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Vote for the person, vote for the party

In general, as a matter of logic, I avoid generalizing about large groups of people. However, the current political climate, notably the polarized stances of the parties, warrants an exception. The … more

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month and pink ribbons are everywhere reminding us to get a mammogram. These reminders are great, but what if you need a mammogram and don’t have health … more

Remembering Skeet Dow

In the 1940s. Walton school had an athlete who left a mark on the sports he played while there. He had an athletic association with Fran Redmond, another Walton player and is remembered today by Les … more

Open Letter to District Attorney John Hubbard

There is a folder somewhere in your office with my Son’s name on it. It probably has his birth date and maybe a few notes about his case. It probably gets shuffled around the desk, glanced at … more

Protection against voter fraud

I’m a long-time voter in Delaware County and also an election administrator at our Board of Elections where we all work collegially and harmoniously. In New York, we’re seeing an outright … more

DelCo’s foster care system is lipstick on a pig!

The article discussing the $300K overrun on a planned DSS foster care visitation center was very intriguing. It’s not a secret that Delaware County is huge, rural, impoverished, and without … more

Farm Labor Wage Board recommendation is anti-farm

The Farm Laborers Wage Board’s recommendation to Commissioner of Labor Roberta Reardon to lower the farm laborer overtime threshold from 60 hours to 40 is wrong! For months, I have joined … more

Student challenges? Contact CSE chairperson

It’s that time of year when school starts and the calls from concerned parents to mental health practitioners start funneling in. However, with the most seasoned mental health providers being … more

Supports Dirt Road Camp

I was one of the first buyers on Dirt Road, almost 43 years ago. I have lived here for 31 years, since 1991. We get nothing on Dirt Road - Delhi won’t plow it, and the power authorities … more

Big white van is traumatizing

While reading The Reporter, I was drawn to the article entitled, “DelCo child advocacy mobile unit: reducing retraumatization.” I was drawn to the article specifically due to the … more

Chemistry at Dirt Road Camp

I’ve recently concluded my third visit to Dirt Road camp since 2019. I was fortunate to find Dirt Road on an internet search, as I was seeking a campground that features seclusion and solitude. … more

Teaching our Youth

Two children misbehave. On gets caught and punished. What does this teach all children who hear about the incident? Respect property? Respect your elders? Respect authority? Nope. It teaches them: … more
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