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The Red Cross volunteer recruitment notice in the Middletown Times-Herald Record didn’t promise adventure or a place in American history. But Maria Frangipane and husband Al of Bethel found no … more
Since its founding in 1881, the American Red Cross has been dedicated to serving people in need, consistently fulfilling its mission to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of … more
Are you a parent of school-aged children? As they prepare to return to school, it’s easy to begin worrying about their well-being, especially considering the recent and ongoing violence. Does … more
HONESDALE, PA — On Saturday, September 7 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the public is invited to see the new G wing, the recently completed $35 million dollar construction project at Wayne Memorial … more
WURTSBORO, NY — On Sunday, September 8 at 2 p.m., Friends of the Mamakating Library is sponsoring a performance of “Every Brilliant Thing,” a powerful piece of theatre about … more
Once upon a time, but very recently, people in the US turned 65 and became eligible for Medicare. They knew because they had many more phone calls that they may or may not have screened. They knew … more
NEW YORK — Two bipartisan House bills will hopefully do a bit more to keep seniors safe, whether in their homes or in nursing care. In October, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado announced … more
Latest research into Alzheimer’s disease TARRYTOWN, NY — Knowledge isn’t just power, it is reassurance and strength. Family caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease and … more
Climate changes that affect our health Most of us are becoming increasingly aware of changing weather patterns, reports of droughts and flooding, larger and stronger hurricanes and cyclones, rapid … more
In the last two months, the world has been introduced to the newest of the coronaviruses. COVID-19 is causing epidemics in China, South Korea, Italy and Iran. Additionally, there are small pockets of … more
 Staying sober while quarantined isn’t easy, but Sullivan County has people to help  SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Lockdown has been a challenge for all of us, but for people in … more
ALBANY, NY — On March 2, at least 93 cases of COVID-19 were detected in the U.S., including two in New York State. On that same day, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced at a briefing that the state … more
Health and wellness briefs March 5 to 11 more
With Veterans Day just around the corner, and November being Military Family Month, I wanted to write about the mental health concerns that military families may face and what they can do about … more
What's going on in health, wellness and community November 5 to 11 more
Wayne Memorial Hospital announces the following births: Brantley Lewis Canfield was born October 1, 2020 to Karson and Travis Canfield of Tyler Hill, PA. Harbor Lucille Larson was born … more
Since my last article, published in December, regarding COVID-19, the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are now being administered nationally. In Sullivan and surrounding counties, our local first … more
What's going on his health and wellness February 4 to 10 more
“Four hundred and eight thousand, six hundred and eighty-seven Americans are dead. Americans. Americans. Americans.” Toni Young, founder and executive director of the Washington, … more
About one in eight U.S. women (about 12 percent) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. It is expected that, in 2020, there will be 276,000+ new cases of invasive breast … more
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