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We’re all connected. That’s the beauty in rural living. Everyone is connected to someone else. And while that’s probably a truism for existence itself—we are all … more
You never know who is going to be on the other end of the phone. On Tuesday this week, it was a father who had just learned that Narrowsburg Home had closed and he was desperate to locate his 40-year … more
It was raining and beautiful on the way to Hancock on Thursday morning. It was foggy and it seemed perfect to go rather slowly, to enjoy the leaves and the subtle glow of the … more
One of the best things about being out and about in the Upper Delaware is that I get to experience the bonds of community first hand. The bonds were evident on Saturday at the Barryville Farmers … more
One of my most favorite parts of my job is handing out papers at local events. I like to walk through the crowd, displaying a copy of the paper and say to people: "Copy of the local … more
In a few short weeks, a new study of the Upper Delaware will be released. Entitled "Making Connections: Roots of Prosperity in NY & PA's Upper Delaware River Region. (Two … more
I was surprised and not surprised when I read the news that the Upper Delaware Scenic Byway was moving ahead with the placement of a visitor’s center at the train depot in Callicoon. … more
I have often thought that our editorial staff meetings could be live-streamed. I find the conversations stimulating. Yesterday we were talking about a letter that arrived via the mail humorously … more
When I arrived in 1978, Narrowsburg’s Main Street was in decline. I have a vivid memory of a women’s shop that Betty Kelly vigilantly ran.  In the window was a woman’s … more
Krissy Smith beams when she talks about her purchase of the Callicoon Theater, and former owner Jim Kayton couldn’t be more pleased. At a meet and greet at The River Reporter on … more
There’s a first time for everything!  And for me, this week, it was participating in the Wayne County Junior 4-H Livestock Sale. The livestock auction is the culmination of hard work by … more
I had the honor this week to facilitate a board retreat for the Living Legacy Project. (I have been facilitating this working board retreat for the last three years and am grateful to the amazing … more
I, like many others I am sure, go to fairs and festivals to experience the food. So you can imagine that I was all in when my husband Stephen suggested that we attend the Sullivan County Latin … more
When I received the invitation to the Kartrite Business Blender, the thing that caught my eye was that the affair was catered by Mr. Willy. Mr. Willy, aka Bill Sipos, has been serving up food in … more
I was delighted to find my way to the cemetery of the Old Congregational Church in Barryville for the Shohola Railroad Disaster Memorial Observance last Sunday, July 15. It took me a couple of tries … more
I was running into town to drop of my Riverfest poster.  I had been working on it much of the day, and was delighted to head into town around 3 p.m. the day it was due. As I headed down the hill … more
The Art of the Press was impressive! At its center was old-time basic printing: the lifelong work of Ed Kraus. Posters, tickets, signs. And all around the edges was an artistic eye and the honoring … more
I like newspapers. I like the thought of newspapers. I like newspapers as a way for everyone to have access to the same information. It is a place and a space where there is a communal representation … more
A Christmas prayer for peace   Creative spirit, friends, loved ones, hear our Christmas prayer.   Let there be peace in our hearts and in the hearts of others.  In the heart of the … more
The rhythm of my life as publisher is emerging. Maybe. All I know is that I’m loving being out and about -- taking pictures, talking to people. My weekend started with a visit to the Barryville … more
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