Having read the recent letter to the editor expressing reader John Pasquale’s concern over the national anthem protests, I feel qualified to discuss his term “lack of patriotism” to describe the NFL players who kneel at the anthem, which he cannot understand.
Towns and villages can now take advantage of a new program guaranteed to reduce municipal costs for years to come—it’s called “LED streetlight conversion.” It will enable even the smallest village to save thousands of dollars a year. Annual savings for large towns can be measured in the hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Why do we need a forensic audit at Eldred Central School District (ECS)? The answer is simple: so the school district can move forward. Dr. Morgano and the board have proposed an all-inclusive committee to examine the mistakes of the past and prepare a plan for the future.
On October 31, Jonathan Fritz, PA 111th district’s state representative, organized a panel presentation with an agenda titled “DRBC [Delaware River Basin Commission] Drilling Ban.”
Politics, especially local politics, is hard work. Easier to share headlines from the national press. Following local political trends in Sullivan and Delaware counties is another matter; that needs sustained attention and real commitment. And it’s certainly less rakish.
We all have a story to tell. Some, like my brother, a playwright, knew how to tell it so we would listen.
In its August 23 press release, the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP) announced suspension of its voluntary releases of additional water from the New York City dams on the headwaters of the Delaware above those called for in the 1983 (Revision 1) release plan.
I am greatly encouraged by the way New York State Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther is trying to get funding and medical support for volunteer fire fighters with cancer.
While there are many issues facing Congress that we have a hard time agreeing on, Republicans and Democrats can come together on important efforts that benefit our region.
Saving land saves money. Local farms, forests, rivers, streams and scenic vistas, which provide restorative outdoor experiences, are also productive assets that generate significant economic value. Protecting those assets is a smart investment that serves county residents now and in future dividends.