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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
What's going on his health and wellness February 4 to 10 more
What's new in the Upper Delaware region December 10 to December 16 more
HONESDALE, PA — At a time when the reliability of local health systems seems more important than ever, the Wayne County Commissioners heard from two major community health care providers in … more
  By TED WADDELL CALLICOON CENTER, NY — On Sunday afternoon, October 25, Sen. Jen Metzger informally met with several residents of Bethlehem Road to help them celebrate finally … more
Does a dirt road have any bearing on the well-being of a fish? It might surprise you to learn that it does—enough to warrant the attention and activism of Trout Unlimited (TU), a leading … more
Sullivan 180 names new director FERNDALE, NY — Last Monday, Sullivan 180 announced Amanda Langseder as the nonprofit’s director. “Langseder brings extensive experience in … more
FORESTBURGH, NY — Pandemic shutdown notwithstanding, Deborah Jagel of Cabins & Canoes Real Estate has sold 17 homes in the past two months. That sounds like a lot. “It … more
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