The Healthiest Fire Department Challenge, yoga and more

Hello, February! Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so be sure to shop local and patronize our local eateries. So many great events are coming up in and around our town. Yoga By the …
You’ll need an appointment at the Sullivan Office for the Aging, and more

Dr. Larryl Damon Jr. awarded board certification HONESDALE, PA — Larryl Damon Jr., D.O., a pediatrician for Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC), has been awarded board …

Caregiving can cause emotional, physical stress

REGION — For the hundreds of thousands of unpaid caregivers in New York and Pennsylvania, the stress of caring for someone with dementia through the winter holidays might be over, but another …

Lake Huntington News

Getting ready for the big game, and more

The snow has finally come to pay us a visit, and we have been able to get out to ski a few times so far this winter. I am still hoping to try snowshoeing this year. I have heard great things about Morgan Outdoors in Hurleyville for rentals, and they have the rail trail right there to try the snowshoes out.
Narrowsburg News

Cellular SOS

We are living during a communication revolution. If you’re over 35, you’ve seen the world move from landlines to fax machines, to email, to cell phones, to texting, to video calls, to—who knows what’s next. 
Honesdale News

Openings delayed on Monday, January 17 for Wayne medical offices

HONESDALE, PA — With high winds and heavy snow forecast for Monday, January 17, the Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC) physician/provider offices will not open until 10 a.m. at the …
Seniors
Photo contributed by the Alzheimer's Association
Among Black Americans aged 70 or older, more than one in five (21 percent) are living with Alzheimer’s disease.
ONLINE — In honor of Black History Month, the Alzheimer’s Association will offer a free live webinar, “Alzheimer’s & Dementia Conversations: Changing the Face of …
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Listening to music with your loved one is a great way to keep someone with dementia engaged this winter.
REGION — While many families are caring for their loved ones at home, finding ways to stay engaged and active indoors during the cold winter months can be challenging for many Americans. But …
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Sustainability
More heat pumps, made in America

NATIONWIDE — Thinking about installing a heat pump and reaping the money-saving awards? The federal government, in its Inflation Reduction Act, will—ahem—pump $250 million into …

Greening your laundry, simply

Buy less clothing. Invest in better-made clothes, rather than cheap fast fashion that will wear out faster. (Thrift stores, such as Goodwill and the Salvation Army, often have a variety of brand-name …

Recovery

Holiday survival tips for people in recovery

Staying dedicated to recovery takes work, and potentially becomes increasingly complex over the holiday season. Even someone who has never struggled with addiction, but wants to abstain from alcohol …
Looking Back
Service down

LONG EDDY, NY — In Long Eddy, the phones went down and stayed down, because the tiny local company that ran them had gone bankrupt. The couple who ran the Delaware and Sullivan Telephone and …

Transforming sleepy White Mills

Christian Dorflinger was still a young man of 32 in 1860 when he began to plan his next and most significant project: his huge glass factory in White Mills, PA.  Dorflinger was born in …

Community living stories
Taxes, bingo and more

Free tax services from Monti’s Academy of Finance By Fiona Feltman, Academy of Finance graduate Did you have a job in 2022? Was your income less than $60,000?   For the 16th year, …

Honey bees and PAWS

PIKE COUNTY, PA — Calling all crazy cat ladies—and men! PAWS of the Hudson Valley/Pike County, an animal rescue group, is looking for people in the Matamoras/Milford/Shohola/Dingmans Ferry area to help with its Trap/Neuter/Release program. Help control the local cat population and stop the spread of disease.

Wayne County food pantry system has embraced its crucially important role

WAYNE COUNTY, PA — Clarissa Wimmers had just stepped into her director’s role at the Wayne County Food Pantry, and then the COVID-19 pandemic hit. 

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 …