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What's going on in your community February 10 to 16 more
February is about love and hearts, but it is also about teeth. The shortest month is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and the Sullivan County Rural Health Network and Sullivan County … more
HONESDALE, PA — It’s a harsh truth. Rural Americans—over 15 percent of the U.S.—are older, sicker and poorer. Wayne County is no exception. But, some observers say, Wayne … more
HONESDALE, PA — It was a brief ceremony, the one that honored Wayne Memorial CEO David Hoff. But the room was as filled as a pandemic would allow. County commissioners, hospital board members, … more
Sullivan County International Airport declared a Superfund site MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County has begun a detailed environmental investigation of contamination at the Sullivan County … more
Town of Thompson presents check to Monti seniors MONTICELLO, NY — The Town of Thompson presented a check for $5,000 to the Monticello Seniors at their meeting on October 28. “This … more
REGION — That rural health care is in trouble is so accepted, it’s not even news. Rural Americans are more likely to die from heart disease, cancer, unintentional injury, chronic lower … more
Dear reader, we’ve discussed a lot of things here in Our Country Home these past few months: chickens, homesteading, what not to do on a homestead, how to get your homestead started. And today … more
SWAN LAKE, NY — It’s no secret, but volunteer fire companies across the nation are facing a shortage in members. Sullivan County is no exception. In recent decades, as society evolves … more
CALLICOON, NY — “When I first came here,” said Dr. Paul Salzberg, the now-retired doctor for patients in a broad stretch of the Delaware River corridor, “the hospital had 30 … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — From police reform to “Sesame Street” to chats with filmmakers, in long films and short, there’s something for everyone at the Big Eddy Film Festival. The … more
What's new in the Upper Delaware region September 16 to 22 more
HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne County Commissioners seek a qualified individual or company to join a public-private venture intended to bolster the local dairy industry in its position as a … more
According to the Census Bureau, 24.6 percent of Wayne County’s people are over 65. In Pike, it’s 23.5 percent. In Sullivan County, NY: 19.3 percent. In rural areas nationally, that … more
For something completely different, I’m having issues. This time, it’s my eyes, which is “serious, and nothing to fool around with” according to my ophthalmologist, as if I … more
What's going on his health and wellness February 4 to 10 more
What's new in the Upper Delaware region December 10 to December 16 more
HONESDALE, PA — At a time when the reliability of local health systems seems more important than ever, the Wayne County Commissioners heard from two major community health care providers in … more
Sullivan 180 names new director FERNDALE, NY — Last Monday, Sullivan 180 announced Amanda Langseder as the nonprofit’s director. “Langseder brings extensive experience in … more
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