Media reports were accurate

To the Editor: The media bashing* was eloquent. A few of the supervisors nodded their heads along with the words. None, besides the speaker and one who attended for his own testimony, were present at any of the Scuderi-Hunter hearings. I was there. What I heard and would speculate that the other 10 to 15 attendees besides the media heard […]

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Fleischmanns’ future up for grabs; 31 new voters registered

In two days, Fleischmanns village voters will go to the polls to determine whether or not the village will continue to exist. For most, it will be among the most important votes they ever cast. The News has looked at all of the reasons offered, in public by those who wish to do away with the Village, as well as […]

Community Christmas Project for the Roxbury School District


Dear Editor,             The holiday season is such a busy one for everyone, celebrations, shopping, wrapping, and baking. As we prepare, it is important to remember those who struggle to make the holidays affordable. With this in mind, the Community Christmas Project for the Roxbury School District is preparing. About fifty area families will receive turkeys with all the trimmings […]

Avoid expensive mistakes

To the Editor: Once again the topic of a new County DPW facility has been raised. The fact is that the present facilities are in a flood zone and in dire need of repair. Using inaccuracies to substantiate the arguments in favor of centralizing the entire facility to the McFarland / Marti “Riverview” property on County Route 18 in Delhi […]

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Counting our blessings

In a season designed for showing gratitude, when people the world over stop, however briefly, to count their blessings, the last week has given us ample blessings to count and reasons to be grateful that this is where we live; that this is who we are. Even as local school officials and business owners were decrying a stupid, senseless teenage […]

Think carefully about dissolution

To the Editor: The upcoming vote on disincorporation presents Fleischmanns voters with an important and difficult choice. They are being asked to weigh a certain gain against an unknown number of uncertain losses—losses they cannot now foresee or calculate. The gain of course is the tax reduction that disincorporation will bring to every property owner. The size and therefore the […]

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Police News

The Ulster County Sheriff’s Office reported the arrest of Tamika N. Perez-Bittner, 38 of Tilson. She was charged with the misdemeanors for aggravated driving while intoxicated and driving while intoxicated, as well as the traffic infractions of leaving the scene of a property damage accident, speed unreasonable and prudent and unsafe lane change. On Friday, Nov. 29 at approximately 12:45 […]

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