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WAYNE COUNTY, PA —  With all Pennsylvania counties now in the yellow or green phase of reopening in the face of the COVID-19 outbreak, Gov. Tom Wolf announced Friday that Wayne County will …
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Opinion
    • Deja vu

      Haven’t we been here before? I’m thinking of 1968, also an election year, when a major crisis (Vietnam War then, COVID-19 pandemic now) and …

    • You saved her life

      Recently while working my garden near the Beaver Kill River in Cooks Falls, a passing black pickup slowed and stopped in front of where I was …

Sports

In review: Sullivan West vs. Eldred

LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — Well, if it’s good enough for Roger, it’s good enough for me. Over the past few weeks, this sports scribbler has been getting his sports fix by occasionally …

Changing of the guard – a tale of ‘Two Daves’

LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — There will be a changing of the guard at Sullivan West Central School on July 1 as Dave Franskevicz, the district’s long-standing athletic director, is set to step …

In review: Sullivan West’s Bulldogs

LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — In this time of the world-wide COVID-19 pandemic, sports of all sorts are in limbo: the Summer Olympics have been postponed until 2021, professional sports are on …
Latest news
MONTICELLO, NY — Monticello Mayor Gary Sommers announced the resignation of former Department of Public Works (DPW) acting Superintendent Raymond Jones to a crowd of protestors Thursday.  A …
HONESDALE, PA — Three young Honesdale residents, Olivia Galarza, Aleah Slish and Amanda DeMasi, recently scheduled a peaceful protest in Honesdale’s central park, following a nationwide …
HONESDALE, PA — At a June 2 meeting of the Wayne County Cooperative Agricultural Society Directors and Associate Directors, it was decided to cancel the 2020 Wayne County Fair, joining many …

As we now know, in the wake of COVID-19, both New York and Pennsylvania are on track to reopen for business, with each state following a multi-phased plan. In New York, the first phase went into …

I suppose it was only a matter of time. With millions of folks observing stay-at-home restrictions, everyone and their brother is suddenly an “entertainer.” Whether they’re reciting …
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press release

Wayne County man charged with homicide from head-on crash

A Honesdale Borough man faces two (2) counts of Homicide by Vehicle and multiple other charges for a head on crash that killed two (2) young men on Roosevelt Highway (Route 6), Canaan Township, Wayne …
By LINDA DROLLINGER

Tusten digester gets the nod

NARROWSBURG, NY — A May 26 special meeting of the Tusten Town Board was held via Zoom to conduct a state environmental quality review (SEQR), or environmental impact assessment, for the Tusten …

DPW superintendent accused of racist language

MONTICELLO, NY — A video that aired on News 12 Westchester on May 29 clearly shows Raymond Jones, acting superintendent of the Village of Monticello Department of Public Works (DPW), referring …
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From the blogs
Spoof on Bernie's campaign logo. I kinda really like it

Virus 2020

Friday, March 6
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No bones about it

Friday, February 21
If you've read the newspaper for any length of time, or been a subscriber and gotten a renewal card in the mail, you've seen my best …

One for the birds

Friday, February 14
This week has been for the birds. Seriously. The weather has been warmer than usual, but it's still managing to dump a few inches of …
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