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So here we are, four months plus into the pandemic—longer than many imagined it could ever last. Consequently, there’s been a shift in energy. Tempers flare. People often seem impatient. … more
Wayne Highlands reopening, CARES Act funding Businesses, nonprofits and municipalities can now apply for COVID-19 relief in Wayne and Pike counties. The funding is being used to offset financial … more
Hello, I am so sorry I did not have a column last week. I could give you lots of excuses—I did not realize it was Sunday, had nothing to write about, the dog ate my homework... The truth is, I … more
COVID-19: 'Good news' and enforcement Roy Den Hollander, the anti-feminist lawyer who was found dead in the Town of Rockland on Monday, has now been linked to two recent murders. Law enforcement … more
I have no qualms about the River Reporter’s front-page headline, “Tusten Goes to the Dogs,” on a recent edition. This is a local newspaper and it needs to address local issues. We … more
HONESDALE, PA — After an investigation of Wayne County Commissioner Joe Adams, who was accused of violating PA's "official oppression" statute, Wayne County District Attorney A.G. Howell has … more
Rumors and restrictions A rumor circulated through Facebook this week, saying that the Honesdale Borough Police Department is getting defunded by next year. Honesdale Borough has since released a … more
Walking around these days is different. We stop to chat with neighbors at a greater distance. Masks (which we* hope you’re all wearing) add visual dialogue and have kicked our … more
Hello, I hope you all had a great Fourth of July. As for me, I was at a party. What an amazing fireworks show around Lake Huntington; so many different families were a part of the fabulous display of … more
Fireworks debate, COVID-19 update July 4th weekend in Pennsylvania is setting off a fiery debate about the use of fireworks this year. Complaints have been pouring in about what some are calling … more
The River Reporter and Radio Catskill team up to give you a news update you can see or hear over the weekend. more
HONESDALE, PA —Every week, the Wayne County Commissioners take a moment during their meeting to ask, “Does anyone wish to make public comment?” And most weeks, nobody from the … more
Letters to the editor June 25 to July 1 more
On June 4, a peaceful protest was held in Honesdale’s Central Park. The assembly of hundreds in solidarity for equality and justice was a proud day for our community. I* was proud to be a … more
Hello everyone, I hope you are enjoying this nice weather. We had a wicked storm over the weekend. I have to say, every night I sleep with the sound of a thunder storm. When I lived in Queens, the … more
I’ve got to admit, there have been times during self-isolation that I’ve given in to my fears, many of which were exaggerated or unfounded. My imagination got the best of me because there … more
Do the days matter anymore? For a while, I’d lost track, then oscillated between thinking every day was Friday or Saturday. Now, I’m back to wondering about each one … more
Will we ever go back to normal? What even is normal?  I stay in. I only go out to go food shopping, visit the bank or post office, or stop at the office. Both of my brothers are doing much … more
If you can, get yourself a newspaper column. It’s a great opportunity to offer advice for which no one has asked. There’s implied permission to shoot your mouth off about whatever you … more
Today is Giving Tuesday. A day to give to non-profits and news organizations the vital funds that they need to survive. For news organizations, we are using the hashtag, #givingnews day. In … more
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