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February 2011

Sullivan County cuts workers

When we turn on the lights on January 1, 2012, we’ll be close to $11.5 million in the hole; so while we sit here and struggle with $2 million today, you can multiply that by five, and that does not take into account health insurance increases, pension increases, or cuts in funding from Albany. So as difficult and wrenching as this is, the task has just begun. The rhetoric needs to be toned down.”  Read more

Proposed regs provoke responses

NARROWSBURG, NY — Impassioned outbursts are fairly frequent occurrences during regional discussions of natural gas exploration in the Upper Delaware region these days. Upper Delaware Council (UDC) meetings are no exception and the release of the Delaware River Basin Commission’s (DRBC) Draft Natural Gas Development Regulations has prompted a flurry of concerns related to the process for making public comment on the new regs.  Read more

Another week, another snowstorm

REGION — Another storm blew through the region on February 8, dropping more snow and straining the salt and sand budgets of municipalities in the area and the Northeast. This plow worked Route 55 in the Town of Bethel, NY.  Read more