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    • Roe v. Wade

      Whether you applaud the Supreme Court’s overturn of Roe v. Wade or whether you are outraged by the intrusion of law on individual choice, …

    • At the very last minute

      I am writing this column, my friends, at the very last minute. I’m right up against deadline—it’s late on Friday, June 24, 2022, about …

    • The spirit of ’76

      As we gather to celebrate Independence Day, it’s a good time to reflect on how our most fundamental freedoms have served this nation …

Sports
Talking sports

Rhulen Rock Hill Run & Ramble marks 30th anniversary

ROCK HILL. NY — “We run this because of the memories, a tribute to those who passed away,” said Thomas McGrath, a 55-year-old runner, who competed in the Rhulen Rock Hill Run & …
TALKING SPORTS

OCIAA names Monti’s Bassett, Mitchell senior scholar-athlete

MIDDLETOWN, NY — Monticello High School seniors Owen Bassett and Liza Mitchell have been selected as senior scholar-athletes for the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association (OCIAA).  The award is given to high school seniors “who have distinguished themselves in the classroom and in the athletic arena.” They were honored at an awards breakfast on June 2. 
TALKING SPORTS

Hard work, great rewards

LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — On June 8, the Sullivan West School District community turned out in force to celebrate the accomplishments of their Bulldogs scholar-athletes at the 2021-2022 Spring Athletic Awards presentation in the high school auditorium.
Editorial
Sparky the drone dipped lower over the tree, its low-battery alarm and lights beeping frantically as I tried desperately to steer it out of the woods and onto the lawn. I was scrambling through the muck, trying to keep it in sight, and my foot got sucked into one of the many gloppy pits which make up my backyard. Then Sparky crashed into the branches, bounced a bit farther down. and then stopped. About 50 feet up. 
Leisure

Monster trucks return to Wayne County Fair HONESDALE, PA — Monster trucks are back. Monster Truck Freestyle is returning to the 160th Wayne County Fair for one night, taking place at 7 p.m. …

I suppose one could call it a pet peeve. I do not care for reporting on events happening in the region that have come and gone by the time you read this. I tend to gravitate toward covering opening …
STARLIGHT, PA — The Delaware River Club (DRC) is a fly-fishing lodge on the banks of the West Branch of the Delaware. Managed and run by angler Jeff White, the DRC is a place where, it is said, …
The sold-out, highly anticipated kick-off concert to the annual Milford Music Fest on June 10, featuring the band 10,000 Maniacs, was postponed due to a medical emergency. The new concert date is …
Police Blotter
Body of Christopher Schofield Recovered from Delaware River  

Body of Christopher Schofield Recovered from Delaware River   BUSHKILL, Pa- The body of Christopher Schofield was recovered today from the waters of the Delaware River near Kittatinny Point …

Crews search Delaware River near Stroudsburg for missing swimmer

Sullivan County announces major gun, drug seizures

Coronavirus Updates
NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA — Ever since the COVID-19 vaccine became widely available to eligible residents across the commonwealth, the Wright Center for Community Health has been working to quell …
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More Upper Delaware

WHITE MILLS, PA — White Mills, you could say, was built on glass. Cut glass, leaded crystal, glass that catches the light and the eye; it’s a testimony to the business acumen of …

Greetings, all. I’m listening to the thunder of flying squirrel feet in our attic. The squirrels have replaced the bats who owned the attic for 40 years, and the new residents seem to have made …