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BETHEL, NY — A pair of neighborly disputes dominated discussion at the Bethel Town Board meeting on Wednesday, August 25. The first involved noise complaints about the Yasgur Road … more
KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — Blame it on the rat. A few years past, Joe Freda and Zeke Boyle were hanging out at a lakeside eatery, savoring the beer and pizza, and they figured it was high time to … more
This past year’s Covid-induced hiatus of live concerts in Sullivan County is only one of a long series of time spans when rock music struggled to be heard. After the last chords of … more
Last August, Callicoon celebrated the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock with a local tribute event of 50 acts on 10 stages in three days. One of the stages was hosted by Rafter’s Tavern, where I … more
There are some perks (IMHO) to being predictable, and my annual  “River Reporter Year-in-Review” full-color, photo-heavy trip down memory lane is one that I simultaneously look … more
The year in marijuana in New YorkGov. Andrew Cuomo wanted the legislature to legalize the recreational use of marijuana as part of the budget process in 2019. But, in March, he indicated that it … more
WHITE LAKE, NY — What a way to wrap up a season of auto racing at Bethel Motor Speedway (BMS) on Saturday and Sunday, November 2 and 3. The local quarter-mile asphalt oval presented its final … more
On August 16, the first day of the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock Music and Art Festival, the yearly ritual known as Hippie Thanksgiving was held at Hector’s Inn on Route 17B in the Town of … more
Robert Tellefsen and I are sitting in a mostly empty coffee shop, which he’s using as a canvas to illustrate his former life as a 17-year-old in Greenwich Village in the midst of the 1960s folk … more
KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — The businesses on State Route 55 through Kauneonga Lake closed down as did the road for a time on July 27, as the Bethel Peace Parade sauntered down the highway. The … more
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