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CALLICOON, NY — Twenty-some years ago, I asked lifelong Callicoon resident Ed Curtis if the current boom would last. We’d just seen a big increase in home sales, after a long period of … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Plans for a new park in Callicoon have hit a roadblock. A property purchase by the county that would have laid the groundwork for the new park in Callicoon was halted at … more
CALLICOON, NY — A proposed park could get a financial shot in the arm, thanks to Sen. Jen Metzger.  Located at the former Upper Delaware Campground, the tentatively named Riverside Park … more
Damascus Township, the largest of the original townships created in 1798, is still the largest.  Damascus was the site of many historic events, beginning with the first settlement of … more
Japanese Knotweed is pervasive and pernicious in the Upper Delaware River Watershed. At this time of year, when it is in bloom, it seems to be everywhere along the river plain, and along many … more
The Upper Delaware has always been known for its abundance. For its wildlife, for its natural resources, for its diversity of fish in lakes, streams and rivers. Inhabitants all, each lends its … more
TRISTATE AREA —  The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) on Thursday, September 10 voted to hold off on either approving or denying  the permit for the proposed Gibbstown Liquefied … more
What do snakes, insects and mushrooms have in common? For starters, each shares habitat with us here in the Upper Delaware River region and are active at this time of year, making it more likely we … more
What's going on in arts, leisure and community August 13 to 19 more
That’s right, it’s a week later and I’m still searching for the “silver lining” alluded to in my last column. To that end, I’ve been hitting the road, taking long, … more
Despite a slow beginning beset by fits and starts, spring is finally in full swing throughout the Upper Delaware River region. The bounty of birds and butterflies all about is a welcome boost to … more
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 working. The darkened passenger window rolled down slowly … more
REGION – Not even everyone’s favorite digital go-to person, Alexa, can tell you where the boundaries of the Delaware River Watershed lie. The same is true for that other digital … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — The National Park Service (NPS) has restricted boat launch capacity at the Delaware River’s Ten Mile River (TMR) Access Site to carry-in, hand launch of canoes, kayaks, … more
In his book, “Small in the Eye of a River,” my old friend Frank Mele wrote: “On having turned his 75th year in reasonably good health, any fly-fisher must feel immense gratitude for … more
Three government organizations responsible for overseeing the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River (UPDE) each introduced a new … more
Sound like a strange title? Perhaps, yet it is the very method that fly fishers should adopt if they wish to maximize angling opportunities when fishing small flies, dun colored flies, or when … more
TRENTON, NJ — When Congress passed the National Defense Authorization Act on December 20, lawmakers also approved funding for a lot of non-military programs, including $9.7 million for the … more
People watching in the country is frightfully more diverting than its city counterpart. For in the Catskills, whilst we are exposed to new faces all the time, the old faces—the … more
LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY – Driving across the Delaware River between Skinners Falls, NY and Milanville, PA requires the ability to keep all four tires firmly planted on a series of parallel … more
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