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MONTICELLO, NY — “Our police are repeatedly confronting people [whom] they have just brought up to the hospital,” said district attorney Meagan Galligan at the June 3 public safety meeting. “They’ve just brought them up, they’ve told the doctor, ‘This person’s in crisis, he needs help, he needs three days of treatment,’ and they’re immediately released. And that person is back on the street before the police officer is done writing the incident report at the station.” more
(NAPS)—Sunshine and warm weather have many people thinking about new workout options. If you’re ready to kickstart your fitness routine—but want to do so safely—consider these three simple … more
(NAPSI)—Enabling K-12 schools to reopen for in-person learning is a high priority for parents, communities and governments. In fact, President Biden’s National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Whoever said “start small” wasn’t trying to raise a county’s health ranking. The problems driving it are complex. But Sullivan County’s health and family services department—and many, many community organizations—have a plan and are getting to work. more
HONESDALE, PA —For people who have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, recreational boxing is one of the best ways out there to stay active, Rolland Grote said. more
Minicomputers and tablets available to access health and wellness programs PIKE COUNTY, PA — The Pike County Area Agency on Aging (PAAA) offers many health and wellness programs to help … more
HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne County Commissioners had a trio of recognitions to make at last Thursday’s public meeting. The proceedings were moved from their regular meeting room to the … more
What's going on in health, wellness and community May 6 to 12 more
Have you heard the unattributed quote, “Holding onto a grudge is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die”? I find it rather apropos. When you hold onto wrongs you think … more
(NAPSI)—After nearly a year at home and with access to more exercise resources and choices, including online workouts and classes, it’s easier than ever before to exercise from the comfort of … more
(NAPSI)—Backyarding—the trend to use the backyard for everything from tele-working to working out to relaxing—has a different purpose for each person. Identifying your backyard’s role in your … more
(NAPSI)—Does your college graduate need health insurance? Perhaps this is the last thing you are asking yourself but may be among the most significant. About one in five people in their 20s do not … more
REGION — If the answers were easy, the county’s health ranking would be raised. To figure out why Sullivan County is 61 out of 62 counties in low health outcomes, we looked at a buffet … more
Sullivan County, briefly Snippets from last Friday’s special meeting By ANNEMARIE SCHUETZ Discretionary funds MONTICELLO, NY — Attendance was slim for the Sullivan County … more
What's going on in arts, leisure and community April 22 to 28 more
MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County’s back down to #61. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation recently released the new health rankings from the County Health Rankings and Roadmaps program. … more
REGION — So far, New York has offered no guidance for summer camps in 2021, according to the American Camp Association’s map (www.bit.ly/nycamps16). That goes for both day camps and … more
The following are 10 things we can do (or refrain from doing) as individuals to reduce our impact on the planet that collectively will make a huge difference: Turn off lights in any unoccupied … more
PENNSYLVANIA — The PA Department of Health has laid out a path toward making the COVID-19 vaccine available to everyone in the commonwealth who wants it. In keeping with the Biden … more
What’s new in the Upper Delaware region April 1-7 more
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