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October 2013

Art brings people together

HONESDALE, PA — Artists and admirers gathered Saturday evening on Maude Alley for the grand opening of the Wayne County Arts Alliance (WCAA) Gallery at 1023 Main St.  Read more

Horace “Bud” Buddenhagen

Horace “Bud” Buddenhagen, a lifelong resident of Narrowsburg, NY, died Saturday, October 19 at Wayne Woodlands Manor, Waymart, PA. He was 85.  Read more

October 24, 2013 - October 31, 2013

Ellen C. Barnes

Ellen C. Barnes of Cuddebackville, NY, passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at Bon Secours Community Hospital, Port Jervis. She was 87.

Visitation was held Friday, October 25 at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY; Rev. Nancy Vonderhorst officiated. Interment followed at Howells Cemetery, Howells, NY.

Memorial contributions can be made to a charity of donor’s choice.

Leona M. Bidwell

Leona M. Bidwell of Middletown, NY and Yankee Lake, Wurtsboro, NY died on October 23, 2013. She was 89.  Read more

Celebrating our past and envisioning a sustainable local food system for the future

By Greg Sandor

As a California native, I am struck daily by the abundance of water surrounding us from our brooks, creeks and rivers to our estuaries, lakes and reservoirs. I am fascinated by the flow of water through our woodlands, across our farmlands and ultimately supplying thousands upon thousands of people with drinking water in our nearby metropolitan areas. I know the majority of the waters in Sullivan County flow westerly to drain into the Delaware River Basin where they join with the waters that flow easterly into it from Pennsylvania.  Read more

Our town, your town, whose town?

Once again this election season, I received campaign literature with a bold headline: “This is OUR Town!” This time the candidates are Lang and Pierce for town council. I have tried to figure out just who belongs to “Our Town.” I wondered if I owned our town, seeing as how I was born and raised here. Then I thought maybe seniority had something to do with it. I would hope that these are not requirements in either case.  Read more

Menditto garners more support

With Election Day drawing near I would like to remind everyone to get out and vote for Paul Menditto for Magisterial District Judge. I have known Paul for many years, and I have always known him to be a kind, helpful and generous man. He is always working to help out and better our community. Always volunteering for various community functions, as well as encouraging others to follow suit. He is a family man with values and principles. Integrity is a sign of a true leader, just one more reason to vote for Paul Menditto in the upcoming election.

Dave Cavanaugh
Bushkill, PA

Voices of support for magistrate candidate

Paul Menditto has been in our township for multiple years and has supported our community and neighboring communities relentlessly. He has always been a helping hand when someone called for assistance, whether large or small. Paul has shown true resolve and unwavering character. Paul Menditto is a man of integrity and will be a judge for the people, who will be fair, honest and thorough to all concerned.

Please join me in supporting Paul Menditto for magistrate.

Cathleen M LaBosco
Bushkill, PA

Endorsement for Lehman Township (PA) Magistrate Judge

"That rare end product of what happens when Americans of all parties and places come together in common purpose to consider something more than the politics of the moment."—President Barack Obama

In this political climate an ideal such as this is a rarity, even nonexistent. However, this is exactly what I bore witness to with my own eyes on October 20 at the Paul Menditto Barbeque Fundraiser. Republicans, Democrats and Independents came together to support Menditto for Magisterial District Judge.  Read more

More support for Paul Menditto in Lehman Township (PA)

I have served with Paul Menditto as a Township Supervisor for the past 10 years and for several years before that on the Township Planning Commission. During this time, Paul has served with integrity and diligence always striving to do what is best for the people of Lehman Township.  Read more

Township supervisors lend candidate support

I have known Paul Menditto for over 20 years. During that time, I have found him to be a forthright and honest person who knows how to treat people with dignity and respect. He makes decisions after carefully examining all the facts and strives to make fair judgments.  Read more