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The managing director of the Upper Delaware River Basin Citizens (UDRBC) would like the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) to be abolished or neutered in the hope that shale gas extraction would … more
It’s not all about the boobs Not to put too crude a point on it, burlesque has a long history, and while there is certainly an erotic component to it, the art form’s resurgence over the … more
The House State Government Committee (HSGC) of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives held hearings on June 11 on the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC). If there was any doubt at the … more
Next Tuesday, June 26 is primary day for Democratic Congressional Candidates in New York. Registered Democrats in this congressional district have seven accomplished and dynamic candidates. In the … more
Recently as I travelled through Pike County, I picked up a copy of your recent paper [June 7]. Yes, there is a dairy farmer crisis. I have conferred with a few dairy farmers from Sullivan County. In … more
While the Delaware River is America’s founding water, unfortunately it’s been neglected for years. Pennsylvania is among four states that include portions of the Delaware River Watershed, … more
What can I do about the coming election? Will it be worthwhile for me to vote? During the last nationwide campaign, one before that and the preceding one as well, I felt my vote doesn’t really … more
U.S. Congressional Representative John Faso, NY 19 was concerned that sheriffs in his district tell him that “every drug dealer they arrest has a SNAP [food stamp] card in his pocket.” … more
North Korea, as everyone knows, is secretive. So, we have to depend on the U.S. corporate press for our truth and perception of the young and crazy leader of North Korea, Kim Jong Un. But there are … more
Many in the Eldred Central School District (ECS) want to know why I would vote against the budget at the election on Tuesday, May 15. It is as follows: Why would I pay $300K more in property taxes to … more
You’d think Cynthia Nixon’s announcement that she intends to challenge Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary would have been greeted in Albany with a shrug. After all, the two-term … more
Lots of facts and opinion are floating around the cyberwaves re guns, gun-control and the Second Amendment, following the recent mass shooting in Florida. Notice that the guns are called assault … more
It has recently been brought to my attention via a letter sent to my home that my daughter and her peers who participated in the Walkout of March 14 will be assigned detention, which we both knew … more
Last year, a local veteran reached out to my office seeking help for a disability claim he had with the Veterans Affairs (VA) Board of Veterans Appeals for over 30 years. For three decades, his … more
I am concerned about “mindfulness” being taught at Liberty Elementary and Middle Schools. The school board’s policy regarding “Teaching About Religion,” #4313, Section … more
Two current Honesdale Borough Council members and a former one have filed suit against the borough’s recent decision to appoint a new council member. I’m offended by this action and … more
Our outdoors columnist Tony Bonavist received a response from reader Marty Borko of Waverly, NY regarding Bonavist’s February 8 column about recent excavation projects reconfiguring the upper … more
The defunding and potential demise of the Upper Delaware Council should not be cause for celebration, as some seem to think, but consternation. Towns and townships will still be subject to all Land … more
January 20th. The Women’s March. Again. The outrage and celebration continue with marches and rallies all over our country and world. Here, in our community, we came together from both sides of … more
Driving around these days, whether it be in the countryside or an urban area, it’s hard not to notice all the men, women and children standing in groups, or walking around with a cell phone in … more
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