Letters to the Editor

By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 - 9:42 pm
  Dear Onteora Residents,   Have you signed yet?  The Ulster County School Boards Association is seeking to end the Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA), which has cut over $7,300,000 in State Aid to our Onteora School District since being introduced in 2010... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 - 3:07 pm
The following is a letter that was sent to the NYS Department of Transporation, and forwarded to the Watershed Post. -- Ed. August 5, 2014 Joan McDonald, CommissionerNYS Department of Transportation50 Wolf RoadAlbany, NY 12232 Re: NYS Routes #10 and #28... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, Jul. 25, 2014 - 10:15 pm
This letter is a response to a news story, "Olive firewood dealer busted for selling logs infested with emerald ash borer," published on July 23, 2014. - Ed. To the editor: Previous to this I only knew of the two laws on the DEC’s website: 1.       New... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014 - 3:40 pm
To the Editor: A recent obituary for Robert Purcell of Roxbury has disturbed us deeply, primarily out of empathy and concern for persons who may have suffered as a result of sexual abuse by a member of the clergy. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014 - 2:01 pm
Dear Editor, This is my response to Andes Town Supervisor Martin Donnelly's letter in last weeks Catskill Mountain News ("Andes pool problem explained," July 17, 2014), regarding the ongoing problems with the opening of the Andes Town Pool. I would like... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2014 - 12:27 pm
Dear Editor:  The quality of life of so many people within earshot of the New York Safety Track in Davenport has been compromised.  The New York Safety Track is a noise nuisance.  Some residents, the lucky ones, have abandoned their homes for the... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2014 - 12:25 pm
To the editor: I am writing to urge you to print the press release printed below, reflecting the citizen response to the Supreme Court Ruling of July 8, 2014, in the matter of Ballard et al vs New York Safety Track, LLC. As an American citizen and... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, May. 16, 2014 - 1:27 pm
Open Letter to the Voters of the Onteora School District: My name is Tanya Davis. I am a mother of three, attorney, business owner, and candidate for Onteora Board of Education Trustee. My husband is an Onteora graduate, and I have been a resident of the... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, May. 16, 2014 - 1:21 pm
Dear Editor: Working in the Catskillschapter oneLife in the 19th century in the Catskill mountainswas mostly poor and primitive.Beside farming and a small amount of trade,there was very little industrial activity,mostly Quarrying and Logging,followed... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, May. 16, 2014 - 1:19 pm
Dear Community Members of the Onteora Central School District, I’d like to encourage you to come out to the District Budget Vote on Tuesday, May 20, from 2 to 9 PM at your local elementary school. This year there will be three items on the ballot: the... Read more


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