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 08:21 PM

Rescue on Balsam Lake Mountain

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Posted 11/14/2017 07:46 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 10:23 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 07:10 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 07:27 PM

Thank you for the cemetery benches

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Posted 9/19/2017 10:39 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 08:30 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 09:21 PM

Fleischmanns parking rules

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Posted 7/26/2017 09:30 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 09:14 PM

Let Faso know it will hurt our residents

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Posted 6/27/2017 10:35 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 10:05 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 07:47 PM

Lanza’s well-deserved recognition

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Posted 5/16/2017 08:30 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 09:14 PM

Fleischmanns is at “Ground Zero”

To the Editor:  On Tuesday, April 18, I attended the hearing for the proposed expansion of the Northland Motel site in Fleischmanns. I went home with more questions than answers. This project is emblazoned with red flags. More...

Posted 4/25/2017 11:03 PM

Time to stand up for the environment

To The Editor:  With the recent Executive Order regarding relaxing of Federal environmental constraints, all private citizens should take steps to protect the quality of their water. More...

Posted 4/4/2017 08:26 PM

There has been no proof

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Posted 3/21/2017 11:09 PM

How's John Faso likely to vote?

To The Editor: While a carnival atmosphere swirls around the Trump administration and its assorted conflicts of interest, the radical right Congress and our newly-minted member John Faso are quietly dismantling anything decent Obama was able to accom More...

Posted 3/7/2017 08:43 PM

We can do much better

To The Editor: Each and every person who signed the Belleayre Change.Org petition or showed up at a meeting had an impact. Making noise matters. More...

Posted 2/21/2017 09:39 PM

Science is not a political topic

To The Editor:  Watching the news coming out of Washington, DC over the last few days, I feel especially compelled to comment on the issues related to science coming from the new administration. More...

Posted 2/7/2017 06:12 PM

Trails are a good investment

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Posted 1/24/2017 08:45 PM

Scared sick of GOP .plans' for Obamacare

To The Editor:  We’re still being reassured by Republicans and by Donald Trump that they have a replacement plan for health insurance once they repeal Obamacare. No one has actually seen that plan. More...

Posted 1/10/2017 08:53 PM

Looking for road kill

To the Editor:  Thank you for last week’s article highlighting lead concerns, and for offering some options in dealing with them.  More...

Posted 12/20/2016 11:48 PM

What community is all about

To The Editor:  Cheers to the Pine Hill Community Center (PHCC)!  On Saturday they hosted the 10th annual Cabaradio event, live on WIOX. More...

Posted 12/13/2016 08:37 PM

BAM businesses thankful for support

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Posted 11/28/2017 08:38 PM

Technology is overated

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Posted 11/21/2017 08:02 PM

Reader loves Andes Hotel

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Posted 11/7/2017 05:55 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 10:04 PM

Claims bad decision to cut crew

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Posted 10/10/2017 07:43 PM

Flooding not being addressed

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Posted 9/26/2017 08:06 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 07:33 PM

The right doesn’t make it right

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Posted 8/22/2017 07:43 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 08:11 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 09:24 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 05:52 PM

On a more somber note

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Posted 6/20/2017 07:29 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 6/6/2017 11:28 PM

MAILBAG

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Posted 5/23/2017 09:25 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 09:58 PM

The forces of evil at work

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Posted 4/18/2017 07:47 PM

NY taxes are too burdensome

To The Editor:  Reality is hitting hard in Delaware County.  The most recent job’s report from the state shows there has been zero growth in the county over the past year. This is unfortunately not a new story for the area. More...

Posted 4/11/2017 06:28 PM

Faso sold us out on healthcare

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Posted 3/28/2017 07:26 PM

Give a voice to the voiceless

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Posted 3/14/2017 06:30 PM

Who has the right to say?

Editor’s note: The following letter was written to Assemblyman Brian Miller. The author asked that it be printed here as a letter to the editor. The proposed legislation the author references is Assembly Bill #2383 and Senate Bill #3151. More...

Posted 2/28/2017 08:49 PM

Doesn't understand the logic

To The Editor: Once again this winter, Dry Brook Road in Arkville was “sanded” and plowed, which I applaud and thank the highway department for their diligence. More...

Posted 2/14/2017 08:46 PM

How serious are we?

To The Editor: So, the 2,000-mile long wall along the border of the U.S. and Mexico will be built at a price tag of $12 billion. The only drawback is, that it will not deter immigrants from crossing the border. More...

Posted 1/31/2017 07:39 PM

It's too early to criticize

To The Editor: This is in response to Lisa Tait’s letter of January 11 headlined, “Scared sick of GOP ‘plans’ for Obamacare.” First, let me state that Lisa is chairman of the Town of Middletown Democratic Committee. More...

Posted 1/17/2017 05:51 PM

Mailbag

Preserve our way of life To The Editor: I’d like to thank all of the people who were named by Mr. Thomson of Delhi in his letter to the editor of December 21 for trying to preserve our way of life here in the Catskills. Hap Reoll,Highmount More...

Posted 12/27/2016 11:47 PM

A true community

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Posted 12/6/2016 07:55 PM