Just what goes on at a lumberjack competition anyway?

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Sunflower seed treats

I don’t know about you, but our animals at the farm love this time of year. With treats like pumpkins, corn and husks, and even sunflower seeds, our furry and feathery friends are very content …

Lake Huntington News

Election season is here

Hello, hope you are all doing well. It’s that time of the year when you see all the elections signs out. In the Town of Cochecton, these are the people running:  Gary Maas(R) is …
Narrowsburg News

Happy 10th anniversary, Big Eddy!

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Big Eddy Film Festival, which will be held this year from September 30 through October 3. Ten years of bringing innovative filmmakers and films to the Town …
Honesdale News

Lend your voice

In a quick reprieve from the past three columns, in which I explored where privilege lies in our transportation system, I present an opportunity for you to lend your voice toward the aim of …
Seniors
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MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County Sheriff Mike Schiff is warning the public about a recent scam targeting Sullivan County senior citizens. In the latest scam, residents will receive a telephone …
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Virtual concert for people with dementia ONLINE — Sometimes, when words can’t connect, music does. The Alzheimer’s Association of the Hudson Valley is holding its final two …
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Sustainability
‘Ecology of Aquatic Plants’ and more

What's going on in sustainability news July 15 to 21

Talking about climate change

GLOBAL — It’s tough to talk about climate change. It’s global and local at the same time. Plus, when a subject seems insurmountable, the educational messaging is tricky to dole out …

Recovery

Let’s talk recovery

The following is an excerpt from a person in recovery checking in with their therapist: “Just wanted to give you a little update on my week. Ended up with almost 55 hours last week at work! …
Looking Back
Service down

LONG EDDY, NY — In Long Eddy, the phones went down and stayed down, because the tiny local company that ran them had gone bankrupt. The couple who ran the Delaware and Sullivan Telephone and …

Transforming sleepy White Mills

Christian Dorflinger was still a young man of 32 in 1860 when he began to plan his next and most significant project: his huge glass factory in White Mills, PA.  Dorflinger was born in …

Community living stories
Job fair in Monticello and more

Not back to work yet REGION — While we’re on that subject: In September, the New York State Department of Labor released its preliminary unemployment rates for August 2021. Statewide, …

Finding the right job

Employers and employees share a common goal: to make sure that there is a good match between the company, the skills of the people they employ and the results that can be achieved. Finding the …

Derailed

REGION — Back in May of 2020, management consultants McKinsey & Company called for the re-skilling of the global workforce. “In 2017, the McKinsey Global Institute estimated that …

Monticello Central School District salutes its school nurses and more

Free ‘Freedom from Smoking’ group sessions in Honesdale HONESDALE, PA — If you want to quit smoking but haven’t been able to do so, a free eight-week quit-smoking program …