Opinion

The Bovina Farmer

Building a stable and committed Workforce: A new model

Op Ed

How many times have you had a business owner in the Catskill region tell you they can’t find enough reliable employees? Some businesses have closed for a day or more; and some permanently because of this. Other business owners experience enormous stress from not knowing if an employee will show up and from the challenges of employee turnover. Perhaps it’s […]

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Shark stolen!

To the Editor: As amazing as that headline sounds, sometime between Thursday early evening (7/25) and Friday around 2:00 p.m., someone came onto my property on CR 6 in New Kingston and stole my treasured 8 foot Dusky Shark. My late wife Cheryl and I caught it in Florida about 30 years ago. He was mounted and hanging on a […]

Unite; don’t divide

To the Editor: On July 24, the local Tea Party will hold a meeting at the Middletown Town Hall. Their agenda includes making a case for the “New Amsterdam Initiative,” which calls for dividing New York State into three sub-sections: Upstate, New York City, and Long Island. Their aim is to create division where unity should prevail. The Tea Party […]

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Remembering Giacci

Op Ed

A force of nature died this week and while newcomers to the area might not be familiar with the name Vinnie Giacci, it’s likely the legacy he left in the region has touched more lives here than almost any other entrepreneur of the 20th century. Giacci’s name is well known to anyone in the Catskills from the 1960s through the […]

Safe and sound

To the Editor: In response to an ad in last weeks Catskill Mountain News “Looking for Dorothy Bloodgood”, I would just like to let everyone know that it is entirely false. I wanted to come back home to New York where I was born, raised and resided for 94 years. I am well and healthy. I regret that this has […]


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