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There are some perks (IMHO) to being predictable, and my annual  “River Reporter Year-in-Review” full-color, photo-heavy trip down memory lane is one that I simultaneously look … more
The year in marijuana in New YorkGov. Andrew Cuomo wanted the legislature to legalize the recreational use of marijuana as part of the budget process in 2019. But, in March, he indicated that it … more
WHITE LAKE, NY — What a way to wrap up a season of auto racing at Bethel Motor Speedway (BMS) on Saturday and Sunday, November 2 and 3. The local quarter-mile asphalt oval presented its final … more
BETHEL, NY — Throughout much of the year, Bethel is like many other towns in the region—quaint, charming, quiet and attractive. However, Bethel holds a special place in history, having … more
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Woodstock week is over… or so I thought. When I headed back to Bethel Woods for my final concert of the summer season, I was happily looking forward to a change of pace: '90s music. more
In his memoir “Woodstock Nation,” Abbie Hoffman paints a telling portrait of himself at the festival’s end, staggering aimlessly around the deserted, trash-strewn field, stoned out … more
“And I’ll finally have time to paint the bathroom!” I exclaimed, having gone off the rails on that project months ago. “And I’ll make a campfire everyday,” I prattled on, “and I’ll spray-paint that picture frame, and finish grouting the backsplash, and then…“ more
My Friday night was peaceful. The last quiet night before Friday night lights begin and I spend my time with the marching band going from game to game. Saturday morning, I mowed the lawn. An hour or … more
The 50th anniversary of Woodstock has come and gone. I got my cancelled stamp envelope from the Bethel Post Office. On Friday night, I went to see Ringo, Edgar Winters and Blood, Sweat and Tears. … more
'Woodstock weekend' in photos more
“Wouldn’t be a Woodstock reunion without a little mud, man.” more
The 50th anniversary of the Woodstock Festival of Music and Art has come and gone without the major disruption to local communities that accompanied the original, which played out in 1969. The … more
WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Antonio Delgado issued a statement regarding the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Woodstock festival. “This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of a music … more
BETHEL, NY — Sullivan County and Town of Bethel officials are calling the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock Festival of Music and art a “memorable success.” The long weekend came … more
Jonathan Hyman, who lives in Smallwood,  travelled the Bethel area on a bike over Woodstock anniversary Weekend, and captured these photos. more
The media room at Bethel Woods in the Event Gallery was packed with people Sunday night for the last night of performances of the Woodstock anniversary weekend was underway.  John Fogerty drew a … more
It’s Woodstock week. In Sullivan County, that’s a pretty big deal. My plan for this weekend is to stay the hell out of what I’m deeming ‘Ground Zero.’ The people will … more
On August 16, the first day of the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock Music and Art Festival, the yearly ritual known as Hippie Thanksgiving was held at Hector’s Inn on Route 17B in the Town of … more
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