Harmony in the Woods to participate in NEPA 

NORTHEAST PA — The Foundation for Harmony Presents, the parent organization for Harmony in the Woods, is currently seeking business sponsors and private donors to support the nonprofit …
Memorial Day parades and services

New York Saturday, May 25 Mamakating 9 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.—Memorial Day services will be held by the Edward M. Maier Memorial VFW Post 4947 at the following locations. Times are …

Calling all creatives

REGION — All who care about the preservation of the Skinners Falls bridge are invited to express their connection to this elemental part of the Upper Delaware River Valley and its history …

Lake Huntington News

The events of summer

As May wraps up, we’re eagerly looking forward to the arrival of summer. The days are getting longer, and there’s a buzz of excitement in the air. It’s the time for outdoor fun, …
Narrowsburg News

The how and when of being informed

According to Wikipedia and the 2020 United States census, Tusten, NY has a population of 583 households, representing 376 families, for a total of 1,415 people. Among those 1,415 people are 1,416 …
Honesdale News

Flower arrangements for a season full of holidays

HAWLEY, PA — November was a very special month for all the members of the Country Gardeners’ Club because they celebrated their 30th anniversary.   Nobody would have expected that …
Seniors
RR photos by Eva Bednar
For the past 15 years, Forshay has been guiding pedestrians and vehicles through the Liberty Elementary School parking lot.
LIBERTY, NY — “The Gem of the Town,” “the Spirit of Liberty” or “the Crazy Hat Lady”—Harriet Forshay has been called them all. Forshay has had …
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Michael D. Israel is leaving his position as president/CEO at WMC Health.
VALHALLA, NY –– After nearly 20 years as president/CEO of Westchester Medical Center and the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMC Health), Michael Israel will retire at the end …
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Sustainability
Public meetings on the Neversink Watershed Management Plan

MONTICELLO, NY AND ONLINE — Join us in person or online for our last two Neversink Watershed Management Plan (NWMP) public meetings. We will be reviewing and taking comments on the NWMP …

Celebrate Earth Day at PEEC 

DINGMANS FERRY, PA — All are invited to Earth Day at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), observed on Saturday, April 27 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. You can learn about sustainable …

Recovery

NAMI Northeast PA schedules support groups

NORTHEAST PA — The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) chapter in Northeast PA has scheduled support groups for people living with mental illness as well as family, friends and …
Looking Back
Hon. Judith Smith Kaye

In honor of Women’s History Month, we are highlighting an exceptional woman and celebrated judge: The Hon. Judith Ann Smith Kaye, born on August 4, 1938 in Monticello, NY.  Judith was …

Community living stories
The deepest point in the Delaware

NARROWSBURG, NY — A new map, which reveals the mysterious contours of the Big Eddy Narrows as the deepest and narrowest points on the 330-mile Delaware River, is available as an …

Sheila Vaswani to address the UDUUF on the Islamic Golden Age

NARROWSBURG, NY AND ONLINE — Sheila Vaswani of Honesdale, PA will speak about Islamic culture at 10:15 a.m. on Sunday, May 26 in the Narrowsburg Union.   The Islamic Golden Age …

Do adult cicadas actually feed on anything?

Every so often, cicadas emerge above ground and blanket the earth with their exoskeletons while emitting a high-pitched chirp from sunrise to sunset. The periodical cicadas in the genus  …

Carbondale selected to participate in Regional Community Revitalization Initiative 

CARBONDALE, PA — The City of Carbondale is one of 10 Pennsylvania communities that were officially selected to participate in Blueprint Communities ® , a place-based revitalization …

Liberty Central School District awarded Stewart’s Holiday Match Grant funding

LIBERTY, NY — Liberty Central School District middle school students will be able to use new indoor and outdoor equipment at recess, thanks to $500 from a grant awarded to the district in the …

Grill safely

ALL YOU GRILLERS OUT THERE — This Memorial Day, on Monday, May 27, will mark the beginning of summer for many New Yorkers, and with it, the start of the grilling season. Following proper safety …

The circus is coming to town

As Mother's Day concluded, we got to celebrate the incredible women who had shaped our lives with their love, wisdom and unwavering support. Whether it was your own mom, a maternal figure or a friend …

Calling all creatives

REGION — All who care about the preservation of the Skinners Falls bridge are invited to express their connection to this elemental part of the Upper Delaware River Valley and its history …

 ‘La Bayadère’ at DVHS

MILFORD, PA — The Delaware Valley Dance Company will perform the full-length classical ballet “La Bayadère” on Sunday, May 19 at 1 p.m. at the Delaware Valley High School …

Guardianship: Look into alternatives 

NATIONWIDE — Unnecessary guardianship arrangements, which strip older adults and people with disabilities of their independence, have often led to abuse.  So says Sen. Bob Casey …

Suspicious smishing 

NATIONWIDE — Cybercriminals often use text messages to try and trick you into clicking on malicious links. This is sometimes known as smishing.  In a recent scam, criminals sent a …

Do you have Parkinson’s disease?

LIBERTY, NY — For over a decade a group has been meeting at the hospital in Harris to support those with Parkinson’s disease (PD), their caregivers and families. Now the group is moving …

Do you need naloxone?

WAYNE COUNTY, PA — To help reduce opioid-related deaths in the region, The Wright Center for Community Health is participating in a state-led initiative to distribute free overdose-reversing …

Wear your life jacket to work on May 17

UPPER DELAWARE REGION — Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day takes place on Friday, May 17. The Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River (UDSRR) invites the public to help save lives by …

Spring has sprung at the Milford Garden Club

MILFORD, PA — There is no more certain sign that spring has sprung than the Milford Garden Club’s Perennial Plant Sale.  The event is scheduled for Saturday, May 18 beginning at …

Community lunch in Milford

On Thursday, May 16, and on every third Thursday of the month, a free community lunch takes place in Good Shepherd Parish Hall at the corner of W. Catharine and 5th Streets in Milford from 11:30 a.m. …

Don’t forget the plant swap

DAMASCUS, PA — A community plant swap will be held between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 18 at the Damascus Township Pavilion, 60 Conklin Hill Rd. Do you have gardening items to pass …

Water Use/Resource Management Committee to meet 

 NARROWSBURG, NY — The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) will hold the next meeting of its Water Use/Resource Management Committee on Tuesday, May 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the UDC office, 211 Bridge …

Get a taste of the Poconos

NEWFOUNDLAND, PA — On Saturday, May 18 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., the Newfoundland Area Public Library will host its third annual Taste of the Poconos event. The family-friendly day takes place at …

The key to better health outcomes for women is proactivity

One of the things we notice in health care is that far too often women neglect their own well-being because they’re so focused on the needs of their children, their spouse or their aging …

Do you have a gifted child?

ONLINE — GiftedNYS Meet Ups aim to create an inclusive community of New Yorkers who know their gifted learners deserve equitable opportunities to excel.  If you are concerned about …

Liberty honors three with Excellence in Service Awards

LIBERTY, NY — A science teacher, a librarian and a teacher aide were recognized as the latest Excellence in Service Award winners at the Liberty Central School District Board of Education …

Edward Sweeney, TCFD board chair, honored at annual gala

NEW YORK, NY — On Tuesday, May 7, The Center for Discovery® (TCFD, The Center) honored Edward Sweeney, TCFD board chair, at the 24th annual Evening of Discovery Gala.  The gala …

Standing with Israel in Liberty

LIBERTY, NY — A gathering of people in support of Israel will be held at the LaPolt Park Pavilion in Liberty from 12 noon to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15. The event is sponsored by area …

Wright Center to hold charity golf tourney

MOOSIC, PA — The Wright Center for Patient & Community Engagement (PCE) will hold its second annual charity golf tournament on Monday, May 13 at the Glenmaura National Golf Club. All …

Ghosts: do you believe in them?

STROUDSBURG, PA — Are you one of the millions of people fascinated by ghosts? Do you wonder what happens after we die? Enter Dustin Pari, paranormal researcher and team member of …

Volunteer to plant trees at the Van Scott Nature Reserve

BEACH LAKE, PA — On two Saturdays, May 11 and May 18, all are invited to help plant trees from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Delaware Highlands Conservancy’s Van Scott Nature Reserve. …

Mothers Day Trivia

One lucky winner will receive a 6-month subscription Mail your answers to River Reporter P.O. Box 150, Narrowsburg, NY 12764 or email them to sales@riverreporter.com (deadline is May 23, 2024) …