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Faced with a situation modern society has never encountered before, it’s not surprising that there will be different opinions about what are the best steps to take in dealing with it. No one on … more
Last week’s ultimate collapse and cancellation of Woodstock 50 is reminiscent of a long forgotten festival that was to take place in Sullivan County: the doomed Bach to Rock Festival. Months … more
My friend and colleague, Jonathan Fox, scooped me last week by writing about his diagnosis of SAD (seasonal affective disorder) and one of its treatment options, the Happy Lite. Having already touted … more
Impossible Burgers, plant-based burgers that many consumers say taste remarkably like beef-based hamburgers, are now available in the Burger King fast-food joints in Liberty and Monticello, and many … more
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Temperament and leadership skills The reoccurring theme that I am hearing in the election between Russell Reeves and David Sager for the position of Sullivan County Clerk is that Russell Reeves … more
The other day my friends and I talked politics; I’ll just say upfront, nobody killed anybody. There wasn’t even rage. There was some confusion, but then we had more coffee and it was all … more
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Last week, TRR’s editorial took a look at the Impossible Burger that is now available in Burger King restaurants and other outlets. Impossible is made using genetically modified (GMO) soybeans … more
Readers rally around Eileen Hennessy I am responding to a recent rather unfortunate letter in last week’s newspaper concerning your long time and very popular columnist Eileen Hennessey. It … more
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) there have been more than 1,000 documented cases of measles in the U.S. in 2019, higher than the number confirmed in 1994 when 963 … more
Labor Day has come and gone. I haven’t accomplished as much as I planned to this summer, but it gives me hope and ambition for next summer’s agenda. Days of grilling outside, listening to … more
Highland compressor station killed the dream I can trace my family roots as far back as the 1700s to the Eldred, Highland Lake and Barryville area. My great-great-grandparents are buried behind what … more
In “Juliana versus United States,” 21 young people sued the federal government, alleging that their constitutional rights of life, liberty and property are being violated by the … more
Thirty million people live in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta and the surrounding metropolitan area. Their city has served for decades as a financial and diplomatic hub of Southeast Asia as well as … more
Working in New York City and living in the Upper Delaware River Valley has its own set of challenges. We commuters usually have a routine that helps us get out of the door in the morning—at … more
Despite the Woodstock festival occurring years before concert merchandising became a big business, there is still a surprising amount of memorabilia from Woodstock that has survived. Posters with the … more
Support for the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act Columnist Carol Roig recently noted that in 2014, the Council of Economic Advisors “concluded that we can save money by adopting … more
Glyphosate, the active ingredient in commercial herbicide Roundup, is the most widely used pesticide in the world. The New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) has been using it to control … more
Letters to the editor March 26 to April 1 more
It’s shaping up to be the hottest summer ever, according to the World Meteorological Organization, which released data last week showing that June and July 2019 set new heat records. The … more
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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