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GLEN SPEY, NY — “Artists are aware of how their work impacts the world,” said Faith Santoro. Santoro, an artist herself, just launched RecycleYourGear, a site and service that … more
Jay Brooks is many things (husband, father, teacher and musician are among Brooks’ accomplishments), but first and foremost, Jay Brooks is an artist. Perhaps you’ve spotted Jay out and … more
There are great ideas floating around this area, and Community ReBuilders—a program offered through Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress—is giving them a solid foundation. Community … more
It can feel like our lives have been upended. Nothing is the same. Some of our loved ones are gone. Some are far away and we can’t visit. Jobs are gone, jobs are crawling back. How many … more
“Grace Johansen was born and raised in Narrowsburg, New York, on the banks of the Delaware River. She dedicated her life to volunteerism and community service, helping to found the Narrowsburg … more
HONESDALE, PA — The plates just kept coming. Barbecue pulled pork made with Piedmont sauce, served with hush puppies, sweet potato fries and coleslaw; tomato pie, served with … more
BEACH LAKE, PA — Joe Salvatore sums himself up as “a simple man.” By that, he means a regular guy, the boy next door, someone you’d like to have a beer with. He’ll go … more
REGION — The show may have been in Spanish Harlem, but the message is there for all of us, no matter where we live. The Red Carpet for Social Justice Coalition honored female frontline … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — If there’s a genetic marker for health care work, Wendy Brown has it. “My dad and uncle founded the Nyack Ambulance Corps in 1937 with nothing but … more
HIGHLAND LAKE, NY — A frigid breeze blowing across Highland Lake on March 6 did not deter members of the Sullivan County Dive and Rescue Team from completing the on-ice portion of a multi-day … more
We’ve come a long way from Rosina Bulwer-Lytton. She’s the woman who was forcibly committed to an insane asylum despite being completely sane. Her only problem was that she threatened … more
CALLICOON, NY — The newly launched Rural America Chamber of Commerce, founded by Callicoon resident Sherri Powell, aims to boost rural economies nationwide while also advocating for … more
THE BEAVERKILL — In addition to being the crossroads of two of the world’s most advanced ancient civilizations, India and China, Tibet is home to Mount Everest, the Dalai Lama, some of … more
Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by Black Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. Also known as African American History Month, the event … more
CALLICOON, NY — In August 1963, a young Janus Adams and her mother left their home in the Bronx at 3 a.m., arrived in Harlem and boarded a bus full of demonstrators headed for the … more
JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — Spinning is out; cycling is in. Thanks to a coronavirus pandemic paradox, much of what was done live, in-person, before the pandemic has since gone virtual. But spinning, … more
“Four hundred and eight thousand, six hundred and eighty-seven Americans are dead. Americans. Americans. Americans.” Toni Young, founder and executive director of the Washington, … more
NORTH BRANCH, NY — Courtney Roche, a 28-year-old entrepreneur from Callicoon, NY, made her dream come through on December 10 last year when she opened up Rease’s Cup, a country-flavored … more
DELAWARE RIVER — For environmentalists in this region, keeping the natural gas industry out of the Delaware River Basin is a top priority. A years-long battle over the ability to frack in the … more
FREMONT, NY — It all started with a Great Courses lecture. Early Christianity might be an unusual choice, but thriller writer and part-time area resident Gray Basnight was interested. … more
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