MONTICELLO, NY — The 40th Annual 98.3 WSUL Heart-A-Thon, benefitting Catskill Regional Medical Center’s Cardio-Pulmonary Department, was held on Friday, February 23. The event raised $63,330 to help fight the disease, and the program is continuing to collect donations.
On May 24, 1942, only one day after a devastating flood that swept over Wayne County killing at least 24, reporter Hartley J.
It’s March. It’s a weeknight. And you’re looking to go out for dinner or drinks in Narrowsburg. In years past, your options would have been pizza (Carini’s, 112 Kirks Rd.), or Chinese food (China King, 225 Bridge St. or Chinatown Kitchen, 116 Kirks Rd.).
Yes, I was in Paris for a week, with my sister and brother in law. My cousins from England came over and surprised us. We had the best time ever, I went to an opera, "The Barber of Seville"—been there done that, never have to do it again. We saw the Eiffel Tower, the Mona Lisa, Notre Dame, and other churches and museum.
I was born in late February, not by choice, and I’ve never gotten accustomed to the cold as apparently some do when thrust into this world while snow swirls in the streets and the temps hover in the teens.
This being the week of President’s Day, it’s appropriate to note some historical connections between our area and our nation’s presidents. The historic Hotel Fauchère in Milford, PA, shown here, has hosted or fed a number of presidents, including both Roosevelts, JFK and Warren Harding.
One of the fears my husband and I had when we moved up to Sullivan County was whether we would make friends.
In 2016 more than 64,000 people lost their lives to the opioid/fentanyl/heroin epidemic that is destroying families all over the U.S. (“The First Count of Fentanyl Deaths in 2016: Up 540% in Three Years”—The New York Times, 9/2/2017).
Most people don’t plan on getting addicted to drugs or alcohol. They might start out by taking painkillers for a medical reason or do a little experimenting with drugs and alcohol because of peer pressure or social anxiety.
“It won’t happen to me” is a type of denial that helps us to survive, yet it can also have the opposite effect, moving us toward destruction. How can one mental stance hold out powerful potential for such opposing outcomes?