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September 2012

Schick nominated for county judge slot

ALBANY, NY — The Democratic Judicial Nominating Convention for the New York State Third Judicial District was held on September 21, at the Albany Court House. Stephan Schick, an attorney from Sullivan County, was nominated as one of the two candidates for NYS Supreme Court Justice, for the district which consists of the counties of Sullivan, Ulster, Greene, Schoharie, Albany, Rensselaer and Columbia. Schick’s name will appear on the ballot on the Democratic line for the November 2012 general election along with a Columbia County attorney Richard Mott. There are two positions to be filled starting in January 2013.  Read more

Talking about talk in Delaware

The issue of communications—from town residents to the town board, and from town board to residents—was front and center at the Town of Delaware Town Board meeting on Wednesday, September 20. Both sides apparently think there is room for improvement.  Read more

Arrests in Narrowsburg break-ins

Two men were arrested in connection with three break-ins in Narrowsburg last week. On September 24, New York State Police arrested Michael Wilson, 18, of Callicoon, and Joseph Flora, 19, of Beach Lake, PA, and charged them each with three counts of burglary.  Read more

Scott Krebs on small-town rural education; ECS high school principal reflects

“We haven’t had a car on the roof yet,” joked Eldred Central School (ECS) District high school principal Scott Krebs as he gestured toward a poster displayed on the wall of his office.  Read more

Wyland mobile water unit visits region

“Did you say Martians?” exclaimed one wide-eyed sixth-grader as Nick Spinelli, executive director of the Lake Wallenpaupack Watershed Management District, discussed the many benefits of wetlands during a regional visit last week from the Wyland Clean Water Mobile Learning Experience (MLE).  Read more

Lackawaxen boat launch controversy; Kittatinny Canoes:‘The law is on our side’

Thirty-one miles of the Lackawaxen River flow peacefully through the Pennsylvania valleys of Pike and Wayne counties, but there is a small section of shoreline along the river in the Township of Lackawaxen where the waters are a little turbulent.  Read more

Both parties’ Honesdale headquarters now open

The Wayne County Democratic Party opened its Honesdale election headquarters on Thursday, September 20. The office, which will be open daily from 10 a.m. to late night hours, is located at 533 Main Street, the former site of Quality Printing.  Read more

Gibson leads Schreibman in poll; medicare is a big issue

19TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT, NY — A Siena College poll shows Republican Congressman Chris Gibson with a commanding lead over his opponent Democrat Julian Schreibman. The two candidates are competing for the newly formed 19th Congressional district, which includes Sullivan, Ulster and Delaware counties.  Read more

Central Firehouse Spaghetti Dinner

September 26, 2012

5pm-8pm Salad Spaghetti Bread Soda Coffee Desserts Cash Bar Tickets $9.00 12y & Adults
11under $5.00
Located at Westcolang Rd
Contact Jane Cole at 570/685-7680

Source: http://www.americantowns.com/pa/lackawaxen/news/central-firehouse-11122078

Howetown Farm Show features antique farm artifacts

September 29, 2012 - September 30, 2012

A fun and educational show happening from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Route 196 in Sterling, south of Hamlin, PA that features live demonstrations of antique farm equipment, including a variety of hit and miss engines, a corn sheller, a rock crusher, a shingle mill, steam engines, an ice cream maker and more. Take a horse-drawn hay ride; observe quilters, spinners and weavers in action; explore a collection of vintage washing machines while enjoying a free sample of ice cream.
Food available for purchase. Call 570/595-0452 for more information.