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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the New York State Police and local law enforcement agencies across the state will increase patrols and crack down on drunk and drugged driving and other … more
Passover, or Pesach, carries the distinction of being the most widely observed Jewish holiday, outperforming even Chanukah. While both are home-based, the magic of Passover lies with the Seder … more
I wish you a Merry Christmas and an extremely healthy and happy new year in 2021.  Yes, it is that time of year: tax season. The town hall will be open to pay your taxes in person as long as … more
REGION — 2020 has been a hard year. Families have lost loved ones, jobs and a sense of stability. We’re not used to it: Widespread tragedy doesn’t usually strike so close to … more
REGION — If it seems like packages are shipping slower than usual... well, you’re right.  The week of December 14 to 21 was the peak of package-mailing time, and Adobe Analytics … more
What's going on in arts, leisure and community December 10 to 16 more
Winter greetings from all the animals at Breezy Acres mini-farm! The animals are looking forward to the many things associated with the upcoming holidays—the different treats they receive, … more
According to many historical sources, Chanukah represents the first battle for religious freedom after the Syrian Greeks tried to deny the small second Judean commonwealth its rights to practice and … more
Narrowsburg can be such an idyllic place year-round, but especially during the holidays. An iconic bridge bisecting the graceful bend of our snowy river, twinkling lights, a beautiful tree, friendly … more
What's going on in your community December 3-9 more
What's going on in arts, leisure and community December 3 to 9 more
As a noun, hope is a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen. As a verb, it means to want something to happen or be the case. For a word, it’s a pretty simple … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — Every Wednesday for the past three or four years, Barbara Elco, Judy Mohn, Pat Hawker and Mary Wehr have gotten together at Elco’s house for what our grandmothers called … more
If you’ve ever seen an image of a snowflake under a microscope, you know how amazingly beautiful they are. Individually or in clusters, snowflakes rival any artwork created by … more
At Thanksgiving, I hope your holiday is filled with tradition that uplifts you, prayers that inspire you and family and friends who love and admire you. When I have food, I think of all who are … more
PENNSYLVANIA — Pennsylvania is putting new "targeted and strategic actions" to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 over the holiday season, according to PA Secretary of Health Rachel … more
We are getting closer to Turkey Day—how are you celebrating? My brother Teddy and I were going to go down to Queens to see my sister and two other brothers, along with my sister-in-law and her … more
How do we narrow the gap and bring people closer when, for various reasons, we are distanced from them? Just as the pandemic has forcibly detached us from each other, there have been other times in … more
Is Hanukkah really the Jewish equivalent of Christmas? Growing up in a traditional suburban Jewish household circa 1960, I’m fairly sure that my sister and I both thought so, even though there … more
Psychologist Kim Olver has a holiday gift for us all. It is hope, and a way to find it. Olver (who also writes for the River Reporter in her column “From the Relationship Center”) … more
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