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People watching in the country is frightfully more diverting than its city counterpart. For in the Catskills, whilst we are exposed to new faces all the time, the old faces—the … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Frog Hollow is a stream with high-quality water that supports spawning brook trout. Over the years, management of an upstream, backwater-fed pond has led to the … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — It seems that Matt Carpenter is in the news a lot lately. As recently as April of this year, a New York Times article written by Sara Clemence (www.bit.ly/TRRmcnyt) details … more
HONESDALE, PA — About five years ago, Honesdale High School’s front entrance got a makeover. The change, which included a new design for the parking circle, as well as new tiling on the … more
Halloween will soon be here, with witches, werewolves, monsters, ghosts, ghouls and goblins beginning to appear around our homes and neighborhoods. As the colorful foliage begins to fall, our … more
LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY – Driving across the Delaware River between Skinners Falls, NY and Milanville, PA requires the ability to keep all four tires firmly planted on a series of parallel … more
What's going on in your community October 10 to October 16 more
Narrowsburg NARROWSBURG, NY — “Lives Lived,” an exhibition of sculptural objects by Carole Loeffler, and “Between Something and Nothing,” an exhibit of paintings by … more
At her home in Shandelee, amateur historian and Johnny Darling recordkeeper Mia Koerner reads on of her favorite stories about the daring, charming Sullivan County Paul Bunyon. For the full story … more
October 3 to October 9 more
 In his 1949 book, “The Marvelous Adventures of Johnny Caesar Cicero Darling,” M. Jagendorf includes this tale of one of Johnny’s rafting adventures. ‘Hoops on the … more
In conjunction with his story "Whistle while you work: folk music of the Upper Delaware," Owen Walsh recorded his own rendition of this Upper Delaware working song.  Read the full story … more
These stories were published in the fall 2019 edition of Upper Delaware Magazine.  Eel got your tongue? From the Wayne County Herald, October 22, 1882"Ezra S. Coon came near losing his … more
He felled the biggest bear in the Catskill woods while just a tot, carried a gun that never missed and out-talked anyone who took him on. "When he was thirteen he could outguess and outsmart any ring-tailed roaring man." But who was Johnny Darling? more
This story was published in the 2019 fall edition of Upper Delaware Magazine.  The late Jack Niflot, Long Eddy resident, Town of Fremont historian and president of the Basket Historical … more
“It becomes very difficult to separate fact from fiction when we talk about the Native Americans,” said Sullivan County Historian John Conway, explaining that Lenape didn't leave anything in writing. “So who’s to say what’s legend and what’s fact?” more
This story was published in the Fall 2019 edition of Upper Delaware Magazine. This tale is one of several the famed Pennsylvanian folklorist Charles Skinner collected in his book, “Myths and … more
This story was originally published in the 2019 Fall edition of Upper Delaware Magazine. Folk music is enigmatic: regional yet universal, artistic but utilitarian, belonging to no one and … more
In the 19th and early 20th century, like now, people got sick. Like now, sometimes they died. But this was before antibiotics, before most vaccines, and those deaths were often from conditions that would now be preventable, curable, or at least treatable. more
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