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You know conspiracy theories; the internet happens to be a ripe breeding ground for them. “These evil all-powerful people or opposing political party or company or piece of technology did a … more
BARRYVILLE, NY — “I thought I had the stomach flu,” Bob Hoshour says. It was 2017, and he and his wife, Dr. Jenise Parris, were at their Barryville house. He’d been tired. … more
WAYNE COUNTY, PA — Small signs with black letters line the roadside along State Route 652 between Narrowsburg, NY and Beach Lake, PA. They contain two words only: “No … more
COCHECTON CENTER, NY — How does a person top a life spent sharing the stages of the world’s great opera houses with the likes of Luciano Pavarotti and Placido Domingo? Metropolitan Opera … more
REGION — As humans cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, rabbits are dying of their own devastating plague. Highly contagious, Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease, virus type 2 (RHDV2), has mainly been … more
If you say that someone is “no shrinking violet,” you mean that the person is not at all shy: a great asset if that same person has aspirations to be a performer. While Violet … more
WAYNE COUNTY, PA — This past month, Wayne County banded together in an effort to keep its residents from going hungry during the COVID-19 pandemic. Named the Wayne County Food Relief Fund, … more
ROSCOE, NY — This year it will be more of a procession than a parade, said Karrie Jara. She’s organizing the Memorial Day observance in Roscoe this year. Yes, it’s still … more
FERNDALE, NY — For 19 years, residents of Sullivan County have emerged from winter hibernation to exult in a rite of spring known only to them: the Sullivan Renaissance Annual Conference, an … more
They say that necessity is the mother of invention. Currently, people are joining forces to get their vulnerable neighbors essential items, making masks that require no sewing, finding ways to … more
“One small thing,” Larry Reeger said, “one small virus, and the world slowed.” For Reeger, sustainability coordinator and associate professor of green building and … more
At the young age of 17, 16, and 14 respectively, local high school students Bryce Maopolski (guitar/vocals), his brother Reece (bass/vocals) and their pal Liam Fenton (drums/vocals) are already … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — COVID-19 is dominating the news cycle, disrupting our sleep and leaving us shaken. But its cousin is just as harrowing. It is “a silent distress that’s highly … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — We may all feel a little short of hope these days. Some of us are short of food, too. Hope and food will be shared by the bag full starting Tuesday, April 14 from 9 a.m. to … more
Hundreds of miles away from me, locked down in her long-term-care facility, my aunt is worried. About us. “You’re out there with it,” she says, meaning … more
HONESDALE, PA — It’s a scary time for the economy in general, but particularly for restaurants and its workers. What do people say when they need to cut back? “Oh, I’ll eat … more
HONESDALE, PA — I had never met Steve Faubel before recording him for The River Reporter’s music series, The River Recordings. Through reputation, I knew him only as a local … more
Mark Herbert is well equipped to help veterans train and receive service dogs.  He should know. He has one. A lifelong resident of Hortonville, and an eight-year veteran of the U.S. Coast … more
MILFORD, PA — Birthday parties are something many children take for granted. With their cute invitations, games, cakes and goodie bags, birthdays dot the childhood landscape and provide … more
LIBERTY, NY — If you’ve ever been to the Lazy Pond Bed and Breakfast located on 12 beautiful acres overlooking the Catskill Mountains, it’s likely you’ve met owners Jean and … more
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