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On October 21, the Delaware Valley School District (DVSD) changed its mask policy for the fourth time since the school year commenced. more
REGION — On October 7, the New York State Public Service Commission warned consumers about what might be a long and cold winter to come. Electricity and gas bills were likely to be higher … more
Comment period still open for Skinner’s Falls / Milanville Bridge project MILANVILLE, PA — The project advisory committee for the Milanville-Skinner’s Falls Bridge project met on … more
There are many things to love about living in the Upper Delaware River Valley: fresh air, mountains, farmland, lakes, majestic rivers, big skies and plenty of natural light all year … more
When my family and I went on vacation, a good friend volunteered to water my garden while we were away. On our trip, she texted me a photo of one of the plants, asking, “What are those … 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
EQUINUNK, PA — Looking for a private oasis? This cheery home is tucked in among the trees and lies not far from the Delaware River. Drive up a long country lane that’s pretty in the … more
Dear reader, When you think of the Catskills/Upper Delaware, what comes to mind? This time of year, it’s probably flannels, knit hats, warm boots… but really, what makes our area so … more
UPPER DELAWARE RIVER VALLEY — Sassafras trees are easily identified by their characteristic bilobed (mitten-shaped) and trilobed (three-pronged) leaves. Their brilliantly colored foliage ripens … more
‘Remains’ at the gallery at Nonneta and Friends Creative BARRYVILLE, NY — It’s a powerful theme as the year dies away: from October 2 to 31, art lovers can experience … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Health and family services committee chair Nadia Rajsz opened her September 9 meeting with a moment of silence for the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks. John … more
What's new in the Upper Delaware region September 16 to 22 more
August is a month for making memories. School starts back up and parents document the first days with admittedly more glee than their young academicians. The final days of summer are celebrated … more
REGION — High prices, low inventory, bidding wars: There’s been a scramble to buy properties in our bucolic area for the past year or two, and according to local real estate brokers, … more
School is starting and the COVID-19 delta variant is wreaking havoc with children. What’s a parent to do? This is a hard question to answer definitively. What we know from the experts is … more
What's new in the Upper Delaware Region September 2 to 8 more
Cold breeze tickling the back of your neck in winter? Don’t be in a hurry to seal around that window. The point of ventilation is “to get fresh air into a room,” Robert Dadras, … more
Homesteading. It’s the latest topic for those of us who want a simpler life. We want to get back to basics. But how do we get started and how do we make our homestead successful? How do we … more
Late summer is upon us. The August doldrums. Everything feels heavy and slow, and the mass of home-repair projects I planned, for when it finally stopped raining… hasn’t … more
Watercolor students hold a show HONESDALE, PA — A diverse group of people gather together every Friday afternoon with a common interest. Kenan Burns, Barbara Cuffe, Karen Lutz, Dale Porto, … more
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