School seeks Dollars for Scholars

Dear Editor:   Budget cuts affect everyone. But the worst thing is to deprive our children of getting an education simply because they are unable to meet the rising college costs.  More...

Posted 4/24/2018 10:14 PM

Shooting woke teenagers

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Posted 4/10/2018 09:52 PM

Support early voting

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Posted 3/27/2018 06:22 PM

It’s my party

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Posted 3/13/2018 08:33 PM

Residents should attend public hearing

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Posted 2/27/2018 11:54 PM

This community simply amazing

To the Editor:  What an amazing community! Thank you so much for the honor of voting for me! I’m humbled and somewhat embarrassed at the attention. More...

Posted 2/20/2018 09:08 PM

Truth is elusive in politics

To The Editor:  I happen to be a paradoxal person who firmly believes in an egalitarian existence and has a pathological aversion to greedy elitism. More...

Posted 2/6/2018 09:46 PM

Community input is needed

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Posted 1/23/2018 09:13 PM

Let’s fight for the East Branch

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Posted 1/9/2018 09:06 PM

Wrong place for car lot

To the Editor: I attended the Town of Middletown Planning Board meeting last week where a request was discussed concerning a special permit for a non-conforming used car lot to be located in a residential neighborhood on Hog Mountain Rd. More...

Posted 12/20/2017 12:26 AM

BAM businesses thankful for support

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Posted 11/28/2017 09:38 PM

Technology is overated

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Posted 11/21/2017 09:02 PM

Reader loves Andes Hotel

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Posted 11/7/2017 06:55 PM

Board’s decisions based on facts

To the Editor: I would like to respond to the letter regarding the Town of Middletown posted in the Mailbag on October 11. More...

Posted 10/24/2017 11:04 PM

Claims bad decision to cut crew

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Posted 10/10/2017 08:43 PM

Flooding not being addressed

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Posted 9/26/2017 09:06 PM

Thanks for the Trailways support

To The Editor:  A note of sincere thanks to all who took a moment or more to respond to my passionate plea with regard to restoration of Trailways service to Margaretville.  More...

Posted 9/5/2017 08:33 PM

The right doesn’t make it right

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Posted 8/22/2017 08:43 PM

The secret is out in the open

To The Editor:  Since 2014 a small group of people have been making good music together in Delhi. They meet weekly on Thursday in early evening at Delaware Academy to enjoy music, keep their minds active, and enjoy the company of others.  More...

Posted 8/8/2017 09:11 PM

Engineering plan is all wrong

To the Editor:  On July 10 an engineering firm hired by the Margaretville Village government reported on their study to minimize flooding in the village. The report was devastating. More...

Posted 7/18/2017 10:24 PM

Where is the fiscal conservatism?

To The Editor: I write regarding the planned construction of an emergency communication/ cellphone tower off Swart Road in Margaretville (the “Tower”). More...

Posted 7/4/2017 06:52 PM

On a more somber note

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Posted 6/20/2017 08:29 PM

A bedrock of the community

To The Editor: The Board of Directors of the renamed Phoenicia Playhouse (formerly STS Playhouse) would like to extend a heartfelt Thank You to all those who joined us for our first annual fundraiser, Starry Starry Night, on Saturday, May 27. More...

Posted 6/7/2017 12:28 AM

MAILBAG

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Posted 5/23/2017 10:25 PM

Congress is not serving the people

To The Editor: Whether one agrees with Obamacare or not, there were positive attempts to generate meaningful, affordable healthcare for everybody. More...

Posted 5/9/2017 10:58 PM

Voting Tague for the 102nd AD

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Posted 4/18/2018 12:00 AM

In praise of local students

To the Editor: This concerns the visit of Senator Seward to the Roxbury Central School on March 23rd. I was shocked to see that our local paper, the Catskill Mountain News did not have an article covering this meeting. More...

Posted 4/3/2018 08:21 PM

Keep your party

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Posted 3/20/2018 09:23 PM

Take back your party

To the Editor: Our two major political parties have changed over the past 50/60 years. More...

Posted 3/6/2018 11:49 PM

Here is a message for humans in troubled times.

To the Editor: TOUCH We are losing the touch The very thing That means so much! More...

Posted 2/27/2018 11:54 PM

An open letter to Gov. Cuomo

To the Editor:  “….visitors to this majestic region will have an all new Belleayre Mountain…..”  Governor Andrew M. Cuomo December 13. 2015  Dear Governor Cuomo:  More...

Posted 2/13/2018 10:10 PM

Tribute to a community icon

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Posted 1/30/2018 10:03 PM

Not right decision equals wrong

To the Editor: This “approval” of the Special Use permit can be either a yes or no by individual members who exercise the final authority on this application. More...

Posted 1/16/2018 08:37 PM

Fight for death with dignity

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Posted 12/26/2017 08:29 PM

Thanks to the community for support

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Posted 12/12/2017 10:30 PM

He was probably Native American

To The Editor:  I write with respect to Don Kalibat’s letter (Columbus important historical figure), published in the November 8, 2017 issue of The Catskill Mountain News.  Mr. More...

Posted 12/5/2017 09:21 PM

Rescue on Balsam Lake Mountain

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Posted 11/14/2017 08:46 PM

Parete shows party doesn’t matter

To the Editor: We say that we would prefer representatives that would cross party lines to really represent their constituents. But when it comes to the voting booth many blindly pull the Republican or Democrat lever or worse, don’t vote at all. More...

Posted 10/31/2017 11:23 PM

Replace the Bridge Street bridge

To the Editor: The choices offered to the Margaretville community and the Village Board by the NY Rising Community Reconstruction program are at high risk for funding. More...

Posted 10/17/2017 08:10 PM

Not here. Not now. Not ever.

To The Editor:  The Republican Committee and the Democratic Committee of Middletown believe in the Constitution and our freedom as Americans to express our opinion which is our treasured First Amendment right.  However, one does not have th More...

Posted 10/3/2017 08:27 PM

Thank you for the cemetery benches

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Posted 9/19/2017 11:39 PM

Lighting of the fire towers

To The Editor:  On Saturday night, September 2, we invite everyone to find a place with a view of your favorite fire tower on the horizon for our 4th annual Lighting of the Fire Towers Event!  More...

Posted 8/29/2017 09:30 PM

Public comment is the best leverage

To The Editor,  The village government has postponed its decision on the “Margaretville Gateway Study” draft report and requested public comment on the report by August 9.  More...

Posted 8/1/2017 10:21 PM

Fleischmanns parking rules

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Posted 7/26/2017 10:30 AM

MAILBAG

Editor’s note: The following letter was written to members of the Delaware County Fair Board of Directors. The author asked that it be printed here as a letter to the editor. Dear Delaware County Fair Board members: More...

Posted 7/11/2017 10:14 PM

Let Faso know it will hurt our residents

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Posted 6/27/2017 11:35 PM

Reclaim NY’s Walton pitch

To The Editor:  Reclaim, and their local rep George Phillips, took their road show to Castle on the Delaware in Walton on June 7. Despite a free dinner, only about 10 of us showed up.  More...

Posted 6/13/2017 11:05 PM

What makes your heart sing?

To The Editor:  I’m responding to the Letter to the Editor “Make Memorial Day special” in the May 24 issue.  More...

Posted 5/30/2017 08:47 PM

Lanza’s well-deserved recognition

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Posted 5/16/2017 09:30 PM

How to avoid dog bites

To The Editor:  I am currently a student at SUNY Delhi in the Veterinary Technology Department with a passion for the health of both animals and humans.  More...

Posted 5/2/2017 10:14 PM