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Despite the Woodstock festival occurring years before concert merchandising became a big business, there is still a surprising amount of memorabilia from Woodstock that has survived. Posters with the … more
Support for the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act Columnist Carol Roig recently noted that in 2014, the Council of Economic Advisors “concluded that we can save money by adopting … more
Glyphosate, the active ingredient in commercial herbicide Roundup, is the most widely used pesticide in the world. The New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) has been using it to control … more
We are in the tug-of-war time between seasons. Yes, we know who will win. As the ground thaws out, the sweet, mucky scent of the warming earth will arise. Spring will drag winter through the glorious … more
Planning board meetings often draw a few citizens who have strong opinions about what should or should not happen regarding land use in their neighborhood. The 600 or so people who turned out to a … more
I sat on a bench on my river bank remembering a childhood dream that one day I might live in a house on the Delaware River. I never forgot that moment—that dream, that place—where I rowed … more
Time is of the essence for climate action. The 2018 Special Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) makes clear that we have a limited window of opportunity—about 12 … more
CEOS: Leave selfishness behind and provide a living wage Sure, profits are good, and that is the purpose of business—BUT! The profits earned need to distributed wisely so that the workers have … more
If you type the name Stephanie Borowicz into the YouTube search box, you’ll see images of Pennsylvania State Representative Stephanie Borowicz reciting a prayer at the opening of the government … more
The first sure sign of spring in the river valley is mud. Thick brown mud that sucks you in, coating your soles and turning your tire treads slick. There’s also wind. Wind that tugs those … more
It is always a treat to gather with the winners of the Annual Readers Choice Awards. Last Thursday night was no exception. It’s an important way to celebrate community and to celebrate passion … more
Push back on purposeful mislabeling Socialism has become a radioactive contemporary watchword that political forces on the right would like to thoroughly and broadly smear over the candidates of the … more
Between the Barrysville Farmers Market moving to Narrowsburg, the Lackawaxen Food Hub closing, a new food hub blooming in Sullivan County and the last winter weekend of the Honesdale Indoor … more
I can see my breath in the crisp air, trying to blow smoke circles to no avail. With the collar of my winter coat folded up, protecting me from the wind that is blowing this morning, I’m … more
Just months ago, this summer’s 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music and art festival held much promise for music fans wanting to celebrate the historical three days of peace and music. … more
The Sullivan County Legislature is currently deliberating whether to adopt staggered terms of office for the nine county legislators. The legislative form of government was adopted in 1994, when the … more
Invite a city child to the Catskills for a summer While I’m thinking about spring and watching the buds grow bigger on the trees, I’m also planning ahead for summer. My husband and I will … more
Measles is making a comeback in the U.S., and that includes here, where the Sullivan County Public Health Department (PHD) has been notified of two cases of measles in county residents. An advisory … more
I stocked up on all my son’s favorite foods—pretzels and Canadian bacon. As it is the season, I cooked another favored meal: a corned beef and cabbage dinner. I made Irish soda bread and … more
Compared to some doctors, I am an old one. I know that because I applied for Medicare a few months ago. I also know that because I have seen children die with meningitis caused by pneumococcus, H. … more
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