HURLEYVILLE and GLEN SPEY, NY — In honor of the bicentennial of the birth of Frederick Douglass and Black History Month, noted actor and poet Oliver King presented several programs in the guise of two of our nation’s most illustrious guiding lights in the search for equality: Frederick Douglass and Dr.
GRAHAMSVILLE, NY — The Time and the Valleys Museum has announced its event schedule for 2018, offering a wide array of subjects about the region’s community, history and the far-reaching impact of its ecosystem. “The museum is dedicated to water, people and the Catskills.
As a not-for-profit organization, the Fresh Air Fund has, since 1877, given kids from New York City the opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors, hosted by local families as they participate in wide-open activities—like hiking, fishing, swimming and horseback riding—that they might not be able to enjoy in the big city.
HONESDALE, PA — This week, Honesdale High School presents a stage production of “The Addams Family,” a musical based on the franchise of the same name.
Jonathan Charles Fox, author of The River Reporter’s “In My Humble Opinion” column, will once again spread those humble opinions in the form of a one-man show at the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance (DVAA). “One of the first things I bring up when people ask me about it is Spalding Gray,” says Fox, who counts “talking” as a personal strong suit.
Pulling into the parking lot of SUNY Sullivan last week, I was stunned to see scores of kids, teens and adults flocking to the theatre complex, where Forestburgh Playhouse producer Franklin Trapp had scheduled auditions for the company’s upcoming summer season of shows.
The sun, though it now travels a circuit ca. 20° south of the equator, radiates brilliant, slanting light when high pressure visits from the Arctic, as it did in early January. Rare and fleeting, as becomes a “pearl of great price,” it burnishes weeds, bird feeders, and eagle pairs inspecting last year’s nests.
HONESDALE, PA — After a long absence from Honesdale, the National FFA Organization has recognized a new Wayne Highlands chapter to educate a budding generation of farmers and agriculturalists.
NARROWSBURG, NY — Since July, The Narrowsburg Union, located at 7 Erie Ave., has housed a new resident: Fire Mountain Kitchen, a food production facility specializing in jarred goods and preserves. The kitchen is owned and operated by Dr. James Lomax, a retired physician and frequent contributor to The River Reporter’s Health section.
I leant upon a coppice gate
When Frost was spectre-grey,
And Winter’s dregs made desolate
The weakening eye of day.
The tangled bine-stems scored the sky
Like strings of broken lyres,
And all mankind that haunted nigh
Had sought their household fires.