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What's going on in arts, leisure and the community February 24 to March 2 more
REGION — “Think about a future where Black people not only exist, but thrive,” said Dr. Eve Dunbar. But can you imagine a future when you don’t own your past? Dunbar, … more
What's going on in arts, leisure and the community November 25 to December 1 more
The last pancake breakfast EQUINUNK, PA — Well, not the last one forever. Just the last one for 2021. The Pine Mill Community Hall, on Pine Mill Road in Equinunk, will hold its final … more
The way out here can often have the illusion of perpetual sunshine-filled days and one harvest after another. But just like everywhere else, the grey clouds roll through here as well, both literally … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — At its April 1 meeting, the Upper Delaware Council (UDC) voted unanimously (minus one abstention) to recommend rehabilitation of the 1902 Baltimore truss bridge connecting … more
Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by Black Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. Also known as African American History Month, the event … more
CALLICOON, NY — In August 1963, a young Janus Adams and her mother left their home in the Bronx at 3 a.m., arrived in Harlem and boarded a bus full of demonstrators headed for the … more
Medicine’s history with Black people is fraught. In the past, enslaved women were used for OB-GYN experiments without anesthesia. Men were infected with syphilis to see what would happen … more
I’m so befuddled. Between working from home and venturing out sporadically, I’ve lost all sense of time and place. The past week has been particularly confusing as I wandered about, … more
We lucked out. Soon after we began renting a small house in Callicoon, the neighbor who helped secure the rental for us introduced us to his neighbors, a couple with a red-haired little boy who … more
My friend Herbert (not his real name, of course) is, fundamentally, a very decent guy. He works hard in a dirty job (he’s in one of the building trades), plays in some bands, is devoted to … more
At a commissioner’s meeting on July 10, Wayne County resident Robert Suhosky, quoted in Wayne-Pike News, used the word “nutjob” to describe someone (myself) who has been calling for … more
HONESDALE, PA — At a July 16 meeting, Wayne County Commissioners Brian Smith and Jocelyn Cramer spoke in defense of the board’s third commissioner, Joe Adams, who has been facing … more
HONESDALE, PA — After an investigation of Wayne County Commissioner Joe Adams, who was accused of violating PA's "official oppression" statute, Wayne County District Attorney A.G. Howell has … more
Walking around these days is different. We stop to chat with neighbors at a greater distance. Masks (which we* hope you’re all wearing) add visual dialogue and have kicked our … more
HONESDALE, PA — For yet another consecutive Wayne County Commissioners meeting, the public comment portion on July 9 became a forum for the community’s continuing conversation about the … more
In her extraordinary documentary, “Cooked: Survival by Zip Code,” filmmaker Judith Helfand tells the story of the July 1995 heatwave that killed 739 people in Chicago. Most of the victims … more
Recipients announced for Delaware Highlands Conservancy scholarships HAWLEY, PA AND BETHEL, NY — The Delaware Highlands Conservancy has awarded its annual “Delaware Highlands … more
This time it’s different. This time it’s different, I thought while looking out over the crowd of mainly white faces (gathered in Central Park, Honesdale) holding up signs, clearly … more
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