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LOOKOUT, PA — Back in 1865, just after the Civil War, William Holbert and John D. Branning built a sawmill. Wood was a major industry back then. Wood for houses. Wood for heat. Wood could be … more
Many archeologists believe that the Munsee, a branch of the Lenape, a Native American tribe of Algonquin culture, may have lived along the banks of the Upper Delaware as early as 12,000 years ago, … more
When my now 37-year-old son, Zac, was a baby, his word for water was “uwa.” His name for the Upper Delaware was “The Big Uwa.” Interestingly, this young toddler understood … more
House explosion near Hawley PAUPACK TWP, PA — Last Sunday around 6:20 a.m., Lakeville Fire Department and others responded to a house explosion in Paupack Township. One victim was located … more
TRISTATE AREA —  The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) on Thursday, September 10 voted to hold off on either approving or denying  the permit for the proposed Gibbstown Liquefied … more
What's going on in your community September 10 to September 16 more
REGION —  Flood risk throughout the U.S. might be substantially higher than estimated by the federal government, based on new data published by a nonprofit research group. Its report, … more
MILFORD, PA — Social distancing requirements have relegated most political campaigns to remain somewhat impersonal: phone banking, yard signs and television ads. Last Sunday, however, Rep. Matt … more
And just like that, summer draws to a close. Oh, sure, officially it ain’t over until September 22, but we in the Upper Delaware River region know it’s all downhill from here. And by … more
What's going on in health and wellness September 3 to 9 more
NARROWSBURG, NY — The old expression “there’s safety in numbers” doesn’t seem to apply to Route 97 between Barryville and Port Jervis. Especially not during summer 2020, … more
UPPER DELAWARE RIVER — With the ability to ‘walk’ on land, and breathe air, the northern snakehead (Channa argus), called by some “Frankenfish,” poses a real threat to … more
What do snakes, insects and mushrooms have in common? For starters, each shares habitat with us here in the Upper Delaware River region and are active at this time of year, making it more likely we … more
GLEN SPEY, NY — Among other items of business, the Lumberland Town Board passed two solar-related resolutions at its monthly meeting on August 12.  The first was to authorize the vote … more
What's going on in arts, leisure and community August 13 to 19 more
COCHECTON, NY — We want them to come. We hope that they will. But, when they come in great numbers, they sometimes overwhelm the very resources designed to serve them. That is the case with … more
‘The best person, no matter the party’ I try to imagine who would not vote for Jen Metzger. It would have to be someone who doesn’t follow the news in local papers, has no idea … more
As August arrives, you may have noticed some purple flowers starting to pop out from road-sides, or perhaps along your favorite fishing lake or pond. You may even spot a few in a field by your home. … more
Fly fishing is a fragile and fickle sport. By that, I don’t mean to imply that rivers are fragile, or that trout are fragile, although, in some instances, both are. What I do mean is, unlike a … more
The Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River includes parts of five counties: Sullivan, Delaware and Orange in New York, and Pike and Wayne in Pennsylvania, and occupies more than 50,000 acres. … more
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