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      Port Jervis As the bookend of Route 97, opposite Hancock, Port Jervis is the end of the line for many traveling the byway, but for our trip, it’s just the … more
Sparrowbush might not be on your must-see list of places to visit along the byway. Other than its whimsical name, this hamlet isn’t outwardly boastful. But Carol and Wilbur Etkes—on a … more
As you drive from Port Jervis into Barryville, you’ll pass through the Town of Lumberland, which includes Pond Eddy, Glen Spey, Hillside and Mongaup. Lumberland is one of many towns, … more
Katy Czapnik, her son Kai and their dog Hunter were out enjoying a sunny day in Barrville as we passed through. The family moved to Barryville from the city roughly seven years ago, seeking … more
You’ll find this eagle observation area and butterfly placard on the byway in Minisink Ford. The observation is dedicated to Barbara Yeaman, the founder of the Delaware Highlands Conservancy … more
As the base of The River Reporter, we suggest you dedicate significant time to the hamlet that is our home. Located along the narrowest and deepest part of the river (hence, the name), Narrowsburg … more
Previous writings indicate that Cochecton was either the first or the second permanent settlement in Sullivan County. Today, it is the smallest town in the county, but filled with love from its … more
Callicoon, originally named Collikoon, for the Dutch and Chokataw word for turkey, is a lively hamlet featuring some of the best views of the Delaware. As a librarian, bartender and performer, … more
Passing through Long Eddy, you might notice a sign signifying its history as Sullivan County’s first city. Visit the Basket Historical Society in town for more history on what was, for 11 … more
Many of us on the Port Jervis line end our commute in New York at Pennsylvania Station or, as we call it, Penn. Penn Station serves more than 600,000 commuters a day from a combination of Amtrak, … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — On Saturday, June 22, the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance held a lively opening reception for two shows that each explore the history of the region in different ways. As a … more
That said, it’s the “sound of music” to which I refer, and there’s plenty of that to go around these days. more
Established in 1965, the park preserves historical sites predating English settlement in the New World as well as evidence of Native American activity that occurred there 13,000 years ago. more
Well, apparently, it’s the middle of June. Once again, I’ve hit the ground running and the days are flying by. Each summer, I vow to stop and smell the roses, but I’m already having … more
In Europe and Latin America, paternal figures are honored in March on St. Joseph’s Day. In the United States, the third Sunday of June is universally acknowledged as Father’s Day. One … more
REGION — While no capital construction work on the Upper Delaware River’s 10 interstate bridges is scheduled this summer, the Department of Transportation is gearing up to issue contracts … more
COCHECTON, NY — This eagle clearly thought the roadside guardrail off Route 97 in Cochecton was a good perch.  TRR’s Amanda Reed snapped this picture from about six feet away on … more
BEACH LAKE, PA — The Upper Delaware Council’s 31st Annual Awards Ceremony on April 28 at Central House Family Resort in Beach Lake recognized the following people: U.S. Congressman Matt … more
Wild leeks, or ramps, are a forager’s delicacy in Upstate New York, and spring is the prime season for these onion-like bulbs. Ramps are most commonly found in the moist woodlands of the … more
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