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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) joins the rest of the nation in celebrating Women’s History Month. Our Cabinet-level agency is committed to supporting women through … more
What's going on in arts, leisure and the community March 24 to 30 more
The history of the Hawley Silk Mill HAWLEY, PA — Tony Waldron, Pike County commissioner, will be the guest speaker at the Shohola Railroad and Historical Society (SRHS) meeting at 7 p.m. on … more
The Delaware Valley Arts Alliance (DVAA) is about halfway through its 2022 Salon Series this year, and since there’s a nice variety of programming, offered both in person and online, I pondered … more
Calling young poets in Sullivan County SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — The first all-county Sullivan Youth Poetry Festival will take place on Saturday, April 2 at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts from … more
What's going on in arts, leisure and the community February 3 to 9 more
NARROWSBURG, NY — The Fort Delaware Museum of Colonial History in Narrowsburg will have new on-site leadership beginning in 2022. Callison Stratton has been hired as the director, and Alexis … more
Recycle your holidays HONESDALE, PA — Once all the excitement of Christmas morning has come and gone, you might get overwhelmed by the great mass of mess: boxes, paper and other … more
Country legend Mickey Barnett has earned a full trophy case of awards throughout his career. He found a national audience with singles like “Just a Memory,” “Gone,” and … more
Youth Advisory Grant applications available WAYNE COUNTY — This year, the Wayne County Community Foundation is awarding $6,000 in mini-grants for projects or programs that will benefit … more
The mystery of Joseph Skinner, and other Upper Delaware horrors NARROWSBURG, NY — Cushetunk resident Joseph Skinner is believed to be the first European murdered in the Upper Delaware River … more
BARRYVILLE, NY — Name after name was read aloud. A bell tolled after each one, solemn and small. A volley of shots from flintlock rifles rang through the forest. And the fallen of the Battle of Minisink were remembered. more
WMCHC moves COVID vaccine administration from public clinics to offices HONESDALE, PA — After administering more than 31,000 COVID-19 vaccines over the past six months, Wayne Memorial … more
“History is a pile of debris.” — Laurie Anderson Let’s face it: History is a big bleeping mess. Civilizations, cultures, battles, empires, peasants, generals, advances, … more
PORT JERVIS, NY — On June 2, more than 70 people gathered in Port Jervis, NY to commemorate the memory of Robert Lewis, a Black man who was lynched on that date in 1892. The walk was organized by the Friends of Robert Lewis, a group of individuals dedicated to preserving his memory and advocating for racial justice. While the walks have occurred on an individual basis for a decade, the group first assembled in 2019, starting an initiative that gained steam following the death of George Floyd. more
With my camera, that is. Truth be told, it was never my ambition to be a photographer. I began my career in writing long ago but invariably relied on others to provide images for content when … more
We’ve come a long way from Rosina Bulwer-Lytton. She’s the woman who was forcibly committed to an insane asylum despite being completely sane. Her only problem was that she threatened … more
When I moved to Narrowsburg in 1978, Main Street was filled with women leaders. Gladys Maas was in charge at the Narrowsburg Feed Mill. Stella Ropke was manager at the River Bank, in the original … more
Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by Black Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. Also known as African American History Month, the event … more
CALLICOON, NY — In August 1963, a young Janus Adams and her mother left their home in the Bronx at 3 a.m., arrived in Harlem and boarded a bus full of demonstrators headed for the … more
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