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Super Explains Reasoning Behind Zoning Changes

In response to some earlier expressions of concern regarding the proposed zoning updates for Sidney, it should be known that over the last several months, written and verbal observations have been … more

Sidney Super Addresses Zoning

Mr. Howard Finch has been a long-standing business and community leader in the Township of Sidney. We would do well to carefully consider his observations and concerns regarding the proposed Zoning … more

Reporting Questioned

Upon following local news stories regarding the Delaware County Police Reform plan, I cannot help but note the glaring differences in coverage while comparing The Reporter to the Daily Star and … more

Vaccinate Soon

Over two in five Republicans and Independents say they won’t get a Covid-19 vaccine, according to the AP’s most recent poll. Less than one in five Democrats won’t. It ticks me … more

Where Did They Go?

As concerns the endless coverage in The Reporter of the Delaware County Police Reform Committee I ask this: Why are the so-called minority members of the group vehemently trying to portray the … more

Sidney Residents: Are You Paying Attention?

Changing zoning is a serious matter; even a single change. The current Town of Sidney zoning code is in some respects overprotective but moving from that state, we must be very careful not to go to … more

Attention: Sidney Property Owners

The Town of Sidney is in the process of enacting new zoning laws. A public hearing is being held on April 8, 2021. These new laws will dictate what you can do with your property and also, what your … more

We Have To Stick With It

We Have To Stick With It Re: the 3/3/21 Reporter front page article DelCo Police Reform.... Credit Ms. Browne, again, with being able to stick with this highly orchestrated charade. Since we have … more

Dems On the Move In Del. Co.

Mr. Kalibat’s letter of Feb. 10 - “He’s A Bit Optimistic” caught my attention. I’m a member of the Democratic Committee. Many people don’t know this, but Committee … more

Ineffective Animal  Abuse Registry

If you know me, you know I like animals, but I really LOVE dogs. I’ve volunteered at the Heart of the Catskills Human Society for the past 12 years. I train, socialize and foster … more

Difficult times!

Deep distrust, deep turmoil, and consistent disruptions in a society - anywhere in the world - invaders of any description will appear - from within or beyond our borders. From High School World … more

Does Parole Fail To Help Those Who Try?

The job of a parole officer is to ensure that an inmate leaving prison follows the law and doesn’t fall back into a life of crime. Their job is also to give the parolee assistance and guidance … more

He’s A Bit Optimistic

Tip my hat to Ms. Van Atta of Walton for her measured response to my recent letter.  Contrast her letter with that of the piece of twisted hyberbolic screed, over the signature of the … more

Message For Democratic Committee

It’s difficult to address a message to a Committee, but will try a few questions. What sources can you cite for your positions? Isn’t the “Big Lie” something attributed to … more

Another Slogan Idea

In his recent letter to the editor, Mr. Kalibat from DeLancey clearly enjoys devising derogatory policy slogans for the new administration, and it had me thinking up a whole list of unpleasant … more

Appreciates ‘Looking Back’

I just wanted to let you know how much my wife and son and I - and, to be fair, a bunch of folks on Instagram - enjoy the “Looking Back” section every issue. There must be hundreds of … more

Election Security

With all the hype and misinformation about election security, I cannot remain silent. I would be remiss if I did not try to provide some facts. I was the Democratic Election Commissioner in … more

Pappas Building Remembered Fondly

It was received with a twinge of sadness - your photo and article of the Pappas building’s demolition in Downsville. Helen Pappas sent it to me here in Arizona, form her Chicago home. (Her … more

Happy New Year From Board Chair

On this Christmas Eve I wanted to take a moment to reach out and wish all of you a very Happy Holiday season and offer a brief reflection on 2020. This year has proven to be the most challenging time … more

Let’s Name Names

The 12/16/20 front page piece (Walton Electeds Slam County Public Health....) got my attention, since for months I, with some help from the Hamden Supervisor, have been trying to get town-by-town … more
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