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 …
Dog licenses for 2022 mandatory, available

MILFORD, PA ― Pennsylvania dog owners can now purchase 2022 dog licenses from their county treasurer’s office. State law requires that all dogs three months and older must be licensed by …

The rooster that started it all

Before we owned 25 chickens, there was only one lone rooster whose name would become Roosty. Roosty was the very first of many birds at Breezy Acres Mini Farm, and whenever he is talked about, it …

Lake Huntington News

Coming full circle

“Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.”―Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart Happy New Year! “Grateful” is the perfect way to start this new year off …
Narrowsburg News

I hereby resolve

In the last week or so, I’ve heard a lot of people trash New Year’s resolutions. Several friends have called them “stupid.” To each their own. I’m not out to judge …
Honesdale News

Illuminate Honesdale’s Great Wall

HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne County Arts Alliance (WCAA) is holding an open call for entries for the 2022 edition of The Great Wall of Honesdale. The theme for 2022 is …
Seniors
Photo contributed by the Town of Thompson
Monticello senior group receives $5000 from the Town of Thompson. Pictured are supervisor Bill Rieber, left, Monticello Seniors president Art Rosensweig, treasurer Joann Moulton, town councilmember Melinda Meddaugh and Marilee Calhoun, town clerk.
Town of Thompson presents check to Monti seniors MONTICELLO, NY — The Town of Thompson presented a check for $5,000 to the Monticello Seniors at their meeting on October 28. “This …
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Inflation drives up prices, but there are ways you can protect your money.
REGION — This probably comes as no surprise: Prices of goods and services rose 4.6 percent in October over the last year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The separate …
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Sustainability
Sullivan County composting plan in the works and more

MONTICELLO, NY — Hey, socially responsible owner of food. What do you do when you’ve got proto-compost moldering in the fridge? If you’re one of the lucky 400 to be part of the …

The Living Building Challenge

The Living Building Challenge is a philosophy, certification, and advocacy tool for projects to move beyond merely being less bad and to become truly regenerative. The Living Building Challenge …

Recovery

Let’s talk recovery

The following is an excerpt from a person in recovery checking in with their therapist: “Just wanted to give you a little update on my week. Ended up with almost 55 hours last week at work! …
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
Free COVID-19 testing site in Pike County

The Pennsylvania Department of Health will offer free drive-through COVID-19 testing at the Pike County Training Center, from January 18 through 29, Tuesdays through Fridays, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Saturdays, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

A program driven by deer data

ALBANY, NY — The New York Department of Environmental Conservation has been dubbed the Agency of the Year for 2021 by the National Deer Association (NDA) for its leadership in white-tailed deer …

Liberty Rotary completes mission to Belize

BELIZE — A team of Rotarians recently completed a mission to Belize as part of the ongoing Liberty, NY Rotary Club (LNYRC) disaster preparedness and relief efforts. The goal of the five-day …

Monticello toy drive nets joy for Head Start kids and more

COVID-19 test kits available in Thompson TOWN OF THOMPSON — The Town of Thompson has received 450 COVID-19 test kits from Sullivan County government, according to town supervisor Bill …