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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
The Commonwealth Court decision that the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) is an illegal tax is misguided. Gov. Shapiro has made clear his commitment to tackling the climate crisis while … more
Re the story “Ending the stigma” (River Reporter, November 2-8) on ending mental health stigma: We seem far more intent on preserving it. Here are five reasons to continue … more
November is National Family Caregivers Month. In New York, 546,000 family caregivers are providing care worth over $19 billion to their loved ones with dementia. Though these caregivers provide … more
Here we go again... I have come to expect fluff Pizzolato articles from this "paper." I also know you don't fact check anything that you write; the gas tank caper and "hate crime" and now this mailer … more
The River Reporter has been acting as Johnny Pizzolato's mouthpiece for years. I find it interesting that a mailer with factual information about bad business practices by someone who expects to … more
Dana Salazar, candidate for the New York State Supreme Court’s Third Judicial District, has been endorsed by the Police Benevolent Association of the New York State Troopers (NYSTPBA). NYSTPBA … more
The name McPhillips is synonymous with integrity, principles and ethics. Residents will do well to vote for any of the McPhillips candidates on this November’s ballot.  Matt … more
The highest role of government is protecting and serving society’s vulnerable. County legislators have failed in that duty, selling out seniors and privatizing clinical services at the Adult … more
My name is Shannan Armbrust. I am a lifelong resident of Sullivan County and have been an employee in the Sullivan County Treasurer’s Office for 15 years.  As the senior fiscal … more
Good judgment and leadership are qualities one should seek in a candidate running for public office. George Conklin has not demonstrated either of those qualities during his time as a legislator. Not … more
Labor pains Re Leah Casner’s column “Dan handling” (October 26-November 1): Before our first child was born, we also attended Lamaze classes. An unexpected traffic jam made us … more
I am an emergency medical technician and a proud member of the Highland Ambulance Service. I have been on many calls, including car accidents, house fires, traumas and medical emergencies. What I … more
One of the more contentious issues that plague residents of Sullivan County is property taxes. Property taxes in Sullivan County for residences are, in my opinion, out of control. Recently, I … more
I’ve known Cat Scott for over 40 years. She is running for Sullivan County Legislature for District 5, which includes Callicoon, Cochecton, Delaware, Fremont and Tusten towns. Her platform … more
Re Leah Casner’s column “Dan handling” (October 26-November 1): Before our first child was born, we also attended Lamaze classes. An unexpected traffic jam made us late for one … more
Stay the course With the upcoming elections a little over three weeks away, I am writing to urge voters considering the candidates for Pike County Commissioner to continue to support and reelect … more
Our Congress is a mess. Well, that’s not earth-shattering news.  Fire Matt Gaetz for instigating the removal of Kevin McCarthy, creating chaos among Republican Congressmen.  … more
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