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Febuary 07, 2013 21:07:52 Marie mariewebb@gmail.com For anyone who wants to know there is tentative fundraiser scheduled for sometime in March for Jump Family. It is being spear headed by friends of Brad\'s that are local to the area, actually live right down the route 206.
Febuary 07, 2013 19:40:43 masonville resident   Same faces as always and a very quiet meeting. It would be nice to have some questions from the public if there are any concerns.
Febuary 07, 2013 08:39:47 voter voter were there any new faces at the town meeting last nite ?
Febuary 06, 2013 21:56:21 bertimouse   One more thought:I work but life is more important.Dont care how poor Ill be by staying home&staying safe during any kind of storm.If Im gonna die somewheres Id rather it be at my home in Masonville than somewheres off the road in a snowy ditch or hit by some Fool driving too fast or too stupidly at Any time of the year.Nuff said.
Febuary 06, 2013 21:34:11 bertimouse   Friday am commute at 6am may be snowy but fine.The drive home may be a little dicey,TGIF.Been my experience that late night snowstorms during mid work week the Hwy dept plows all night-passes thru every hour or so if its really heavy.I can always count on em for at least one pass by 0500 sos I can get out to work.On weekends Id say all bets are off or anytime a Snow Emergency is called.Your supposed to Stay home then,Duh.So Slow down.Unplug.Feed the Starving birds. Help your neighbor shovel snow.Build a Snowman.Build a Snow Sculpture!Go chop some more wood.Take many nice and funny snow photos.Take your family&dogs for a hike.Go skiing.Go check your maple trees for taping this spring.Plan your next Garden.Read a Book.All are no cost,No electrical power required.Have Fun,no worries here. :)
Febuary 06, 2013 20:37:47 WCDO radio news 020613   ...Governor Cuomo today announced the completion of all highway-paving projects funded through the NY Works program. The program included replacing pavement at 172 sites across New York State, including approximately 2,157 miles of state roadways, as part of $229.9 million in contracts. Local Projects completed under the paving program include Route 17 from Hancock to Fish’s Eddy in Delaware County.
Febuary 06, 2013 14:12:43 resident   I believe they start work at 6 a.m. and stay as long as needed. If necessary they do go in earlier.
Febuary 06, 2013 12:44:48 What!   resident do you know if they sanded some of the bad roads today. And are the highway guys prepared for the snow storm on Fri. Do you think they will have the roads clean for the working people there proberly wont be any school but they still need to service the roads for the working people. Looking forward to your input!
Febuary 06, 2013 07:50:30 resident   Now is the time to make your concerns be heard, go to the meeting tonight, do not hide behind the message board and complain!!!!
Febuary 04, 2013 20:46:52 voter   Hope all remember the town board meeting is this Wed. at 7:30, some new faces and ideas would probably be very welcome.
Febuary 04, 2013 01:17:12 what?   The devastation that a fire causes is paramount to the cause, it is hard to overcome the fear that a fire brings. I hope and pray that all know tomorrow brings a better day.
Febuary 03, 2013 21:35:54 Old Fa rt   I know a fire is a fire,but does anybody knows how it started?
Febuary 03, 2013 19:08:10 Marie mariewebb@gmail.com bertimouse, I look forward to hearing from you...my email is mariewebb@gmail.com. I want to be able to help this family because they are such a great family. They help others out, now are needing it back.
Febuary 02, 2013 23:22:55 bertimouse   Marie,what a tragedy for them and you.So very sorry to hear about all of the animals lost including one of yours.Ill contact you soon privately about organizing an action plan to help.No One expects bad things to happen to their family and lives.It bucks with an S that God makes us go thru these things.Yah right its supposed to make us more compassionate,stronger and wiser.Well OK God but Pain Hurts Bad and its not a good way for you to teach your children lessons cause it takes Years sometimes to just get past just The Hurt.Nuff Said.
Febuary 02, 2013 13:28:48 Trying to be open minded   AXS-TV is showing "FrackNation". available through Dish and Direct TV. Today at 2:30 on Dish channel 340. Everyone should watch this to have a better understanding of natural gas.
Febuary 02, 2013 12:43:39 Marie mariwebb@gmai.com The fire at the Jump Family Farm was devastating to the family. Around 58 animals were lost (5 horses, 2 dogs, 3 cats, many cows, many goats, and rabbits) along with the barn. They are at lost what to do because this was their life. The family is going to be left with the cost of burying of the animals and clean up. Brad is left with medical bills from his hospital visits. I am a family friend and had horse in the barn that was lost. I am more concerned with helping a family that does so much for others. Also, the family lost the mother's father 2-3 weeks back. This family does not deserve this heartache. I live in Syracuse, but I am willing to help anyone wants to.
Febuary 02, 2013 11:21:24 Observer   Must be something in the air causing all these problems. Last night (well, actually very early this A.M. about 1:00 A.M) a lady who attends our church and lives in Rockwell Mills on St Rte 8 had the misfortune of a vehicle practically demolishing her home. The vehicle went practically all the way through the home from side to side. The First Responders spent sometime getting the driver out of the vehicle. When I left there about 2 A.M the vehicle was still in the house. The driver was taken to the hospital but do not know of her condition. Fortunately the home owner was not injured but sounding scared.
Febuary 01, 2013 22:44:16 bertimouse   resident and Jeri B at Mormon Hollow-TG Brads alright. Ive got some 20 foot long dry 2by10s been sitting around awhile and come to think of it Allot of materials and know how to Rebuild a Barn.How bad was the damage to it?Did they lose any Animals?Seems to me this Family needs help from their neighbors by doing a Barn Raising Event.Please let us know what the Jump Family SOS is so we can all start helping asap with whatever we can. Ask and it shall be Given...
Febuary 01, 2013 20:59:09 resident   yes Brad did get burns on his arms and face and is home now and doing fine.
Febuary 01, 2013 10:23:16 concerned   I heard that Bradly got burned in the fire and was transported to syracuse. Does anyone know if this is true and how is he. Let's all keep the Jump family in our prayers.
Febuary 01, 2013 08:03:03 Mormon Hollow Farm Jeri Brayman   For those of you who know Bert Jump you may like to know that he lost his barn to fire early this morning. Anyone having a few minutes to think of this lifelong farmer of Masonville, a phone call or visit may make this pain a little easier for him.
Febuary 01, 2013 05:28:43 Who!   Resident do you know if the highway crew is going to clean the roads this morning they are pretty slick.
January 31, 2013 21:45:18 bertimouse   And so the Hate and Rumors spread Right Here. It will ALL STOP when We Stop. We are a more(wed like to think)Rich,Educated,Thoughtful,Loving and Yes the Biggest most Powerful than Anyone on this here Planet. That does NOT make us Right all the time everywhere. Might does NOT make Right Anymore, nor does it serve our Economics well. We All should understand that now and that there comes a time when other countries have to Start Defending Themselves and stop feeding on the U.S.A. like Leeches. Yah I know its a complicated issue everywhere but the USA should pull back and defend-not attack unless attacked but be ever vigilant.
January 30, 2013 12:48:05 what?   Now Obama gives sixteen F-16s and 200 Abrams tanks to the military in Egypt that Obama helped put in power. The Egyptian Pres., head of the terrorist group the Muslim Brotherhood said “Dear brothers, we must not forget to nurse our children and grandchildren on hatred towards those Zionists and Jews, and all those who support them," he said. "They must be nursed on hatred. The hatred must continue.” He also said Jews were;“Descendants Of Apes And Pigs” and “Bloodsuckers”.Obama borrows money from the Chinese that us taxpayers have to pay back,to fund a terror group at the tune of Billions of dollars.
January 30, 2013 12:46:52 what?   That should have been world, Obama went around the world apologizing for America,hung out with America hating Dictators, and accepted a anti-America book from one of them.
January 30, 2013 12:44:36 what?   Just so y'all know, I didn't post the 'Read This' comment. There was a lot of controversy going around when Obama's flag pin was no longer wore by him, and then reappeared when he toured the Chrysler plant (that was sold to Fiat). And his wife who said "for the first time in my adult life I am proud of my country"(must be she didn't like the US before '08). And then there was Obama going around the country apologizing for America, Obama "America has shown arrogance and been dismissive, even derisive' towards its allies."
January 30, 2013 11:10:39 Observer   While the supposed interview with Obama on "Face The Nation" when he was a senator makes for good reading and sounds like something he might utter; I do believe you will find it is in the same category as the second shooter on the hill. My understanding the entire thing was a spoof on the internet. Snopes was unable to find anywhere any proof such an interview ever took place. While Obama has sort of confirmed the supposed interview with his actions and words since the original is probably faked. Long live conspiracy theories!!!! LOL
January 29, 2013 23:15:33 bertimouse   boned again: Nothing Over 2%. Yah We Hear You Neighbor! Nothing Over 2%. :)
January 29, 2013 23:10:24 bertimouse   January is the National Radon Gas Awareness Month - Yah like no one is promoting that either where we live or where we work or where our kids go to school - Except me & LOL I Lobed a Big Bombshell Recently on that front. I have NO Regrets because what I Did was for the Health and Safety for Everyone. SCSD needs to reveal their Radon test results in all of their schools if (LOL) they have even tested at all.
January 29, 2013 22:51:54 bertimouse   Dear Read This: Now Hear This Sir: 1.You mis quoted and mis stated so many thangs how can I begin, LOL! 2.Your Post is WAY too long and btw 200 words is supposed to be the limit here Sir so Ill be just short and sweet here: GET OVER 2008 will ya?!? There is a FREIGHT TRAIN of us youngsters coming into Power now; get it? Really?
January 29, 2013 18:11:18 again   2% not25 sorry
January 29, 2013 18:10:37 again   2% not25 sorry
January 29, 2013 12:57:33 boned again   The only concern I have is this going to be a contunious stand to go over the 25 cap every year and we will just be adding taxes to taxes?
January 29, 2013 02:48:09 me   there seems to be many concerns about our town, hopefully all will attend the next board meeting and air these concerns to the board.
January 28, 2013 20:35:16 what?   The increase in tax to TOM homeowners was .26 cents per thousand per year.That's small change compared to what Obama has done to our health insurance.My insurance went up $40 a month just from one provision in Obamacare, we have to pay for everyone's children up to age 26 now.The Kaiser Family Foundation and the Health Research and Educational Trust report that between 2010 and 2011, family premiums increased by 9 percent and for individual premiums by 8 percent, and they will go up much more after the full implementation of Obamacare. Smokers;you will be charged double if you buy individual policies starting next Jan 1, Obamacare says so.
January 28, 2013 18:13:59 Read This!   Yes, he told us in advance what he planned to do. Few were listening. The following is a narrative taken from a 2008 Sunday morning televised \"Meet The Press\'. From Sunday\'s 07 Sept. 2008 11:48:04 EST, Televised \"Meet the Press\" THE THEN Senator Obama was asked about his stance on the American Flag. General Bill Gann\' USAF (ret.) asked Obama to explain WHY he doesn\'t follow protocol when the National Anthem is played. The General stated to Obama that according to the United States Code, Title 36, Chapter 10, Sec. 171... During rendition of the national anthem, when the flag is displayed, all present (except those in uniform) are expected to stand at attention facing the flag with the right hand over the heart. Or, at the very least, \"Stand and Face It\". NOW GET THIS !! \'Senator Obama replied: \"As I\'ve said about the flag pin, I don\'t want to be perceived as taking sides\". \"There are a lot of people in the world to whom the American flag is a symbol of oppression..\" \"The anthem itself conveys a war-like message. You know, the bombs bursting in air and all that sort of thing.\" (ARE YOU READY FOR THIS???) Obama continued: \"The National Anthem should be \'swapped\' for something less parochial and less bellicose. I like the song \'I\'d Like To Teach the World To Sing\'. If that were our anthem, then, I might salute it. In my opinion, we should consider reinventing our National Anthem as well as \'redesign\' our Flag to better offer our enemies hope and love. It\'s my intention, if elected, to disarm America to the level of acceptance to our Middle East Brethren. If we, as a Nation of warring people, conduct ourselves like the nations of Islam, where peace prevails - - - perhaps a state or period of mutual accord could exist between our governments ......\" When I become President, I will seek a pact of agreement to end hostilities between those who have been at war or in a state of enmity, and a freedom from disquieting oppressive thoughts. We as a Nation, have placed upon the nations ofIslam, an unfair injustice which is WHY my wife disrespects the Flag and she and I have attended several flag burning ceremonies in the past\". \"Of course now, I have found myself about to become the President of the United States and I have put my hatred aside. I will use my power to bring CHANGE to this Nation, and offer the people a new path. My wife and I look forward to becoming our Country\'s First black Family. Indeed,CHANGE is about to overwhelm the United States of America \"
January 28, 2013 14:41:55 concerned citizen   There are many things to consider when doing budgets and maybe more of the public should attend the budget meetings and see all that really goes on, maybe the town board would be more than willing to listen any and all suggestions. From the sidelines, it seems to look like the entire town needs to work together on this issue.
January 28, 2013 06:16:08 boned again   When cherries grow on pine trees LOLOLOL. Our boards are too lazy to due the work needed to lower the tax rate
January 27, 2013 17:24:00 Observer   They could drill a gas well every two feet in the state of New York and the taxes would go down when cherries grow on pine trees.
January 27, 2013 15:30:09 what?   States that have been drilling for natural gas have seen their taxes go down, some of them have talked about eliminating property taxes because of the increase in income from natural gas.The natural gas industry has created 4 million jobs, that's 4 million more jobs than Obama's $trillion dollar,taxpayer funded 'stimulus bill' created.
January 27, 2013 14:50:55 boned again   I was just watching a commercial it appeared to be governor Comuo or whatever is name is stating that no property tax will go above 2 percent. Now I know that our town boartd went over this by a vote of the board also this was done on the county level as well. Do you mean to tell me that the Governor makes a law not to exceed 2% and the town does can I sue to have my increase only 2%?
January 26, 2013 16:34:53 look at both sides   Watched "Fracknation"!! What an eye opener. I also read some reviews about this film. Here is part of one of them. "The 70-minute documentary destroys the claims made in Gasland. It eviscerates Gasland's credibility and makes clear that its director knowingly lied again and again. On the facts, the science, the conflicts of interest of its protagonists. Frack Nation is worth seeing because it is a good film. It is funny in upending the pathetic lies of Gasland. It is fast-paced. (Is that legal in a documentary?) It is not heavy handed, self-congratulatory, or "full of itself." It breaks all the rules, or at least traditions, of the modern documentary.
January 26, 2013 06:01:03 what!!!!!   I real sad thing is how many taxpayers did not vote
January 25, 2013 23:07:48 what?   You can by it through Cabelas,and Gander Mountain. It won't do anything if dropped, hit by a hammer or shot with a small caliber rifle or shotgun, must be a high velocity rifle. Big BOOM no harm done (as long as you were not standing next to it!)I was betting it was a rocket propelled grenade or a bazooka, the Liberal media, Obama, and Cuomo says you can buy them online and that's why they want to do away with the Second Amendment to the Constitution.
January 25, 2013 20:14:22 just me   Very big noice is puting it mildly, hope someone had fun and had ear protection on.
January 24, 2013 23:32:40 Hmph   Back to the explosion post, your probably talking about Tannerite. Some Walton locals got ahold of it last week and caused quite a bit of ruckuss. They probably moved out of town after the cops were called. Basically it makes a VERY big boom when you shoot it. Completely legal by the way..
January 24, 2013 14:29:29 why not   But shouldn't people who pay more property taxes, because they have a nice home, have more votes than people who own a dump of a home
January 24, 2013 13:53:02 Hard working taxpayer   Only landowners/deed holders should be allowed to vote!!!
January 24, 2013 12:34:06 why not   Does anyone know how many non tax paying students voted? maybe we should give votes based on how much property taxes you are paying. why should't people who pay more taxes have more say
January 24, 2013 09:32:32 what?   Good post from the Daily Star, I read it to. The country is broke, the state is broke, and Sidney soon will be broke if they ain't already. Sidney's tax base is shrinking as more people move out. And all they can care about is a state of the art artificial turf field, and get as many non-taxpaying former students as they could to vote for it. Sidney had a online Facebook campaign urging all former non-taxpaying students to come to Sidney to vote for the waste of taxpayer dollars. We paid for a new field less than ten years ago, now we pay for another one, and less then ten years from now we pay again, a artificial turf field lasts less than ten years.
January 24, 2013 05:15:39 a concerned taxpayer   I would vote for Bertimouse at least you would know that the work was done right. She would push the men to give 8 good hours and would fire the men that can not do the work correct. Bertimouse you have my vote.
January 24, 2013 02:03:34 The Daily Star Oneonta Paper 012313   Area officials: School aid likely not enough to cover mandated costs 1/23/13 ...With the cut of $58,509 proposed for Sidney Central School, Superintendent Bill Christensen said the budget season will be “challenging.” He will be looking for details to determine exactly how the district will be impacted by all the proposals, but it was better than the cut of several hundred thousand the district absorbed following the “alleged” 2012-13 state increase, he said. He was glad to see an acknowledgement of the mandated costs districts are facing. More needs to be done about the inequality in funding between upstate and downstate schools that heavily favors the latter, he said. The district will again resort to a variety of strategies to close the $600,000 gap the school faces just to break even with its necessary expenses. The district will be able to do that with increased efficiencies and the use of fund balance but, “you can only do that for so long,” he said. That was the same strategy the district used to reduce taxes the last two years. He said he will be looking into funding for several initiatives proposed by Cuomo that the school is already involved with, such as pre-kindergarten and all-day kindergarten, to see if they qualify. He said he will have a better idea about what projected taxes will be in 2013-14 when school health care costs are received in the near future
January 23, 2013 11:08:07 Confused   Actually just the thoughts of Bertimouse being the next TOM Supervisor gives me the urge to put my property on the market. :)
January 23, 2013 05:20:00 Whatever?   Thrifty or just not doing the work of the people I used to take the back roads to use the general store at the 4 corners. NO more, destroyed my car have you ever notice how the roads always change for the bettor whe you drive into a neighboring town when you hit Masonville the roasd are not up to the standards that the other towns use? You can say that the people should not complain but this is a good forum for this.And the roads have to be the worst or close to the worst in the county.
January 22, 2013 23:30:06 bertimouse   Please What do not wish for that.There is enough in reality to deal with now.
January 22, 2013 23:00:32 what?   I wish we had some of that Global Warming that Obama talked about during his inauguration speech, and is calling for more job killing regulations and driving up the cost of fuel.Some of that Global warming would be nice, it isn't suppose to get much above zero all week at night.
January 22, 2013 22:37:12 bertimouse   Dont forget to leave your water lines dripping a little bit if your worried about em freezing if your worried a bit about the insulation. Stay Warm Friends.
January 22, 2013 22:29:51 bertimouse   Hi 1 Who Cares?Nope I was a long suffering and underpaid CI that knew everything from day 1 before the project even went out to bid. I trained 3 PMs that quit the project,LOL. Phase 2(the field work)cost SCSD an additional 2mil because of designer mistakes which the SCSD shouldve sued them for. Yes Sur Id Love to be the next TOM Supervisor,ha ha wouldnt we all. The TOM HWY Dept. does the Best They Can Always.Would love to see You out there 3am plowing,LOL! You neighbor better be careful what you wish for because the next generation to Come Up and Govern Masonville will be here before you know it. I apologize if I said LOL too many times in this post.Not as much Snow as Syracuse tonight and nothing to write home about.
January 22, 2013 18:54:48 No more taxes!!!   To\"I who cares\",you seem to not be a resident of Masonville but have issues with the roads. Whats the deal???? I don\'t want more taxes just to have more pavement. As town minutes read in the past our hwy. dept. is one of the most thrifty in the county!!!!
January 22, 2013 18:41:36 forcaster   Cold,cold ,cold and about 4 inches of snow. Right now it is about 2 degrees and dropping. Upstate weather is great and getting better.
January 22, 2013 14:11:37 A Person who is sick of all this comments...   Who gives a S______ about all this postings.. Hows the snow up there ??
January 22, 2013 04:50:46 1 Who Cares   Bertimouse weren't you the project manager for the sidney high school fields the first time they got installed wrong? You should run for highway supertendent works the same way.
January 21, 2013 22:38:30 bertimouse   Observer: Hear Here. Muslims and Islams and Hindus and Buddhists are Not our Enemy Here but Our Neighbors Here Now on Our Planet Earth. Its a Small Planet Now And Like it or Not Jesus and GOD wants us ALL to Love Everyone and to Live in Peace with Everyone. Can You Deal with that?
January 21, 2013 22:21:36 bertimouse   1 Who Cares - Yup You Do have to be a Resident for that and No I dont know how many seats are up for election this year. Depends on where yall are talking about=Town,County,State or Federal. Yall gotta be a wee more specific,eh? Thanks.
January 21, 2013 17:34:36 Observer   MacDonalds settles suit for $700,000.00 brought against them by Muslims in the Detroit area. The Muslims contend that MacDonalds sold non-hala chicken. We are going to see more and more of the Muslim influence on our laws and services.
January 20, 2013 19:03:55 the real what?   voter, you are directing your question to the wrong what?, you need to ask What!
January 20, 2013 17:47:39 voter   What? would you want someone who lives out of Masonville working as superintendent and spending the taxpayers money or would you want someone who lives here and has to pay taxes working for us?
January 20, 2013 17:07:59 Just thinking   Snowman, maybe it was a gas well exploding!! No, can not be that, people do not want any money to come to Masonville!!!
January 20, 2013 16:48:56 wondering   snowman, as long as it did not do any harm, no big deal just someone having some fun probably.
January 20, 2013 10:07:54 Old Fa rt   May be it was someones propane tank blowing up
January 20, 2013 09:09:51 the real what?   I wonder if it was a RPG or a bazooka, the Libtards on the news and papers keep saying they have to restrict legal gun ownership because citizens are buying grenade launchers and bazooka's online. All you guys that have a mount to install a grenade launcher on your rifle or shotgun, you must register it as a assault weapon, it is in Gov. Cuomo's gun law. Impeach the Libtards, Cuomo and Obama.
January 20, 2013 09:03:02 The Old Man   What! If you saw this cone start to be destroyed why did you not take a minute and move it back off the side of the road and save yourself some money? It only takes a minute to help someone out and it really does not hurt you, even if 'IT IS NOT YOUR JOB"!!!!!!!
January 20, 2013 08:56:51 WHAT THE HECK!!!!   We live up SteamMill and the loud boom shook the house and made the dogs bark. Still don\'t know what it was.
January 20, 2013 08:45:50 wondering   Snowman, how loud was the explosion? Did it scare animals or do damage?
January 20, 2013 05:33:23 What!   1 who cares I cannot find anywhere that states you have to be a resident to run for Highway Supertendent in Masonville. I amsure it is written somewhere. It would be nice to see a couple of people run for the office as with any team change is good. Just wondering does the highway workers and their leader plow their road cones over and destroy them,the bottom of the pine hill spur by the bridge (they patched the road not very good work at all)drove over the big box cone to repair the road now I see they have been plowing over thier cone. They have to be expensive items to destroy this cone has been laying on the side of the bridge for over a year now. I wonder if we had a bettor leader we would not be wasting money on equipment that under his watch is being destroyed. You would never see this abuse of equipment under the other supertendent's
January 19, 2013 22:00:13 snowman   Off rt206 about half way towards trout creek.
January 19, 2013 20:36:19 listener   snowman, where do you live? which way out of Masonville?
January 19, 2013 17:45:30 snowman   What was that loud explosion i heard today(Sat)around 4-5 pm shook my house?
January 19, 2013 11:45:57 Observer   Only our concerns about the hickville town of Masonville should matter to us and appear on this site? ROFLOL !! Do you realize that 99.99999999999999% of the world does not even know Masonville exists and does not care? Even go so far to say that not even all of the county of Delaware knows Masonville exists. I do believe the owner of this site intended it for general topics as well as expressing concerns and ideas for the Town of Masonville. Let me ask you this: Do you realize there is more to the Town of Masonville than just the hamlet between the signs on Route 8 and 206? What affects the rest of the country affects Masonville and that includes the school district and our 2nd Admendment rights.
January 19, 2013 11:23:05 taxpayer   Who cares about the Sidney Master Plan, it doesn't concern us, it is not the school or school taxes.
January 19, 2013 10:16:01 "shears rd bears"   thank god for gun control and artificial turf. we are free, free at last, now they have something else to cry about.now is the time to git on with the state of the town.the town needs help, only your viable concerns and constructive input can and should appear on this site. now speak up or shut up.
January 19, 2013 06:04:51 1 Who cares   Does any know if you have to be a resident to run for highway supertendent.Also how many seats are up for election this year.
January 18, 2013 20:37:09 bertimouse   Village of Sidney Master Plan: Good thinking to hold 2 sessions on a Saturday. Well I can attend but not as a resident of the Village but itd be interesting. There are lots of future issues the Village needs to consider-flood plans,sewers always backing into homes during floods,the Hospital Funding,community access to the HS swimming pool,taxes,insurance, bla bla bla. Dont know if anyone outside the Village cares about this except me cause Im always just curious is all and Im NEVER going to EVER apologize for that.Should I apologize for NOT apologizing now?
January 18, 2013 20:20:46 bertimouse   My first amendment right will over rule your second amendment right every time. Yah right. Thats not true anymore either. Lots to read up on the changes there too. Cyber bullies are everywhere now and no one seems to respect or care about anyone anymore but just want to discuss things with So Much Malice to anymore who disagrees with them. Everyone wants to be so RIGHT and to WIN these days. I dont understand that anymore cant say that they were wrong or Sorry anymore because I understand how we all go off the deep end once in awhile now FCOL about things and its happening more frequently all over our Country and our Earth but are we not all supposed to be brothers and sisters on the same Planet? Do I have to go live in a hole somewhere just because of my sometimes totally Unwelcome comments? NO. My Parents didnt raise me that way darnit. NEVER Give Up My Mom said NEVER. I apologize here for lashing out the way I did recently about that Puppy. All I expected was a little sympathy in my mad Max, irrational grief rantings and what I got in return was not expected and some of you really Hurt Me. Thanks Allot because you have made me Stronger and more Jaded. Life goes on. Forgive me for talking so Personally here sometimes because I thought yet sometimes forget that Masonville is still a small Friendly Town. Thanks for reminding me that this Message Board does NOT represent the TOM nor any of my good Neighbors here who btw really helped us. A big shout out to you who know who you are. Many Hearts Flowers and Love to All of you. I Love MV.
January 18, 2013 06:05:23 Sidney Master Plan 011813   1/18/13 FYI.. The Village of Sidney is seeking public input to help update the village’s Master Plan. The sessions will all be held at the Sidney high school tonight from 7:00 to 9:00 PM, and tomorrow from 2:00 to 4:00 PM and 5:00 to 7:00 PM, more information is available today at 563-2324.
January 17, 2013 23:52:46 the real what?   "A free people ought not only to be armed and disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them, which would include their own government." -George Washington"
January 17, 2013 23:51:28 the real what?   What? rights were taken away from me? Well my right to privacy for one. I own a .22 cal small game rifle. It has a detachable clip, King Gov.Huomo (no offense to the lgbt citizens, I just thought it was funny) says my little .22 is a 'ASSAULT' weapon and must be registered or I will be arrested as a felon, my gun taken away and never be able to own a firearm again! How many lives did the Libtard save with that law today? NONE. What? is going to stop them from deciding next year,they want to take all our guns away, and they already have our names and addresses, come pick them up.
January 17, 2013 20:58:49 i took the time to vote   Typical complainer. Too busy to do their civic duty to vote, but not too busy to run their mouth .
January 17, 2013 20:34:00 bertimouse   What Thanks. But I wanna keep my guns and will put a note on my Masonville door that says Due to the increased cost for ammunition Do Not Expect A Warning Shot! No existing guns need regulations but future ones for now Yes. Thanks and Sorry for many things btw. I couldnt make it for the SCSD 2nd budget vote but my NO Vote wouldnt have made one bit of difference because every time they get a NO Vote they just keep on putting it up for another vote until they get their Yes Vote-just like the Feds in DC. This TOM bulletin board is great because it is exactly a mirror of whats happening there. What you are spot on about the Turf Field. Was just talking to a contractor from Afton today about the Sidney Vote-every local school district HS Foot Ball team competes against one another and when one district gets a Turf field then they ALL want one! Vestal VVS district started it, then Oneonta, then Greene. SCSD never maintains anything. Ask them at the next monthly SCSD BOE mtg to see what their projected maintenance plan and budget will be for this new project. Yah right like they even have one. Thanks.
January 17, 2013 17:48:35 confused   lets se, 49 million gun owners out of 315 million people
January 17, 2013 17:39:00 what?   Observer is that the number that left with you from the mental hospital!
January 17, 2013 16:33:06 Observer   Well, if I am way out in left field I have lots of company. About 49 million. :)
January 17, 2013 13:55:25 Hatw!   WHAT??? i agree with What! the board did not do the taxpayers justice we got screw by the town/county/ federal payroll tax and the state is on the way. health insurance,car instrance,school tax do you realize how much the state takes away from you on a gallon of gas? food is going through the roof when was the last time you were able to buy a real good peice of meat.I hear that there is a toilet paper tax comming soon as well the goverment feels that they will get more from everyone because we all have a a$% to wipe. Tell me if i am wrong WHAT??? we now pay over 50% of every dollar to the government at all levels. So WHAT??? you are ready for another increase next year it is ok to you that they raise it over the 2% cap again. let me know what you get for your dollar on the local level because I do not see any thing good of value. And please do not tell me what a good job the highway crew is doing because everyone knows the work is garbage.
January 17, 2013 13:22:06 ?tahw   Observer the truth hurts that you are way out in left field Enjoy your own reality
January 17, 2013 13:17:11 Observer   When your argument fails, resort to insults! LOL
January 17, 2013 13:15:32 ?tahw   Observer it is wackos like you who should not own any firearms. Get back to prepping your bunker for the day when our country is overrun.
January 17, 2013 13:08:39 Observer   ?tahw - What right or rights have been taken aways from us? The right to be considered innocent until proven gulity.Under the law just signed we are automatically guilty the moment it was signed. The right to act on my own behalf without government interference. Under the Nazi law just signed into law by our Der Furher Coumo the very fact I own a firearm makes me one of the "bad" guys. Under the previous law each county was responsible for the issuance of hand-gun permits or licenses. Under the new law this will have to be approved by the Superintendent of State Police. The New York State police are considered by many to be one of the most oppressive law organizations in the USA if not the world. A comparision made between the NYS POlice and the Russian State Police showed you were better off being arrested by the Russian State Police. Now this organization will be telling me based on thier own whim of the moment every five years whether or not I am worthy in thier eyes to own a handgun and soon any firearm. Right now it is "am I a crininal?" "am I mentally capable of having a firearm" within 5 years it will be "is the color of my eyes or hair suitable?" "do I look like a criminal?' "have I had a traffic ticket in my life?" etc.
January 17, 2013 13:05:15 ?tahw   What answer the question. What right has been taken away
January 17, 2013 12:54:56 what?   ?tahw; if Cuomo and Obama's gun restrictions are so great, then why, locally and across the country are there so many law enforcement officials saying publicly that they will not enforce it? One Sheriff said that there are many current laws that the Federal Govt., and Obama refuse to allow him to enforce including immigration laws,so he doesn't have a problem not enforcing this one.
January 17, 2013 12:52:12 ?tahw   What right has been taken away from you.
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