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The Upper Delaware Council finds PennDOT’s Purpose and Need Statement prepared for the Skinners Falls-Milanville Bridge study to be skewed against rehabilitation of the existing 1902 bridge … more
If you have ever watched the TV series “NCIS,” you will recall that Gibbs, the team leader, had a set of rules. These rules, referred to by number, come up when the naval crime … more
In the newly released movie, “Don’t Look Up,” two astronomers discover a comet that will destroy the earth in six months, 14 days and a handful of minutes. Thus begins the … more
The blinking, convulsing, seizure-inducing lights on McAteer & Will Estates’ headquarters on Broad Street in Milford have received a lot of comment—not nearly all uniformly … more
I think about Mary, the mother of Jesus. I think about her journey to Bethlehem in the middle of chaos, at her time of delivery. I imagine her anxiety, her concern, as well as that of Joseph’s … more
Christmas is observed all over the world by Christians as they celebrate the birth of Jesus. Many people who are not Christians also join in with a celebration of gift giving and a reenactment of … more
The situation at the Delaware Valley School District in Pike County, PA is one that showcases why we really do need to consider the concept of common good. Here’s the background: Sixteen bus … more
Over the river and through the woods, communities are stepping out with holiday events. Perhaps it is the excitement to gather together in spirit following more than a year’s worth of living … more
It is said that “It’s better to give than to receive.” But of course, it’s not that simple. Giving actually benefits the gift giver and the gift receiver, says Aileen … more
Last year in this column I addressed the meaning and development of the eight-branched candelabra, the Chanukiah, kindled on this festival to commemorate the rededication of the Holy Temple in … more
Veterans Day officially commemorates the end of World War I on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918 and honors U.S. veterans of all conflicts.   Tomorrow there will be … more
The timing, in one sense, is fortuitous. As world leaders gather in Glasgow, Scotland, for a two-week United Nations summit that could shape how and whether the world effectively slows climate change … more
Whatever you do on November 2, remember to vote. It’s your civic duty. It’s your right as a United States citizen to participate in the election process. How you choose your … more
Election season has begun! And it’s going to be a heck of a contest. The good news? More candidates are running for more positions than ever before. More good news? River Reporter … more
Anybody remember the Borg? Minds entangled into one entity, the Borg operated as a unit. They got things done. There was no dissent. They believed alike, they acted alike. They were also really … more
There’s a lot to be said for the importance of local newspapers. Traditionally, newspapers set the agenda for public policy debate by informing citizens and public officials about important … more
It began with the ringing of the town bell. The bell, former supervisor Andy Boyar said, has been rung in communities across the nation throughout time, indicating the call to gather, the call to duty, and the call to celebrate and honor. more
From the teacher speaking on behalf of students who are ably handling the pandemic, to fire department personnel relating impromptu rescues along the Hawk’s Nest section of Route 97, the Upper … more
The world as we knew it ended on September 11, 2001. In that moment, when planes crashed into buildings and into a field in Pennsylvania, a certain peace, a certain illusion that our world was … more
This Labor Day we owe a lot to Frances Perkins. You may never have heard of her. Most people haven’t. Even so, in February 1933, when President-elect Roosevelt asked her to serve in his … more
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