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Eagle Watching Join Environmental educator Brian Hardiman on a field trip to the upper Delaware River in search of bald eagles. Once a rare sight, many wintering and resident eagles now inhabit this region and Hardiman says the probability for sightings i (read more)

What's happening

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Recipes from Helen's Kitchen; Jan. 12, 2018

MEATBALL STEW WITH DUMPLINGS (Can be made with beef or sausage.) 1 pound ground beef 1 egg 2 tablespoons chopped onion Salt and black pepper, to taste 1 beef bouillon cube 1-1/2 cups boiling water 1 (10-3/4- ounce) can condensed tomato soup 1 cup carrots, (read more)

Jetta SEL: fun and practical Jetta SEL: fun and practical

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2017 Volkswagen Jetta SELEntry Price: $17,895 Price as Tested: $25,815 This week, we’re driving the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta SEL, powered by a stout 1.8 liter turbocharged four-cylinder as standard fare. New this year is a restyle tweak featuring a newly scu (read more)

Authentic pinot noirs tough to find since popularity boost

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Now that pinot noir is popular and forced into so many styles and price ranges, it’s much harder to nail down an authentic version. Pinot noir is more than a great red wine. Along with chardonnay and pinot meunier, it makes up the triumvirate of grapes in (read more)

First baby of the year

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The first baby born in the new year at Wayne Memorial Hospital is the daughter of Jana Koradis of Narrowsburg, who was also born at Wayne Memorial 23 years ago. Little Jadinna Koradis arrived on Jan. 2 at approximately 11:28 a.m. with the help of nurse-mi (read more)

New photo contest announced

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The Delaware Highlands Conservancy has launched a new juried photo contest for the Upper Delaware River region, open to professional and amateur photographers. “Sharing Place: Eagles and their Environs” invites photographers to capture striking eagle-insp (read more)