Community Living

TRR photos by Laurie Stuart

The crowd was steady and the plates were piled high with steamed cabbage, new boiled potatoes and succulent and tender corned beef. 

St. Patrick’s Day in Yulan

Old and new friends gathered at the Yulan Firehouse on March 17 for the annual corned beef and cabbage supper. Friendly service was provided by a bevy of volunteers, young and old alike.

Introduction to Senior Living

On my way to the post office a couple of weeks ago, I ran into Helen Reith Barr, a woman I have known since I first moved here 40 years ago. We chatted and caught up a little bit. We talked about the newspaper and what kinds of news the readers of The River Reporter needed.

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GOT president Marcia Nehemiah addresses GOT members and volunteers at a gathering held to celebrate the organization’s launch.

Growing Older Together offers community aid to seniors

REGION — Operating within Wayne and western Sullivan County since the beginning of January, Growing Older Together (GOT) is a member of the Village-to-Village network and a 501(c)(3) all-volunteer organization—serving as a circle of friends and neighbors who are on call to help seniors with day-to-day activities and necessities, such as transpor

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Helen Reith Barr at the age of 11

Getting older

Getting older may come as a surprise. One keeps going at a nice pace until one day the engine doesn’t stoke up as well. In a short time, the legs start to complain and the arthritis makes the muscles yell. As getting around gets more difficult, we need to be more mindful of weather conditions, and not venture out when it is slippery.

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Holistic aging

LIBERTY, NY — The public is invited to a web seminar titled “Holistic Aging: Mind, Body, & Soul” on Monday, March 19. Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC)’s Caregiver Resource Center offers this free program from 6 to 7 p.m. at its Extension Education Center on 64 Ferndale-Loomis Rd. Refreshments will be provided.

TRR photos by Jude Waterston

The decor at La Olla is bright and appealing.

Comida Corrida

This February my sister Janet and I hightailed it, as many of our friends do, to a warmer climate. We chose Oaxaca, Mexico, a favorite vacation destination for years.

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Looking Back 3/22

In May 1888, a construction contract was awarded to David Kellam for $9,000. A year later, the Little Equinunk Bridge Company completed building the Kellam-Stalker Bridge.



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