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HONESDALE, PA — It’s a chilly winter day, but beneath the transparent roof of Honesdale High School’s (HHS) sun-filled, humid greenhouse, it feels a lot like summer. At about 10:15 … more
Delaware River Solar open house CALLICOON, NY — Delaware River Solar (DRS) will host an open house on Wednesday, March 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. to celebrate DRS’s new location at 33 Lower … more
A central prayer of the Jewish High Holy Day period invokes a plea to God that we not be cast off in old age or abandoned when our strength has abated. And the Bible in Leviticus 19 mandates that … more
Approximately 45 people turned out for a frigid twilight rally at the Sullivan County Courthouse where those who spoke publicly emphasized social and political unity, social justice, religious … more
As the alarming realities of climate change continue to come into focus, there is a renewed urgency for solutions that can ultimately save our planet. The scientific and environmental communities … more
There comes a time in every kid’s life when they dream about becoming a firefighter, an airplane pilot, a farmer, a teacher, or even the president of these United States, since it would appear … more
In theory, having a little “down time” is not a bad thing, but there’s something to be said for that old proverb about “idle hands being the devil’s plaything,” … 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
When Wayne County was established in 1798, the Pennsylvania Legislature designated Milford as the county seat. Citizens of the northern part of the new county were seriously dissatisfied, and on … more
HARRISBURG, PA — Leaders in the PA House of Representatives announced the chamber will take up a bipartisan package of bills to reform Pennsylvania’s probation and parole system, to … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — The Tusten Town Board was not phased by code enforcement officer Jim Crowley’s bad news that the new restrooms planned for the community hall would not be large enough … more
So, here’s the thing: I’m not actually as sociable as I appear in public. While I truly enjoy getting out and about, and I feel genuinely delighted to meet up, schmooze with and … more
William Howell Foster was the son of Isaac P. Foster, Honesdale pioneer and business partner of Jason Torrey. Foster and Torrey built and opened the first general store and were involved in virtually … more
The problem: The paint on the bathroom walls is badly chipped, has in fact been chipping away since I was a toddler. more
JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — If you wanted to see a small family-farm operation up close and personal, the Hilly Acres Farm Fest was just the ticket. The annual one-day open house at the Hahn family … more
If you have ever had to euthanize a pet, you know it is an extremely difficult and emotional process. The euthanasia process itself was a strong topic of discussion at the end of the NYS Legislative … more
While the above title is the catchphrase for the CBS summer reality show “Big Brother,” and I’ve yet to miss (don’t judge!) any of the show’s 21 seasons, have no … more
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Once upon a time, we all lived in the kitchen.That was when the kitchen was most of, if not all of, the house. We’ve come around to that again. There’s a reason the kitchen is … more
A few local shops The Vintage House, 4910 NY-52, Jeffersonville, NY845/482-6001 Domesticities & the Cutting Garden,  4055 NY-52, Youngsville, NY845/482-3333 Antique Center of … more
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