TRR photo by Charlie Buterbaugh
A new life-size hand-carved bear carved by Kevin Ryerson, a Barryville, NY-based woodcarver, stands outside the newly-named Ramblin' Bear eatery in Port Jervis.

Port Jervis eatery fans out southern flair

By CHARLIE BUTERBAUGH

PORT JERVIS, NY—For the past couple years, the cozy restaurant at 17 Front Street has been unveiling its varied tastes in home cooking little by little, and in early February the owners came out with their most extensive assortment of southern-style cuisine ever.

New options like Miss Molly’s North Carolina pulled pork—passed down from co-owner David Lawrence’s mother—and slow-cooked ribs with homemade barbecue sauce have arrived on the menu with a brand new name for the restaurant, Ramblin’ Bear Eatery. Outside is a new life-size hand-carved bear carved by Kevin Ryerson, a Barryville, NY-based woodcarver who works throughout the Upper Delaware River Valley.

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What's at the Movies
by Ian Pugh

Remember the classics

‘Goodfellas’ (1990)

Henry Hill (Ray Liotta) wants all of the perks of being a gangster, but none of the consequences. He drifts around aimlessly, tossing money at every opportunity, and is somehow genuinely shocked when he becomes involved in the shadow of death and violence. He nostalgically mentions, “Your friends and your family rode along with you,” but he routinely cheats on his wife Karen (Lorraine Bracco), and the rest of his family seems all but forgotten.

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Poetry project prepares for epic book tour of Ireland

CALLICOON, NY—“Father Joiner’s Purgative Poetry Project,” a one-man show created by Richard Grunn, has appeared in cafés, churches, pubs in Ireland, bookstores, libraries and even birthday parties. The driving force behind its creation was a desire to bring theater to the people.

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