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August 2012

Open season for TAG grants

The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) is accepting applications for its Technical Assistance Grants (TAG) program. Applications from the UDC’s member municipalities must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, August 31.  Read more

Pond Eddy Bridge rally postponed

Friends of the Pond Eddy Bridge, which had been planning a “Save the Pond Eddy Bridge” rally on August 4, has postponed the planned demonstration. The postponement is due to developments at the June 27 meeting in Monticello between NYS Transportation Commissioner Joan McDonald and local officials, arranged by NYS Senator John Bonacic with support from Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther (see “New York meeting regarding Pond Eddy Bridge, TRR July 12 issue).  Read more

Effect of drought on local dairy farms is slight but western drought is coming

PENNSYLVANIA & NEW YORK — According to agriculture officials, nearly one third of the counties in the United Sates have been declared disaster areas due to the severest drought since the Dust Bowl days in the 1930s.  Read more

Swingers headed to Crystal Lake Road

TOWN OF TUSTEN, NY — Although the organization is called Erotic Bethel, according to the website, www.eroticbethel.com, the actual location of the camp for adults only is on Crystal Lake Road in the Town of Tusten, which puts it in an area with other camps.  Read more

Delaware meetings to be aired on TV; group seeks to foster

From now on, town council meetings for the Town of Delaware, which are held at the town hall building in Hortonville, will be video recorded and aired on Time Warner Cable channel 23 on Mondays from 8 to 10 p.m.  Read more

One tale of bullying; a Honesdale survivor

According to the American Justice Department, one out of every four kids is bullied, and 14% of those who were bullied said that they experienced severe reactions to the abuse. There are two types of bullying: physical and verbal. Parents should be asking themselves: “Are my kids being bullied? And if so, what can I do to help?”  Read more