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The confirmation of several hundred SUNY Oneonta students testing positive for the COVID-19 virus - 651 positive cases since the start of the fall semester as of Sept. 7 - caused officials to close … more

Is Del Co Wide Open For COVID?

Students have returned to local universities, with a few bringing SARS-CoV-2 with them. Last week, we saw an outbreak of dozens of infections at SUCO, the largest such in the SUNY system of 64 … more

Buzzz, We Lose.

Delhi college is opening, exposing us to infection, because of the influx of people and the college’s doomed-to-failure measures to “protect” students and the community. Assemblyman … more

Rally Response

An interesting “tidbit” as concerns the “anti-police rally” in Delhi on July 31. One of the movers and shakers behind the “hate cops affair” is a gentleman named … more

The Virus Doesn’t Care

By now all of us should have noticed that the virus doesn’t care about what any of us wants. Its sole intent is to infect, and it is extremely good at that. The fact that infection numbers are … more

One Finger Pointed, Three Returned

We were taught that when you point a finger at someone, three fingers point back at you. There’s been a lot of finger pointing lately. Perhaps many believed they’d never use the logic … more

Excuses

It made me ill to read Steve Condon’s racist, hurtful, and ignorant posts, and it makes me even more ill to know that he represents the Walton community as its mayor. Mr. Condon should step … more

To open, or not to open, THAT is the question!

I have spent 25+ years providing a safe and healthy learning environment for staff and students in our area and took pride in doing so. I have conducted countless Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) … more

Facts About Asthma

As we continue to contend with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the many health issues that come along with it, other illnesses and medical conditions require our ongoing attention. Asthma, a … more

State Correction Officers Needed

As young people consider their futures, some may want to think about working for New York state in various positions of law enforcement and correctional services. The state periodically has … more

Wasn’t Invited

I was inspired by the photo layout of the “BLM Mobile Rally” (Reporter 6/24/20), a drive to show support for Black Lives Matter. Since the title was in caps, I assume the support is for … more

Supports Voting By Mail

COVID-19 is wreaking havoc on our families, our economy, and our elections. But Congress has the power to intervene right now. In response to safety concerns and pressure from constituents like … more

New York State Parks: Perfect Summer Getaways

As families and individuals look for ways to enjoy the wonderful summer weather, people need to look no further than our local state parks. July is Park and Recreation Month across the nation and … more

New Nation Near Treadwell

In keeping with the activities in Seattle I’ve made a decision. I’m going to break away from the village of Treadwell, and establish the nation of Canfieldia on my 5.5 acres.  The … more

Delhi Rally

“The crowd does not speak with one voice.”   Apparently this one did, at least with voices of a few, not counting the one from the guy with the “BLM causes more … more

Great Outdoors Month

June is Great Outdoors Month, and whether it is our state and local parks, biking and hiking trails, or waterfronts and beaches, there are wonderful outdoor opportunities available to New Yorkers. As … more

All Humans are People, Not All People are Human.

Black lives matter. All life matters. But right now, black lives need protection. They need help. They have been subject to hidden racism for far too long.  Growing up in a small, … more

SUNY Delhi Releases Statement On Racism and Injustice

On behalf of SUNY Delhi Athletics, SUNY Delhi wishes to address the current issues concerning racial injustice and inequality across our country: We can’t breathe. The events that have … more

Legislature Needs To Be Full Participant In COVID Recovery

The legislature returned to Albany last week for the first time since late March. Unfortunately, I would characterize the overall results as a missed opportunity. While action was taken on several … more

Action From State Legislature Needed To Bring Businesses Back To Life

With the state legislature returning to session this week there are a number of vital items that need to be considered to move our state forward in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.  We are … more
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