I hope everyone had a very happy Easter. I had a great time at my brother Teddy’s. Holly Schulman would like to thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers. Holly is coming along and cannot wait to get home and be back at work.
MONTICELLO, NY — There will be a ribbon-cutting and grand re-opening of our brand-new member, Monticello Subway at 26 Thompson Square Mall, on Thursday, April 12 at 11 a.m. The Subway® Fresh Forward Restaurant includes a modern layout, new technology features and menu innovations.
HONESDALE, PA — Wayne Bank was recently presented with the 2017 Happenings Magazine Happie Award for Best Bank. This is the third year in a row that Wayne Bank has received the “Best Bank” Happie Award, having also been honored in 2015 and 2016.
REGION — Most people living in the region have lost power in their homes a time or two, and because of the March 2 blizzard, many homes were without power for days. Not surprisingly, lots of residents are considering preparing against the next bout of nature-imposed darkness by shopping for a generator.
The locale of this photo is identified as Orson, in Preston Township, PA. It’s a special occasion—perhaps the 4th of July or Old Home Day. The whole town has turned out, and a train full of passengers has stopped at the O&W depot to view the festivities. The brass band is standing at attention, ready to break into a rousing march.
They say its spring, but I need proof. So, I’ve been working hard to see beyond the half a foot of snow in my backyard. If I look down, I see the floors in our house are covered in muddy boot prints. I guess that’s a good sign. If I look up, I see crows carrying twigs in their beaks to prepare their nests.
March 22, 2018 was three years since my husband Tommy has passed away. I asked him, "Tommy, give me a sign that you are with me." I got up the next morning and looked out my bathroom window and the snow melted in the shape of a heart around my weeping willow tree. That was a great sign for me.
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.
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.
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