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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 …
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  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 …
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Letters to the editor
'Democracy under siege' and more

‘Well done’ I have been back and forth to the area since 1991. I have always been a fan and reader of the River Reporter. In all that time, I haven’t read a better edition than …

my view
RR photo by Amanda Reed
Things I didn’t know when we started thinking about moving here: Your neighbors are your 911, my local nurse practitioner told me. Every real estate agent here’s grandmother used to run a …
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Passover, or Pesach, carries the distinction of being the most widely observed Jewish holiday, outperforming even Chanukah. While both are home-based, the magic of Passover lies with the Seder …
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Blogs

One nation

It’s no longer that you believe in the fundamental ideals of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness—NO. You must follow lockstep without comment or dissent to the leadership of your …

Depression

Depression is often cited as both the cause and experience of sadness, loss of hope, and self-blame.  For people suffering from depression, there is a core doubt about one’s essential …

Identity 

How do I know who I am? The first influences were the family. I embodied the obedient child, desperate for the conditional love available. In those years, the me you could encounter was the …