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January 2013

Meeting on road preservation law

SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — The Towns of Delaware and Callicoon will be hosting a special meeting with a Delta engineer to answer questions on the proposed Multi-Municipal Task Force (MMTF) Road Preservation Law. The meeting will be held on Thursday, January 24 at 7 p.m. at the Town of Delaware Municipal Building, 104 Main Street, Hortonville. All interested persons are invited to attend.  Read more

Baker responds to federal disaster declaration for Sandy

HARRISBURG, PA — With federal funds now available for emergency work, repair and rebuilding in Monroe, Pike, Wyoming and other hard-hit counties, our local, county and state agencies will be reimbursed for the steep costs of preparing for and responding to Hurricane Sandy, state Senator Lisa Baker said.

“The long-awaited assurance of federal disaster aid is welcome news for the communities and families hard hit by Hurricane Sandy in late October,” said Baker, chair of the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee.  Read more

Amount of Eldred embezzlement still a mystery; Teachers offered buy-outs

None of the missing funds with which former Eldred Central School District Business Administrator William Thornton allegedly absconded has been recovered to date. Superintendent Robert Dufour’s only reference to the matter at the school board meeting on January 10 was that he was grateful to the New York State Police for all that they did in bringing out the improprieties alleged against the embattled Thornton.

“In Eldred, it’s the state police that handle a matter of this kind,” said Doug Reiser, school board president.  Read more

Seven casinos proposed for upstate NY

ALBANY, NY — Governor Andrew Cuomo has revived the possibility of a full Las Vegas-style casino or two coming to the Catskills with his State of the State address. Speaking on January 9, Cuomo proposed a total of seven such casinos, with phase one encompassing three facilities, which would be located somewhere “upstate,” but specifically not in New York City.  Read more

Liberty woman arrested for stolen credit card

On Friday 1/12/13 the Village of Liberty Police Department arrested Lakiay Arevalo, 30 of Liberty after an investigation into a stolen credit card from a senior housing complex in the Village of Liberty.  Read more

Liberty man arrested for selling crack

On Saturday 1/12/13 the Village of Liberty Police arrested Tyrone Wilder,29 of Liberty, after an investigation into street level crack cocaine sales in the Main Street area of the village.  Read more

Richard Parkinson at Bakers Tap Room

April 20, 2013

Guitar & vocal/originals & covers at Bakers Tap Room, 7pm.

Richard Parkinson at Bakers Tap Room

April 6, 2013

Guitar & vocal/originals & covers at Bakers Tap Room, 7pm.

Richard Parkinson at Bakers Tap Room

March 23, 2013

Guitar & vocal/originals & covers at Bakers Tap Room, 7pm.

Richard Parkinson at Bakers Tap Room

February 23, 2013

Guitar & vocal/originals & covers at Bakers Tap Room, 7pm.