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When I check out areas of the Delaware or Mongaup rivers for eagles, it’s not just the eagles I am looking for. Eagles are foraging for fish, including fish that were stunned or killed by … more
Are we all still here? The nature of publishing necessitates drafting columns, allowing for maximum procrastination, a week early. That puts one in a pre-inauguration state, reflecting in advance on … more
FREMONT, NY — It all started with a Great Courses lecture. Early Christianity might be an unusual choice, but thriller writer and part-time area resident Gray Basnight was interested. … more
MONTICELLO, NY — The road money is settled. One of the lingering issues from the December 10, 2020 budget vote was bonding for road repairs. But a compromise thrashed out on December 17 … more
MONTICELLO, NY — When a child goes missing, Amber Alerts kick in. But what about a missing adult, an active shooter, or a flash flood warning?  We rely on police and sheriff’s … more
With the Thanksgiving holiday taking place last week, many of us still have turkey on our mind. If we dined on turkey, it was probably the domestic-farm-raised turkeys bought from the store, though … more
So, I’ve been thinking. (Cue the horrified cries.) Looks like we have a Democratic president, a Democratic House and a Republican Senate. What’s going to get signed into law? Nothing, … more
(NAPSI)—Over 61 million people are enrolled in Medicare. As of October 15, individuals age 65 and older can make changes to their coverage and enroll in a Medicare plan during the annual open … more
Usually, around this time, we’re thinking winter. We’re thinking holidays. But in this bizarre, frightening year, we’re also considering coronavirus and its limitations. We … more
COVID rising, election questioned Like the rest of the country, COVID-19 is back on the rise in Pennsylvania. The commonwealth saw its largest ever increase in new cases between last Wednesday and … more
National Distracted Driving Awareness Month NEW YORK — For the second consecutive year, NYSEG and AAA New York State are partnering together during National Distracted Driving Awareness … more
In the last two weeks, we’ve used this space to ask you to vote for local papers: to become a subscriber and to support the businesses that advertise in our pages. We asked you to vote … more
WAYNE COUNTY, PA — Growing one’s business doesn’t need to mean outgrowing one’s community, according to author, entrepreneur and “early pioneer of the farm-to-table and … more
There are many people who watch over the town. It starts on the town level with the town board: the elected officials who do the business of the town. These folks receive a stipend. They are our … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — On Friday, August 28, Narrowsburg’s Main Street transformed into a catwalk for the town’s various fashion boutiques, including Mayer Wasner, Morgan Puett, Madame … more
Hello, I am so sorry I did not have a column last week. I could give you lots of excuses—I did not realize it was Sunday, had nothing to write about, the dog ate my homework... The truth is, I … more
I have no qualms about the River Reporter’s front-page headline, “Tusten Goes to the Dogs,” on a recent edition. This is a local newspaper and it needs to address local issues. We … more
The River Reporter and Radio Catskill team up to give you a news update you can see or hear over the weekend. more
HONESDALE, PA —Every week, the Wayne County Commissioners take a moment during their meeting to ask, “Does anyone wish to make public comment?” And most weeks, nobody from the … more
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