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December 2011

NY ban on disposing rechargeable batteries

ALBANY, NY — A provision in the New York State Rechargeable Battery Recycling Act prohibiting disposal of most rechargeable batteries as a solid waste in the state took effect on December 5, according to New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.  Read more

Honesdale man sentenced for shooting mail boxes

LAKEVILLE, PA — A Honesdale man has been sentenced to 12 to 48 months in jail for allegedly driving around the Cherry Ridge/South Canaan area with three other men in the early morning hours of July 21, and shooting at mail boxes, signs and trees with an AK47 assault rifle and a shotgun.  Read more

Pennfuture: PA subsidies for fossil fuel cost $2.9 billion

PHILADELPHIA, PA — The PennFuture Energy Center for Enterprise and the Environment released a study on December 6, detailing current subsidies for fossil fuels in Pennsylvania, which, including tax exemptions, tax credits and grants, total $2.9 billion per year.  Read more

Nativity scene in Eldred

A life-size nativity scene has been erected behind the Piazza in Eldred. It was created by the staff at the Corner Store. They hope to add to it over the years, and it is available to the public for viewing anytime. It was blessed by Father Tom from St. Anthony of Padua R.C. Church in Yulan on December 3.

Winter Weather Advisory from 7:00 PM Wednesday evening through 7:00 AM Thursday morning, with three to five inches of snow possible

Sullivan County Manager David Fanslau has issued a Winter Weather Advisory from 7:00 PM Wednesday evening through 7:00 AM Thursday morning:  Read more

Transition Honesdale meeting

December 8, 2011

"Reclaiming the Holiday Season" at Chamber of Commerce bldg., 7pm.

Patrick Fitzsimmons performs

December 10, 2011

Riverfolk Concert at Catskill Distilling Co., 8pm. 845/583-3141.

Craft beer holiday sale & tasting

December 10, 2011

Craft artisan beers at Dancing Cat Saloon. 845/583-3141.

Musician's gathering

December 8, 2011 - January 26, 2012

Dancing Cat Saloon, every Thurs. 845/583-3141.

Nat'l Night of Prayer for Life

December 8, 2011

Unite prayers w/ Catholics throughout the country in an effort to help bring the world back to Christ & bring an end to abortion at St. May Magdalen Church, 9pm-1am.