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July 2013

Hit and run in Callicoon

Judy Feldman, a Long Eddy resident and former reporter for Money Magazine, was seriously injured on July 29, when she was struck by a vehicle that then fled the area. Feldman was crossing Bridge Street at the time.  Read more

Funding increased for PA’s DNA law

HARRISBURG, PA — The state budget has been increased $1.5 million to support the state’s forensic laboratories. This will help the Pennsylvania State Police continue to reduce the backlog of DNA samples to be tested, as the General Assembly moves forward on legislation to strengthen and modernize Pennsylvania’s DNA law.  Read more

Christmas tree meeting Monticello

The 60th anniversary of the Christmas Tree Farmers Association of New York (CTFANY) summer meeting was held in Sullivan County on July 19, with over 200 people attending.  Read more

Who is in charge in an emergency?

After a lively discussion, the Lumberland Town Board on July 24 decided to table its anticipated approval of the town’s emergency plan.  Read more

Reprieve for state health centers; Twenty-six scheduled for closure, including Pike

PENNSYLVANIA — The mission of 60 PA Department of Health (DOH) state health centers is to prevent possible epidemics by offering services to deal with such illnesses as tuberculosis and HIV. The centers also provide services to residents who are ill and have no health insurance.  Read more

Sullivan surrounded by invasive insects; Gillibrand seeks funding

TOWN OF BETHEL, NY — Emerald ash borers, those invasive bugs from Asia that are devouring millions of ash trees in the Northeast and Midwest in the United States, have now been discovered in locations in Orange, Ulster and Delaware counties, and it’s only a matter of time before they turn up in Sullivan.  Read more

Multiple Liberty sex offenders charged

The Village of Liberty Police Department announces the results of Operation Village Watch, an initiative to ensure compliance with the New York State Sex Offender Registration Act.  Read more

Honesdale man arrested for marijuana

Janine Edwards, Wayne County District Attorney announced today another arreststemming from a joint operation between the Wayne County District Attorney’s Drug Task Force and the Pennsylvania State Police.  Read more

Churches in Honesdale

August 4, 2013

The speaker for the "Sundays at the Museum" program at the Wayne
County Historical Society is Dorothy Kieff, and the topic will be "History of Catholic Churches in Honesdale during the D&H Canal Era," 2pm. 570/253-3240.

Liberty woman arrested after cutting man's face with lamp

On Sunday 07/28/13 the Village of Liberty Police Department arrested Nordia Tompkins, 28 of Liberty after responding to a report of a fight in progress on Spring Street around 6:00am.  Read more