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Save the sage-grouse Sage-grouse are beautiful birds. The adults are known for their long pointed tails and feathers that reach their “toes.” The male has a white breast and black belly, … more
Several awards were given out to dedicated 4-H members at the Tri-Gal 4-H Club’s end-of-the-year party earlier this month.  The following members celebrated milestone years in the program: … more
CALLICOON, NY — The Callicoon Business Association’s first decorating and lighting contest, which encouraged shop owners in Callicoon to decorate their storefront for the holiday season, … more
Remember the marshmallow test? In a landmark 1960s study, Stanford psychologist Walter Mischel presented each of his three-year old participants with a marshmallow, telling them they could have a … more
Now that Pennsylvania and New York’s Whitetail deer seasons are in full swing, hunting has become a hot-button topic for many. Platforms on the issue typically range from an ethical respect for … more
Remembering 41 I was very privileged to be a witness of history in 1988, with a front row to the New Hampshire Primary, especially as a young first-time voter and student volunteer with a major … more
I moved to Honesdale from California one year ago. From the beginning, I’ve felt welcome here—everyone I’ve met has been friendly and has done what they could to make me feel like … more
Thirteen federal agencies and more than 300 experts, both from inside and outside government have been working for two years on the Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4), a report on the impacts … more
Eldred Pres: Do your job! Apparently after one year in the Eldred Central School District, Dr. John Morgano still does not get it. He does not need to educate the public, he needs to educate the … more
AUBURN, NY — At the Theatre Association of New York State Festival (TANYS) the weekend of November 20, the Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop was selected to perform two of the nine shows chosen … more
When cooking in the kitchen at this time of the year, everything sounds and tastes better if you say it with a French accent. When my kids were younger, they preferred the voice of the Swedish Chef … more
With the ascendency of Small Business Saturday, consumers are urged to shop at small, local businesses—and in particular on the Saturday after Black Friday. With both Black Friday and Small … more
A call for the crossbow Last year I was afflicted with Lyme. I became stiff, fatigued, my mind felt a little slow and foggy, and I lost 1/3 of my strength. Although it did not stop me from … more
BETHEL, NY — Linda C. Hartley, co-principal of H2Growth Strategies, announced the five Nonprofit Innovation Award winners at the annual reception for the Community Foundation of Orange and … more
GRAHAMSVILLE, NY — The Time and the Valleys Museum has received a $2,000 Make a Difference Fund grant from the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan. At the foundation’s annual … more
One dark afternoon you notice a few lazy flakes in the air. They melt before they hit the ground. “It’s snowing,” you shout. Everyone looks out the window. “Well, look at … more
There has been some discussion about whether the election on November 6 was actually a “blue wave,” but when one party takes 33 seats away from the other party in the House of … more
Faces of asylum Recently, my daughter worked for five days as a legal volunteer at an ICE detention center. Here are some of her observations. The asylum seekers are almost all women and their … more
When President George W. Bush mentioned switchgrass in his 2006 State of the Union Address as a viable alternate energy source, a lot of folks and organizations jumped on the bandwagon. Switchgrass … more
By the time you read this, the Sullivan County legislature will be poring over the tentative 2019 county budget as proposed to us by county manager Josh Potosek. It’s a huge document that the … more
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