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What's new in the Upper Delaware region September 16 to 22 more
HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne County Commissioners seek a qualified individual or company to join a public-private venture intended to bolster the local dairy industry in its position as a … more
According to the Census Bureau, 24.6 percent of Wayne County’s people are over 65. In Pike, it’s 23.5 percent. In Sullivan County, NY: 19.3 percent. In rural areas nationally, that … more
CALLICOON, NY — Backed by Sullivan County’s Republican legislative chairman, a Republican state senator and a range of local leaders from both parties, Rep. Antonio Delgado announced the … more
For something completely different, I’m having issues. This time, it’s my eyes, which is “serious, and nothing to fool around with” according to my ophthalmologist, as if I … more
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Matt Cartwright (PA-08) wants to see the reinstatement of a federal council first established by President Obama and later dissolved by President Trump. Named the White … more
CALLICOON, NY — The newly launched Rural America Chamber of Commerce, founded by Callicoon resident Sherri Powell, aims to boost rural economies nationwide while also advocating for … more
“Four hundred and eight thousand, six hundred and eighty-seven Americans are dead. Americans. Americans. Americans.” Toni Young, founder and executive director of the Washington, … more
What's going on his health and wellness February 4 to 10 more
What's new in the Upper Delaware region December 10 to December 16 more
HONESDALE, PA — At a time when the reliability of local health systems seems more important than ever, the Wayne County Commissioners heard from two major community health care providers in … more
  By TED WADDELL CALLICOON CENTER, NY — On Sunday afternoon, October 25, Sen. Jen Metzger informally met with several residents of Bethlehem Road to help them celebrate finally … more
Does a dirt road have any bearing on the well-being of a fish? It might surprise you to learn that it does—enough to warrant the attention and activism of Trout Unlimited (TU), a leading … more
Sullivan 180 names new director FERNDALE, NY — Last Monday, Sullivan 180 announced Amanda Langseder as the nonprofit’s director. “Langseder brings extensive experience in … more
FORESTBURGH, NY — Pandemic shutdown notwithstanding, Deborah Jagel of Cabins & Canoes Real Estate has sold 17 homes in the past two months. That sounds like a lot. “It … more
Lack of access to high-speed internet is a common complaint in rural areas like ours. Long before COVID-19 was a threat to public health, New York families and businesses without high-speed internet … more
Drive down Callicoon’s Main Street and you’ll see cars parked at the closed library, everyone inside bending over their screens. In the age of social distancing, this is how you get … more
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In 2015, Verizon Wireless decided not to accept $170 million in Connect America Fund (CAF) dollars to help expand broadband in the state. But instead of giving the funding to … more
WASHINGTON, DC — A bill introduced by Rep. Antonio Delgado on October 24 would provide $50 billion dollars in block grants targeted at rural communities that sometimes have trouble negotiating … more
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