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HONESDALE, PA — At a July 16 meeting, Wayne County Commissioners Brian Smith and Jocelyn Cramer spoke in defense of the board’s third commissioner, Joe Adams, who has been facing … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Just slow down. That’s the message people are sending to the Sullivan County Legislature when it comes to the decision to sell the Care Center at Sunset … more
All week I’ve been fixated on images of peaceful protest met by tear gas, diminished by riot. Some images are current, sparked by the police killing of George Floyd. Other images are memory. I … more
HONESDALE, PA —Every week, the Wayne County Commissioners take a moment during their meeting to ask, “Does anyone wish to make public comment?” And most weeks, nobody from the … more
HONESDALE, PA — On Thursday, June 18, Honesdale residents held an anti-police brutality protest for the third week in a row, but this was the first to start outside of the vicinity of Honesdale … more
Letters to the editor June 25 to July 1 more
On June 4, a peaceful protest was held in Honesdale’s Central Park. The assembly of hundreds in solidarity for equality and justice was a proud day for our community. I* was proud to be a … more
“Your fear is a ring in your noseby which you may be led around at will.” — Hu Sei Dat Columnists are not exactly essential. So, in these economically unstable times, I count … more
HONESDALE, PA — For the second consecutive week, demonstrators in Honesdale gathered in Central Park and lined up and down Church Street, holding signs in support of the Black Lives Matter … more
HONESDALE, PA — A slate of Wayne County residents attended the Wayne County Commissioner’s meeting on Thursday, June 11 to voice their concerns about the community’s susceptibility … more
Within the journalism community, there’s outrage over the assaults our fellow journalists have endured covering the unrest in America sparked by the death of a black man, George Floyd, in … more
REGION — Small town America often exempts itself from events that roil streets elsewhere. Not this time. The response to the May 25 killing of Minneapolis resident George Floyd by police … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — A sudden bout of rain made the eight minutes and 46 seconds demonstrators spent kneeling on the gravely Narrowsburg Bridge all the more poignant Saturday afternoon, June … more
HONESDALE, PA — Despite a falsehood spread on social media beforehand and threats of violence during, the peaceful protest in Honesdale’s Central Park Thursday, drew hundreds determined … more
CALLICOON, NY — Janus Adams is now an Emmy-award winning journalist, author, entrepreneur and radio host. But she was once a nervous little girl standing in front of the most prolific American … more
LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — Hundreds of demonstrators congregated at the Livingston Manor Free Library Saturday, June 5 at about 11 a.m. The crowd spanned generations, from toddlers holding signs … more
What's going on in the Upper Delaware June 11 to June 17 more
HONESDALE, PA — Three young Honesdale residents, Olivia Galarza, Aleah Slish and Amanda DeMasi, recently scheduled a peaceful protest in Honesdale’s central park, following a nationwide … more
Haven’t we been here before? I’m thinking of 1968, also an election year, when a major crisis (Vietnam War then, COVID-19 pandemic now) and economic turmoil (rampant inflation then, … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Monticello native Cristal Staten, the daughter of a police officer, spoke to the diverse crowd that gathered in front of the Sullivan County Courthouse on May 31 for a Black … more
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