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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 10:09 PM

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Route 28 detour is a short one o The Editor: More...

Posted 5/17/2016 09:09 PM

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

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Posted 5/3/2016 08:56 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 08:45 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 07:40 PM

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Posted 3/15/2016 06:31 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 06:37 PM

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Find another preoccupation

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Posted 2/2/2016 09:26 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 09:01 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 07:13 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 11:25 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 11:03 PM

We are truly grateful for support

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Posted 12/1/2015 11:03 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 01:09 AM

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 01:09 AM

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 06:46 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 06:46 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 11:51 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 10:24 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 09:53 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 09:54 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 09:54 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 09:54 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 09:54 PM

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Water, water is everywhere

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Posted 5/31/2016 08:03 PM

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Future Sesquicentennial  To The Editor:  More...

Posted 5/24/2016 09:14 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 08:30 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 07:20 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 05:36 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 09:16 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 10:12 PM

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Claims CHA seeking equal concern

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Posted 2/23/2016 06:57 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 08:54 PM

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Posted 1/26/2016 09:18 PM

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Someone has to step up

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Posted 1/5/2016 09:00 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 09:14 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 11:03 PM

Hunting promotes a diverse habitat

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Posted 12/1/2015 11:03 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 01:09 AM

Heavy heart after dismissal

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Posted 11/25/2015 01:09 AM

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 06:46 PM

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 06:46 PM

Dangerous aspects to this sell-out

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Posted 11/10/2015 11:51 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 11:51 PM

“Marguerite's table” was always a special place

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Posted 11/3/2015 10:24 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 09:53 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 09:54 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 09:54 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 09:54 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 09:54 PM