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CALLICOON, NY — “When I first came here,” said Dr. Paul Salzberg, the now-retired doctor for patients in a broad stretch of the Delaware River corridor, “the hospital had 30 … more
LIBERTY. NY — Substance use disorders harm everyone they touch. They harm people who use drugs, they harm the families and friends of those people, and they harm the communities that they … more
What's new in the Upper Delaware Region September 2 to 8 more
We’ve reached a point in the COVID-19 pandemic where things have begun to relax and return to normal. Despite the surge in new cases, attributed to the Delta variant, the country seems to be … more
What's new in the Upper Delaware region June 24 to 30 more
MONTICELLO, NY — The public safety committee is just one committee that meets on Thursdays at the Sullivan County Government Center. You can stream the meetings, or go in person. You can even give public comment. 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
Fostering stability MONTICELLO, NY — At last Thursday’s meeting of the Sullivan County Legislature, John Liddle told the story of a Sullivan County baby who was born with drugs in … more
Wayne County restaurant catches fire MOUNT PLEASANT TOWNSHIP, PA — A structure fire at The Red Schoolhouse restaurant located on Bethany Turnpike was reported around 2 p.m. last Sunday. No … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Everyone knows that addiction to opioids is a real problem, and the county recently zeroed in on the situation by creating a multi-faceted task force. On Wednesday, October … more
MONTICELLO, NY — In 1995, when deaths from AIDS were at their peak, 50,876 Americans died.* In 2017, American deaths from opioids stand at 70,237 AIDS has a treatment now but no cure. … more
TOWN OF LIBERTY — The details are sparse. But what there was to report shows that cannabis farming has its shadow side.  And it’s here in Sullivan County. At the last … more
Court case against local fire companies dismissed KINGSTON, NY — A Third Judicial District Supreme Court Justice has dismissed a case against four fire companies—Liberty Fire District, … more
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ALBANY, NY — The effort to hold opioid manufacturers and distributors liable for some of the damage the opioid crisis has caused in New York State started with municipalities. In 2017, Sullivan … more
GOSHEN, NY — Our neighbors, friends and families are suffering and dying. Reversing the opioid epidemic will encompass and call for the help of entire communities. Catholic Charities of … more
CANAAN TOWNSHIP, PA — Wayne County Coroner Edward Howell has determined that Gary Fama, an inmate at United State Penitentiary (USP) Canaan who died in September, died from the pharmacological … more
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