Monthly Archives: August 2020


Farm operators located in Clinton, Genesee, Orleans, Ulster and/or Wayne Counties who employ temporary workers from outside of New York State can participate in a COVID-19 testing initiative. Testing is voluntary, and will be set-up at sites selected by the farms that wish to participate. Farm operators should register by […]

Farm Operators in Some Counties Eligible for COVID -19 Testing ...


The National Park Service has issued a warning that an invasive species of fish, the northern snakehead, was recently caught near Callicoon. If you believe you have caught one, do not release it, but kill it and freeze it. Then contact Don Hamilton at 570-493-1022 at the NPS, or isinfo@dec.ny.gov.

National Park Service Issues Warning About Invasive Fish Species Near ...


Residents in Woodbourne, South Fallsburg, Hurleyville, Loch Sheldrake and Old Falls in the Town of Fallsburg are asked to conserve water for the next two weeks. Some restrictions on use apply. The town is currently searching for leaks within the system. Call 845-434-8810 or see notice at:  townoffallsburg.com.

Town of Fallsburg Residents Asked to Conserve Water for Two ...



The 2020 Pocono State Craft Festival has been canceled, but the three non-profits that produce this event have online displays where crafts can be viewed and purchased. They are: Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm at quietvalley.org; Pocono Chapter, PA Guild of Craftsman at poconocrafts.com and Pocono Arts Council at poconoarts.org

Poncono State Craft Festival Producers Offer Virtual Marketplace


LA VOZ EN BREVE PREMIERES ON RADIO CATSKILL, MONDAY, AUGUST 31, at 7PM Pruebas de Covid-19 para trabajadores agrícolas y la nutrición de la granja a la escuela Esta semana en La Voz en breve, la periodista Mariel Fiori tiene un programa de política y salud. Es importante la buena salud de […]

‘LA VOZ EN BREVE’ PREMIERES ON RADIO CATSKILL, MONDAY, AUGUST 31, ...


River Reporter
Pennsylvania’s moratorium on evictions seems set to expire this coming Monday, causing concern that an influx in housing insecurity is imminent. On this edition of the Local News Roundup, Owen Walsh talks about what’s happening (or not happening) at the state level, and relates what heard from Wayne County’s Director […]

Listen: Local News Roundup with the River Reporter’s Owen Walsh



WOMEN’S EQUALITY DAY – NY HERITAGE EXHIBIT One hundred years ago, in August 1920, the 19th Amendment to the Constitution granted women the right to vote. August 26, the date of the certification of the 19th Amendment, is designated as “Women’s Equality Day.” To mark the occasion, Julia Corrice tells […]

Listen: Julia Corrice on Recognizing Women’s Right to Vote ...


Andrew Yang has a couple of interesting economic ideas. Plus, there’s inflation to talk about, massive layoffs at American Airlines, the state of Stewart International Airport, and more. But before we can get to any of that, James B. Huntington has to explain the basics of how unemployment is measured. […]

Listen: James B. Huntington on Unemployment, Inflation, Stewart Airport, ...


It was only last week that SUNY Sullivan President Jay Quaintance spoke to WJFF enthusiastically about welcoming students back to campus. Then, this week, the school announced it won’t be opening its campus residence halls in Loch Sheldrake. Quaintance says this was a good time to make this decision and […]

Listen: SUNY Sullivan President Jay Quaintance on school openings