What’s so funny?

In the spirit of this fine April Fool’s Day, and in the way life seems to be lightening up as we come closer to the end of this pandemic, River Reporter would like to hear about some of the …

Nancy Wells of Damascus, PA

When I was a child, I created my own dream laboratory in a clothes closet. I wanted to be Madame Curie. I felt a kinship with her curiosity and love of experimentation. I gathered rocks, perfume, …

Denise Connolly of White Lake, NY

My grandmother Gussie was born in Minsk Russia. She only had a fifth-grade education, but I found her to be a lot smarter than some people who had many more years of schooling. She married my …

Celebrating Women’s History Month

Nancy Wells of Damascus, PA:

Eileen Hennessy of Lake Huntington, NY:

Smile and say hi, even if the other person is rude and does not say hello back. Make them aware that you are talking to them and say have a nice day. Give them a big smile.

Denise Connolly of Bethel, NY:

Tom Kappner of Kenoza Lake, NY

Dissipating the hullabaloo (or turning down the heat)

If you could make one suggestion to turn down the heat, or dissipate the hullaboloo that is going on in our world, our nation, our county or individually, what would it be? Would you …

Denise Connolly of Smallwood, NY

I spent a lot of time at home and concentrated on enjoying every day, doing things I liked. I did many of my perennial gardens over and I am thrilled with the results. I added more beautiful koi …

‘The Seed’ by Nancy Wells of Damascus, PA

As an artist, I choose to spend a lot of time alone making art. However, since the COVID-19, I am, like most of us on the planet, pushed into a solitary existence most of the time. Drawing has kept …