In the community
    • Bagelmaniacs wanted

      MONTICELLO, NY — Do you love bagels?  Really  love bagels? Now’s your chance to show how original you are and what …

    • There’s a new Jerk in town

      BARRYVILLE, NY — General Jerk—a Jamaican-style BBQ joint serving jerk chicken, jerk trout, classic peas and collards, and a spicy …

    • Get a dog-gone license!

       Fellow dog lovers, I’m sure you can relate. The familiar clang of your dog trotting into the room with collar tags banging against each …

Opinion
    • ‘Sparky’s Big Adventures’

      Sparky the drone dipped lower over the tree, its low-battery alarm and lights beeping frantically as I tried desperately to steer it out of the …

    • 4-H is more than animals

      At the recent 4-H STEM symposium in Pittsburgh, more than 100 youth educators and volunteers from across the nation gathered to collaborate, …

Sports
TALKING SPORTS

OCIAA names Monti’s Bassett, Mitchell senior scholar-athlete

MIDDLETOWN, NY — Monticello High School seniors Owen Bassett and Liza Mitchell have been selected as senior scholar-athletes for the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association (OCIAA).  The award is given to high school seniors “who have distinguished themselves in the classroom and in the athletic arena.” They were honored at an awards breakfast on June 2. 
TALKING SPORTS

Hard work, great rewards

LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — On June 8, the Sullivan West School District community turned out in force to celebrate the accomplishments of their Bulldogs scholar-athletes at the 2021-2022 Spring Athletic Awards presentation in the high school auditorium.
TALKING SPORTS

Waves of mountain bikers tackle Walnut Mountain

LIBERTY, NY — Legions of mountain bikers from grades six through 12 set off in waves to challenge the off-road trails of Liberty’s Walnut Mountain Park. It was the New York State National Interscholastic Cycling Association’s (NICA) Championship Race, and it brought down the curtain on the 2022 season.
Editorial
Under a brilliant sky and gentle breeze, and amid tears, smiles and laughter, the Eldred School District community came together to honor two valuable members who left us much too soon. 
Leisure

CALLICOON, NY — During the past two (very long)  COVID years, while much of the country was locked down, something extraordinary was happening in Sullivan County. Despite the challenges of …

WOODRIDGE, NY — The Maternal Infant Service Network (MISN) and the Village of Woodridge will hold a community health fair on Sunday, June 26, beginning at 1 p.m. It will take place at …
Discover water at Time and the Valleys Museum GRAHAMSVILLE, NY — This weekend, kids can learn about watersheds, the water cycle and anything to do with Catskill water beginning at 1 p.m. on …
  Newfoundland Kitchen Party at the Rock Valley Schoolhouse ROCK VALLEY, NY — On Sunday, June 26, Andrea and Jay’s Newfoundland Kitchen Party will perform at the Rock Valley …
Police Blotter
Crews search Delaware River near Stroudsburg for missing swimmer

BUSHKILL, PA- National Park Service rangers and dive team members from Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, staff from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, and volunteers from the …

Sullivan County announces major gun, drug seizures

First arrest for a violation of Dean’s Law occurs in Sullivan 

Coronavirus Updates
NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA — Ever since the COVID-19 vaccine became widely available to eligible residents across the commonwealth, the Wright Center for Community Health has been working to quell …
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