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MONTICELLO, NY — Health and family services committee chair Nadia Rajsz opened her September 9 meeting with a moment of silence for the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks. John … more
What's new in the Upper Delaware region September 16 to 22 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
REGION — High prices, low inventory, bidding wars: There’s been a scramble to buy properties in our bucolic area for the past year or two, and according to local real estate brokers, … more
School is starting and the COVID-19 delta variant is wreaking havoc with children. What’s a parent to do? This is a hard question to answer definitively. What we know from the experts is … more
What's new in the Upper Delaware Region 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
Homesteading. It’s the latest topic for those of us who want a simpler life. We want to get back to basics. But how do we get started and how do we make our homestead successful? How do we … more
Late summer is upon us. The August doldrums. Everything feels heavy and slow, and the mass of home-repair projects I planned, for when it finally stopped raining… hasn’t … more
Watercolor students hold a show HONESDALE, PA — A diverse group of people gather together every Friday afternoon with a common interest. Kenan Burns, Barbara Cuffe, Karen Lutz, Dale Porto, … more
This month I was dallying around, nursing my writer’s block, until I reached my wits’ end trying to come up with a topic for this newspaper column.  As deadline loomed, I … more
HURLEYVILLE, NY — The spirit of exploration drives education at all levels of the Homestead School, a Montessori school with campuses in Glen Spey and Hurleyville. Starting this fall, Homestead … more
COCHECTON, NY — A new homeschooling initiative is set to open at the Cochecton Presbyterian Church, one that blends scholarship and scripture. The Cochecton Christian Homeschooling … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY — When the house burned at the corner of Route 42 and Fraser Road in Kiamesha Lake on August 2, the Monticello fire department and multiple others responded, rescued people … more
Who counts as essential? For Alvarez, it was clear: nursing home staff and corrections officers, who had no choice about going to work. more
REGION — Welcome, new residents. Welcome, visitors!  Here are some more suggestions on how to get along, how to settle in and what to watch out for. There’s a lot of wisdom out … more
Regardless of my age, size of my property, or financial situation, I plant. It is my therapy. I can talk to plants and they don’t answer, much like many expensive therapists. Gardening … more
Hey, chicken tenders! It’s Kristin, from the Chicken Librarian, here to tell you all about feeding those beautiful birds. If you caught us in the last Our County Home, you learned all about getting started with keeping chickens. This time, let’s dive in to discussing how to feed your birds. You’d think it was pretty straightforward, and it is, but there are a few things you need to know. more
This past year has been a challenge for many of us. Having to stay home, social distance and, in some cases, isolate, it’s no wonder we turn to our homes for comfort. One of the ways to create a comfortable home is to get organized and get rid of clutter. Organizing means different things to different people. With some, it’s paring down; others need more storage; and for most of us, it is a little of both. more
“I lived through the 1994 earthquake, and almost everything I had broke,” said Jonathan Charles Fox, River Reporter columnist and photojournalist. The Northridge Earthquake taught him that stuff “is not the be-all and end-all of existence.” more
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