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Letters To The Editor
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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
A few questions for the Trump administration In any other administration, it would not seem unusual for a sitting Senator, a senior member of the Armed Services Committee, to meet with the Russian … more
Zoning laws that protect us under threat As a resident of this town I feel my civil rights are being tested. Narrowsburg has zoning laws, laws, and regulations that shape this town. Special-use … more
Constituent disappointed at Faso no-show I was disappointed with Congressman Faso’s no-show at the Friday night meeting in Kingston, NY. There were 700 or 800 of us who wanted to share with Mr. … more
Democracy for sale Our congressman, John Faso, held his first public meeting in Sullivan County since his election on Tuesday February 21 at Miss Monticello Diner. It was a breakfast meeting. The … more
An environmentalist. Not. Congressman John Faso of District 19 says that he is an environmentalist, but his legislative votes belie this claim. He voted to overturn the Stream Protection Act, which … more
Our vision for America? How can citizens of a free democracy use verbal threats and obscenities to insult a peaceful group of protesters? Recently in Milford, silent, peaceful demonstrators marched … more
An impressive expression of democracy I was one of the people who went to Washington, DC on Saturday, January 21 for the Women’s March. Here is what impressed me:  Everyone was so polite: … more
Another idea of a ‘great America’ I happily—proudly—marched Saturday in the Port Jervis Sister March organized by the good folks at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church.  … more
Let’s be fair I do not believe “fierce opposition” to commercial solar as stated in “Solar storm” by Bruce Ferguson in the January 12 issue is a fair label for what I … more
Some omissions in that property tax explanation Property owners in Sullivan County just received their tax bills. Accompanying each bill was an explanation, provided by the legislature, showing how … more
Thomas Paine’s words, “These are the times that try men’s souls,” are very fitting for what we are now experiencing with this President-elect. Since I started voting in the … more
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