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Local media is often a perfect reflection of its community. Case in point: River Reporter. Thoughtful columns presented alongside news of the towns, high school sports and environmental concerns … more
Local newspapers prove their value as hometown news outlets by ensuring the health, safety and functioning of a robust democracy. These local outlets are disappearing across America and with their … more
When we spoke, Chris Tambini had been on the town board for six weeks. He finds it interesting and is challenged and engaged with all the work that goes into town business. It’s different, … more
“Foundations” is a monthly series examining the fundamentals of local government, talking about how government works and how it impacts people’s lives at the local level. This week, … more
MONTICELLO, NY — The taxable status of the Care Center at Sunset Lake has been a thorn in the county’s side for some time. The county transferred the deed to its adult care center in … more
As I’m sitting here, the sun is out and the temperature is 50 degrees. Spring fever is starting to kick in and with it the millions of things to do to get crops planted, pastures ready, and a … more
Starting with this article, “Foundations” is a monthly series examining the fundamentals of local government, talking about how government works and how it impacts people’s lives at … more
These long winter months sure can be monotonous. We try to break things up a bit with dinners and lunches out in our local restaurants. Support small, support local! Here are a few of our very own … more
JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — Almost a decade ago, researchers looked at 10 communities to find out whether there really were economic benefits to shopping locally. The Chicago-based study found that … more
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LAKE LUZERNE, NY — New York State Christmas tree farms contribute $13.8 million to the economy, a news release from the state department of agriculture announced. And New York ranks sixth in … more
Find some Christmas magic in Narrowsburg on Sunday NARROWSBURG, NY — The Tusten Youth Commission will create Christmas wonder in Narrowsburg, with a celebration featuring a tree-lighting, … more
HONESDALE, PA — Jim Hamill didn’t do much campaigning when he ran for a seat on Honesdale Borough Council. A week ahead of the 2021 municipal elections, he posted to his personal Facebook … more
The weather outside is frightful, but normal; Narrowsburg is delightful. Play local. Buy local. Celebrate local. There are many wonderful things to do while waiting for Santa Claus to arrive or … more
Electoral process won in Highland As an observer living in the next town over, I think that turnout in Highland was magnificent—729 voters—and that the town had two candidates vying … more
Youth Advisory Grant applications available WAYNE COUNTY — This year, the Wayne County Community Foundation is awarding $6,000 in mini-grants for projects or programs that will benefit … more
Anybody remember the Borg? Minds entangled into one entity, the Borg operated as a unit. They got things done. There was no dissent. They believed alike, they acted alike. They were also really … more
LIBERTY, NY—The Sunset Lake Local Development Corporation (LDC), Sullivan County and Infinite Care Management formally signed an agreement last week. Infinite Care will act as consultants on … more
Cavage and Sudigala at the Cooperage HONESDALE, PA — Guitar/banjo bluegrass duo Cavage and Sudigala will perform at the Cooperage’s outdoor Pocket Park on Saturday, August 28 starting … 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
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