Why kill for a trophy?

To The Editor: In the heading on page 6B of November 24 paper readers are urged to kill “your trophy buck” this season. What is the newspaper’s interest in killing beautiful deer and why would anyone kill in order to have a trophy? More...

Posted 11/25/2015 12:09 AM

Myopic view threatens our community

To The Editor:  I find it deeply disappointing that the core of the opposition to the Belleayre Resort has filed a lawsuit to, once again, delay the project. More...

Posted 11/17/2015 05:46 PM

Dangerous aspects to this sell-out

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Posted 11/10/2015 10:51 PM

Remembering Niles and his otters

To The Editor: I enjoyed reading last week’s “In This Place” column in the Catskill Mountain News with its focus on Niles Fairbairn. More...

Posted 11/10/2015 10:51 PM

“Marguerite's table” was always a special place

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Posted 11/3/2015 09:24 PM

Bi-partisan proven winners

To The Editor:  The bi-partisan proven winners for Andes:  Democrat Bud Gladstone for town supervisor. Bud is presently the Andes Deputy Town Supervisor. He is endorsed by outgoing Supervisor Marty Donnelly. More...

Posted 10/27/2015 08:53 PM

Grateful for the opportunity

To The Editor:  A hardworking man with integrity, intelligence, and the temperament of a judge; that’s what we need, and that is why I’m voting for Gary Rosa for the newly created position of Delaware County Family Court Judge.  More...

Posted 10/27/2015 08:54 PM

Protecting our rural heritage

To The Editor:  I have known Patrick Davis and his family for over a decade now and perceive him in business and life to be broad minded in dealing with people issues as a stakeholder in our community.  More...

Posted 10/27/2015 08:54 PM

Because it's your money

To The Editor:  The Town of Middletown taxpayers could get so much more for their tax dollars! Here’s what I will do when elected highway superintendent.  More...

Posted 10/27/2015 08:54 PM

Gary Rosa is just what we need

To The Editor:  Next Tuesday, Delaware County residents will be electing their first ever Family Court Judge. More...

Posted 10/27/2015 08:54 PM

Every vote does matter

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Posted 10/27/2015 08:54 PM

Keep the good things happening

To The Editor:  Having lived in Andes all of my life and growing up with a father (Albertus Marshall) who loved this town and served our community proudly on the Andes Town Council, I feel it is important that we look at a few things before we d More...

Posted 10/20/2015 04:35 PM

Prepare for the anchor business

To The Editor:  The local economy is always our greatest concern. It determines our quality of life. A healthy economy requires an anchor industry. More...

Posted 10/20/2015 04:35 PM

It's difficult to make choices

To The Editor,  As a full-time Andes resident and voter, I am finding it difficult to make informed choices this year in the Andes town elections.  More...

Posted 10/20/2015 04:35 PM

Wood fire issues

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Posted 10/20/2015 04:35 PM

Family Court experience matters

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Posted 10/20/2015 04:35 PM

Clearing the record

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Posted 10/20/2015 04:35 PM

Bud is steady and responsible

To The Editor:  Andes politics has generally been civil and productive.  More...

Posted 10/20/2015 04:35 PM

Marge Miller has the vision for the job

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Posted 10/20/2015 04:35 PM

Former opponent questions judge

To The Editor:  For more than 40 years I practiced in Delaware County Family Court as an attorney and then as the judge.  Attorney Gary Rosa does not regularly represent clients in Family Court. More...

Posted 10/20/2015 04:35 PM

“Bud” Gladstone endorsement

To The Editor:  I am writing in support of Bud Gladstone as a candidate for Andes Town Supervisor.  More...

Posted 10/20/2015 04:35 PM

We need political tolerance

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Posted 10/20/2015 04:35 PM

Lauren Davis has been detrimental

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Posted 10/20/2015 04:35 PM

Patrick Davis is the right leader

To The Editor:  I have always been reluctant to speak out to the news media, but I feel the time has come to step forward. In 2000, when I took over as supervisor of the Town of Middletown, John Mathiesen was the CEO. More...

Posted 10/20/2015 04:35 PM

McIntosh Auction an untapped place

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Posted 10/13/2015 07:48 PM

Write the parole board

To The Editor:  Thank you to Joan Lawrence- Bauer for her article in last week’s edition of the CMN concerning the upcoming parole hearing for Joshua Stimpson.  More...

Posted 11/17/2015 05:46 PM

Roxbury making holiday plans

To The Editor:  The holiday season is just around the corner. The committee for the Aid Fund of the Roxbury School District is making plans for deliveries again this year. More...

Posted 11/17/2015 05:46 PM

It's time for opponents to step aside

To The Editor  They’re at it again. Four months ago the DEC Commissioner declared the environmental impact statement for the Belleayre Resort complete. More...

Posted 11/17/2015 05:46 PM

Winners must serve with respect

To The Editor:  Another Election Day has past, some of our citizens are happy others are disappointed. If you cast your vote in this year’s election, you are part of our true democratic process.  More...

Posted 11/10/2015 10:51 PM

The spirit of generosity boosts our communities

To The Editor:  The Community Thanksgiving Dinner is being organized and we are looking for people who are willing to help make it happen. More...

Posted 11/3/2015 09:24 PM

Help solve real issues

To The Editor:  Speaking for those who cannot, the CMN article on the “Dear Debate” proclaims that the numbers of deer are ruining the forests. That is erroneous.  More...

Posted 10/27/2015 08:53 PM

It's in our best interest

To The Editor:  I would like to take a moment to introduce myself. My name is Bruce Soules and I am a Democratic candidate for the councilman for the Andes Town Board. I am currently retired after having served the town of Andes for 31 years. More...

Posted 10/27/2015 08:54 PM

Expected more of her

To The Editor:  In the interest of transparency, unlike others writing on behalf of Judge Gary Rosa’s opponent, let me first say that I am the Finance Chair for Judge Rosa’s campaign for Delaware County Family Court Judge.  More...

Posted 10/27/2015 08:54 PM

Significant omissions

To The Editor:  Your front-page story on “Middletown Board vote ends lawyer’s contract “ has several significant omissions.  More...

Posted 10/27/2015 08:54 PM

Use, not loss, was property issue

To the Editor,  In his letter last week, former Margaretville Mayor Bill Stanton renewed old lies he started years ago. The issues are true, the statements he makes are not. More...

Posted 10/27/2015 08:54 PM

Demonstrated patience, integrity

To The Editor:  Porter Kirkwood once again prevailed. This time it was at the Candidates’ Forum at the Sidney Public Library on October 20. More...

Posted 10/27/2015 08:54 PM

Campaign slogan raises questions

To The Editor:  If the election for Family Court Judge was determined by the number of signs along our local highways, the votes for Porter Kirkwood and Gary Rosa are close to even.  More...

Posted 10/20/2015 04:35 PM

Hang together or hang separately

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Posted 10/20/2015 04:35 PM

Over the top reply

To The Editor:  Hatred misleads and distorts and makes us all ugly.  More...

Posted 10/20/2015 04:35 PM

Says responsibility is compromised

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Posted 10/20/2015 04:35 PM

He's a family-centered man

To The Editor:  I do not need to write a wordy editorial to convey my belief that Porter Kirkwood is the only candidate that qualifies to hold the position of Family Court Judge. More...

Posted 10/20/2015 04:35 PM

Porter Kirkwood “walks the walk”

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Posted 10/20/2015 04:35 PM

Penny wise, pound foolish

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Posted 10/20/2015 04:35 PM

The difference is experience

To The Editor:  Both candidates for Family Court Judge have said they want to serve the families of Delaware County, but only Porter Kirkwood has been doing so in Family Court for the last 19 years.  More...

Posted 10/20/2015 04:35 PM

We get what we deserve

To The Editor:  A call to arms. There are only 13 days until the election. What we have been seeing is a microcosm of citizens united in action locally. The signs, the ads, the slanted message, all helped by monetary infusion locally. More...

Posted 10/20/2015 04:35 PM

Clearing the record

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Posted 10/20/2015 04:35 PM

Is change worth the risk?

To The Editor:  I have been involved in our town’s government for more than 20 years, serving in both appointed and elected positions.  I recognize there are differences of policy or positions.  However, if out town has a record More...

Posted 10/20/2015 04:35 PM

Frustration led to tense exchange

To The Editor:  I made an error in judgment at last week’s Middletown Town Board meeting in the manner in which I presented an issue for discussion. My mistake escalated into a heated argument that I regret.  More...

Posted 10/20/2015 04:35 PM

Thrown “under the bus”

To The Editor:  Last week’s editorial, which began as a statement asserting non-political views, ended up being a very political diatribe, literally throwing Ms. Miller, the Town of Middletown Supervisor “under the bus.”  More...

Posted 10/20/2015 04:35 PM

Claims PACs not necessary

To The Editor:  My belief is that PACs on a local level are not necessary or positive. Individuals contributing to local candidates, whom they know and respect, are part of the political process. More...

Posted 10/13/2015 07:48 PM