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State budget supports Catskill Park I am delighted to share some great news. Thanks to our combined efforts, this year’s New York State budget commits an impactful $6.5 million investment … more
Stem the plastic tide, support these bills New York readers, if you’re aggravated by the quantity of plastic packaging that enters your life, take heart: A pair of bills wending their way … more
Radio Catskill wants to hear from you! My name is Pete Madden, and I’m the new chairman of the community advisory board for 90.5 WJFF Radio Catskill. Community feedback and support mean … more
Health comes preventively or reactively I am tired of helicopters roaring over my head at night, ferrying gunshot victims from Wayne Memorial Hospital to a level 1 trauma center down in the Lehigh … more
Thank you so much to Jonathan Charles Fox for sharing Judaic-themed content. It is such a nice feeling of comfort and safety to read such pieces in a publication. It gives me hope for a better … more
Care Center staff and residents need us now Recently, the employees at the Sunset Lake Adult Care Center (ACC) received a memo from the county, stating that Infinite Care, under a new corporate … more
The remarkable Delaware River corridor is calling on you to participate in the third annual Upper Delaware Litter Sweep, from April 22 through 30, in celebration of Earth Day 2023.  It is … more
Banning books and ideas is never the answer I am writing in response to the efforts of a fringe extremist group that insists on inserting partisan politics into the curriculum at the Delaware … more
Debt limit should not be subject to brinksmanship I am concerned about our country defaulting on our debt. On January 19, the United States hit a limit on how much money it can borrow, forcing … more
The state is reminded of its obligations The following is a letter to Sullivan County legislative chair Rob Doherty from the UDC. It is reprinted with permission. Dear Chairperson … more
I am most appreciative of your recent frontline piece about the imbroglio in the Honesdale Borough Council. I was joyous that an important and dramatic local newspaper story was reported with … more
Help a third grader learn about New York Dear people of the great state of New York, Hello! I am a third-grade student in Northern Virginia. Our class is learning about the United States, … more
Sign the [Catskill Mountainkeeper] petition telling President Biden and United States Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg to keep “bomb trains” carrying highly explosive liquefied natural gas (LNG) out of our communities.  more
In June of [20]22, a federal waiver providing free breakfast and lunch to children in all New York schools expired. Gov. Kathy Hochul had a chance to make those meals possible for the 726,000 New York children who lost them, but didn’t include funding for the program in her executive budget.  more
Calling all seniors who are sick—or might ever be sick! Your traditional Medicare is under attack.  more
Don’t believe everything you hear. more
After being away for eight years, it’s beyond wonderful to be back in our beautiful river valley, with all the pleasures and challenges of rural life. It is also wonderful to be rejoining the Upper Delaware Community Network. In saying that, I urge any reader who has not joined to consider doing so. more
Gov. Hochul’s historic commitment to invest in our public schools is a huge step forward, and is exactly what our state needs. Fully funded foundation aid will dramatically improve the lives of students, educators and families across New York.   more
I remember hunting whitetails when I was 12, in Wayne County PA, on the New York border. No point restrictions existed at that time, and PA had a massive deer herd numbering over one million.  more
The winter holiday season is a special time for so many, as people gather to exchange gifts and bask in the warm joy of being with friends and family. more
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