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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
BETHEL, NY — Throughout much of the year, Bethel is like many other towns in the region—quaint, charming, quiet and attractive. However, Bethel holds a special place in history, having … more
The 50th anniversary of the Woodstock Festival of Music and Art has come and gone without the major disruption to local communities that accompanied the original, which played out in 1969. The … more
WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Antonio Delgado issued a statement regarding the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Woodstock festival. “This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of a music … more
BETHEL, NY — Sullivan County and Town of Bethel officials are calling the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock Festival of Music and art a “memorable success.” The long weekend came … more
Jonathan Hyman, who lives in Smallwood,  travelled the Bethel area on a bike over Woodstock anniversary Weekend, and captured these photos. 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
Dan Berger was there. And there’s a well-known photo to prove it. more
The Dancing Cat owner recalls chipping in to feed hordes. 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
BETHEL, NY — In August of 1969, Long Islander Bill Galante was 20 years old and working as an artist at a surfboard shop. more
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts (BWCA) hosted a celebration of the publication launch of “Woodstock: 50 Years of Peace and Music” Sunday, July 21, featuring a group of panelists, all … more
BETHEL, NY — I had turned 15 by the summer of 1969, and already considered myself a man of the world. I’m not sure that my parents shared this lofty opinion, but by then I had attended a … more
New York State — Michael Lang gets the most credit—or blame—for launching the original Woodstock Music and Art Festival in 1969, but the three-day event was brought about by Lang … more
What's coming up for the Woodstock 50th August 1-7 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
White Lake Postmaster Maria Forlenza is announcing a special pictorial postmark will be offered from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Bethel NY Post Office, 2166 … more
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