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My friend Herbert (not his real name, of course) is, fundamentally, a very decent guy. He works hard in a dirty job (he’s in one of the building trades), plays in some bands, is devoted to … more
At a commissioner’s meeting on July 10, Wayne County resident Robert Suhosky, quoted in Wayne-Pike News, used the word “nutjob” to describe someone (myself) who has been calling for … more
HONESDALE, PA — At a July 16 meeting, Wayne County Commissioners Brian Smith and Jocelyn Cramer spoke in defense of the board’s third commissioner, Joe Adams, who has been facing … more
HONESDALE, PA — After an investigation of Wayne County Commissioner Joe Adams, who was accused of violating PA's "official oppression" statute, Wayne County District Attorney A.G. Howell has … 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
HONESDALE, PA — For yet another consecutive Wayne County Commissioners meeting, the public comment portion on July 9 became a forum for the community’s continuing conversation about the … more
Recipients announced for Delaware Highlands Conservancy scholarships HAWLEY, PA AND BETHEL, NY — The Delaware Highlands Conservancy has awarded its annual “Delaware Highlands … more
This time it’s different. This time it’s different, I thought while looking out over the crowd of mainly white faces (gathered in Central Park, Honesdale) holding up signs, clearly … more
HONESDALE, PA — On Thursday, June 18, Honesdale residents held an anti-police brutality protest for the third week in a row, but this was the first to start outside of the vicinity of Honesdale … more
CALLICOON, NY — “A Peaceful Gathering To Show Support And Solidarity, Sunday, June 7th at 2pm.” Surprise is what I felt after I saw this flyer on the Facebook group page Living in … more
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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
HONESDALE, PA — For the second consecutive week, demonstrators in Honesdale gathered in Central Park and lined up and down Church Street, holding signs in support of the Black Lives Matter … more
HONESDALE, PA — A slate of Wayne County residents attended the Wayne County Commissioner’s meeting on Thursday, June 11 to voice their concerns about the community’s susceptibility … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — A sudden bout of rain made the eight minutes and 46 seconds demonstrators spent kneeling on the gravely Narrowsburg Bridge all the more poignant Saturday afternoon, June … more
HONESDALE, PA — Despite a falsehood spread on social media beforehand and threats of violence during, the peaceful protest in Honesdale’s Central Park Thursday, drew hundreds determined … more
CALLICOON, NY — Janus Adams is now an Emmy-award winning journalist, author, entrepreneur and radio host. But she was once a nervous little girl standing in front of the most prolific American … more
LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — Hundreds of demonstrators congregated at the Livingston Manor Free Library Saturday, June 5 at about 11 a.m. The crowd spanned generations, from toddlers holding signs … more
HONESDALE, PA — Three young Honesdale residents, Olivia Galarza, Aleah Slish and Amanda DeMasi, recently scheduled a peaceful protest in Honesdale’s central park, following a nationwide … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Monticello native Cristal Staten, the daughter of a police officer, spoke to the diverse crowd that gathered in front of the Sullivan County Courthouse on May 31 for a Black … more
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