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Monster trucks return to Wayne County Fair HONESDALE, PA — Monster trucks are back. Monster Truck Freestyle is returning to the 160th Wayne County Fair for one night, taking place at 7 p.m. … more
I suppose one could call it a pet peeve. I do not care for reporting on events happening in the region that have come and gone by the time you read this. I tend to gravitate toward covering opening … more
CALLICOON, NY — During the past two (very long)  COVID years, while much of the country was locked down, something extraordinary was happening in Sullivan County. Despite the challenges of … more
Monument acknowledges Native American wars MATAMORAS, PA — A new monument, commemorating the Native American wars in the United States, will be dedicated at Veterans Memorial Park and … more
MILFORD, PA — Where there’s music, there are people. Last weekend, in Milford that tenet was put to the test, with positive results. The main streets were filled with chatter and small … more
HURLEYVILLE, NY — Dr. Frederick Cook was credited with saving lives and deeply caring about the Indigenous people he met. He also explored the Earth’s poles and documented his travels … more
Jump in the lake and more at Lake Superior BETHEL, NY — Looking for a picnic ground? A place to sail?Lake Superior State Park in Bethel is open for boat rentals, swimming and picnicking, and … more
In New York: Bethel Woods Center for the Arts 845/583-2000; 200 Hurd Rd., Bethel, NY About: “Located 90 miles from New York City in Bethel, NY, our lush … more
LONG EDDY, NY — This coming Saturday, May 28, the Basket Historical Society will hold its annual meeting at 10:30 a.m. at the museum hall in Long Eddy.  Along with electing officers, they … more
A walk to nurture equality and healing PORT JERVIS, NY — Students, public officials and advocates for racial justice will dedicate a New York State historic marker on Thursday, June 2 at … more
Rising Stars cabaret to support performing arts HONESDALE, PA — The promising talent of Honesdale Performing Arts students will be showcased at the first annual Friends of Operetta Night of … 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
We finally made it to May. The snow is gone, the days are longer, and now is the perfect time to spend the days outside. Minus the mayflies!  Here are a few new happenings taking place in the … more
Celebrating ‘That Which Makes Us Stronger’ NARROWSBURG, NY — Special needs. Addiction. Divorce. Righteous grandmas and overwhelmed parents. One kid in the closet and another a … more
‘Sylvan Land’ at Tusten Theatre NARROWSBURG, NY — Sullivan County Poet Laureate Eric Baylin will hold his final event in the role at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 23.In “Sylvan … more
The weather here sure has been chaotic since the beginning of April, but it certainly appears like Mother Nature has calmed down a bit. Looking forward to warmer days. April 2 marked the first day … more
So, with Passover coming up this weekend, I just assumed that I’d write a column about it, but quickly realized that during my tenure at the award-winning River Reporter, I’m fairly sure … more
New funding for Pike County nonprofits MILFORD, PA — Nonprofits headquartered in Pike County and that were impacted by COVID-19 can apply for up to $25,000 in aid. The Pike County … more
A lost African-American soldier Milford’s Milton Wesley Bailey’s letters home MILFORD, PA — The only person from Pike County to be killed in the Korean War was an … more
The history of the Hawley Silk Mill HAWLEY, PA — Tony Waldron, Pike County commissioner, will be the guest speaker at the Shohola Railroad and Historical Society (SRHS) meeting at 7 p.m. on … more
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