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A swan in the Big Eddy 

People have noticed a swan floating around on the river near the Narrowsburg Bridge lately. Though the feathered loner seems an unusual sight in the Catskills in January, it’s not, say conservation experts.

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Muralist Matthew Willey is busy painting bees on buildings. Narrowsburg has been mentioned as a possible venue for one of his works of art.

Water, doves and bees in Narrowsburg

NARROWSBURG, NY — The board of the Town of Tusten at its meeting on January 8 considered a motion that would end the practice of the town selling municipal water to businesses.

TRR photos by Joe Cooke 

Fixit people are not a thing of the past. Local fixers Jim Powell, Tom Coacci, Rich Norton and Jill Padua talk repairs at the Tusten Town Board. 

The repair revolution rages on

NARROWSBURG, NY — Volunteers at Repair Café Tusten want the things you might otherwise toss. They want your tired clothing, your small, broken appliances. Your electric toothbrush that doesn’t run. Your holey sock (or, more likely, your 25 holey socks, one of which matches nothing.)

TRR photo by David Hulse 

When Shohola Township’s Aaron Robinson handed over the gavel to the Upper Delaware Council’s incoming chairman on January 3, he also presented the Town of Delaware’s Harold “Hal” Roeder with this hard-hat, something else he felt Roeder might need.  

Shutdown highlights state’s failure to fund UDC

NARROWSBURG, NY — The partial federal shutdown “exemplifies why having all your funding eggs in one basket is precarious and why we need the states’ support,” Upper Delaware Council (UDC) Executive Director Laurie Ramie told the council on January 3.

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The Repair Cafe is a worldwide organization with a new local group here in Narrowsburg, headed by Tusten councilmember Jill Padua. Look for a story about the group in the next issue of TRR. 

Handy with a wrench?

NARROWSBURG, NY — The Repair Cafe Tusten is a neighborhood initiative that promotes repair as an alternative to throwing items away. In preparation for its first iteration, on Saturday January 26 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Tusten Town Hall, organizer Jill Padua is looking for volunteers.

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UDC to host conservationist

NARROWSBURG, NY — The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) will host a presentation by Wayne Conservation District resource conservationist Keith Pierson on Erosion and Sedimentation Pollution at  7 p.m. on January 3, at the UDC office located at 211 Bridge Street. Election of officers for 2019 will also take place.

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The weather outside was frightful

JEFFERSONVILLE & NARROWSBURG, NY — It was a foggy night, and Santa was not able to get the Santa Express to Jeffersonville or Narrowsburg last weekend. But not to be a disappointment, Santa is hitching up his Express to visit in Jeffersonville on December 23 at 5 p.m. and will arrive in Narrowsburg at 7 p.m.

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Holiday help at the Narrowsburg Union

NARROWSBURG, NY — You wrap it, they’ll ship it. The Narrowsburg Union is offering printing, packing and shipping for all holiday gifts, seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Christmas Eve.

Union Works says they can pack and ship almost anything to almost anywhere, as well as offering copy, printing and document servicing.



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