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70% Reduction, Please

The same letter appeared (8/22 - 8/28) in both our weekly newspapers. Passing over the visceral Trump bashing, the letter called for “...universal (medical) coverage and care....” … more

Pope Dodges Issue

The Pope keeps dodging the lasso. Why? This is hugely disappointing to me and other intelligent Catholics. So please answer the question. John 1:1 is the first verse in the opening chapter of … more

ACLU Fights for NRA’s Access to Insurance

I write this because some local hunting clubs and fire depts that hold gun raffles had their insurance abruptly cancelled as a result of Cuomo’s actions. The ACLU (American Civil Liberties … more

Learn the Facts Before Suggesting Solutions

I’m compelled to voice my concerns regarding recent opinions from various gun control advocates. In a May issue of The Reporter, the “Democrat of the Year,” a Mr. Truscott, laid out his … more

I Have a Bridge to Sell You

After the GOP’s failure to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act with something magically better, Trump has systematically tried to sabotage the ACA with administrative actions. Most … more

A Letter to a Priest

Women marched for their rights in 2017; teens marched for their lives in 2018; 250,000 people marched with Martin Luther King Jr. in 1963 against the injustice and inequalities shown to … more

Birthday Turn-around

For my husband’s birthday, I decided to take him to Glimmerglass Festival over in Cooperstown. I debated for a long time between “West Side Story” and “The Barber of … more

Cornell Will Stay Neutral

Cornell Will Stay Neutral In rural areas and suburbs across New York state, 4-H youth, farmers, and vendors are taking part in their August county fairs, as they have for generations. In many … more

Don’t Tease Us

How heartbreaking to read L. Browne’s federal farm bill story and the negative effect to local farmers and SNAP recipients. Interesting that while Farm Bureau advocates for … more

Will They Ever Listen?

It’s been a year since the Dog and Pony Show which was touted as a Public Hearing where 200 residents attend the Delaware Academy on July 12, 2017. It was in fact a Public Listening where a … more

Oppression for Poor Equals Contempt for Maker

The police section of last week’s paper describes the conviction of a woman for criminal possession of a forged instrument used to obtain $644 worth of food stamp and child care benefits. … more

Children’s Festival Organizers Say Thank You

Despite rain, over 400 people took part in Delaware Opportunities Inc.’s 10th annual Children’s Festival on Wednesday, June 27. This year’s theme was “A Moving Child is … more

Build the Thing

I find it very peculiar that all of a sudden the county has become extremely cost conscious as concerns the proposed purchase of the Bishop property for the new D.P.W. complex. In times past, as … more

Hunting Stats From QDMA

2018 QDMA (Quality Deer Management Association) Report based on 2016 hunting season statistics. Top 6 states with highest percentage of yearling bucks in buck harvest: Wisconsin 65%, New … more

LIVE sober. You can do it!

After reading The Reporters’ article entitled “Marijuana Deemed Treatment for Opioid Use”, I wanted to offer some clarity for people that are either super happy or super concerned with what … more

Rebuts Dem of the Year

I am the NRA Chairman for the Federation of Sportsmans Clubs of Sullivan County. This is a rebuttal to the 5/30 article Dem of the Year issues call for Gun Control. The removal of God from … more

Vote for Flynn

Our current Republican congressperson, John Faso, has voted repeatedly to take away health insurance from millions of people including thousands in Delaware County. He even voted to take away … more

Send Someone with Integrity

There are many fine Democrats running for Congress in the 19th District but Pat Ryan rises above the rest. His selfless commitment to public service, authentic support for democratic values, and … more

Promote and Pass Proposals Next Time

I’ve given a lot of thought to the recent budget proposal voting in Delhi and the resulting outcome. It seems that a lot of the public views the procedure as an “Us vs. Them” … more

Kudos to Walton Chamber

On behalf of the whole Town Board I would like to thank you for the tremendous amount of effort you all put in to planning and executing the recent Sportsmen’s Expo. The event was clearly a … more
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