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First and foremost, I want to wish all of my readers happy holidays. Whether you live out here or simply enjoy reading about it, these occasions are often a time when families and friends bridge the … more
Some phrases get people’s stockings in a twist during the holiday season. Today I’m not going to beat around the holly bush — I’m jumping right down the chimney to address … more
I hope you all had a very happy, healthy and fun Thanksgiving. Mine was great. I cooked for my brother and some of my friends.  Kathy, my friend since first grade, and now my coworker, wanted to … more
REGION — The best gifts are the ones that get used up: no muss, no fuss, no little tchotkes left over to clutter your mantel. Shop this list of local places to fill your loved one’s … more
If it could only happen, this year’s top gift might be a return to the way things used to be. That’s the sense one gets from talking to counselor and River Reporter columnist Kim … more
You can keep your turkeys, stuffing and squashes. For some of us, the winter holidays are all about the baked goods. Cakes, pies, breads. Cookies and more cookies, the fancier and more brightly … more
It’s Holiday Season 2021, and the world is slowly opening. It’s not the same. We’re juggling change and the anxiety that comes with it. It’s hard. But the River Reporter is … more
I wish you a Merry Christmas and an extremely healthy and happy new year in 2021.  Yes, it is that time of year: tax season. The town hall will be open to pay your taxes in person as long as … more
REGION — If it seems like packages are shipping slower than usual... well, you’re right.  The week of December 14 to 21 was the peak of package-mailing time, and Adobe Analytics … more
REGION — For many of us, winter’s holidays mean everything. They’re about religion, family and joy. The rituals balance us and bring peace. That has all changed during the … more
Winter greetings from all the animals at Breezy Acres mini-farm! The animals are looking forward to the many things associated with the upcoming holidays—the different treats they receive, … more
As a noun, hope is a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen. As a verb, it means to want something to happen or be the case. For a word, it’s a pretty simple … more
Last weekend the nation’s health experts pleaded with Americans to stay home over the Thanksgiving holiday and forgo any plans to travel or celebrate at large family gatherings, even as … more
If you’ve ever seen an image of a snowflake under a microscope, you know how amazingly beautiful they are. Individually or in clusters, snowflakes rival any artwork created by … more
Is Hanukkah really the Jewish equivalent of Christmas? Growing up in a traditional suburban Jewish household circa 1960, I’m fairly sure that my sister and I both thought so, even though there … more
Wayne County restaurant catches fire MOUNT PLEASANT TOWNSHIP, PA — A structure fire at The Red Schoolhouse restaurant located on Bethany Turnpike was reported around 2 p.m. last Sunday. No … more
Catholic Charities launches annual ‘Adopt-a-Family’ program  SULLIVAN, ORANGE AND ULSTER COUNTIES — Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan and Ulster announced the launch of … more
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