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It has come to this. Diving headlong into country living, I am planning to replace our garage doors. The current doors sprang into action the year the Woodstock Festival was conceived. I never really … more
It may not actually be fall, but to me, it’s officially the season. Each and every Friday is spent on a football field from now until November. more
In his memoir “Woodstock Nation,” Abbie Hoffman paints a telling portrait of himself at the festival’s end, staggering aimlessly around the deserted, trash-strewn field, stoned out … more
This Labor Day, there will be many people who don’t have the day off. Beginning in high school and through college, I worked part-time, sometimes full-time jobs, mostly at restaurants. I … more
Clarifying membership of the scenic byway organization The Upper Delaware Scenic Byway, Inc. committee appreciates The River Reporter’s recent publication of its advertising booklet, … more
A poetic appeal [This poem was submitted as a letter to the editor.] The Big Muddy(Sorry Mississippi)The boat landing at the Ten MileIs in audacious condition!You ought not go thereIf you want … more
We happen to be blessed living in the Upper Delaware Valley; just the scenery alone can take your breath away. Each summer, our population practically triples when the visitors come to our majestic … more
There’s a sound that my bicycle tires make on a warm August afternoon. I focus on the rhythms of the tires on pavement, a lower pitch on the uphills as my labored breathing joins in, and more … more
Here it is, a power outage. I don’t know, maybe it’s for the best not to know what’s going on in the world. Just the other week, the police were down the street from our house … more
My father, a World War II army veteran, did not talk much about his time spent in Europe during the war. He liked to recall meeting Gertrude Stein in a hospital in Paris when he was recovering from … more
No rate hike for NYSEG I can well understand why NYSEG avoided having any Public Hearings in Sullivan County for their proposed outrageous 20%+ rate hike. There might have been a riot. Sullivan … more
Last week’s ultimate collapse and cancellation of Woodstock 50 is reminiscent of a long forgotten festival that was to take place in Sullivan County: the doomed Bach to Rock Festival. Months … more
It’s shaping up to be the hottest summer ever, according to the World Meteorological Organization, which released data last week showing that June and July 2019 set new heat records. The … more
Uncertain times call for sing-able songs. Pete Seeger, the iconic troubadour who passed away in 2014, might have said that, had he lived to see the discord in our country today. Seeger, who would … more
“Stay off the hill!” I bellowed to a swarm of young people, most of whom had spent the night in a field under open skies that bled rain for more than 12 hours. “Pig!” they … more
Saddened by tragedy, heartened by community We read with great sadness about the fire at Hilly Acres Farm, but we are also heartened by the community outpouring of support. As usual, the farmers … more
The drilling method called hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is largely exempt from the Safe Drinking Water Act because of legislation passed in 2005 that came to be called the Halliburton Loophole. … more
While I was growing up in the south in the ‘60s, and discriminatory “Jim Crow” practices were slowly being dismantled, I would frequently see signs at restaurants and gas stations … more
On Tuesday, July 16, The Washington Post unveiled a database created by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) that tracked every sale of opioid drugs in the country. According to the newspaper, … more
There aren’t many people I know personally who get as excited over deer as I do—they come across my mind many times throughout the week. I take evening drives in my beat-up Ford Escort, … more
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