Photo provided by Janice Valentino
The Hospice Social Workers Bereavement Volunteers and YMCA Staff of Camp Chrysalis help children and youth understand the grief process through art, music and counseling.

Camp Chrysalis: growing through grief

NEWBURGH, NY — Many people have difficulty understanding and communicating their emotions when faced with a death of someone close. Especially for a child, the loss of a loved one can be devastating and confusing—a death caused by addiction is even harder to understand.

Photo provided by Camille Sensiba
The author’s great-grandfather in 1904, Seattle, Washington

Looking Back

In Europe and Latin America, paternal figures are honored in March on St. Joseph’s Day. In the United States, the third Sunday of June is universally acknowledged as Father’s Day. One hundred and nine years ago, the first official Father’s Day was celebrated.

Photos provided by Greg Triggs
Raymond Charles Francis Triggs, 1923–1998. Gone but never forgotten.

Happy Father’s Day

As a kid, my dad taught me to love a corny joke. Once when we passed a cemetery, he said, “Must be nice.”

“Why do you say that, Dad?” I’d naively asked.

“Because people are dying to get in there.”

And I laughed, feeling as though I had the wittiest dad in the world.

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Honesdale News

Honesdale’s canal re-emerged during the storm last week.

Ancient, town-building energy can’t be held back. Of equal importance, neither can water. There’s been a renewed effort to connect a trail between here and Hawley. Who knows—maybe a portion of the trail in downtown Honesdale will someday allow for boating.

Photo contributed by Belle Reve Senior Living
Lovestory: Josephine and Emil Petrick, residents at Belle Reve Senior Living, will celebrate 73 years together on June 9. The couple wed in 1946 after Emil returned from World War II having served 3 1/2 years in the U.S. Army. 

‘I love you, that’s why’: Milford couple celebrates 73 years of marriage

MILFORD, PA — What’s more important than love? Nothing, if you ask Emil Petrick.

 “L-O-V-E, love—it’s the most important thing,” he said, at his residence at Belle Reve Senior Living.

 Emil will celebrate 73 years of marriage to his wife Josephine on June 9 of this year.



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