In the community
    • Hello, December!

      Hello, December! We are moving forward in full holiday mode, and the time is moving by quickly these days. I hope you are taking time to …

    • Memories of a mother hen

      Since we recently had to rehome the surviving flock of chickens to very gracious friends, there have been several times those unique birds are …

    • UDC, Celebration and more

      NARROWSBURG, NY — The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) has published the fall/winter 2022 issue of its newsletter, “The Upper Delaware.”


A Night of Giving kicks off December 6

LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — SUNY Sullivan’s undefeated Men’s Basketball team is the new number one-ranked team in the nation in today’s NJCCA Division II Men’s Basketball rankings. It is the first number-one national ranking for the Generals since joining Division II in 2018.

Dawgs and Jackets

LAKE HUNTINGTON and ELDRED, NY — It wasn’t the best of seasons for either squad of varsity booters, as neither the Sullivan West Bulldogs nor the Yellowjackets of Eldred posted a winning record in 2022.

Watch a game, help out SUNY Sullivan students with kids

LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — SUNY Sullivan kicks off the holiday season on Tuesday, December 6, with “A Night of Giving,” a night of basketball and—even more importantly—the …
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.

Celebrate Hawley’s Winterfest HAWLEY, PA — Winterfest returns to Hawley on Friday, December 9 to Sunday, December 11. Travel back into simpler holiday times, the Downtown Hawley …

While I’m not exactly bilingual, I have more than a passing knowledge of the Spanish language, having studied it for years in high school and college. Still, at the tender age of …
REGION — The Upper Delaware River Valley, and the communities near it, must hold some kind of magic. The area plays host to an abundance of writers. “Writing is, in part, giving …
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 …
Police Blotter
Fatal accident in White Lake

On Monday, November 28, at approximately 9:07 a.m., the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a serious motor vehicle accident on State Route 17B in White Lake.

Monticello man arrested for Robbery 1st degree

In the Wayne County Courts — December 1

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 …