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It started in June when my husband, John, announced, yet again, that he was abandoning civilization. He said he was moving to the woods. Such was his Henry David Thoreau inspired response to many … more
HONESDALE, PA — A great deal of the money Congress set aside for struggling dairy farmers has gone unclaimed, said Wayne County Commissioner Chairman Brian Smith at the board’s September … more
WAYNE COUNTY, PA — Last Monday, Pennsylvania’s moratorium on evictions expired, causing concern throughout Pennsylvania that a spike in homelessness is imminent. Local housing officials … more
HONESDALE, PA — In about a week, students enrolled in Wayne Highlands School District will embark on a schoolyear unlike any other they’ve experienced. Some will be back inside their … more
REGION — Residents of Honesdale Borough joined neighboring towns, and more than 800 communities throughout the country, on Saturday in a display of support for the U.S. Postal Service. In … more
So here we are, four months plus into the pandemic—longer than many imagined it could ever last. Consequently, there’s been a shift in energy. Tempers flare. People often seem impatient. … more
Letters to the editor July 30 to August 5 more
HARRISBURG, PA — Gov. Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine have expanded Pennsylvania's mask requirement with a new order. Effective immediately, "masks must be worn whenever … more
HONESDALE, PA — When the Wayne County Emergency Food Relief Fund completed its final distribution day in May, Tannis Kowalchuk wasn’t ready to stop. The local government’s goal with … more
If this is the “new normal,” I am not a big fan. It’s impossible to avoid the P-word since the world has “gone to hell in a hand-basket,” as dear old mom would say. Not … more
 Staying sober while quarantined isn’t easy, but Sullivan County has people to help  SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Lockdown has been a challenge for all of us, but for people in … more
HONESDALE, PA — Just one day shy of a week in the yellow phase, the Wayne County Commissioners have commenced their push for green under Gov. Tom Wolf’s three-phase plan for reopening … more
HONESDALE, PA — The barber pole outside of Mick Frigoletto’s shop on Main Street in Honesdale has not spun since March. Lori Brill and Suzie Calkin Frisch of Visible Changes have no idea … more
What's going on in the Upper Delaware Region May 28 to June 3 more
ROSCOE, NY — The COVID-19 pandemic made a traditional Memorial Day parade in Roscoe impossible, so the hamlet instead opted for a caravan of vehicles. The vehicles drove past a memorial display … more
Do the days matter anymore? For a while, I’d lost track, then oscillated between thinking every day was Friday or Saturday. Now, I’m back to wondering about each one … more
HONESDALE, PA — More than 400 Facebook users marked themselves as either “interested” in or “going” to the “Reopen Wayne County” protest scheduled for … more
LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — Jenna Kratz, a 2019 graduate of Sullivan West Central School District, has been appointed to a five-year term on Cochecton’s Board of Assessment Review (BAR). The … more
HONESDALE, PA — Elected officials and local business owners in Wayne County are anxious for Gov. Tom Wolf to shift the county from red to yellow in his three-phase plan for reopening … more
HONESDALE, PA — Grocery stores are often people’s first stop when a crisis, or the threat of one, racks the community. Mike Flederbach has been in the grocery store business his entire … more
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