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FREMONT, NY — It all started with a Great Courses lecture. Early Christianity might be an unusual choice, but thriller writer and part-time area resident Gray Basnight was interested. … more
Dr. Susan Bailey, an allergist/immunologist in Texas and the president of the American Medical Association, has reassured many people that the COVID-19 vaccine is safe. When your patients have … more
EQUINUNK, PA AND HANCOCK, NY — The communities sit roughly seven miles apart—Equinunk on the Pennsylvania side, Hancock in New York—and the Delaware flows between … more
ROSCOE AND LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — Fred Banks remembers. “You can’t believe the hotels, the motels, the summer cottages.” The lakes. “Tennanah Lake, Lake Muskoday... … more
Some of the many charms of living in the country are the abundance of wildlife, the working farms, and the lakes, streams and ponds that dot the landscape. In addition, there are picturesque towns, … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — If you’ve known Narrowsburg since before the Erie-Lackawanna Railroad discontinued passenger service between Hoboken and Hancock, you might think it’s basically … more
HONESDALE, PA — Every few years or so, the Borough of Honesdale—a quaint valley town, somewhat inconspicuous under the shadow of the Pocono and Catskill Mountains—gets a bit of … more
CALLICOON, NY — Twenty-some years ago, I asked lifelong Callicoon resident Ed Curtis if the current boom would last. We’d just seen a big increase in home sales, after a long period of … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — One hundred years ago on November 2, the era of electronic mass communication began with the first recognized commercial radio broadcast in the U.S. Through KDKA, a … more
ANYTOWN, USA — In the aftermath of the terrible toll taken on human life during the Great War of 1914-1918, President Woodrow Wilson issued a message to the nation declaring that November 11 … more
BETHEL, NY — Arriving early for the October 28 wellness workshop on vision boarding, I enjoyed a few minutes of spectacular sunset views outside the conservatory at Bethel Woods Center for the … more
It was the Great Bipartisan Disappearing Sign Cluster. The cluster is—make that “was”—at the end of the bridge from Callicoon, in PA, just under the “Welcome to … more
LIBERTY, NY — The Spanish Castle has stood, radiating past glories and history, for 90 years. But now the abandoned property is more of a destination for urban explorers than the village jewel … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — Once upon a time, the U.S. government paid young men and WWI veterans to plant trees. It paid them to build firebreaks, fire towers and access roads. They built national … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — “Seeing a tragic accident that could have been prevented,” replied John Hauschild, Sullivan County Fire Coordinator, when asked what Fire Prevention Week 2020 … more
HONESDALE, PA — If you’re one of the 331,825 people in Pennsylvania who buy health insurance on the exchange, get ready. Here comes Pennie. That’s what the state has dubbed its … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — Produced by the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance (DVAA), the Big Eddy Film Festival “aims to advance the traditional art of storytelling by showing the newest and best … more
GLEN SPEY, NY — Peter Comstock calls it the blooming: the brightly colored tipis that have sprung up on school grounds. The Homestead School, Glen Spey’s Montessori school, has adapted … more
HAWLEY, PA — From Broadway workouts, tap and ballet classes, guided meditation to flow yoga—there’s quite a bit going on at the newly formed Hawley Hub right now. But its … more
CALLICOON, NY — The pandemic was, has been, horrible. People have died. Friends have been ill. Our world feels out of control. But there have been points of calm in the chaos. Some of … more
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