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Gov. Clemency Raises Ire

The disgraceful decision by former Governor Andrew Cuomo to issue a last-minute commutation to David Gilbert, a self-avowed domestic terrorist who was convicted of three murders in the 1981 killings … more

Logging Community Hiking Trails

The only real hiking trails for public use in our area can be found behind the Delaware Academy schools and extending south. The area is covered by scenic natural forest. Being well outside similar … more

Return the Favor

In November 2020, millions of voters like me went to the polls and cast a ballot for Joe Biden.  Now, with a relentless GOP attack on our voting rights underway, I’m asking President … more

Commitment To Transparency Regarding Buffalo Bills Stadium Negotiations

With discussions taking place between you and the Buffalo Bills regarding the construction of a new stadium funded in whole or part with tax dollars, we are calling for a commitment to transparency … more

Sheriff: Opt-In For Cannabis Later

Recently there has been a lot of dialog regarding my letter I sent to town supervisors requesting they consider opting out of the of current cannabis dispensary provision. Some have questioned my … more

DelCo Dems Say Sheriff’s Letter Is Overreach

The Delaware County Democratic Committee supports the right of each municipality in Delaware County to decide whether to opt-out on allowing retail cannabis dispensaries and/or on site cannabis … more

Choosing To Feel Unhappy With FairForAll

Speaking of “despicable,” how ‘bout the superimposing of their thinking on that of a dead [of course] civil war casualty? Now that’s despicable! Yet, here we are again with … more

Fair Memories

I grew up in the village of Walton, so each year when the fair was in town, it was a big event. Although the Delaware County Fair has grown over the years, and there are new experiences, the memories … more

Despicable Opinion

In a word, despicable. Dope is no good; how reprehensible to first lobby for its legality, then support the business of selling it. The policy is wrong, and the people with the gall to push it, … more

Stamford EMS In Tough spot

Stamford town and village residents should know that emergency medical service (EMS) is available at all times. In a recent Reporter article (July21, 2021) the writer mistakenly stated that there … more

Sheriff, Inform Yourself

In 2019 Delaware County Sheriff Craig DuMond actively lobbied against legalizing recreational marijuana use in New York State. He cited a report by a group called Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM) … more

State PBA Outraged

The New York State Troopers Police Benevolent Association (PBA) is outraged that a man indicted on charges he tried to kill a trooper was released from jail under the state’s lenient bail … more

DelCo Chamber Urges Officials: Allow Cannabis Sales

The Delaware County Chamber of Commerce urges towns and villages to not “opt-out” of the opportunity to allow cannabis-related businesses and capture much-needed tax revenue. The Chamber … more

Another Smokey Bear Supporter

I just got done reading this week’s (July 14) edition of The Reporter.  I loved visiting the Cannon Free Library in Delhi as a child. My grandparents lived a few doors down, and my … more

Dear Mr. President:

We continue to support your steadfast leadership to help our people and our economy emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic more resilient and better positioned for the future. In that context, we write … more

Missing Tammi

She loved animals and would have taken in every stray dog, cat, bird and yes, probable even a snake. She loved Mother Earth and belonged to a group dedicated to preserving her. She loved people and … more

Firemen Will Cook the Cakes Now

We would like to let our faithful customers know that we will not be to East Branch this year with our funnel cakes and lemonade. We were told by the member of the fire department who is in charge of … more

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
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