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What's going on in your community February 10 to 16 more
February is about love and hearts, but it is also about teeth. The shortest month is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and the Sullivan County Rural Health Network and Sullivan County … more
HONESDALE, PA — It’s a harsh truth. Rural Americans—over 15 percent of the U.S.—are older, sicker and poorer. Wayne County is no exception. But, some observers say, Wayne … more
HONESDALE, PA — It was a brief ceremony, the one that honored Wayne Memorial CEO David Hoff. But the room was as filled as a pandemic would allow. County commissioners, hospital board members, … more
Sullivan County International Airport declared a Superfund site MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County has begun a detailed environmental investigation of contamination at the Sullivan County … more
Town of Thompson presents check to Monti seniors MONTICELLO, NY — The Town of Thompson presented a check for $5,000 to the Monticello Seniors at their meeting on October 28. “This … more
REGION — That rural health care is in trouble is so accepted, it’s not even news. Rural Americans are more likely to die from heart disease, cancer, unintentional injury, chronic lower … 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
SWAN LAKE, NY — It’s no secret, but volunteer fire companies across the nation are facing a shortage in members. Sullivan County is no exception. In recent decades, as society evolves … more
CALLICOON, NY — “When I first came here,” said Dr. Paul Salzberg, the now-retired doctor for patients in a broad stretch of the Delaware River corridor, “the hospital had 30 … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — From police reform to “Sesame Street” to chats with filmmakers, in long films and short, there’s something for everyone at the Big Eddy Film Festival. The … more
What's new in the Upper Delaware region September 16 to 22 more
HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne County Commissioners seek a qualified individual or company to join a public-private venture intended to bolster the local dairy industry in its position as a … more
According to the Census Bureau, 24.6 percent of Wayne County’s people are over 65. In Pike, it’s 23.5 percent. In Sullivan County, NY: 19.3 percent. In rural areas nationally, that … more
CALLICOON, NY — Backed by Sullivan County’s Republican legislative chairman, a Republican state senator and a range of local leaders from both parties, Rep. Antonio Delgado announced the … more
For something completely different, I’m having issues. This time, it’s my eyes, which is “serious, and nothing to fool around with” according to my ophthalmologist, as if I … more
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Matt Cartwright (PA-08) wants to see the reinstatement of a federal council first established by President Obama and later dissolved by President Trump. Named the White … more
CALLICOON, NY — The newly launched Rural America Chamber of Commerce, founded by Callicoon resident Sherri Powell, aims to boost rural economies nationwide while also advocating for … more
“Four hundred and eight thousand, six hundred and eighty-seven Americans are dead. Americans. Americans. Americans.” Toni Young, founder and executive director of the Washington, … more
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