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Sullivan Renaissance was created with the mission to enhance the appearance of Sullivan County while building a sense of pride and community spirit. We were founded on the belief that how a place looks influences how a person feels about that place; whether they are someone who lives there; is visiting; or just passing through. more
Rain, rain, go away, but please come back another day. Preferably a weekday, when I’m stuck inside between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., with enough days before the weekend to dry up nicely.  more
Reaching back to antiquity, the notion of private property brings order to the distribution of landholdings by establishing both definitive ownership and the recorded ownership history. Today, a massive body of settled case law continues to grow around the often-complex nuances of property rights. more
Spring is a great time of year to observe the activities of animals, birds and insects throughout the Upper Delaware River region. more
Living history, music, exhibits at Civil War encampment MILFORD, PA — The Columns Museum will host the 11th annual Civil War encampment from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 21. This year, … more
IN OUR GARDENS—Why prune at all? Because it helps trees become stronger and healthier.  Foliage becomes more lush.  Leaves grow bigger.  Flowering bushes produce more flowers; … more
That’s right, it’s fall, ya’ll! And for some of you new to the mountains, it’s your first here in the Upper Delaware River region. Now that you’re no longer city … more
Standing in the field at dusk, we waited. Alert for the whir of wings or a dark shape spiraling into the sky. Listening to a bird’s language of twitters, chirps and a nasal buzzing sound like … more
As it happens, pretty darn green. Truthfully, I’m not a big fan of the color, except where nature is concerned. There are exceptions to the rule, of course, and so many hues to choose from. … more
What's going on in sustainability news April 15 to 21 more
We think of percussionists when we listen to our favorite music; chances are there is a drummer or some other musician beating a cadence of some sort with the rest of the band. Like us, nature has … more
    SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Step away from the computer. Put down the phone. Go outside. Sullivan County boasts acres of unspoiled land, miles of rivers and streams. But … more
“I have spent much of my time simply walking,” wrote Barry Lopez in “River Notes: The Dance of Herons,” a pocket-sized but powerful delve into Oregon’s McKenzie River … more
Letters to the editor December 10 to 16 more
At this time of year, our awareness of the countless things for which to be thankful is raised by the arrival of Thanksgiving. Those of us living in the regions surrounding the Delaware River are … more
They say that “timing is everything.” I’m unsure who “they” are, and even though I made a somewhat feeble attempt to find the answer to that burning question, I came up … more
Before you read this, I invite you to find a comfy chair and get comfortable. Go ahead, I’ll wait. It’s been quite a year to say the least. Every so often, I forget about everything … more
What do snakes, insects and mushrooms have in common? For starters, each shares habitat with us here in the Upper Delaware River region and are active at this time of year, making it more likely we … more
HANKINS, NY — School districts throughout the country are grappling with a conundrum right now. How do they provide an education amid a pandemic? How can they maximize the quality of the … more
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