NARROWSBURG, NY — Volunteers at Repair Café Tusten want the things you might otherwise toss. They want your tired clothing, your small, broken appliances. Your electric toothbrush that doesn’t run. Your holey sock (or, more likely, your 25 holey socks, one of which matches nothing.)
MONTICELLO, NY — I had never been birdwatching before. I was up early the Thursday after Christmas preparing for anything.
HONESDALE, PA — This was the Christmas that Glen Lee was able to wear dog tags again.
HONESDALE, PA — As the T-shirt saying reads, “Always be yourself. Unless you can be Batman. Then always be Batman.”
DAMASCUS, PA — A slate of colorful characters visited Mrs. Redick’s second-grade at Damascus School Tuesday morning. Notable guests included Hobo the Spider, a coyote named Rover and perhaps the students’ favorite: Ed Wesely.
Writers tend to gather for two very different purposes.
HONESDALE, PA ─ In the basement of the parish house at Grace Episcopal Church, you could just hear the whistle from the Stourbridge Lion as it chugged out of Honesdale one Saturday in November.
MONTICELLO, NY — At a table near the door of the Sullivan County Federation for the Homeless, Bonnie and her two children, 16 and 14, waited for the turkey to come around.
HONESDALE, PA — “What happened here in the 19th century,” said S. Robert Powell, president of the Carbondale Historical Society, “changed America.”
Each year during the holiday, The River Reporter runs a series of stories under the general theme of "celebrations," taking time to highlight all that which warms our hearts during this festive time. This year, each of the stories featured here will focus on gathering together.