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Death With Dignity Deserves Support

As things stand right now, none of us in New York state is legally permitted to end our own life, nor is anyone else permitted to do so, even with our permission/request. There are chemicals, among … more

Middletown Supervisor Made False Statements

As Executive Director of the Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC) I was surprised to read your front page article of Jan. 19 titled “Middletown Supervisor Decries CWC Tax Exempt … more

Frank Ward is Wrong, Climate Change Is Man Made

In July of 1977, James Black, a senior scientist at Exxon, told the giant oil company’s management committee, the executives in charge of its various businesses, that the global climate was … more

National Cyber Academy Needed

Cybersecurity is undoubtedly one of the United States’ most important lines of defense, but too many parts of the government don’t have the reinforcements they need. In one of the most … more

State of the County 2022

As we begin a new year, I would like to take a moment to reflect on 2021 and look forward to 2022.  We began 2021 as we ended 2020, under strict mandates and a hope that a new vaccine would … more

Elected Officials Should Make Transparency Their New Year Resolution

In January, many will start the New Year with goals to exercise more, eat better, lose weight etc. January will also be when newly elected public servants or incumbents starting another term take … more

An Open Letter To the Thief:

On Thursday, Dec. 9, the padded stool left in the Big M foyer for the Salvation Army bell ringers was in place when the last ringer left. On Friday morning, at 9 a.m., the stool was gone. … more

New Form of Government For Delaware County

‘The time is always right to do what is right’...Dr. Martin Luther King. There are a handful of New York state counties run by a board. Most others have a county executive, a … more

DelCo Supervisors Jeopardize Small Businesses

The Delaware County Board of Supervisors has put nearly 300 small businesses in political crossfire under the supervision of Chairwoman Tina Molé of Bovina. Since the early 1960’s, … more

DelCo Supervisors : Brass Knuckles Politics

It’s rare that our Board of Supervisors manages such a twofer: simultaneously discarding a productive relationship of the past 60 years and discouraging future participation in the democratic … more

DelCo Chamber Troubled By Supervisors’ Vote

The decision by the Delaware County Board of Supervisors on Nov. 23 to remove the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce as the tourism promotion agent after 60 years is bewildering and … more

Leadership Needed From Supervisors

The spike in COVID-19 cases in Delaware County is alarming. It’s time for the board of supervisors to take action and address the problem here. Delaware County Public Health has worked very … more
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