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Posted 12/6/2016 07:55 PM

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Help brighten Christmas for many  To The Editor:  More...

Posted 11/22/2016 09:22 PM

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They just didn't get it  To The Editor:  Re: Your piece last week on the Andes branch of Wayne Bank.  I was hoping to read that the bank is going to adjust the outside appearance of the building to match those of the village. More...

Posted 10/18/2016 07:47 PM

You can make a difference

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Posted 10/11/2016 10:26 PM

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What do you get? To The Editor: What do you get when you combine great vision and planning, exceptional food, a great crowd and wonderful weather? An absolutely terrific Fleischmanns event! More...

Posted 9/13/2016 08:53 PM

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How lucky we are for the hospital

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Posted 8/30/2016 06:45 PM

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Don't call DEC for help with bears

To The Editor:  My wife and I live in an area where bears are common, but on July 15 a bear broke into our home at about 8 a.m. by breaking the glass in a window and entered our sunroom. Then he came back at 5 p.m. and broke another window. More...

Posted 8/2/2016 08:42 PM

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It hurts to see garbage

To The Editor: I like to think that we all love the natural beauty of our Catskills community. I like to think that our environment will remain pristine for years to come. More...

Posted 7/12/2016 06:49 PM

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Multiple catastrophes  To The Editor:  I do not understand all of the hand wringing after each horrendous machine-gunning of innocents. More...

Posted 6/28/2016 08:57 PM

Time for graduation thoughts

To The Editor:  So, our daughter has just completed her master’s degree in chemical engineering. It has been a long road and we are very proud of her accomplishments and her subsequent outstanding and rewarding career.  More...

Posted 6/14/2016 08:19 PM

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Water, water is everywhere

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Posted 5/31/2016 07:03 PM

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Posted 5/17/2016 08:09 PM

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Thank you, thank you for support of Relay for Life efforts

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Posted 5/3/2016 07:56 PM

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Shame on us for lack of caring

To The Editor:  On Monday night, March 28 there was a very informative meeting at the Phoenicia Elementary School, put on by the Route 212 Coalition.  More...

Posted 4/19/2016 07:45 PM

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Gone but not forgotten

To The Editor:  Freemasonry has enjoyed a presence in this immediate area since 1796. The building on Main Street, Margaretville was purchased in 1908. Margaretville Lodge No. More...

Posted 3/29/2016 06:40 PM

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Likes new .On The Street' column To The Editor: I very much like your new column, On the Street. Seeing the faces and reading the opinions and thoughts of our neighbors is one thing I really look forward to. One suggestion, More...

Posted 3/8/2016 09:12 PM

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Claims CHA seeking equal concern

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Posted 2/23/2016 05:57 PM

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Appreciated CMN's .Progress' section

To The Editor:  My thanks to Joan Lawrence- Bauer and everyone at Catskill Mountain News for the great special section you published recently on the economic grow- th of the region.  More...

Posted 2/9/2016 07:54 PM

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Claims she was misrepresented  To The Editor:  More...

Posted 1/26/2016 08:18 PM

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Someone has to step up

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Posted 1/5/2016 08:00 PM

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Freedom has a price

To The Editor:   This letter is in response to the editorial that appeared in last week’s paper. More...

Posted 12/15/2015 08:14 PM

Thank you NYCDEP

To The Editor:  Our land here in Andes, purchased in 1986, is an old farmstead that includes deep forest and is now pretty much surrounded by open woodland recently purchased by the City of New York to protect the purity of the water consumed by More...

Posted 12/1/2015 10:03 PM

Hunting promotes a diverse habitat

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Posted 12/1/2015 10:03 PM

Be careful what you wish for

To The Editor:  This letter is written in response to the two letters from folks who are disappointed that there is still no “shovel in the ground”.  More...

Posted 11/25/2015 12:09 AM

Heavy heart after dismissal

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Posted 11/25/2015 12:09 AM

Your donations help area families

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Posted 11/29/2016 09:12 PM

Claims grossly misleading information

To The Editor: Local voters are being inundated with mail from my opponent Zephyr Teachout. Unfortunately, these mailers are filled with dishonest or grossly misleading information about my character and record. More...

Posted 11/1/2016 07:24 PM

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Posted 10/18/2016 07:47 PM

Let's remember

 To The Editor: Yes, Ronald Reagan was, in 1980, an outsider candidate, and, yes, President Reagan brought real change to Washington, D.C., to the nation, and to the world. More...

Posted 9/27/2016 07:53 PM

Class for those who don't paint

Thanks so much for putting the story about the watercolor class held at the Catskill Recreation Center in the paper. There’s just one little error, and that’s the name of the workshop. More...

Posted 9/20/2016 08:07 PM

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Why the change?

To The Editor: In response to Richard Rossi’s letter in last week’s paper, I would like to explain the process of what happens when a candidate comes before a political committee. More...

Posted 9/6/2016 09:22 PM

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Flour Patch staff will be missed  To The Editor:  Thank you to the owners and staff at Flour Patch for friendly, efficient service, delicious fresh food, and a welcoming ambience for the past 16 years.  You are a landmark gathering pla More...

Posted 8/16/2016 08:38 PM

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Posted 7/26/2016 10:44 PM

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Time to stop frivolous lawsuits  To The Editor:  On July 1, Gov. Cuomo announced more tourist promotions for the Catskills. That will help grow the local economies and for that we must say thank you.  More...

Posted 7/5/2016 08:32 PM

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No more 4th of July parties To The Editor: To our friends and neighbors, we are sad to say that, after 26 years, there will be no more 4th of July parties at our place in Bovina. More...

Posted 6/21/2016 08:55 PM

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Being quiet as mice

To The Editor:  I am amazed at Matt Frisch’s latest letter to the Mailbag in support of his close friend, Harriet Grossman. More...

Posted 6/7/2016 09:09 PM

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Future Sesquicentennial  To The Editor:  More...

Posted 5/24/2016 08:14 PM

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Private schools cost less than OCS

To The Editor: Thirty-nine thousand four hundred ninety-three dollars. ($39,493)!!!!! That’s how much Onteora School District spends to educate each student. More...

Posted 5/10/2016 07:30 PM

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Story topic was distorted To The Editor: Reporting of public business is probably the most important function of the news media. There was something strange in last week’s article about the Middletown Board meeting. More...

Posted 4/26/2016 06:20 PM

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Sad day for Fleischmanns To The Editor: My name is Ben Fenton. I own the River Run Bed & Breakfast on Main Street in Fleischmanns. I am also a member of the village board of trustees. More...

Posted 4/5/2016 04:36 PM

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How blessed you are  To The Editor:  I would like to publically thank the person who found my wallet in the parking lot of the Dollar General store on March 9, and brought it in, to the staff.  More...

Posted 3/22/2016 08:16 PM

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Posted 3/15/2016 05:31 PM

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Birds of a feather — are here in February

To The Editor  I took this picture on February 25 and thought you may be interested in using it.  The behavior of these geese is odd, but so is the weather. More...

Posted 3/1/2016 05:37 PM

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Find another preoccupation

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Posted 2/2/2016 08:26 PM

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You don't forget a mountain lion  To The Editor:  I just read the article on mountain lions in this week’s paper.  More...

Posted 1/19/2016 08:01 PM

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He didn't last much longer Cooperation solves issues

To The Editor:  I enjoy reading about “old times” in the Margaretville area in the column “In This Place”. The information is quite helpful for genealogists, such as myself. More...

Posted 12/22/2015 06:13 PM

The growing deer debate

To The Editor: Responding to Aleska Mc- Cumber (“hunting promotes a diverse habitat”) be advised that deer do not need help in regulating their populations. More...

Posted 12/8/2015 10:25 PM

Community dinner served 140

To The Editor:  Thank you to everyone who supported the Margaretville Community Thanksgiving Dinner on November 26! More...

Posted 12/1/2015 10:03 PM

We are truly grateful for support

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Posted 12/1/2015 10:03 PM

Business of Bullying in the Catskills

To The Editor:  Whether in schools, workplaces or elsewhere, there has been a nation-wide push to curb bullying. Unfortunately, the practice is alive and well in the Ulster County Catskills. More...

Posted 11/25/2015 12:09 AM