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WAYNE COUNTY, PA — This past month, Wayne County banded together in an effort to keep its residents from going hungry during the COVID-19 pandemic. Named the Wayne County Food Relief Fund, … more
ROSCOE, NY — This year it will be more of a procession than a parade, said Karrie Jara. She’s organizing the Memorial Day observance in Roscoe this year. Yes, it’s still … more
FERNDALE, NY — For 19 years, residents of Sullivan County have emerged from winter hibernation to exult in a rite of spring known only to them: the Sullivan Renaissance Annual Conference, an … more
They say that necessity is the mother of invention. Currently, people are joining forces to get their vulnerable neighbors essential items, making masks that require no sewing, finding ways to … more
“One small thing,” Larry Reeger said, “one small virus, and the world slowed.” For Reeger, sustainability coordinator and associate professor of green building and … more
At the young age of 17, 16, and 14 respectively, local high school students Bryce Maopolski (guitar/vocals), his brother Reece (bass/vocals) and their pal Liam Fenton (drums/vocals) are already … more
HONESDALE, PA — It’s a scary time for the economy in general, but particularly for restaurants and its workers. What do people say when they need to cut back? “Oh, I’ll eat … more
LIBERTY, NY — If you’ve ever been to the Lazy Pond Bed and Breakfast located on 12 beautiful acres overlooking the Catskill Mountains, it’s likely you’ve met owners Jean and … more
HONESDALE, PA — Carol Rocklin, co-founder of the local non-profit Growing Older Together (GOT), said that she’s spent a lifetime being stubborn. It would seem that maintaining an engaged, … more
CALLICOON, NY — At typical open mic nights, which take place at many venues throughout the region every week, a couple of things are to be expected. You can expect to hear covers of at least … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Dayna Halprin does not want to hear young people in Sullivan County calling themselves “apolitical.” “You know, that’s a luxury: to be … more
They opened a bar and found a community more
When I heard that local “food artist” Kim Simons and her Bah Hum Bakers cake-decorating team had won the top prize in the Food Network’s “Holiday Wars” competition a few … more
THIS COLD, DARK PLACE — Sometimes it doesn’t feel worth getting up in the morning.  Of course, “morning” is a relative term, these days. It’s still dark. … more
LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — They had only three hours. Three hours to name a social justice issue, to create a T-shirt that offers a positive solution, to determine the financing and marketing of the … more
Born and raised in Honesdale, PA, Josh Murphy has always been tied to the Upper Delaware River region. After graduating from Oneonta State, he found himself moving to New York City, working on a … more
Community-service champs: Jack and Doris Costello more
PARKSVILLE, NY — Autumn has just freshly vanished as I follow Rose Barnett around a green field that squishes beneath our feet. With my back to the top of the hill that rolls down across the … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — It seems that Matt Carpenter is in the news a lot lately. As recently as April of this year, a New York Times article written by Sara Clemence (www.bit.ly/TRRmcnyt) details … more
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