Survival requires two actions

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Posted 10/13/2015 07:48 PM

The right choice

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Posted 10/13/2015 07:48 PM

Gary Rosa has “more dog in the hunt”

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Posted 10/13/2015 07:48 PM

An asset to our community

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Posted 10/6/2015 09:32 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 09:32 PM

Bi-partisan approach is best

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Posted 10/6/2015 09:32 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 09:32 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 08:51 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 08:51 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 10:52 PM

Take back our election

To The Editor:  Does the Town of Middletown need a PAC? The purpose of a PAC is to funnel campaign money indirectly to candidates. This creates secrecy and can lead to distrust in the political process.  More...

Posted 9/22/2015 10:52 PM

Not done this way here

To The Editor:  In last week’s CMN, Middletown PAC (MPAC) purported to be promoting good government.  Two principle requirements for good government are integrity and transparency. These qualities seem notably lacking in MPAC.  More...

Posted 9/15/2015 08:40 PM

Pattern of distortion continues

To The Editor:  This is my first letter to the editor and I am writing this to address ongoing claims from Marge Miller about my mileage and accusations about doublecharging the town.  More...

Posted 9/15/2015 08:40 PM

Give credit where it's due

To The Editor:  I just have to say, we have to give credit where credit is due! John Biruk and crew, be proud of your work. You put the state and county to shame. Your work is impressive. P.S. More...

Posted 9/1/2015 09:06 PM

We should make the choice ourselves

To The Editor:  I registered in the Independence Party because it was supposed to be independent of the Republican and the Democrats. More...

Posted 8/25/2015 09:09 PM

The public is on to you

To The Editor:  Wherever I go around town, one major topic of conversation is how the Catskill Mountain News has turned its front page into an editorial page, using socalled “news” articles to promote one of the candidates for Middle More...

Posted 8/19/2015 01:22 PM

Legal costs need controlling

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Posted 8/19/2015 01:22 PM

Don't editorialize the news

To The Editor: For several months I have continuously read in the Catskill Mountain News of what appears to be a dysfunctional town board with constant drama taking over every meeting. More...

Posted 8/19/2015 01:22 PM

Triple the number of visitors

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Posted 8/4/2015 10:57 PM

Chicken and ribs enjoyment

To The Editor:  On Saturday the Big Indian- Oliverea Fire Company and Ladies Auxiliary held its 54th Annual Chicken and Ribs Barbecue.  More...

Posted 8/4/2015 10:57 PM

There are many alternatives

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Posted 7/28/2015 09:02 PM

Professional manager needed

To The Editor:  This is a wake-up call for Delaware County.  More...

Posted 7/28/2015 09:02 PM

We need more to offer visitors

To The Editor:  Re your editorial in last week’s paper, finally someone who has the nerve to speak the truth! More...

Posted 7/15/2015 11:05 AM

Citizens should be aware of actions in Margaretville

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Posted 7/8/2015 12:50 PM

Misrepresented or misunderstood

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Posted 6/24/2015 09:12 AM

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 07:48 PM

Pat strives for diplomacy and fairness

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Posted 10/13/2015 07:48 PM

Where has all the money gone?

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

Posted 10/6/2015 09:32 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 09:32 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 09:32 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 09:32 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 09:32 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 08:51 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 08:51 PM

His efforts should be applauded

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

Posted 9/22/2015 10:52 PM

Few attorneys are as experienced

To The Editor:  In the 20 years as a clerk in the Delaware County Courthouse, I saw many, many attorneys at work. Some of these attorneys would make an excellent County or Surrogate County Judge. More...

Posted 9/22/2015 10:52 PM

Still a job to do for resort

To The Editor  Journalistic ethics required Joan Lawrence-Bauer to disclose her former paid association with Crossroads Ventures. Her bias in favor of the development shows in her statement. More...

Posted 9/15/2015 08:40 PM

The canary in the coal mine

To The Editor:  Some people don’t see it. They don’t have a clue. Others see it and turn their backs, don’t want to deal with it. The permit to reconstruct this dam should never have happened. More...

Posted 9/1/2015 09:06 PM

Wants fair and accurate reporting

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Posted 8/25/2015 09:09 PM

Recapping Supervisor Miller's history

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Posted 8/25/2015 09:09 PM

An unusual year. Mark your calendar!

To The Editor:  Middletown voters will have an unusual election this year. Off year (local) elections don’t get the attention Presidential year elections get. More...

Posted 8/19/2015 01:22 PM

More common sense, less nonsense

To The Editor:  There is a Democratic Primary for the office of supervisor in the Town of Middletown on Thursday, Sept. 10.  More...

Posted 8/19/2015 01:22 PM

Do the right thing for farmstand

To The Editor:  Upon watching the proceedings of the last Sandakan Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, it seems the members are playing a very stupid game with the Hanover Farms application to reopen the farm stand in Mt. Tremper. More...

Posted 8/19/2015 01:22 PM

Support a sustainable resort

To The Editor:  The DEC decision has been made and many remain concerned by the scale of the project and the unaddressed environmental and community issues. More...

Posted 8/4/2015 10:57 PM

The staff is extraordinarily helpful

To The Editor:  This letter is in response to the letter about Freshtown in the July 15 issue of the Catskill Mountain News.  More...

Posted 7/28/2015 09:02 PM

Not many like them anymore

To The Editor:  These last few days have been very sad days for the people who live in and visit our area. We have lost two of our very deep-rooted people who gave tremendous time and energy to make our area a better place.  More...

Posted 7/28/2015 09:02 PM

Voting is a right and an honor

To The Editor:  It was a welcome surprise to see that our local elections are heating up. I say, a welcome surprise, in that I believe our citizens are finally waking up. More...

Posted 7/21/2015 07:48 PM

Freshtown grocery scanner

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Posted 7/15/2015 11:05 AM

Babe Ruth would be proud

To The Editor:  Last week’s letter in the Mailbag from Frank Adamiak of the Shephard Hill Golf Club was touching and made me want to respond to his feelings of being disheartened.  More...

Posted 6/24/2015 09:12 AM

The drinks are on me!

To The Editor:  On a trip to Kingston a few days ago I needed gas, pulled in to the gas station and to my chagrin did not have my credit card in my wallet where it usually is! More...

Posted 6/24/2015 09:12 AM