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Open for business. Benvenuto! NARROWSBURG, NY — Three friends Albert Doria, left, Brett Burkle and Dani Van Stone were delighted to cut the ribbon at Tri Amici Ristorante Italiano at 251 Bridge … more
Despite the protests of fiscally concerned citizens, in 1876 the Wayne County commissioners proceeded to tear down the old 1840s courthouse to build a new one. The anti-courthouse group held court … more
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 … more
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 … more
NEW YORK — A bipartisan bill called the Mainstreaming Addiction Treatment Act, introduced by New York representatives, is an attempt to remove barriers physicians face in prescribing certain … more
REGION — Telehealth may be the new wave in community medicine, but it won’t do much for rural communities without reliable broadband connections. According to the National Rural Health … more
It has been a busy couple of weeks for good ol’ N’burg, NY.  The New Narrowsburg (Newrosburg?) Farmers’ Market has proven to be a success, with lines at several vendors … more
DAMASCUS, PA — On Sunday, June 2 from 3 to 6 p.m., the new, not-for-profit organization Farm Arts Collective (FAC) will hold an opening ceremony to celebrate its inaugural season of programs … more
Garden swap and bake sale NARROWSBURG, NY — The Narrowsburg Beautification Group’s (NGB) biannual garden swap and bake sale will be held at 198 Bridge St., in front of the library, on … more
In memory of Jake Freiermuth BEACH LAKE, PA — On Wednesday, May 29 from 1 to 6 p.m., the Beach Lake Fire Company is hosting a blood drive in its meeting hall in memory of Jake Freiermuth who … more
HAWLEY, PA — The First Presbyterian Church of Hawley is throwing its fourth annual Spring for Kidz Carnival on Saturday, May 25 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission costs $5 per person and includes … more
PARADES Sunday, May 26 HAWLEY, PA — Memorial Day parade lines up at 12 noon on lower Church Street, steps off at 1 p.m. and will proceed along Church Street toward the bridge and Cora’s … more
Construction of the new Wayne County Courthouse began quickly. By the end of 1876, the foundation was complete and $30,000 had been spent. At this point, opposition to the new courthouse threatened … more
The thing I can say best in Spanish is “Mi Espanol es muy mal,” which means, “My Spanish is very bad.” I have practiced saying it so many times that I pronounce it perfectly … more
Wallenpaupack Area High School students win 2019 Pike/Wayne Envirothon WAYNE AND PIKE COUNTIES, PA — The Wallenpaupack Area High School team, The Bad Birches, are the overall winners of the … more
HURLEYVILLE, NY — Sullivan Renaissance begins their two-day annual conference, “Changing the Course,” on Friday, May 17 at the Michael Ritchie Big Barn. “Changing the … more
There are two species of poisonous snakes in the Catskills: the northern copperhead and the timber rattlesnake. During this season, these snakes are coming out of hibernation. Timber rattlesnakes … more
There are so many great things happening in our little Honesdale. The sun has peeked its head out from behind the rain clouds; this is the time of year where things start rolling, and it is so hard … more
I grew up listening to stories about my colorful family: about Uncle Christian Wilhelm who went to Russia with Napoleon, great-great-great grandpa who fought in the American Civil War, my aunt Norma … more
It’s an old story about being old. Suddenly, there’s all this extra time to fill. Your body is weird and doesn’t work the way it used to. It’s too easy to watch TV or surf … more
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