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WAYNE COUNTY, PA — Now that the curve has been flattened, PA counties have moved into the green phase and many people have resumed living their lives as normal—most conversations about …
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    • To wear or not to wear

      To wear or not to wear a mask is the question. With it, we weigh whether we approve or disapprove of some outside authority telling us what …

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In the driver’s seat

KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — Michael “Mike” Dutka lives in a world of speed without sound. Born in April of 1979, the now 41-year old accomplished racecar driver was diagnosed as deaf at …

In the driver’s seat: like father, like daughter

OBERNBERG, NY — Maybe it’s in the blood, or perhaps it resides in the genes. But whatever the case, 14-year-old Monika Deckelman is following her father’s passion for speed at …

Motorsports returns to Sullivan County

KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — After a delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, auto racing returned at full throttle to Bethel Motor Speedway on Saturday, June 20. Practice sessions were held on June 13 …
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NARROWSBURG, NY – At its July 2 meeting, the first live meeting since March, the Upper Delaware Council (UDC) welcomed National Park Service (NPS) acting superintendent Darren Boch to the Upper …
Reporter’s Note: With disturbing images of violent takedowns appearing daily on broadcast media, RR publisher Laurie Stuart thought it the paper’s responsibility to help readers …
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — As Sullivan County reopens and the tourists return, COVID-19 is in the back of everyone’s mind. Case counts are increasing elsewhere in the country. Officials …

Why “again, again” you ask? I’ll tell you. I’ve been writing this In My Humble Opinion thing for a while now. About 20 years, in fact, and for 12 of them, it’s been …

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Partisanship over masks, no indoor dining in NYC and more

PA partisanship over mask mandate PENNSYLVANIA — Gov. Tom Wolf and PA Health Secretary Rachel Levine issued an expanded mask order last week. Residents must now wear masks whenever they …
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The Weekend News Review

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 …
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Pike County sentencing information

Pike County District Attorney Raymond J. Tonkin announced the following criminal sentences were issued by Pike County Court of Common Pleas President Judge Gregory Chelak: Nicholas Bradley …
Outdoors
    • Watch your step!

      The flagstone walkway surrounding our house is a favored place for the eastern American toads (Bufo americanus) that share our forested yard. At …

    • Aviary abodes

      I often like to write about my recent adventures, things I do with my family outside and just a general appreciation for nature, which I feel so …

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Spoof on Bernie's campaign logo. I kinda really like it

Virus 2020

Friday, March 6
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No bones about it

Friday, February 21
If you've read the newspaper for any length of time, or been a subscriber and gotten a renewal card in the mail, you've seen my best …

One for the birds

Friday, February 14
This week has been for the birds. Seriously. The weather has been warmer than usual, but it's still managing to dump a few inches of …
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