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I don't know about you but when things are a bit unsettled, creating some semblance of order seems to help. We're practicing that here at The River Reporter. We're cleaning up our space, … more
I have always enjoyed the sound of rain. I have found it soothing. It’s a day to stay inside. And it’s a great excuse to not work in the garden. Sitting on the back porch watching a … more
We’re psyched here at The River Reporter. The 50th Anniversary Commemorative cards have arrived.  Just in time for the busy 50th anniversary season, the cards will be on sale through local … more
When the highway crew came last week and scraped out a gully on the side of the road, we knew that when the rains came there would be mud. And mud there was. The crew was trying to fix a problem … more
I have always felt that the spit of land at the confluence of the Ten Mile River and the Delaware held great spiritual energy. From the stories I had heard, this was where the peaceful Lenni Lenape … more
Understanding the role of a newspaper, especially in this age of social media and traditional media disruption, is an exciting one.   News collection and dissemination is expanding. And it … more
When musing on work of The River Reporter, I always come back to the amazing people who so tirelessly and graciously contributed. Each contributes their own perspective and gifts. This week, I reach … more
He started and ended with humor. He struck the right balance between being personable and humble, recognizing our local camaraderie and standing up as a national leader.  He knew his facts, … more
Sometimes it's helpful to remember where you've been, when considering where you're going. Another reprint. The river runs through it The River Reporter By John Arden-Hopkins [Reprinted … more
In looking forward, sometimes it's handy to look back. I think of this, a Sankofa moment, as the long winter winds down, soon to be replaced with an undoubtedly hectic season. I contemplate the … more
The good news is that weekly newspapers report that they are doing okay. In fact, small weekly newspapers make up 73% of the market in New York State.  Weekly newspapers  throughout the … more
I and four others staffers (Amanda, Elizabeth, Taylor and Veronica) are off to the New York Press Association’s Spring Convention later this afternoon. I’ve been attending this annual … more
It is always a treat to gather with the winners of the Annual Readers Choice Awards. Last night was no exception. It's an important way to celebrate community and to celebrate passion and … more
The River Reporter prides itself on its good journalism.  We try. Oft time, we do okay.  Best paper around, I often hear. And sometimes we fall short. Our coverage of the moving of the … more
The conversation started with the color of the cream and a cup of coffee to go from Narrowsburg’s Main Street’s Tusten Cup. “Do you want room for cream or milk?” my server … more
My father was exuberant on the phone Tuesday evening. “I want you to personally thank …,” he began. I waited expectantly, my mind whirling.  Why would my father want me to … more
In The River Reporter’s early days, former editor Glenn Pontier used to sit with the paper after it was printed and read through it several times.  First, he would read it through the eyes … more
In continuing my musing on re-defining what it means to be a hero and the difficulties, or rather the challenges, of changing our belief system, I encounter the work of poet Edwin Muir. He has a … more
Social change is communal, so says Priscilla Lindsay, Chair and Professor of the Department of Theater and Drama at the University of Michigan. I know this because I enrolled in an online class … more
We’re going to be okay. That’s what I tell myself as I contemplate the state of things.  While it might sound naïve, it’s actually the only efficient side to come … more
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