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Having the bulk of this election behind us feels mighty fine. A lot of political nonsense at the top tries to pull us up into a simplified realm of competitive choosing. On the ground and at the … more
Downtown Honesdale is in the Ward 1 Voting District for the borough. That means I* vote at the senior center but, this year, there are some alternative options for these exciting times. Voting by … more
Come to find out, an event is a festival and a festival is a town. Empirical evidence suggested as much. Anecdotal phrasing eventually filled in to support. Such is my* journey of understanding, … more
What’s in an alley? Space and potential. What makes an alley? Opportunity and people. In the iconic sense of pathways accessing garages behind blocks of houses, Honesdale has fewer alleys … more
Walking around these days is different. We stop to chat with neighbors at a greater distance. Masks (which we* hope you’re all wearing) add visual dialogue and have kicked our … more
On June 4, a peaceful protest was held in Honesdale’s Central Park. The assembly of hundreds in solidarity for equality and justice was a proud day for our community. I* was proud to be a … more
Do the days matter anymore? For a while, I’d lost track, then oscillated between thinking every day was Friday or Saturday. Now, I’m back to wondering about each one … more
Our collective pace has slowed. Routines have shifted.  It’s a strange time. However, the restorative posture is welcome, albeit under trying circumstances. In Honesdale, much is … more
What does downtown revitalization look like? It’s a topic that’s been discussed in The River Reporter, and one I could continue in length about since this particular organic variety is … more
It’s a wonderful time of year for events and deals in Honesdale and apparently has ever  been this way: a “Great Clearance Sale” comes to mind of J.N.C. Bader’s entire … more
Tis’ the season to be… spooky. That’s right. It’s October. This isn’t some flyover month here in Honesdale, and we’re not defined by a mere increase in … more
There is something magical about this time of year in Honesdale, and it’s not just the foliage. Autumn’s sunny afternoons and cool evenings set the perfect stage for many outdoor … more
Thank goodness for cold coffee drinks. The combined forces of summer heat and full cultural calendars regularly funnel this downtown Honesdale denizen* into a café queue. Currently, two … more
Honesdale’s canal re-emerged during the storm last week. Ancient, town-building energy can’t be held back. Of equal importance, neither can water. There’s been a renewed effort to … more
There are so many great things happening in our little Honesdale. The sun has peeked its head out from behind the rain clouds; this is the time of year where things start rolling, and it is so hard … more
It’s been warm, cold, sunny and dreary lately. What is this season’s nature? Will spring remain as we remember it from earlier in our lifetimes? How many new episodes of “The … more
Spring poked its head out ever so slightly last week, and the sun’s energy is charging up the community! Our region really shines in the warmer months. The thought of walking on Main Street in … more
As ice melts, puddles spread and snow falls yet again, breaks of clear sky highlight oases of color. A few landscape nooks have been brickcanvas-activated recently. Last year, two murals made a fall … more
Nestled in a wooded valley, where the Dyberry Creek forks into the Lackawaxen River, rests the Isle of Downtown Honesdale. Wait. There’s no ocean nearby. Who is this guy* and what’s he … more
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