and the progressives of Tusten have done what no other town has been able to do—which is to elect … more
Regarding lead and eagles The River Reporter’s Scott Rando’s recent article (“PA Game Commission: Bald eagle lead poisoning on the rise”) would lead readers to believe that … more
A thought on bullying Our most basic responsibility as human beings is to care for the least among us. In the school setting, this means the grown-ups should look out for the children. We should love … more
Re-elect Nancy Buck I have had the honor and privilege of knowing Sullivan County Treasurer Nancy Buck for the past 17 years, and I am very pleased to offer her my full endorsement as she seeks … more
The real offense Considering it appears the Town of Tusten just settled a lawsuit for violating the civil rights of a councilmember, I’m surprised a beacon of free press and government … more
We are not each other’s enemies Republicans are not your enemy; Democrats are not your enemy. They are people each with his or her own story and difficulties. I never remember our country being … more
Thank you Lake Huntington Fire Department Sullivan West celebrated the beginning of homecoming with a bonfire, thanks to the efforts of the Lake Huntington Fire Department. The idea of a homecoming … more
Thoughts on DACA, poverty and a squeeze on the middle class So we have the Human Rights Commission ask our legislators to support DACA. So what do we do? Jesus said, “Whoever welcomes a child … more
Those were the days In 1965, I entered Sullivan County Community College (SCCC) as a freshman. The state’s community colleges were not known for having dormitories, but SCCC was located in the … more
Letter from the UDC on release policies [The following letter was sent to the governors of New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, and the mayor of New York City, on September 7.] The Upper … more
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