Type the name William A. Brenner into the Google search engine and the first site you’ll find is the one Brenner set up for his run for the senate against Hillary Clinton in 2005. A lawyer from Grahamsville, he has also run for the House of Representatives and the New York Assembly. Read more
Congressman Tom Marino returned from a week-long trip to Afghanistan on March 25, saying that U.S. troops are still needed there. Marino, who ran as a fiscal conservative and defeated Chris Carney in the election last November, said that the U.S. dollars that are flowing into the country are well-spent. Read more
Coalition supports revised flow management
UPPER DELAWARE RIVER VALLEY — A coalition of key conservation groups has joined to back one of the proposals being considered by the Delaware River Basin Commission to replace the current Flexible Flow Management Plan (FFMP) for managing flows in the river. Read more
The former Shohola Township Zoning Officer is being investigated by a grand jury in Harrisburg. Donald Wall, who is the township’s current fire chief, was removed from office in March 2010 by supervisor George Fluhr.
Wall’s wife, Nelia, was also removed from her position as the township secretary and treasurer. She is also one of the township’s supervisors and can only be removed from that office by the voters. Read more
When the earthquake struck Japan, people in Tokyo were trapped because public transportation was disrupted. On the third day after the quake, people were taking the last remaining food from stores. After four days, severe shortages of food and water spread across the country. Then the nuclear reactor exploded. Read more
Writing last month’s column, I wasn’t sure what I found more disturbing—that hydrofracking giant Halliburton expected us to believe their new fracking system “made up of ingredients sourced entirely from the food industry” was safe, or that the food on supermarket shelves contained additives that could fracture shale. Read more