Daily Archives: December 16, 2020

Hear the latest on the winter storm from the National Weather Service. Jim Brewster, Meteorologist a Senior Service Hydrologist at the National Weather Service in Binghamton, spoke to Jason Dole today at 4:30 p.m.   https://wjff.s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/News+Clips+since7+30+20/STORM+UPDATE+DEC+6+-+NWS.mp3      

Listen: Winter Storm Update, National Weather Service

CLOSINGS  Wednesday 12/16/20  HOMESTEAD SCHOOL  Closed today at noon  Closed all day tomorrow   MONTICELLO CENTRAL PUBLIC SCHOOLS ALL SCHOOLS CLOSED TOMORROW  NO REMOTE LEARNING    LIVINGSTON MANOR FREE LIBRARY  Closing at 1pm today    WESTERN SULLIVAN PUBLIC LIBRARY  All branches closing at 2pm today    WAYNE MEMORIAL Snowstorm Closings […]

Snow Closings

Senator Jen Metzger is partnering with A Single Bite and Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster to host a free meal distribution event in Liberty and register folks for free Narcan training. We talk to her about the worsening problems of opioids and food insecurity during the pandemic, including […]

Listen: Senator Metzger talks free meals and Narcan training

Many businesses and organizations have struggled financially this year as due to the pandemic. How are local volunteer fire departments raising funds if they can’t pack their firehouses with folks for pancake breakfasts or roast beef dinners? Chief Brian Soller of the Rock Hill Fire Department says they’ve had to […]

Listen: How are volunteer fire departments faring?

The 2020 school is completely different from any other. Students, teachers, and families had to quickly adapt to the pandemic, at first learning to go to school remotely, then to reopening in the fall. Throughout it all, we’ve been checking in with Tri-Valley English Teacher Matthew Haynes. In this update, […]

Listen: Tri-Valley Update

At the end of a week that saw COVID-19 cases on the rise, Sullivan County recording two deaths due to COVID, NY Governor Cuomo announcing no more indoor dining in New York City, and PA Governor Wolf announcing a whole suite of new restrictions to confront the pandemic, Tim Bruno […]

Listen: Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul, NY Update

Where are you traveling for the holidays? Hopefully nowhere. The pandemic is getting worse across the country even as the holidays are on everyone’s mind. Ron Bernthal, host, WJFF’s “Borders” gives us the latest on holiday travel and how you should keep safe if you do decide decided to travel. […]

Listen: Holiday Travel During COVID-19

Did you know there’s a chapter of Amnesty International in our region? Not only that, but there’s also a Human Rights Club at Rondout Valley High School and the young people are passionate about fighting for rights. Diana Zuckerman, Spanish Teacher and Human Rights Club Advisor, is also the Director […]

Listen: Hudson Valley Amnesty

The song says “all is merry and bright” but in Narrowsburg, all is Shiny-Brite, because artist Brandi Merolla makes Christmas wreaths out of her massive collection of those classic colored glass ball ornaments. They’re on display right now at The Narrowsburg Union’s Holiday Market 2020. Merolla tells us about her […]

Listen: Brandi Merolla, Vintage Xmas Wreaths