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Sullivan County firefighter dies in line of duty

FORESTBURGH – A Sullivan County firefighter died Saturday after fighting a fire at a bungalow colony in the Town of Thompson. Forestburgh Fire District officials announced that Assistant Chief William Steinberg passed away. The department was called in by the Monticello Fire Department under mutual aid to a structure...
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Ulster supervisor uncertain about Kingsvale water service after company takeover

TOWN OF ULSTER, N.Y. – The announcement that Canadian-based Liberty Eastern has completed the $608 million takeover of the complaint-prone New York American Water comes with a sense of uncertainty for the town supervisor over the future of the Kingsvale water system service. Town Supervisor James Quigley made the...

Winter blast hits Honesdale

HONESDALE, Pa. — Scrape, scoop, repeat. We found many people in Honesdale who spent the better part of the morning doing that; including Linda Gordienko. "I don't mind. The actual snow I don't mind. The plowed stuff is too heavy because it comes through there and gets too icy and heavy," said Gordienko.

On skiing: Winter, if not much snow, has finally arrived in the Northeast

We finally went into the snow zone last Friday with a few inches of the natural stuff with a little more south and a little less up north. From the Berkshires to the Catskills and on south there has been a paucity of natural snow with season totals of 10 inches or less and no major storms at all. At least it finally turned cold and, in fact, bitterly cold this week with the first genuine arctic blast of the winter.

Two $1M scratch-off tickets sold at Stewart’s Shops

(WWTI) — Two lucky winners took home $1 million after buying scratch-off tickets from Stewart’s Shops in New York. According to a press release from the company, one woman purchased a $1 million Bonus Word Cashword scratch in Ellenville. The other winning ticket was purchased from the Stewart’s Shops in Voorheesville on a Holiday Magic scratch ticket.

Hancock General Store

HANCOCK - Hancock General Store, a food-focused specialty and artisan store, has opened on Elm Street in Hancock. Owned and operated by Ashley Rossi and Matthew Trattner, the store, which …. This item is available in full to subscribers. Attention subscribers. We have recently launched a new and improved website....

RECIPE: Just cut out the bad parts

With the holidays over, it was time to do a complete inventory of the refrigerator and see what was hidden behind the eggs, the stock I’d made from the Christmas ham, and other holiday leftovers. There was a surprise or two in the containers, but none had reached the fuzzy-mold stage of decomposition. Altogether, the refrigerator inventory wasn’t too bad; I only had to toss some semi-slimy packaged green beans from the vegetable drawer and a container or two of leftovers I hadn’t been able to incorporate into meals.
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Coffeehouse to feature local duo in harmonious mix

WALTON — Music on the Delaware will present an all-virtual version of its Coffeehouse at the Theatre with Bea Summers and Barb Acker from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16. According to a media release, the concert will feature the two local singers in a concert of classic country, rock, folk and original music.

Take A Hike! on the Bouchoux Trail

Have you heard of Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River’s Take A Hike! program? To get people to enjoy the outdoors and hiking, Upper Delaware has partnered with the New York Department of Environmental Conservation, the Pennsylvania Game Lands, Sullivan County, N.Y., Boy Scouts of America, and Damascus Township, Pa., to create the Take A Hike! program, which includes six local trails.

Paupack Polar Plunge Back with a Splash

Some adventurous Pike County residents start the new year on the chilly side. The Paupack Polar Plunge came back this year with a good turnout. Dozens of people showed up to dive into the frigid waters of Lake Wallenpaupack yesterday in Tafton. The lake was 37 degrees but officials say they've held the plunge under much colder conditions.

New Munson’s Diner’s Next Chapter is a Success

Would you believe it if I told you that I visited a New York City diner in the Hudson Valley? You're probably wondering how that is possible. I love to explore new businesses, hiking trails and historical sites throughout the beautiful Hudson Valley. When I found out that this specific diner had reopened and was only in Liberty, New York, I had to check it out for myself.