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The schematic is simple. A rectangle between two roads and two property lines.
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RR photo by Jonathan Charles Fox
In hiring a consultant to redraw the county districts, the legislature went out of its way to avoid the appearance of impropriety. The consultants, Main Street Communications, were only to be in contact with the county manager and the real property office, and base the district lines on population. Each district needed to be within five percent of 8,627 people.
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Letters to the editor
Proud union history

Residents of Pennsylvania should be proud of their history in the building of the American labor movement.Our ancestors fought for better wages, reasonable hours, safer working conditions, an end to child labor. The movement gave health benefits and provided aid to workers who were injured or retired.

A docket of discrimination for federally funded education

There is a response deadline of 9/12/22 to the Dept. of Ed.'s proposed changes for the Title IX section of the 1972 civil rights legislation. No congressional oversight is planned.  Their …

my view
RR photo by Laurie Stuart
When is a campground not a campground?
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Photo contributed by Monticello Police Department
The Sullivan County Police Benevolent Association (PBA), the union that represents the Sullivan County Sheriff’s (SCS’s) road patrol, responds to Village of Monticello Mayor George Nikolados’ idea about creating a police district that would include the Village of Monticello and extend into portions of the Town of Thompson.
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Finding control by losing it

It’s been a hot, quick summer. I remember being shocked when we whizzed by Memorial Day, and I’m a bit flabbergasted that we now face the beginning of September. In a blink of an eye, it …


Humility is an aspiration. Humble behavior captures the truth of non-attachment. This non-attachment is a great escape hatch from self-doubt and fear. For me, humility pits me against my ego, that …

The creative pivot

My friend Connie called me up the other day. She was alarmed. “There is a terrible picture of you on Facebook,” she said. “You need to get it taken down.” I had seen the …