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REGION — That rural health care is in trouble is so accepted, it’s not even news. Rural Americans are more likely to die from heart disease, cancer, unintentional injury, chronic lower … more
POUGHKEEPSIE, NY — When patients living with sickle cell disease face a sickle cell crisis, blood transfusions can make a lifesaving difference. That’s why the American  Red Cross … more
In Saint Francis de Sales Cemetery in French Woods, NY, there is an obelisk-style gravestone that marks the burial plot of three small children. The stone, a narrow, four-sided pillar, stands to the … more
What's going on in arts, leisure and the community, September 2 to 8 more
Cold breeze tickling the back of your neck in winter? Don’t be in a hurry to seal around that window. The point of ventilation is “to get fresh air into a room,” Robert Dadras, … more
What's new in the Upper Delaware Region August 26 to September 1 more
It’s like the old joke about a priest, a rabbi and a duck—but different. And not necessarily funny. While I’ve had enough of cabin fever to last a lifetime, I’ve been … more
MONTICELLO, NY — The numbers keep going up. As of the August 12 health and family services committee meeting, Sullivan County public health director Nancy McGraw reported, 12 people had been … more
UPPER DELAWARE REGION — As parents worry about the highly transmissible Delta variant but want their kids back in school, decisions have generally been left in the hands of individual school … more
What's going on in your community August 12 to 18 more
Upper Delaware Council seeks consultant UPPER DELAWARE — The Upper Delaware Council is seeking an independent contractor to develop a long-term fiscal sustainability plan and/or to update a … more
It’s time to talk about ticks. For starters, May is National Lyme Disease Awareness Month, and the vexatious miniature vampires that are vectors of Lyme disease are out in full force. Over … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Unspoken as we climb out from the current pandemic: What if this happens again? Sullivan County, and New York counties in general, are working on plans, so if there’s … more
REGION — As humans cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, rabbits are dying of their own devastating plague. Highly contagious, Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease, virus type 2 (RHDV2), has mainly been … more
Two COVID-19 deaths in Sullivan County MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County reported its first two COVID-19-related deaths on March 31 as confirmed cases continue climbing past the 100 … more
Seeking nominations for ‘Do 6’ awards WAYNE COUNTY, PA — The PA Route 6 Alliance is now accepting nominations for the “Do 6” Awards to be presented at the annual … more
What researchers are calling the Wuhan coronavirus, which originated in Wuhan, China, has thus far infected more than 17,489 people in numerous countries and is responsible for some 362 deaths as of … more
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) didn’t even exist before the 1940s. Small amounts of the potentially toxic chemicals are now found, according to the Centers for Disease Control … more
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