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The idea of giving thoughtfully often breaks down when it comes to kids. Don’t they need the latest, shiniest, whatsit?  It doesn’t take much, Wayne County children’s … more
For 30 years of his adult life, my father got the same present from his aunt: long thermal underwear. It wasn’t a huge need in Phoenix, but Dad was a good sport and always called to say thank … more
MONTICELLO, NY — The tentative Sullivan County budget, unveiled on November 13 contains a tax increase of 1.59 percent, which keeps it well below the Albany–mandated two percent property … more
SUNY Sullivan Arts and Crafts Festival LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — SUNY Sullivan will host its 49th annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Festival. Attracting more than 130 vendors, the festival will take … more
MONTICELLO, NY — In the Sullivan County elections this year, one of the most visible races was that for county clerk between Democrat David Sager and Republican Russell Reeves. There was a … more
MONTICELLO, NY — The Sullivan County Shared Services Panel announced on November 8 a plan that promotes the sharing of services between the county and the 15 towns and five villages located … more
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The Sullivan County Legislature’s balance of power is going to shift next year. The current numbers suggest there will be seven Republicans and two Democrats on the board. A couple of the races … more
MONTICELLO, NY — The River Reporter goes to press a few hours before the polls close in New York and Pennsylvania, so the election results will not be listed in this edition. The unofficial … more
At least it seemed that way over the past few days, as Dharma the Wonder Dog and I careened throughout the Catskills (I drove most of the time), working our way through the New York side of the Upper … more
A mailer that arrived in Sullivan mail boxes on October 29 sparked a battle of press releases between the campaigns of Cynthia Dolan and Jim Farrell. Democrat Dolan and Republican Farrell are … more
Endorsements for Ben Johnson My name is George Banta and although I live in Beach Lake, I own property and am a taxpayer in Tusten. I support Ben Johnson for the town supervisor. Ben has … more
CALLICOON, NY — The nasty rain and blustery, leaf-swept wind storm that Sullivan County experienced on Wednesday, October 16, did not deter the Sullivan County Republican party faithful. Around … more
MONTICELLO, NY — The Sullivan County Democratic Committee held its 102nd annual Jeffersonian Dinner on October 20, which was themed “Clean Water, Clean Air, Clean Government.” … more
MONTICELLO, NY - Members of the media and the general public were invited to attend the official ribbon-cutting ceremony and first look at new Sullivan County jail and Sherriff’s administration … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Candidates in local political races gathered at the Narrowsburg Union on October 13 to address a crowd of about 80 people. Each candidate gave a five-minute presentation … more
Global and domestic recycling markets have been weak in recent years, but this does not mean recycling has or should stop. Other than very unpopular landfills or solid-waste incinerators, recycling … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County legislators tentatively voted on October 10 to move forward with a wireless broadband experimental project that “could ultimately bring high-speed … more
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Francis Currey was a big name in Sullivan County. He was a World War II hero who was regularly celebrated on a day named in his honor in Hurleyville. Currey passed away on October 8 at the age of 94. … more
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