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ELDRED, NY — On Friday, August 24, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that she would direct the NYS Department of Health to institute a universal mask mandate in schools across the state. That … more
REGION — IDA is in the house, and she will be dropping some heavy rainfall throughout our area throughout the day and night.  Most forecasters are predicting 4-6 inches of rain will fall … more
Impressive Dear Rev. Stuart: I met you briefly at the beginning of Riverfest in Narrowsburg. We had a very nice discussion as the festival was beginning, before the dog contest, and you handed me … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Here are the short takes from the executive committee meeting and the meeting of the full legislature on August 19. Energy tax repealed? Why, yes The legislature, in the … more
What's new in the Upper Delaware Region August 26 to September 1 more
After a recent string of tragic drownings, officials have teamed up to promote water safety in a series of Public Service Announcement (PSA) videos posted to their social media pages. more
Support the Wayne County 4-H livestock sale Hi, my name is Laynee Nugent, and I am a member of the Waymart Horizon’s 4-H Club. I am writing this letter to inform you about this year’s … more
Prior to this year, there had been no drownings in the 73-mile stretch of the Upper Delaware River since 2018, according to the National Park Service. However, in the nine days leading up to the … more
PIKE COUNTY, PA — Pike County is currently taking the necessary steps towards implementing its hazard mitigation plan for 2021. The plan looks at all natural and man-made disasters that … more
WAYNE COUNTY, PA — This back-to-school season will mean back to in-person instruction for the students and faculty of Wayne Highlands School District. more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — In the past month, fire departments and law enforcement agencies in Sullivan County have been called for far too many drownings in the Upper Delaware region. more
RIVERS EVERYWHERE — If there is only one thing that you do to keep yourself safe on the river, wear a lifejacket. If you want to add extra protection and made your jaunts in the river more … more
A few weeks back, a large hemlock on our hill was struck by lightning during a particularly violent afternoon storm. It exploded from within, raining large tree shards across and down the hill and … more
It all began innocently enough while planning to write a timely column about ticks: how to avoid them, how to identify them and what to do if you find one imbedding itself into your skin. I broached … more
The drownings on the Delaware MONTICELLO, NY — As of this writing, there have been four drowning victims in the Upper Delaware River. Another happened in the river just below Port Jervis. … more
UPPER DELAWARE RIVER — You’ve come to the river to have a great time. But whether it is fishing, boating, swimming, or floating. being on or near the river has its risks, and everyone … more
Yulan, NY - The fourth local drowning on the Delaware River in as many days left Town of Highland Supervisor Jeff Haas deeply shaken. He was one of the Yulan firefighters who performed CPR on the … more
UPPER DELAWARE RIVER — Despite the idyllic ambiance of the Upper Delaware River, it is risky to enter the river without wearing a lifejacket. Foot coverings are essential as well. On … more
Walking represents the foundation of our transportation networks. Driving and riding begin and end with a walk, yet we usually don’t design around those walks. Why is that and what does it look … more
MONTICELLO, NY — “Pedestrian safety has been a major issue,” district attorney Meagan Galligan during her report at the public safety committee meeting on June 3, “and … more
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