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Letters To The Editor
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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
Suicide: a community challenge A young community member took his life in June. His passing bears witness to a continuing struggle to understand why, and to the deep affection by all who knew him. … more
Compressor station divergent opinion I can’t figure out why Mr. George Billard has to deal in half-truths if his anti-compressor crusade is so self-obvious. While his claim that “no one … more
Thanks for success of Minisink Project As Sullivan County Historian and president of the non-profit Delaware Company, which is dedicated to promoting and supporting the history and historic landmarks … more
To the GOP: how about saving people’s lives instead? Now that the GOP has failed to offer any replacement plan for the Affordable Healthcare Act (ACA), after having seven years to work on it, … more
Noise nuisances We read in your July 20-26, 2017 edition about the recent discussion at the Tusten Town Board meeting regarding noise complaints from the “Mysterylanders” event held at … more
Wawayanda Six verdict unjust I witnessed the trial of the Wawayanda Six. Neither the prosecutor or Town Justice Tim McElduff disputed the testimony presented by world-renowned scientists that … more
The real story behind those statistics Mr. Barth [who wrote an op-ed for our July 6 issue], clearly a dedicated opponent of domestic energy production and wishful thinker in terms of the capacity of … more
Bears Ears: more alternative facts If further proof be needed that Trump has launched a political climate where outright lies become public policy, note the controversy over Obama’s designation … more
Getting the facts straight I’m not sure it helps to exaggerate the facts. Carol Roig’s assertion that the renewable sector employs 476,000 Americans while oil, gas and coal combined … more
Will justice be served in Mamakating? The River Reporter’s recent editorial lamenting the outrageously lenient “plea deal” between the feds and N. Nakdimen regarding voter fraud in … more
Thank-you letter regarding the FFMP [The letter below was sent to three commissioners on the Delaware River Basin Commission, the governors of the states of New York, Delaware, and Pennsylvania, in … more
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