Letter to the Editor

By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, May. 24, 2016 - 11:03 am
To the Editor: Thirty Nine Thousand Four hundred ninety three dollars. ($39,493)!!!!! That’s how much Onteora School District spends to educate each student. It is fully 50% higher than the top 10 rated school districts in NYS spend to educate their... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Mar. 21, 2016 - 11:02 am
To the Editor: Let’s Build a Modern Park – Please Support an Ongoing $4M Catskills Line in the EPF The Catskill region deserves a modern Catskill Park that can meet the needs of our current visitors, our communities and growth in the future. For years the... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Nov. 30, 2015 - 3:22 pm
To the Editor: The Woodstock Playhouse and Catskill Region have reason to celebrate. The Playhouse has emerged as a new member of the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area (HudsonRiverValley.com). Now recognized for its overwhelming contribution as a... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Nov. 30, 2015 - 3:18 pm
Dear Editor: Kathy Nolan has been the target of some unfair and ill-informed comments since news of the CHA lawsuit was published. Kathy is one of the most accomplished, intelligent and caring people I know. Her hard work and friendship have had a... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Nov. 2, 2015 - 9:07 pm
Dear Editor, It has been reported that Delaware County Attorney Porter Kirkwood, currently running for Family Court Judge, stated “that Delaware County uses outside counsel, but denied that it happens whenever the county is sued. Instead, he said, outside... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015 - 9:32 pm
To Emily Lloyd, Commissioner, New York City Department of Environmental Protection: We are writing to thank you for working in cooperation with the Ulster County Legislature and Ulster County Executive Mike Hein to bring a multipurpose trail, with parking... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015 - 9:30 pm
Congratulations to the Catskill Mountain Railroad (CMRR) for its successful hosting of the steam locomotive Viscose No. 6 this last weekend in Mount Tremper. Excited observers at the 3:00 train Sunday afternoon were cheering and taking pictures all along... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015 - 1:27 pm
Dear Editor, While our media kept us distracted by news of drone wars and other nonsensical pop culture trivia, the House of Representatives passed the HR1599 Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015 on Wednesday, July 23rd. It was passed primarily by... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015 - 1:14 pm
The DEC decision has been made and many remain concerned by the scale of the project and the unaddressed environmental and community issues. The modifications made after years of review and the land sold to New York by the developers still will not yield... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Apr. 29, 2015 - 1:30 pm
To the editor: The Friends of the Catskill Mountain Rail Trail congratulate New York City’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on moving forward with plans to support the construction of a publicly accessible multiuse trail along the northern... Read more


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