As 2020 comes to a close, many of us are looking forward to a hopefully better 2021. WJFF got a chance to sit down, virtually, with some town supervisors of Sullivan County to see how this year went for them and what they are looking forward to in 2021. Patricio […]

Listen: Year in Review, Town of Callicoon Supervisor, Tom Bose

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

Taking care of family members in their time of need can leave a caregiver stressed, overwhelmed, and lonely. As with everything, these issues are only exacerbated by the pandemic. Bonnie Lewis, Dependent Care Educator for Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County, tells us about their weekly online support group for family […]

Listen: Support group for caregivers

What does blood sugar stability have to do with our well-being? How do carbohydrates fit in? What is a low carb or keto lifestyle? These questions and more will be explored on the Food as Medicine virtual workshop with Clinical Herbalist Dina Falconi. She joins us to talk about what […]

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December First is World AIDS Day, an international day dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection and mourning those who have died of the disease. John Hellman of the TriVersity Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity in Milford talks about the history […]

Listen: Triversity on World Aids Day

Catskill Mountainkeeper is calling for a week of action ahead of a key Delaware River Basin Commission meeting. They say a dock expansion that is being voted on could allow fracked liquefied natural gas export in the Delaware River Basin – posing environmental and safety risks and setting the stage […]

Listen: Catskill Mountainkeeper