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Stay the course With the upcoming elections a little over three weeks away, I am writing to urge voters considering the candidates for Pike County Commissioner to continue to support and reelect … more
Once again, the Prime Act has been introduced back into the House of Representatives. This recent piece of administration was submitted last month by Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) and Rep. Chellie … more
Election Day, November 7, rapidly approaches.  With the availability of the early voting period, October 28 through November 5, less than two weeks away, I would like to remind every … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) is appealing to the governors of New York and Pennsylvania to fulfill the 20 percent state funding shares anticipated in the 1986 River … more
If you ask any member of the Highland Planning Board, they will undoubtedly tell you that it’s been a long haul being the lead agency for the review of the Camp FIMFO project.  They … more
“Why don’t you just report it to the town council, with a photo of that cluttered yard,” I suggest to a neighbor complaining of piles of junk abandoned on an incomplete construction … more
For accurate information, there’s nothing like a local community newspaper. It’s our job to dig into stories, report on community events, and highlight what’s going on in the local … more
The latest hit to small-town journalism came in an unexpected form: local cops raiding the office of the Marion County Record and the home of its co-owners last Friday. Personal cell phones were … more
When I was young, A summer fish fry was a summer staple. Whenever the boys and men of the family Were successful in their pursuit of trout, bass or bullheads, A family fish fry would ensue. … more
Here at the River Reporter, we’ve known for decades: The National Park Service (NPS) knows what its talking about. Before you get on the river, take a minute to read these tips from NPS to … more
Chairman Norm Sutherland maintains a firm stance that the Highland Planning Board will not give approval on a site plan review for a large-scale campground expansion project without the input of the … more
I read with interest Susan Brown Otto’s letter in the June 16 edition of the Democrat, where she asked for our fellow Republicans’ support for Tom Cawley in next Tuesday’s primary … more
Editor’s note: Jim Akt and Orson Davis are facing off in the June 27 primary to become the Republican candidate for the Town of Highland Highway Superintendent. Jim Akt, candidate for … more
The following poem was left as an online comment on Hunter Hill’s feature “Bighorn Best,” published on June 1. When I came upon them, They were celebrating. I later … more
Juneteenth is coming up on Monday, June 19. Wondering why we celebrate Juneteenth on this date? I’ll share the history behind this important holiday. The Juneteenth holiday came about from … more
The Committee to Re-elect Daniel Sturm Town of Bethel Supervisor has officially announced his candidacy for reelection. He will run on the Democratic and Sullivan United Party lines in the November 7 … more
My East Branch (Delaware) used to be a real river; It was subject to normal seasonal changes. The low, warm water of summer was great for families Who wanted to fish and swim and play … more
WE SUPPORT OUR LOCAL FIRE AND EMS SERVICE.  We have family who are police, fire and EMS personnel. Our statements regarding emergency medical services are being misrepresented by … more
The Weiden family has been part of the Tusten community since 1904, and we are the fourth generation to own the family farm outside the hamlet. Beginning with our 2015 acquisition of the former … more
Anyone who picks up garbage on the side of the road generally has the same thought: What possesses a person to think that they can just throw things out of their vehicle window? It’s a bit of a … more
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