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The Local Journalism Sustainability Act (LJSA) was recently introduced in the House and has now been introduced in the Senate—and will benefit every member of this community. Unlike many issues … more
Support the Wayne County 4-H livestock sale Hi, my name is Laynee Nugent, and I am a member of the Waymart Horizon’s 4-H Club. I am writing this letter to inform you about this year’s … more
Voter suppression efforts across the country have received much attention in the media, but on the local level we must be vigilant, too. On April 23, 2021, there was a special meeting of the … more
An important detail about life jackets. Thank you for an excellent article written by Laurie Stuart and Liam Mayo. In the article, Ingrid Peterec, NPS chief of interpretation, mentioned a drowning … more
We got the news on a Sunday evening: Mort was gone.  Dr. Mort Malkin—author, poet, physician, activist, and self-described “gadfly”—had been a fixture here in the … more
“As co-chair of the Green Party of Pennsylvania (GPPA, www.gpofpa.org), I was saddened to learn of Mort Malkin’s passing,” said Beth Scroggin (Chester). “Although I did not … more
Why do we tell stories that make us feel afraid? We tell them for entertainment. We tell them because the terrifying is also interesting. But what place does the fear they inspire have in our … more
As soon you cross the bridge between Skinners Falls and Milanville, you come to a bend in the road. On your right is a historic barn and, on your left, is a stone wall with steps and a walkway that … more
The public is being asked to weigh in on the fate of the Skinners Falls Bridge, the crossing between Cochecton, NY and Milanville, PA, which has been closed since October 2019. There are three … more
New York State Sen. Todd Kaminsky and a host of colleagues have introduced legislation that shifts the responsibility and costs of recycling from municipalities to the producers of packaging and … more
The sheriff’s office police reform and reinvention survey would be a hoot—if it weren’t so seriously deficient. Out of a county of over 75,000, 362 responded to the 13-question … more
When I moved to Narrowsburg in 1978, Main Street was filled with women leaders. Gladys Maas was in charge at the Narrowsburg Feed Mill. Stella Ropke was manager at the River Bank, in the original … more
  My precocious three-year-old grandson arrived this week with a new word: “Hullabaloo.” “What does it mean?” I asked him. He didn’t say, so I looked it … more
You’ve got to admit, 2020 was a doozy of the year. In fact, it has upended everything we thought was relatively stable. Basic health, for one: You cannot simply go about your day and assume … more
In the last three weeks, we have asked you to support community newspapers, to vote with your heart and values, and to support the local business community by recognizing and expressing your … more
In the last two weeks, we’ve used this space to ask you to vote for local papers: to become a subscriber and to support the businesses that advertise in our pages. We asked you to vote … more
The 50th anniversary of the Woodstock Festival of Music and Art has come and gone without the major disruption to local communities that accompanied the original, which played out in 1969. The … more
Ellen Cohen: Manhattan, NY I was from Beachwood, Ohio at the time. I was still in high school and went with my best friend Karen. Our parents thought we were at Ohio State orientation with an older … more
A few weeks after Bethel Woods Center for the Arts (BWCA) announced it would hold a three-day event in honor of the 50th anniversary of the original Woodstock Festival, promoter Michael Lang … more
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