About The Sullivan Review
The Sullivan Review is a weekly newspaper published in Sullivan County, Pennsylvania. Founded in February 1878, The Sullivan Review has had numerous publishers and has merged with several other county newspapers that have since come and gone.
In September 1966, Thomas and Stefana Shoemaker purchased The Sullivan Review from the Towanda Printing Company, saving it from being folded into the Towanda Daily Review. The Shoemakers revamped the newspaper’s format and initiated many new features, including moving the printing date to Wednesdays instead of Friday. Also, new weekly columns were produced, including “The Satterfield Flyer”, a column on co-editor Tom Shoemaker’s life in Sullivan County as an editor and veterinarian.
The Shoemaker’s son, John, and his wife Chris continue the tradition today. “The Sully”, as the weekly is affectionately called, is well known for its local photographs of current and historical interest, high school sports, hunting and fishing, and other outdoor activities associated with rural life.
The Sullivan Review also publishes the Sullivan County Tourist Guide, the first such supplement of its kind in northeastern Pennsylvania, featuring seasonal events and writings. Some 30,000 copies have been printed yearly since 1967. Following the success of the first Spring/Summer Tourist Guide, a fall issue was added in 1969. A Christmas supplement is also printed yearly.
Located in downtown Dushore, Pennsylvania, the Sully office is now in the two-story red and white building that was constructed at the turn of the century for the Dushore Fire Company; originally the office was located across the street near the current Dushore Market. Although “The Sully” is printed off site, a Print Shop for small jobs is located just across the street in the former Cole’s Hardware building.
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Calendar of Events
NRLHF Eastern Primitive Rendezvous, 10 a.m., 3021 Locust Rd., Milan, PA. The blast of a muzzleloader, the aroma of stew cooking over a campfire and folks who look like they stepped out of a history book will be greeting visitors as they step back in time. This is a pre–1840 living history event. $5 per adult. Children 12 and under admitted free. More info at www.easternprimitiverendezvous.com. No pets.
September 23, 2017 - All Day
Asperger social gathering, 6:30 p.m.–8 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Troy, 1204 Redington Ave., Troy, PA. Open to adults 18 and older. With questions call 802-522-3163.
September 29, 2017 6:30 pm
First United Methodist Church of Troy, 1204 Redington, Ave., Troy, PA