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River Reporter's publisher, Laurie Stuart, stands outside the office.
One of my biggest takeaways of 2023 has been how much national news coverage there has been about the importance  of newspapers to the community and to democracy. You can imagine, as I enter my …
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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 …
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Letters to the editor
A response from Jeffrey M. Haas

Well, it’s February so it’s appropriate that we are in the Groundhog Day of shoddy, divisive journalism lacking integrity that is the River Reporter. Another Haas hit piece, another …

My view from the bridge

  We continue to gather at sundown, to hold candles and signs in memory of the growing thousands of children killed and for calls for a cease-fire.  The horror in Gaza of so …

my view
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According to Marc Molinaro (HR-19th), Sullivan County Head Start, Inc. (SCHS) had received enough money to stay open through March 2024 and, with PROPER PAPERWORK, would have received additional …
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Elizabeth Eckford suffered the epithets of an angry mob as, books in arms, she strode toward the front door of Little Rock Central High School in 1957. “Lynch her! Lynch her!” a neatly …
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Blogs

Nothin's perfect

It's good to know that we don't have to be perfect to be loveable.

Purposefulness & determination

I encountered the life and legacy of Rev. Howard Thurman in seminary. It was there that I learned that Thurman was the direct link between  Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr.  …

The researcher is the writer

Richard Kluger seems to like to sink his teeth into complex subjects and set them in terms of sweeping societal concepts. His two best-known works are Simple Justice , generally regarded as the …