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Country legend Mickey Barnett has earned a full trophy case of awards throughout his career. He found a national audience with singles like “Just a Memory,” “Gone,” and … more
TYLER HILL, PA — Julia Sweet was two years old when she first stepped into Silver Lake House. Located on the former Welsh dairy farm and owned by Norman and Edith Dennis, the big house … more
NATIONWIDE — The theme of this year’s Fire Prevention Week, which takes place October 3–9, is “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety.” According to information published by … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — From police reform to “Sesame Street” to chats with filmmakers, in long films and short, there’s something for everyone at the Big Eddy Film Festival. The … more
FORESTBURGH, NY — The Theatre Gods were smiling on the Forestburgh Playhouse during their first In the Works/In the Woods Festival of New Theatre last weekend. The weather was perfect and the … more
COCHECTON, NY — Among the sights along the Upper Delaware Scenic Byway stands the Cochecton Pump House, a seemingly dilapidated brick structure, now home to a restaurant and performance … more
BEACH LAKE, PA — Sometimes it takes a terrible tragedy to serve as a wake-up call to a community. Sometimes the community needs to make a few changes in order to protect its citizens. In … more
REGION — High prices, low inventory, bidding wars: There’s been a scramble to buy properties in our bucolic area for the past year or two, and according to local real estate brokers, … more
KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — Blame it on the rat. A few years past, Joe Freda and Zeke Boyle were hanging out at a lakeside eatery, savoring the beer and pizza, and they figured it was high time to … more
NARROWSBURG, NY— Scouts from Troop 106, from Middle Village, Queens, pace around the Ten Mile River Museum, moving from one glass case to the next. Pencils in hand, they jot their answers down … more
CHERRY RIDGE, PA — The warm, earthy scent of basswood filled the room at the dance hall. Experienced hands guided novice ones as they worked at their own pace on woodcarving projects. The … more
LIBERTY, NY — Morgan Hardy grew up in Sullivan County and graduated from Liberty Central School, and now she travels the world. Her story isn’t about music or some sort of art, what … more
HONESDALE, PA — Bethel School may have closed decades ago, but there has been no shortage of learning there. Many tours, spelling bees, lectures and other special events have been conducted in … more
CALLICOON CENTER, NY — “What a joy to be here,” sang the cast, opening the Delaware Valley Opera’s first production of the 2021 season.  It was indeed a joy to be … more
WAYNE COUNTY, PA — The sidewalks of Honesdale and other areas in Wayne County are looking a bit more colorful thanks to a new art project. The installations are part of a summer outdoor art … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Down South, Sullivan County fought the Civil War with guns and musket balls. Back home, it fought for public opinion with newspapers. It’s easy to think of newsprint … more
HAWLEY, PA — The woodlands surrounding Hawley are quiet and meditative. As one moves inside, the sounds of the busy roadway are blocked out by the surrounding testudo of trees and foliage. The … more
Juliet Relis Bernstein, 107, my cousin, clearly recalls being with her mother at the polls the first time after women won the right to vote. Within the foothills of the Catskill Mountains, they … more
JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — On Monday, May 17, a group of Sullivan West fifth-grade elementary school students released an estimated 400 brown trout fingerlings into the waters of the North Branch of … more
FORESTBURGH, NY — My first visit to the Forestburgh Playhouse was in the summer of ’96, when the theatre was celebrating its 50th anniversary. Without checking, I can’t recall the … more
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