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Lift Restrictions on Nursing Home Visits

Governor Cuomo, I am a resident in a wonderful Senior Living Center and the people here are wonderful and have been very good to me. However, we feel you have forgotten us. After your … more

Colchester Transfer Station Stickers Need Further Thought

The town of Colchester recently discussed stickers and imposing fees at the transfer station. Giving stickers out willy-nilly to people and not controlling who is discarding trash, construction … more

Remember The True Meaning of Memorial Day

Memorial Day is once again upon us. Considering all the strife going on across our country, I ask you take a moment and reflect on our country and remember the honorable men and women who have given … more

Shocked and Amused By Headline

Last August The Walton Reporter ran a headline, “Two Franklin Roads May Be Abandoned.” When I saw the article, I thought it was shockingly amusing. Why?  Because the entire headline … more

Thanks for Cleaning Up the Roadway

As earth Day approaches I want to say a big thank you and a pat on the back to all of those fantastic people who have cleaned up the roadways of the unsightly trash. They have done a great job. A … more

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

What To Re-Form and Re-Invent?

In reference to the article about Reform and Reinvention concerning the Delaware County Sheriff’s operation, could we have a discussion about what we have in common: residents of Delaware … 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
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