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The Jacob Lang piece would have been better illustrated with a photo of him attacking the Capitol, as described in the article, instead of a blowup of his Twitter feed. Leah Casner … more
Current Pennsylvania law limits athletic trainers to working exclusively with athletes. This outdated restriction is detrimental to the people of the commonwealth and also hinders the full potential … more
The bad news is grabbing the headlines. Having been in the newspaper business, I know that it is what sells papers, but could we please have equal space for the good news? Please include … more
During the recent back and forth about FIMFO, I repeatedly questioned why there wasn’t similar outrage about the incursion of AIRBNB into the local market.  Local real estate … more
I find myself wondering about our elections. In particular, I wonder if New York voters have become a pesky afterthought in the whole process.  Witness the ever-shrinking Republican field. … more
With the holidays approaching, many of us are looking forward to celebrations with friends and family.   As you gather with loved ones to spread cheer or raise a glass to the new year, … more
The League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania (LWVPA) believes that the proliferation of handguns and semiautomatic assault weapons in the United States is a major health and safety threat to its … more
The upcoming federal farm bill should provide increased funding for cultivated-meat research.  For those who don’t know, cultivated meat is grown from livestock cells, without … more
Enjoyed the column on tying flies immensely.  Bought my first fly-tying kit at Beech Mountain Boy Scout Camp well over 65 years ago—still have that cheap vice.  I served as … more
The Town of Highland has made a serious mistake in legitimizing a wave of short-term rentals. The town board’s goal of “trying to promote business” is being achieved at a heavy … more
I am writing to express my deep concern about a recent report on the condition of rural public education in Pennsylvania.  “Why Rural Matters 2023,” a nonpartisan report … more
Today, our nation lost a monumental figure in Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor.  As the first woman appointed to the Supreme Court, Justice O’Connor inspired millions … more
I was wondering if the “spasm” Mr. Rogers refers to is the one in which Hamas slaughters peace activists attending a music festival; rapes and kills young women; kidnaps babies, children … more
Regarding Leah Casner’s “Shangri-La”, although I agree that there is a healthy debate to be had concerning the tensions between natives and newcomers, Ms. Casner’s column … more
We the residents of Sullivan County encouraged the building and maintenance of the facility. The reason we the people of Sullivan County did that was to provide a place where our elders could … more
Check out this link from the River Reporter:  I read this letter and it wanders dangerously into the matter of moral equivalency and a denial of Israel’s many past efforts and … more
Beyond ending life, murder has little to do with making a compelling argument for anything. It certainly does not lend any moral justification to a dispute.  In the case of Israel’s … more
The recent (November 9-15) letters to the editor regarding the current kerfuffle over the Highland supervisor election reminded me of the word “dudgeon,” and the internet gave me this … more
Appalled by the amount of plastic packaging that enters your life? Virtually all that packaging is deliberately designed to be used once, then thrown away—which is why we have a … more
REALLY, RIVER REPORTER? Instead of explaining and expanding on the issues presented by the mailer, readers are subjected to a purported “attack” by the “klan,” which is … more
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