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BETHEL, NY – Lake Superior State Park in Bethel, operated by Sullivan County, will temporarily close for the July 4 weekend, starting the evening of Thursday, July 2 and running through the morning of Monday, July 6. more
NEW YORK — It wasn’t one particular incident that drove New York City-based artist Bernard Solco to think hard about leaving the city for the country. It was changes piling on and … more
HONESDALE, PA — When the Wayne County Emergency Food Relief Fund completed its final distribution day in May, Tannis Kowalchuk wasn’t ready to stop. The local government’s goal with … more
MONTICELLO, NY — The county revenue figures at the Sullivan County town hall on June 15 town were sobering. A potential state aid cut of 20 percent or more. Sales tax receipts down. Other … more
To wear or not to wear a mask is the question. With it, we weigh whether we approve or disapprove of some outside authority telling us what to do. With it, we weigh our sense of whether we are … more
 Staying sober while quarantined isn’t easy, but Sullivan County has people to help  SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Lockdown has been a challenge for all of us, but for people in … more
Do any of us know what lies ahead? Is it really possible to predict the future? Some say “yes,” but me? Well, I can’t even tell you what I’ll have for dinner tonight, much … more
WAYNE COUNTY, PA —  With all Pennsylvania counties now in the yellow or green phase of reopening in the face of the COVID-19 outbreak, Gov. Tom Wolf announced Friday that Wayne County will … more
I have loads of tote bags. I have them at home, at my country home, in my office at school and I keep some in the back of my car. On occasion, I use them to carry shopping bags. They are nice and … more
HONESDALE, PA — At a June 2 meeting of the Wayne County Cooperative Agricultural Society Directors and Associate Directors, it was decided to cancel the 2020 Wayne County Fair, joining many … more
For the first time in my 13 years on the Sullivan West School Board, I felt compelled to vote in opposition to the resolution adopting the 2020-21 school budget. In the past, there were individual … more
NATIONWIDE — Canadian scientists at the University of Lethbridge have produced a study that shows that some strains of cannabis can reduce the amount of the COVID-19 virus that enters a human … more
Letters to the editor May 14 to 20 more
 It was seemingly overnight that the coronavirus outbreak turned our lives upside down. Our main streets were shuttered, schools closed and everything around us came to a screeching halt. To … more
Reporting this, I learned something important. Seniors want to share their experiences and their knowledge, but they’re private. Sometimes it’s because they grew up in an era when you … more
Everyone’s life has been turned upside down during this time of coronavirus; I’d bet that none of us know a single person who hasn’t been affected. Everything has had to be … more
It’s obvious that this pandemic has rearranged the world. None of us saw it coming, but the immediate weight of our survival has shifted onto one group in particular: those employed at your … more
SOUTH FALLSBURG, NY – Sullivan County Public Health Services announces a COVID-19 testing site in South Fallsburg will operate this Monday, May 4. Public Health is collaborating with Hudson … more
Well, it’s official—I’m losin’ it. After six weeks in quarantine, I’ve apparently misplaced my ability to communicate clearly with the outside world. I’ve annoyed … more
Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced a Plan for Pennsylvania that will provide citizens and businesses relief, allow for a safe and expedient reopening, and lay a road to recovery from the … more
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