Lake Jeff’s dam may have been about hydropower from the start

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — So, here’s the lesson: When you want to know about the history of something, go ask a historian.  As I was learning about Lake Jeff and its dam a couple weeks …

Wayne announces CARES Act recipients

HONESDALE, PA — Sara Hailstone of Hailstone Economic attended the Wayne County Commissioners Thursday, October 1 meeting to discuss the allocation of more than $2 million to small businesses …

Lake Huntington News

A little nip in the air

Hello, there's a little nip in the air, my favorite time of the year is coming. You can always put on a sweater, but when you are sweaty hot there is only so much you can take off. I was talking …
Narrowsburg News

Big Eddy Film Festival, back and bigger than ever

It’s time to go to the movies! In a burst of pandemic creativity, the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance (DVAA) will expand the Big Eddy Film Festival (BEFF) beyond the movie theater for …
Honesdale News

An ecosystem of exchange

Come to find out, an event is a festival and a festival is a town. Empirical evidence suggested as much. Anecdotal phrasing eventually filled in to support. Such is my* journey of understanding, …
Seniors
Fireworks! The bane of my existence, whatever that means. Decorated eggs are for Easter! Decorated cards are for Valentine’s Day! Fireworks are for July 4th, set off by professionals in a safe …
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Is there plenty of PPE out there?  In some places, sure. But a long-term-care interest group crunched the numbers and found that where the virus is raging, PPE is lacking in nursing homes and …
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Sustainability
The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act

NEW YORK STATE — The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) released its first white paper on the Clean Energy Standard to Implement New York’s Climate Leadership and Community …

Trash on the rise

You’ve probably seen it, drifting gently on the breeze: COVID trash. There’s the PPE, abandoned, maybe because people were worried about bringing it home and putting it in their …

Recovery

Wayne County ‘rethinks stigma’

HONESDALE, PA — Conversations about addiction and mental health are often shaped by negativity and tragedy, but to mark National Recovery Month, employees in Wayne County Human Services are …
Looking Back
Obernburg’s radio content, 1926

OBERNBURG, NY — Bet you thought from the headline I was going to talk about some long-ago radio discussion of our own, wonderful Obernburg, NY... Ha ha. You’re wrong. This is radio …

Some of the lost names

STEVENSVILLE, NY — Where, you say?  It’s that busy community near Snake Lake. Come on. You know what I mean. How can you forget the mellifluously named Snake Lake?  Well, …

Community living stories
'Medicaid and Medicare assistance' and more

What's going on in health and wellness October 1 to 7

The path to vaccination

We are all aware of how the COVID-19 virus has spread worldwide and that each day the world discovers how persistent this pandemic has become. We are averaging at least 40,000+ newly reported cases …

Celebrating women's bar association, HEAP season beginning and more

What's going on in your community September 26 to September 30

‘Do you remember where you were?’

MONTICELLO, NY — On Friday, September 11, firefighters, loved ones and onlookers gathered to pay their respects to those who lost their lives in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on New …