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    • War Talk

      In past eons, the purpose and rationale for war have, for the most part, been obvious and clear. In a world primarily dominated by scarcity, …

    • Love Language

      Everyone has their own love language, whether they know it or not. 

Sports
TALKING SPORTS

Bulldogs’ girls’ soccer season report card

LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — “The girls’ varsity soccer program had a very successful season,” said Megan Brockner, coach of Sullivan West’s girls’ booters, when asked how the 2022 season went.
TALKING SPORTS

Bulldogs gridiron season report card

LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — The Sullivan West Bulldogs 2022 football team posted a 6-2 overall record for the season in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association’s (NYSPHSAA) Section IX 8-Man football data. The team finished undefeated, 5-0, in their division, before falling 26-12 to the Spackenkill Spartans in the November 4 playoffs.
TALKING SPORTS

Red sky at night, Spartans’ delight

LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — There’s an ancient adage among seafaring folks around the globe. It says that as nightfall begins its journey across the heavens, and the sky is lit up in various shades of the color red, all bodes well.
Editorial
With this week’s paper, we begin a six-week exploration of joy. It seemed fitting that given the current state of national and global news, we concentrate on finding stories of resilience. That we explore the path from pain and separation to interconnection and—if we are lucky and diligent—joy.
Leisure

HONESDALE, PA — What makes a great musician or a great person?  Talent, of course. But talent alone doesn’t make you great. It’s about dedication and hard work, becoming the …

A raffle from the SCDW SOUTH FALLSBURG, NY — The annual raffle at the Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop (SCDW) has returned. During the month of January 2023 there will be a drawing every …
BARRYVILLE, NY — Now, years later, visitors to the Minisink Battleground park can actually learn what those mysterious trail markers stand for. The Delaware Company is marking its 10th …
Little by little, inch by inch, the world is kinda, sorta returning to normal. I have no plans to use this column as a platform to preach, and what you choose to do is absolutely your business, …
Police Blotter
Fallsburg man gets life sentence for murdering two-year old

Brian Owsinski, 26, of Fallsburg, was sentenced on November 30  before County Court Judge Jim Farrell to life in prison with no possibility of parole for at least 20 years on his conviction for Murder in the Second Degree.

Woodbourne man arrested for armed bank robbery

Wayne County court sentencings for November 10

Coronavirus Updates
UPPER DELAWARE RIVER VALLEY—COVID-19 radically disrupted daily life when it first reached the United States. Swaths of the country shut down. Those who could do so worked from home. Those …
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More Upper Delaware

PORT JERVIS, NY — The Port Jervis Transportation History Center (PJTHC) opened to the public for the first time on Memorial Day weekend. It’s a big deal for Port Jervis; it could bring …

REGION — We all know about the summer growing season, when we get fresh produce from farm stands, farm markets and other farm-to-consumer places. We all know this happens during the height of …