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 09:54 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 05:35 PM

Hang together or hang separately

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Posted 10/20/2015 05:35 PM

Over the top reply

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

Posted 10/20/2015 05:35 PM

Says responsibility is compromised

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Posted 10/20/2015 05:35 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 05:35 PM

Porter Kirkwood “walks the walk”

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Posted 10/20/2015 05:35 PM

Penny wise, pound foolish

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Posted 10/20/2015 05:35 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 05:35 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 05:35 PM

Clearing the record

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Posted 10/20/2015 05:35 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 05:35 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 05:35 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 05:35 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 08:48 PM

The right choice

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Posted 10/13/2015 08:48 PM

Gary Rosa has “more dog in the hunt”

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Posted 10/13/2015 08:48 PM

An asset to our community

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Posted 10/6/2015 10:32 PM

There are some real differences

To The Editor:  This November we are task- ed with electing a new Family Court Judge for Delaware Coun- ty. The two candidates on the surface may appear somewhat similar. More...

Posted 10/6/2015 10:32 PM

Rosa will best serve the children

To The Editor:  In a recent letter to your newspaper, Nancy Smith of Franklin writes in support of a candidate for the Family Court Judge of Delaware County. More...

Posted 10/6/2015 10:32 PM

Claims CMN credibility in question

To The Editor:  Credibility has been defined by the match between what you say and what you do. More...

Posted 10/6/2015 10:32 PM

He's an all-around decent individual

To The Editor:  I write in support of Bud Gladstone for Andes Town Supervisor.  More...

Posted 9/29/2015 09:51 PM

We must get back on track

To The Editor:  The Town of Middletown has been going down the wrong path for some time now. We have seen information withheld from our elected board members and the public. We have seen taxes increase year after year with no end in sight.  More...

Posted 9/29/2015 09:51 PM

Holding town employees accountable

To The Editor:  At the Candidates’ Forum on August 31 and in a letter to the editor last week, Pat Davis has publically misrepresented the facts; a public correction is necessary.  More...

Posted 9/22/2015 11:52 PM

Every vote does matter

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Posted 10/27/2015 09:54 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 05:35 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 05:35 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 05:35 PM

Wood fire issues

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Posted 10/20/2015 05:35 PM

Family Court experience matters

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Posted 10/20/2015 05:35 PM

Clearing the record

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Posted 10/20/2015 05:35 PM

Bud is steady and responsible

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

Posted 10/20/2015 05:35 PM

Marge Miller has the vision for the job

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Posted 10/20/2015 05:35 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 05:35 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 05:35 PM

We need political tolerance

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Posted 10/20/2015 05:35 PM

Lauren Davis has been detrimental

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Posted 10/20/2015 05:35 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 05:35 PM

McIntosh Auction an untapped place

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Posted 10/13/2015 08:48 PM

Survival requires two actions

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Posted 10/13/2015 08:48 PM

Strictly the facts

To The Editor:  I look forward each week to reading the Catskills Mountain News. I have watched with interest the “mileage reimbursement” controversy.  More...

Posted 10/13/2015 08:48 PM

Pat strives for diplomacy and fairness

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Posted 10/13/2015 08:48 PM

Where has all the money gone?

To The Editor:  Where has all the money gone, long time scamming?  More...

Posted 10/6/2015 10:32 PM

What the job is about

To the Editor:  I am running for the Middletown Supervisor position. The first step is to know what the job is all about.  More...

Posted 10/6/2015 10:32 PM

People create corruption, not PACs

To the Editor:  Is it possible that people are losing sight of the important issues at hand?  More...

Posted 10/6/2015 10:32 PM

Bi-partisan approach is best

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Posted 10/6/2015 10:32 PM

Who will rise to the occasion?

To The Editor:  As the election gets close for Middletown Supervisor, I have to make a few comments.  First, I was delighted to see in last week’s issue the editorial comment concerning both the on-going dispute over mileage and the c More...

Posted 10/6/2015 10:32 PM

PAC money creates deceit, corruption

To The Editor:  Burr Hubbell’s letter to the editor in the September 16 edition brought up some interesting and disturbing facts about the recently chartered Middletown Political Action Committee (MPAC).  More...

Posted 9/29/2015 09:51 PM

Finger pointing vs. MPAC inconsistent

To The Editor:  We must dispel the misconceptions being claimed about the Middletown Political Action Committee (PAC).  More...

Posted 9/29/2015 09:51 PM

His efforts should be applauded

To The Editor:  This is a shout out to our Congressman, Chris Gibson. More...

Posted 9/22/2015 11:52 PM