Letters to the Editor

By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Mar. 31, 2015 - 8:00 pm
Dear Editor: Everyone has the human right to live free from violence. Yet violence against women and girls is one of the world’s most pervasive human rights violations, with one in three women worldwide experiencing it in her lifetime. That is millions of... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, Mar. 27, 2015 - 10:37 am
To The Editor: Is there a good "honest" explanation for the fact that there is No cell phone tower in Andes, NY, yet? After all it is now the year 2015. Cell use has proven over and over again that is very useful and important in emergency situations, as... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Mar. 11, 2015 - 11:47 am
To the Editor: There is still time for Margaretville Central School to schedule a more humane and innovative fundraiser than a donkey basketball game. It’s 2015 and good sports don’t abuse animals. There’s no denying the donkeys used in these events are... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Saturday, Mar. 7, 2015 - 1:44 am
Dear Editor, Some things just don’t make sense ……. A veto was done a couple weeks back right here in Ulster County. Since I’ve been in the energy business for 20 + years, I find it sad as to the incoherent facts that this was done by … I’ll explain. 1)... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Mar. 2, 2015 - 7:21 am
Dear Editor, On September 10, 1953, the last NYO&W Railway passenger service to Sullivan County ended. Shortly later, on March 31, 1954, on the Ulster and Delaware railway corridor last passenger train of the New York Central Railroad rolled past... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Sunday, Mar. 1, 2015 - 10:39 am
Dear Editor: Congratulations can be offered to the Catskill Mountain Railroad on its successful fall/winter theme train events. However, as has been the case previously with unrealistic scenarios, CMRR officials have now used the events to release yet... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015 - 10:33 am
To the Editor: As a young child growing up along the old Ulster and Delaware rail line, I remember fondly seeing and hearing the trains rumble along the tracks. As a result, I have followed this Trail/Rail debate with great interest. Through the years (... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 - 9:51 pm
To the Editor:   Thanks to visionary Supervisor, Mike Hein, Ulster County has become a leader in the State of New York.  We’ve seen notable achievements in four areas that affect the quality of our lives: environment, infrastructure, social... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 - 9:49 pm
Dear Editor:  The following letter was sent to the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) who is taking comments until February 27, 2015 about giving the Constitution Pipeline Co. a Water Quality Permit. Please see why it should be denied below... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 - 9:45 pm
Dear Editor, Growing up in Olivebridge we often wondered when the train might come through along those abandoned tracks in Shokan. As a kid, the idea of a train ride seemed like it might be fun.  But that train never came. It still hasn't, 25 years later... Read more


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