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NARROWSBURG, NY — “Plein air is about chasing the light,” Zane Grey Plein Air (ZGPA) artist and gallery owner Karen Meneghin said. “You look at how the light affects where you … more
CALLICOON, NY — It all started with Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States (1706-1790). In 1730, a fire broke out on a ship and rapidly spread to the wharf, … more
LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — Catskill Art Space will host an evening of contemporary performance to celebrate Black History Month beginning at 4 p.m. on Saturday, February 17.  The first … more
NORTH BRANCH, NY — It all started in 1868, when what is now the North Branch Inn opened its door to travelers making their way through the pristine Western Catskill Mountains, just three short … more
THE SWEET-EATING WORLD — Leave aside the more devastating issues that so many have to worry about (war, danger, disease, starvation).  We lucky ones can consider the cost to the … more
 HANKINS, NY — The dedicated emergency medical service providers staffing the rigs of the Upper Delaware Volunteer Ambulance Corps (VAC) recently celebrated their 50th anniversary of … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — Learning about Fanny Palmer isn’t easy. It’s “the challenge of telling the story of someone who didn’t become famous,” said Tina Spangler, a … more
Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in 2020. Sometimes that feels like a lifetime ago. Some changes since then have been reflected, but for the most part, it stands as a reminder of … more
The River Reporter asked for an end-of-the-year article celebrating Narrowsburg, aka Tusten, NY. Those of you who might be confused by the details of that distinction should know that … more
BARRYVILLE, NY — It might help if you don’t think of Barryville as a mere tiny town—population 198 or 1,289 depending on where you look.  Think of it as a region, and … more
CALLICOON, NY — History runs deep here. It’s startling when the present edges in. The hamlet (don’t confuse it with the Town of Callicoon; the hamlet of Callicoon is in the … more
JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — This holiday season, plan to spend time in Jeffersonville, one of Sullivan County’s most charming villages. The village has added several new retail stores this … more
HONESDALE, PA — As a kid growing up in Winter Wonderland itself, there was no escaping all the quaint Christmastime traditions you might find in a Norman Rockwell painting. For the most part, … more
I, like all of us, have been celebrating Thanksgiving for many, many years.  Thinking back over the decades, I find there are some sketchy spots in my memory. I remember that when we were … more
HONESDALE, PA — The 4-H program in Wayne County is alive and well, as evidenced by the nearly full auditorium at the Penn State Extension office in the Park Street Complex.  Members, … more
MORGANTOWN, PA — It’s a closely kept secret.  Mental illness has had a profound effect on people in rural areas—and they are less likely to have access to services and … more
REGION — Halloween is no longer a kids-only celebration, and it’s not really confined to October 31 anymore. Granted, this year the spooky holiday falls on a Tuesday—who set … more
LONG EDDY, NY — “People were born at home, baptized in the church, had kids who walked to school, and then were buried in the cemetery,” said Terry Milk of the Rock Valley Cemetery … more
LIBERTY, NY — Talking is important, said Dr. Patrick Sullivan, superintendent of the Liberty Central School District. “When you have more one-on-one conversations, you learn more.” … more
HONESDALE, PA — Harvest and Heritage Days are back to celebrate autumn and agriculture—not to mention the shopping available in the borough. The event takes place on Saturday and … more
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