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Pretty much everyone who’s been paying attention is disgusted by the way Sullivan County Legislative Chair Rob Doherty has attempted to push through the sale of the Adult Care Center in … more
Reading Wayne local Joe Suhosky’s alleged quoted remarks made me shake my head as if to say “not another fear monger.” Regrettably, there still are far too many Joes who believe in … more
The Olympic torch entered an empty stadium in Athens on Thursday, March 19. Within this same marble arena, more than a century ago, the first International Olympic Committee (IOC) brought … more
Rose and I were recently returning to Narrowsburg from Honesdale on Route 652 in the early evening. As we drove past Kaiser Strasse, cresting a small rise, the road bent slightly to the right and our … more
Law enforcement and prosecution are part of the Executive Branch of government. The Executive Branch, federal and state, is responsible to enforce the law. Law may consist of legislative enactments, … more
I have no qualms about the River Reporter’s front-page headline, “Tusten Goes to the Dogs,” on a recent edition. This is a local newspaper and it needs to address local issues. We … more
I’ve been a citizen of Honesdale for about 20 of my 25 years. This is my first time addressing the borough council, but looking at the state of things, it will be the first of many. The July … more
At a commissioner’s meeting on July 10, Wayne County resident Robert Suhosky, quoted in Wayne-Pike News, used the word “nutjob” to describe someone (myself) who has been calling for … more
The White House is now engaging in what can only be described as pure politics; the administration continues to spiral towards oblivion with a plan to kill thousands of children and educators in a … more
Entrepreneurs are commonly defined by their unwillingness to give up and their inclination to stay the course. It is especially true of my time along the Upper Delaware Valley and my hope that the … more
I have never experienced a Memorial Day like this year’s. There are flags at half staff for the fallen soldiers of innumerable wars and for more than 100,000 fallen U.S. citizens and 350,000 … more
The River Reporter welcomes topical creative works. Send your poetry, prose and artworks to copyeditor@riverreporter.com by Sunday at 1 p.m., any week. more
All week I’ve been fixated on images of peaceful protest met by tear gas, diminished by riot. Some images are current, sparked by the police killing of George Floyd. Other images are memory. I … more
Noah Kaminsky, Lake Huntington, NY: The collective American spirit is manifestly destined to escape its Manifest Destiny, which has wildly overgrown our sea-washed, sunset gates and now consigned … more
This time it’s different. This time it’s different, I thought while looking out over the crowd of mainly white faces (gathered in Central Park, Honesdale) holding up signs, clearly … more
CALLICOON, NY — “A Peaceful Gathering To Show Support And Solidarity, Sunday, June 7th at 2pm.” Surprise is what I felt after I saw this flyer on the Facebook group page Living in … more
Our seas and rivers look clearer; our air feels fresher, quieter; our streets and roadways are abandoned. Panic shopping for household supplies has passed, only to be replaced by lines of mothers and … more
Within the journalism community, there’s outrage over the assaults our fellow journalists have endured covering the unrest in America sparked by the death of a black man, George Floyd, in … more
The time has come to call out those who continue to support a person who, as an impeached President, continues to unravel decades of progress with vitriol hatred, paranoid animosities and no … more
Recently while working my garden near the Beaver Kill River in Cooks Falls, a passing black pickup slowed and stopped in front of where I was working. The darkened passenger window rolled down slowly … more
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