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Ethics Lacking At Board of Supervisors

This is a shout-out and thank you to Stamford Supervisor John Kosier for responding to his constituents’ requests and voting with his conscience in the Nov. 30 session of the DelCo Board of … more

Reject Farmer Overtime Proposal

The 2019 Farm Labor Bill was a shot to the heart of New York agriculture. It drastically increased costs, pushed more farmers into selling their land and contributed to higher consumer prices. It was … more

DelCo Supervisors On A Roll

The Delaware County Board of Supervisors is really on a roll. They gave bonuses to well paid top staff and ignored the hard- working front line workers. They fired the Chamber of Commerce after 60 … more

DelCo Supervisors Should Be Ashamed of Themselves

Should a county board of supervisors act with vindictiveness and spitefulness? That such a question is even asked talks to the sorry state of ”government” in Delaware County. But in … more

Retribution by Delaware County Supervisors

  Since the early 1960s, the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce has been the county’s tourism promotion agency. At the Nov. 23 meeting of the Delaware County Board of Supervisors, … more

Vote ‘No’ to Cannabis in Delhi

All Board Members: In my judicial opinion, the town of Delhi should opt out of the proposed marijuana dispensary law for the following reasons:  The “claimed” benefits and … more

Objects To County Dept. Head Bonuses

Since I was minimally quoted in the Nov. 17 edition of the paper, The Reporter might as well print the pressing issues that I brought forward to the board, regarding my objection to the … more

Delaware County Disappoints CSEA 

On behalf of the hard-working CSEA county employees of Delaware County, we are disappointed by the Board of Supervisors decision to give substantial bonuses to department heads using federal pandemic … more

Get On the Line

While they are painfully still fresh in our minds, let me remind us of what our elected officials have not done: [1] twice a year clock changes, a senseless mandate that gains nothing but does cause … more

Apply the Brakes

Hats off to the Bovina Town Board who yet again stayed true to their electoral responsibility to represent the entire community of Bovina and not an elite few (Bovina Opts Out of Cannabis Sales … more

Walton Deserves Joe

My name is Jeff Held and I grew up in beautiful Walton nestled amongst the rolling hills of southern New York. I served America and Walton worldwide for 21 years in the United States Army and retired … more

Support County Sheriff

We in Delaware County are fortunate to have a sheriff like Craig Dumond who has, like the lawmen of old, dedicated himself to the preservation of law and order and yet maintains a department in … more
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