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Narrow-minded views demonstrate need for change

I guess it isn’t surprising that Mr. Kalibat finds words like “diversity” and “inclusion” distasteful,  given the openly xenophobic views he expressed in his letter … more

Mocks Kalibat

I agree with Don Kalibat (whose letter was published in the June 9 issue): We certainly don’t want immigrants coming here and trying to bring their own cultures with them. It was bad enough … more

Fringe views don’t deserve print

It is unacceptable that our local newspaper would print a racist attack on a member of our community. In his letter, Mr. Kalibat insults Ms. Abinader, her family, and anyone in our community from the … more

Why the hostility?

I have to commend The Reporter for publishing the latest meanspirited rant by Delancey resident Don Kalibat in the June 9 issue. Tucked unassumingly amid the more heartwarming news of ice cream … more

Immigrants Welcome!

I was deeply saddened by the printing of Don Kalibat’s deeply racist and offensive letter about the good work Ms. Abinader is doing here in Delaware County. Most immigrants are not illegal and … more

What’s fit to print?

I’ll never forget the day, not long after I started my first newspaper job at a small community paper in California 20 years ago, when the editor, a skinny, bald, soft-spoken guy named Terry, … more

Unfounded accusations, no obligation

I was shocked and dismayed to see your paper print an opinion piece from a DeLancey resident who made unfounded accusations against the subject of a recent news article about an Andes resident whose … more

Legal immigrant?

The article on page 3 of the June 6 edition of The Reporter (“Andes resident brings passion for diversity to DelCo”) failed to mention if Ms. Abinader and her family, who emigrated from … more

Changed his tune

I have had several comments directed to me regarding Harry Wilson’s commercials and Rob Astorino’s mailer regarding Zeldin lauding Cuomo. I believe the ads are true. However, it is a … more

FOIL is not a suggestion - it’s the law

It is called the Freedom of Information Law a/k/a FOIL. It is not the Freedom of Information Suggestion. The law is very specific. Anyone, any age, may request document information from any … more

Tell Supervisors to Reduce Gas Tax!

Later this month county legislatures in Dutchess and Ulster counties will consider resolutions to temporarily change the sales tax calculations for gasoline purchases. If approved - and there is … more

County Cancel Culture

Over the years, Delaware County has lost local weeklies, most recently the Delaware County Times (1839-2016) and the Tri-Town News (1882-2018). Subscriptions for and advertising in newspapers have … more
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