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Okay, so it wasn’t that long ago, 13 days to be precise. And I don’t think I can call 30 miles an intergalactic trip, but my annual trek to the Pine Bush UFO Fair is always out of this … more
Port Jervis lynching to be discussed PORT JERVIS, NY — On June 2, 1892, Robert Lewis, a Black citizen, was lynched on East Main Street in Port Jervis, NY. Fueled by a rumor he had raped a … more
Trees are wonderful for many reasons, ranging from aesthetic to functional to mysterious. One of the more tantalizing trees is the hawthorn, valued for its unusual attributes and the folklore … more
August is a month for making memories. School starts back up and parents document the first days with admittedly more glee than their young academicians. The final days of summer are celebrated … more
Third dose of Moderna, Pfizer available for immune-compromised at Wayne Memorial HONESDALE, PA — Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC) is offering a third dose of the COVID-19 … more
HONESDALE, PA – If the fanatic fans of demolition derby at the 159th Wayne County Fair had had their say, former president Donald J. Trump would have taken gold at the ever-thrilling demo … more
So for something completely different, I have a song stuck in my head. I know, it happens a lot. I guess it’s just how my feeble brain works. It’s just that I’ve listened to a lot … more
An af-fair to remember [Photo gallery]
HONESDALE, PA — On Thursday, August 12, the 159th Wayne County Fair (August 6-14, 2021) featured a series of 10 hot, paced harness races in front of the grandstands. Starting with the first … more
HONESDALE, PA — The 159th annual Wayne County Fair drew crowds and celebrated a return to normal life. Sponsored by the Wayne County Cooperative Agricultural Society, the fair has long been … more
Support the Wayne County 4-H livestock sale Hi, my name is Laynee Nugent, and I am a member of the Waymart Horizon’s 4-H Club. I am writing this letter to inform you about this year’s … more
If, as the old Simon and Garfunkel song suggests, I could actually make the morning last, I’d likely feel better about my time management, but alas and alack—I’m a little behind the … more
While it may seem that spring has just sprung and fall is a long ways away, folks are already thinking about the catalyst events of the year: namely, the county fair. We just found out that the Wayne … more
River Reporter wins eight BNC awards ONLINE — This year, the New York Press Association hosted its spring conference and Better Newspaper Contest (BNC) Awards online on April 8 and … more
After taking a year off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wayne County Fair Board of Directors said the end-of-summer traditition is scheduled to return August 6 to August 14. The board of … more
I was slightly nervous about going in for a COVID-19 test. Even though I had no reason to suspect that I might have contracted the dreaded virus, my doctor recommended it as “a matter of … more
Town of Thompson Fall Clean Up  TOWN OF THOMPSON, NY –Town of Thompson residents located outside the Village of Monticello can dispose of up to 500 pounds of household materials at no … more
KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — The passage of time flows across our world like vapors rising from on a misty morning. And like the wind, the history of motorsports repeats itself—if not in … more
What's going on in the Upper Delaware June 11 to June 17 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
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