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The River Reporter has served the Upper Delaware River Valley for nearly 50 years. Providing community news, great column writing, advertisements, legal notices and press releases galore, the … more
He made it back... Came home on his feet, Not in a body bag. Family saw him as a war hero, Despite his excessive drinking And his screaming nightmares. To the … more
Make no mistake. Newspapers are in trouble. On January 17, the 100-year-old independently owned Scarsdale Inquirier ceased publication. The publisher and her staff are anxiously looking for a … more
I’ll be frank: Christmas on a Monday does not work for me. Why? Because Monday is “production day.” When that happens, we prepare two papers in a week: one on Monday and one on … more
In the early 1970s, only two nesting sites of American bald eagles were known to exist in the entire length and breadth of Pennsylvania. Those were dark days. Was the symbol of America going to … more
One of my biggest takeaways of 2023 has been how much national news coverage there has been about the importance  of newspapers to the community and to democracy. You can imagine, as I enter my … more
Stay the course With the upcoming elections a little over three weeks away, I am writing to urge voters considering the candidates for Pike County Commissioner to continue to support and reelect … more
Once again, the Prime Act has been introduced back into the House of Representatives. This recent piece of administration was submitted last month by Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) and Rep. Chellie … more
Election Day, November 7, rapidly approaches.  With the availability of the early voting period, October 28 through November 5, less than two weeks away, I would like to remind every … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) is appealing to the governors of New York and Pennsylvania to fulfill the 20 percent state funding shares anticipated in the 1986 River … more
If you ask any member of the Highland Planning Board, they will undoubtedly tell you that it’s been a long haul being the lead agency for the review of the Camp FIMFO project.  They … more
“Why don’t you just report it to the town council, with a photo of that cluttered yard,” I suggest to a neighbor complaining of piles of junk abandoned on an incomplete construction … more
For accurate information, there’s nothing like a local community newspaper. It’s our job to dig into stories, report on community events, and highlight what’s going on in the local … more
The latest hit to small-town journalism came in an unexpected form: local cops raiding the office of the Marion County Record and the home of its co-owners last Friday. Personal cell phones were … more
When I was young, A summer fish fry was a summer staple. Whenever the boys and men of the family Were successful in their pursuit of trout, bass or bullheads, A family fish fry would ensue. … more
Here at the River Reporter, we’ve known for decades: The National Park Service (NPS) knows what its talking about. Before you get on the river, take a minute to read these tips from NPS to … more
Chairman Norm Sutherland maintains a firm stance that the Highland Planning Board will not give approval on a site plan review for a large-scale campground expansion project without the input of the … more
I read with interest Susan Brown Otto’s letter in the June 16 edition of the Democrat, where she asked for our fellow Republicans’ support for Tom Cawley in next Tuesday’s primary … more
Editor’s note: Jim Akt and Orson Davis are facing off in the June 27 primary to become the Republican candidate for the Town of Highland Highway Superintendent. Jim Akt, candidate for … more
The following poem was left as an online comment on Hunter Hill’s feature “Bighorn Best,” published on June 1. When I came upon them, They were celebrating. I later … more
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