‘Do you remember where you were?’

MONTICELLO, NY — On Friday, September 11, firefighters, loved ones and onlookers gathered to pay their respects to those who lost their lives in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on New …

Obernburg’s radio content, 1926

OBERNBURG, NY — Bet you thought from the headline I was going to talk about some long-ago radio discussion of our own, wonderful Obernburg, NY... Ha ha. You’re wrong. This is radio …

Lake Huntington News

A little nip in the air

Hello, there's a little nip in the air, my favorite time of the year is coming. You can always put on a sweater, but when you are sweaty hot there is only so much you can take off. I was talking …
Narrowsburg News

Big Eddy Film Festival, back and bigger than ever

It’s time to go to the movies! In a burst of pandemic creativity, the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance (DVAA) will expand the Big Eddy Film Festival (BEFF) beyond the movie theater for …
Honesdale News

An ode to alleys 

What’s in an alley? Space and potential. What makes an alley? Opportunity and people. In the iconic sense of pathways accessing garages behind blocks of houses, Honesdale has fewer alleys …
Seniors
Fireworks! The bane of my existence, whatever that means. Decorated eggs are for Easter! Decorated cards are for Valentine’s Day! Fireworks are for July 4th, set off by professionals in a safe …
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Is there plenty of PPE out there?  In some places, sure. But a long-term-care interest group crunched the numbers and found that where the virus is raging, PPE is lacking in nursing homes and …
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Sustainability
The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act

NEW YORK STATE — The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) released its first white paper on the Clean Energy Standard to Implement New York’s Climate Leadership and Community …

Trash on the rise

You’ve probably seen it, drifting gently on the breeze: COVID trash. There’s the PPE, abandoned, maybe because people were worried about bringing it home and putting it in their …

Recovery

Wayne County ‘rethinks stigma’

HONESDALE, PA — Conversations about addiction and mental health are often shaped by negativity and tragedy, but to mark National Recovery Month, employees in Wayne County Human Services are …
Looking Back
Some of the lost names

STEVENSVILLE, NY — Where, you say?  It’s that busy community near Snake Lake. Come on. You know what I mean. How can you forget the mellifluously named Snake Lake?  Well, …

Pumpkins ahoy

“The story of the pumpkin flood was one of Richard Eldred’s favorite anecdotes,” recalled Wayne County Historical Society member Ann O’Hara of the late historian and fellow …

Community living stories
Social distance learning for students with hearing loss and more

‘Neighbors Helping Neighbors’ WAYNE COUNTY, PA — Classrooms at the Scranton School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children will undergo many changes: they’ll be larger to …

What works

MONTICELLO, NY — In 1995, when deaths from AIDS were at their peak, 50,876 Americans died.* In 2017, American deaths from opioids stand at 70,237 AIDS has a treatment now but no cure. …

Millions in grants available to farmers

HONESDALE, PA — A great deal of the money Congress set aside for struggling dairy farmers has gone unclaimed, said Wayne County Commissioner Chairman Brian Smith at the board’s September …

Good luck to students and teachers

Hello. In the new school year, let’s keep all the children, parents and teachers in our thoughts and prayers. School tax bills are online; to look yours up, visit www.taxlookup.net, click …