Opinion

County has lost its way


When Tina Mole was elected Chair of the Delaware County Board of Supervisors (BOS) in January, 2017, we were almost optimistic that positive change might occur. And in her first year, we actually saw, and reported, on some progress. But sadly, even our rose colored glasses were not powerful enough to block out the truth: We’ve gone from bad to […]

The Bovina Farmer

Transition Catskills presents Extinction Rebellion at Union Grove

California, burning. Australia, consumed by a furnace blast. The Amazon forest—the “lungs of the planet”—in flames. This is the year. The decisions we make over the next 12 months will determine our world. Come hear some straight talk about the climate crisis, and learn what others are doing, and what you can do. Dr. Art Weaver, an MD who also […]

Cooperative Extension sets January meeting

The Board of Directors of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County will meet at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 21 with a snow date of Monday, January 20, 2020 at the CCE office in Hamden to conduct business. The meeting is open to the public with comments no longer than ten minutes. “Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested […]

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Mole’ works against taxpayers

To the Editor: I’m writing in regards to two issues that have commonality. The first is the outcome of a request to have the town of Bovina maintain a small portion of John Tuttle Rd., a distance of about 0.32 miles. The road has 4 full time residences on it; one is occupied by a visually impaired Vietnam veteran. In […]

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Bail Reform: Lives will change; not for the better!

Op Ed

Do you enjoy the bucolic serenity of the quaint communities of Delaware County? Do you feel safe, secure and at ease within your town, village or township? You may want to rethink your position on all of this come January 1, 2020. That’s when the Governor’s latest criminal justice initiative, Bail Reform, becomes the law of the land. Bail Reform […]

Christmas list; western edition

Commentary

T’was the night before Christmas, or thereabouts. Presenting our annual Christmas list. Enjoy. For Kevin O’Connor: Alms for the poor.For Dan Torres: Hector’s unlisted phone number.For Dana Scudari-Hunter and Amy Merklen: Catnip.For Pat and Rebecca Ryan: Discount diapers.For Paul Bond: A gift certificate from Always Moving.For Don Ryan: Restorative Justice.For Craig DuMond: Reformed bail reformFor Kathy Nolan: A lifetime subscription […]

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