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Immigrants, color, sexual preference

My father fought in World War ll. He worked on waterproofing for the D-Day Invasion. My mother worked in the Scovill plant in Waterbury, Conn., filling bombs. Both sets of my grandparents were … more

Talk on the Street

In March, the previous record-high for gas prices in the United States, set in 2008, was surpassed when gas prices reached over $4.12. Since then, gas prices have only increased, with one in five gas … more

Editor’s Note

Last week, The Reporter printed a letter to editor without verbally confirming the identity of the author, as is our policy. We regret the oversight and remind those who wish to have an opinion … more

History of the Freedom of Information Act

On July 4, 1966, President Lyndon Johnson signed the federal Freedom of Information Act into law. According to Bill Moyers, Johnson’s press secretary, “LBJ had to be dragged, kicking and … more

Anti-abortionists are hyprocites!

We are living in an increasingly merciless, survival-of-the-toughest-and-least-compassionate country. A nation where fundamentalists turn Gentle Jesus into a Harsh Judge. I have always considered … more

Thugs, leaders and lectures

Some nerve Eric Ball, who’s running for senate. We the people do not need to be lectured on law from the likes of you, and the Democrat Kathleen Hayek. Our poor country has suffered gravely … more

Dirt Road Problems

Good luck to the residents of the town of Bovina who are complaining about the dust from the dirt road they live on. I have owned property in the town of Meredith for 30 years and live on a dirt road … more

County job creation for pre-selected employee?

Regarding the people who responded to my June 9 letter with hate, labeling, and name-calling, and self-servingly misrepresented what I wrote - I forgive them. Of real concern is the front page … more

Walton snuck in progressive ideology!

The Walton Village Board has snuck in progressive ideology without residents knowing. Let this letter be heard. Some may be of concern, especially to The Reporter. We have elected officials … more

Censorship or disagreement?

Does society face greater harm from someone expressing an opinion that we disagree with or from someone that advocates censorship of opinions? Kathleen Colburn Harpursville more

Old White men

I find the sheer amount of anguish and weeping and gnashing of teeth over Don Kalibat’s letter, as voiced by readers in last week’s paper, extremely overwhelming and absurd. It may come … more

Walton LGBTQ+ residents face discrimination

The June 16 article titled “Town of Walton wrestles over Pride Month Proclamation” suggests that residents of Walton identifying as LGBTQ+ have not faced any discrimination at all, and I … more
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