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We are Sullivan County residents and property owners. We are appalled at the behavior of Sullivan County law enforcement with respect to two prominent local citizens and business owners, Wade St. … more
A bizarre scene played out at the February 8 Health and Human Services committee meeting, when chairperson (and District 5 legislator) Cat Scott tried to fulfill a campaign pledge to address and … more
I read with interest your article about Glenn Pontier being selected for deputy supervisor. Two things came immediately to my mind. The first was the high quality of journalism that was featured … more
Response from the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office Dear Mr. Brittenham and Ms. Summers,  I am responding to your letter of February 5, 2024, in which you express several concerns … more
It has been one year since a Norfolk Southern train carrying hazardous materials derailed near the Pennsylvania-Ohio border, igniting a blaze that the people of Darlington Township, PA, and … more
Well, it’s February so it’s appropriate that we are in the Groundhog Day of shoddy, divisive journalism lacking integrity that is the River Reporter. Another Haas hit piece, another … more
  We continue to gather at sundown, to hold candles and signs in memory of the growing thousands of children killed and for calls for a cease-fire.  The horror in Gaza of so … more
Pennsylvania is an energy state. As the second largest natural gas-producing state, this industry has created good-paying energy jobs in towns and communities across the commonwealth and has played a … more
We, the undersigned organizations, care deeply about public education and the educational opportunities and resources available to the students in our communities. We have come together to express … more
Regarding the recent My View column “ "Time for Nikki Haley to end her campaign,” I’ll put aside the fact that the author laughably cites Donald Trump as a protector of government … more
Editor’s note: Tom Migliorino, a volunteer firefighter with the Yulan Fire Department and a Highland town board member, submitted following statement about the physical altercation he had with … more
While researching for my biography of Catskill fly-tier Rube Cross I recently came across the July 20, 2023 article written by Kim Simons about her relatives who owned the Lew Beach Villa.   … more
Regarding the reduction in school funding in Assembly District 121, proposed by NYS Gov. Kathy Hochul in her executive budget:  Under the governor’s current proposal, over 50 percent … more
Reps. Matt Gaetz of Florida and Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia, joined by Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri, have made wild statements and taken absurd positions. The three of them want to abandon … more
Pennsylvania state legislators are making laws that transition Pennsylvania to a healthy, efficient and climate-ready place to be. The PA House has 102 Democrats and 101 Republicans. This narrow … more
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul finally signed the Birds and Bees Protection Act into law, and thanks go to any who encouraged this development.   The birds, bees and other pollinators are … more
Mr. Holdiness’s frustration with our binary party system is understandable. But as my father always said, to register as an independent is to forfeit an opportunity to vote. And voting in the … more
I have enjoyed reading your publication for quite some time and I have become very disappointed by the hostility and disdain you are expressing towards your neighbors who don’t share your … more
Should you overlook the incredible importance of the common toilet in all our lives, allow me to remind you of the kind of crapper into which even a modern society can devolve absent this ingenious … more
The 121st Assembly District has approximately 60 fire departments; all are volunteer except one. I have visited nearly every one of these volunteer departments, and they all have similar issues: … more
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