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Letters To The Editor
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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
Whomever you voted for, it doesn’t make you a bad person Boy oh boy, it is tough for me and many other Americans as we followed the presidential candidates and watch the news and all its … more
Meditations on the healthcare conundrum Two competing stories, realities actually, emerged with Obamacare—one of betrayal, one of gratitude. A liar president, underperforming to promises made, … more
Make Eldred about the students again “He stuck in his thumb, And pulled out a plum, And said ‘What a good boy am I!’” This is the nursery rhyme that was running through my … more
Congratulations on NYPA awards It is always nice to read about good things happening in the community. I was pleased to read about The River Reporter receiving three awards at the New York Press … more
Information sought in hit and run On July, 29, 2013 at approximately 4:15 p.m. my sister, Judy Feldman, was a pedestrian who became the victim of a hit-and-run driver in Callicoon, NY. She suffered … more
Old enough to vote, old enough to smoke? The editorial in last week’s River Reporter (March 23) said, “In a sign, perhaps, of how attitudes have gradually changed about smoking and … more
A callous Republican Party Make no mistake about it. The Republican party was willing to rip hospital, emergency, outpatient, maternity, pediatric, prescription, lab, rehab and mental health services … more
[The letter below was sent to River Reporter columnist and writer Jonathan Fox.] Thanks for the writing on dogs A few years ago I presented a birds of prey presentation at the Tusten Theater, and you … more
Climate change a threat to national security Climate change is a major threat to our national security. I expressed this recently in letters to both Sen. Pat Toomey and Rep. Tom Marino. Marino has … more
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