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Stay the course With the upcoming elections a little over three weeks away, I am writing to urge voters considering the candidates for Pike County Commissioner to continue to support and reelect … more
Our Congress is a mess. Well, that’s not earth-shattering news.  Fire Matt Gaetz for instigating the removal of Kevin McCarthy, creating chaos among Republican Congressmen.  … more
For the last eight years, I have worked closely with Ira Steingart in the Sullivan County Legislature. Our districts are right next to each other and many of the local issues affecting our … more
I have reviewed the written opinion of Sullivan County Legislator Robert Doherty in the October 5- 11 edition of the River Reporter. Mr. Doherty had recently lost a defamation court case filed by … more
I have known George Conklin for four decades. We have been friends and have shared a mutual respect for one another the entire time. We have both been volunteer firefighters for a very long time. We … more
With the upcoming elections a little over three weeks away, I am writing to urge voters considering the candidates for Pike County Commissioner to continue to support and reelect Matt Osterberg and … more
Thank you, Gravity Ice Cream Shop I was meandering through the streets of Honesdale, PA, on October 11, and delightfully happened upon a sign that said “free ice cream.” That’s … more
No joy in Mudville—or in Sullivan County I recently heard former congressman John Faso use the well-known phrase “there’s no joy in Mudville” when describing the current … more
Open letter to the Sullivan County Legislature In light of the 21 September 2023 unanimous jury verdict finding that Chairman Doherty defamed Legislator Alvarez, your urgent action is needed on … more
Vindication Last week, the best show in the county was to be seen on the second floor of the Monticello courthouse, where the case of Alvarez v. Doherty was heard.   Robert … more
September is Kinship Care Awareness Month Kinship care, which is part of the foster care system, helps children keep some familiar connections when they cannot stay with their birth … more
In plain sight It seems there is an unfair airing of leftist rhetoric in the River Reporter.  To be fair, the Calli copycat should stop imitating the nonsense spewed by the crooked … more
In plain sight One of the extraordinary features of the criminal charges brought against Donald Trump is that so much damning evidence is already public. The documents case: Most of us have … more
Politics and justice Despite being charged with crimes in Florida, Georgia, New York and the nation’s capital, Donald Trump has every right to run for president—and citizens have … more
We listened to the recent August 8 Tusten Town Board meeting and were surprised to find that the board is entertaining the idea of constructing a 30-foot-by-50-foot pavilion in the middle of a … more
What’s been repaved, exactly? I realize that my memory may have gone downhill a bit, but not my eyesight. A few years ago, Honesdale’s borough council realized a rather large … more
Over 10 years ago, my husband was told to convert a FEMA loan into a small business loan by the Department of Treasury. Upon his death in April 2013, Social Security began taking out approximately … more
On May 11, 2023, there was a resolution on the agenda for the Sullivan County Health and Human Services Committee Meeting titled “FOR THE SULLIVAN COUNTY LEGISLATURE TO ACT AS LOCAL BOARD OF … more
“Off Grid,” of course, means that no bill is being generated for you from the electric supplier (in our case it would be NYSEG), as our dwelling does not have power attached to it. … more
Sebastian Robinson for Honesdale Borough Council  I am writing to introduce myself as a candidate for Honesdale Borough Council in this election. My name is Sebastean Robinson, and I am an … more
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