With only a few weeks to go before the May 31 expiration of the Flexible Flow Management Plan (FFMP) that governs water releases from New York City’s three Delaware reservoirs, and with the threat by New Jersey not to extend the FFMP, we face a return to a water release regime that will have a devastating effect on the Upper Delaware’s wild trou
When we started house-hunting in the Catskills 20 years ago, my husband and I stopped on a whim to tour a prefabricated home, and I had an unexpected reaction. After about five minutes, my eyes and lips started burning and my sinuses became severely congested.
Make Eldred about the students again
“He stuck in his thumb,
And pulled out a plum,
And said ‘What a good boy am I!’”
One of the more memorable scenes prompted by the current debate about healthcare in the United States is one that involved a resident who grew up near Congressman John Faso’s home in the New York 19th Congressional District.
Anyone who lives in this region likely knows one or two people or more who have been infected with Lyme disease from a tick bite. That used to be a rare occurrence in Sullivan County in New York, and Wayne and Pike counties in Pennsylvania.
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 Association [NYPA] conference and trade show, which was held at the Gideon Putnam Resort in Saratoga Springs.
As members of the Liberty town board were debating the merits of a one-year moratorium on new summer camps in the town, one of their number, Vincent McPhillps, said the he could not support a moratorium because he was not “prejudiced,” and a vote in favor would make him appear to be “prejudiced.”
Information sought in hit and run
Congressman John Faso is promoting and defending the Property Tax Reduction Act (PTRA), which will eliminate New York State’s ability to force counties to pay for a portion of Medicaid costs.
It’s getting harder to breathe in the air of condescension.
You need to understand that affordable accessible healthcare can’t exist without profitable insurance companies—on the agenda of stabilizing markets, age-banding and actuaries, you can’t expect human dignity to be a covered option.