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TYLER HILL, PA — Julia Sweet was two years old when she first stepped into Silver Lake House. Located on the former Welsh dairy farm and owned by Norman and Edith Dennis, the big house … more
June 21, the summer solstice, is the longest day of this year. It provides about 17 hours of daylight and is the official beginning of summer. This means that anglers can be on the water until at … more
Hello everyone, I hope you are all doing well. The tax books for the Town of Cochecton are closed. If you were not able to make a payment, you can call the Sullivan County Treasurer for your new … more
In the spirit of this fine April Fool’s Day, and in the way life seems to be lightening up as we come closer to the end of this pandemic, River Reporter would like to hear about some of the … more
When my brother, Buzz, was 10 years old and I was 3, he presented my parents with this concise, hand-written diatribe as to why he had been punished. “Why I Was Punished,” by Buzzy … more
With what turned out to be a fairly weird Thanksgiving behind us, and what could easily be a bizarre Christmas and Kwanzaa ahead, here comes Hanukkah, hot on their heels. The Festival of Lights … more
I remember Pete & Kathy’s Luncheonette. The building is still there on Route 52, almost at the corner of 116 in Lake Huntington, NY. The paint is still that deep—beautiful barnyard … more
Logic might dictate that current weather conditions would be reason enough to forget fishing today. The local meteorologists report that this is one of the driest summers on record, with lawns, crops … more
“Down, down,yellow and brownthe leaves are fallingall over the town.”  This rhyme has come back to me each autumn since 1971 when my kindergarten teacher introduced it to me and … more
Well, you can physically go there, but when I looked up the meaning of that expression on the internet, my search revealed this observation: “You can’t truly go back to a place you once … more
The words above were penned by composer Leigh Harline for the Disney animated fable “Pinnochio.” In 1940, child actor Dickie Jones leant his talents to give voice to Geppetto’s … more
As we prepare to celebrate another holiday, minds wander toward the ghosts of Christmas past. I can’t help but remember a time before Sullivan County became home. My sister Valerie is home … more
As a child, it was impossible for me to appreciate the hard work that my mother went through to make Chanukah special, magical and wondrous. Today, I can look back fondly and revel in the efforts … more
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts (BWCA) hosted a celebration of the publication launch of “Woodstock: 50 Years of Peace and Music” Sunday, July 21, featuring a group of panelists, all … more
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