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Bears ‘rumble’ over Yellowjackets

GRAHAMSVILLE, NY — In the opinion of this sports scribbler, the Tri-Valley cheerleading squad played a significant role in sparking the Bears boys’ varsity basketball team’s 49-28 home-stand win over the Yellowjackets of Eldred on Friday, January 21. 

Learn the basics of snowshoeing at Morgan Outdoors

HURLEYVILLE, NY — Curious about snowshoeing? To find out if it’s for you, the public is invited to “Snowshoeing Basics” on Saturday, January 28 at 10 a.m. at Morgan …

New kids on the track 

HURLEYVILLE, NY — Last year, the student athletes from the Homestead School Collaborative College High School (CCHS) got their feet wet when they joined Section IX of the New York State Public High School Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHAA).
Welcome to 2023! May the new year bring you health, wealth and wisdom. 

No, it’s not a punk band from the eighties—it’s this week’s theme. In fact, I’m all thumbs today, but that’s because I’m down one and learning a valuable …

Forestburgh Playhouse to hold auditions LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — The Forestburgh Playhouse will hold auditions for its 2023 season on Sunday, February 12 at the Seelig Theater Auditorium at SUNY …
While in conversation last week with managing editor Annemarie Schuetz about this issue of the River Reporter, I mentioned that I was planning to swing by the Sullivan County Historical Society and …
StoryWalk in Callicoon CALLICOON, NY — The Delaware Free Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library (WSPL) system offers a unique way to experience “The Mitten,” a picture …
Police Blotter
Monticello man sentenced for possession of a weapon

 Lorenzo Wilson, 34, was sentenced to 15 years’ incarceration in State Prison upon his convictions for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the First Degree, a Class A-I Felony, and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, a Class C violent felony.

Fraud task force announces arrests

In the Wayne County Courts — Jan. 5

Coronavirus Updates
UPPER DELAWARE RIVER VALLEY—COVID-19 radically disrupted daily life when it first reached the United States. Swaths of the country shut down. Those who could do so worked from home. Those …
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PORT JERVIS, NY — The Port Jervis Transportation History Center (PJTHC) opened to the public for the first time on Memorial Day weekend. It’s a big deal for Port Jervis; it could bring …

REGION — We all know about the summer growing season, when we get fresh produce from farm stands, farm markets and other farm-to-consumer places. We all know this happens during the height of …