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At this time of year, our awareness of the countless things for which to be thankful is raised by the arrival of Thanksgiving. Those of us living in the regions surrounding the Delaware River are … more
CALLICOON, NY — Twenty-some years ago, I asked lifelong Callicoon resident Ed Curtis if the current boom would last. We’d just seen a big increase in home sales, after a long period of … more
PENNSYLVANIA — According to Gov. Tom Wolf and Health Secretary Rachel Levine’s weekly COVID-19 update on November 23, the commonwealth had seen a seven-day case increase of 36,133 cases, … more
Having the bulk of this election behind us feels mighty fine. A lot of political nonsense at the top tries to pull us up into a simplified realm of competitive choosing. On the ground and at the … more
HONESDALE, PA — From recent citizen input, the Greater Honesdale Partnership’s newly-revealed revitalization study, to the November 2 Honesdale Borough Council meeting, the desire to … more
In the last two weeks, we’ve used this space to ask you to vote for local papers: to become a subscriber and to support the businesses that advertise in our pages. We asked you to vote … more
The outdoors: It’s this label we have for all things natural, all things outside of our realms of control and, even as the name would so obviously indicate, anything outside of our homes, … more
In the end, the kayaker was safe at home and he didn't know that seven fire departments and the New York State Police were readying to search the river for him.  more
MONTICELLO, NY — Plans for a new park in Callicoon have hit a roadblock. A property purchase by the county that would have laid the groundwork for the new park in Callicoon was halted at … more
CALLICOON, NY — A proposed park could get a financial shot in the arm, thanks to Sen. Jen Metzger.  Located at the former Upper Delaware Campground, the tentatively named Riverside Park … more
Damascus Township, the largest of the original townships created in 1798, is still the largest.  Damascus was the site of many historic events, beginning with the first settlement of … more
And by “it” I mean ventured out into the world, which is still a little bit scary—and a little bit spooky, just in time for Halloween. Suddenly and without warning, last … more
What's going on in arts, leisure and community October 15 to 21 more
CALLICOON, NY — Francis O’Shea looks at the grassland and trees in Callicoon and sees a “small and mighty park.” It’s 42 acres of former campground along the Delaware … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — Everyone knows that garlic repels vampires and wolfsbane will keep werewolves at bay. But what, if anything, in Mother Nature’s arsenal can stop the insidious spread of … more
Before you read this, I invite you to find a comfy chair and get comfortable. Go ahead, I’ll wait. It’s been quite a year to say the least. Every so often, I forget about everything … more
Japanese Knotweed is pervasive and pernicious in the Upper Delaware River Watershed. At this time of year, when it is in bloom, it seems to be everywhere along the river plain, and along many … more
The Upper Delaware has always been known for its abundance. For its wildlife, for its natural resources, for its diversity of fish in lakes, streams and rivers. Inhabitants all, each lends its … more
DELAWARE RIVER — “We are now in the time of the fourth crow,” said Chief Chuck Gentlemoon of the Lenape Nation during a September 6 Zoom interview. “That is when we emerge … more
TRISTATE AREA —  The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) on Thursday, September 10 voted to hold off on either approving or denying  the permit for the proposed Gibbstown Liquefied … more
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