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I found a Barbie shoe under the bookcase last week. Revealed by the swish of the broom, it is a souvenir of some long-forgotten afternoon when my daughter played with her dolls on the living room … more
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Francis Currey was a big name in Sullivan County. He was a World War II hero who was regularly celebrated on a day named in his honor in Hurleyville. Currey passed away on October 8 at the age of 94. … more
Last year, an eight-year-old girl made headlines in Mexico for inventing a simple solar device to heat water. Her name is Xóchitl Guadalupe Cruz Lopez and she lives in Chiapas, the southern … more
“If you don’t know what is happening on October 8th, I urge you to find out... It will be one of the biggest days in LGBTQ legal history and we have a lot to do to prepare. Our fight is … more
Temperament and leadership skills The reoccurring theme that I am hearing in the election between Russell Reeves and David Sager for the position of Sullivan County Clerk is that Russell Reeves … more
National Fire Prevention Week is October 6 to 12 and this year’s theme, as adopted by the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), is “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice … more
There are a few changes coming to voting in Pennsylvania that may help make it easier for state residents to vote. For instance, for the first time ever, absentee voters may apply for a ballot … more
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“I’m thinking it will be romantic,” said my husband of 33 years. He was proposing a road trip across the country. After a stressful year of moving and resettling, starting a … more
Thursday, September 26 to Wednesday, October 2. more
There will be two voting days for primary voters this year in New York State. The primary ballots for the presidential election will be cast on April 28. The primary for congressional, state and … more
Recently, our local library announced availability of Robert Redford’s latest movie, “The Mustang.” It wasn’t shown in theaters nearby. It’s a drama based on a prison … more
The recent kerfuffle now known as “Sharpiegate”—in which Donald Trump (or one of his staffers) clumsily edited a hurricane forecast map to include the possibility that Dorian could … more
It’s been a banner year for butterflies here in the Upper Delaware River Valley, according to my neighbors and friends. Resident butterfly buffs have noticed an uptick in monarch (Danaus … more
Regarding the article titled “Censored”… … published in The River Reporter on August 14: We are the artists who performed at RiverFest and caused the controversy. We were … more
Smoking electronic cigarettes, known as vaping, has taken off in spectacular fashion in the United States, especially among school-aged children. Introduced in 2007, e-cigarettes were the most common … more
Thirty million people live in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta and the surrounding metropolitan area. Their city has served for decades as a financial and diplomatic hub of Southeast Asia as well as … more
Labor Day has come and gone. I haven’t accomplished as much as I planned to this summer, but it gives me hope and ambition for next summer’s agenda. Days of grilling outside, listening to … more
Readers rally around Eileen Hennessy I am responding to a recent rather unfortunate letter in last week’s newspaper concerning your long time and very popular columnist Eileen Hennessey. It … more
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