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November 2013

Blues Festival workshop

November 30, 2013

Adding to its already packed lineup, The Sullivan Hotel will host a songwriting workshop with one of Hudson Valley’s premier singer-songwriters, Rob Cannillo, 1pm. Festival goers can sign up to spend some time with the artist and learn how to write a song.

For More Information: 
The Sullivan Hotel, or to buy tickets, visit www.the-sullivan.com or call the hotel at 845.796.3100.
Contact Phone #: 
845/796-3100

Training for Sullivan firefighters

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Foundation targets watershed

DELAWARE RIVER WATERSHED — The William Penn Foundation (WPF) is well known in the Philadelphia area. In early October, the Philadelphia Business Journal reported that the foundation gave a $5 million grant to the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation to help pay for increased public access to the city’s waterfront.  Read more

Women’s gains in business proclaimed

HONESDALE, PA — Noting their diligence and the tremendous obstacles that women in business have overcome and the challenges they continue to face in the workplace, the Wayne County Commissioners on October 24 proclaimed National Business Women’s Week in Wayne County.  Read more

Pike native ends ‘National Generational Equity’ tour

WASHINGTON, DC — Nick Troiano, a Pike County, PA native and 2007 student body president of Delaware Valley High School, concluded a cross-country “Generational Equity Tour” on Capitol Hill last week with a high profile event calling for passage of the bipartisan INFORM Act.  Read more

Pennsylvania lawmaker wants False Claims Act

HARRISBURG, PA — PA State Representative Brandon Neuman, D-Washington, said the $2.2 billion settlement with Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries announced this week by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has significant ramifications for Pennsylvania.  Read more

One killed in Palmyra accident

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Quarter of New York property value exempt

ALBANY, NY — According to a new report issued by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli, more than 25% of real property value in New York is exempt from county, city and town property taxes. The total value of these exempt properties is $680 billion. The value increases to $826 billion for properties exempt from more than one type of local government or school district taxes.  Read more

Police arrest two for welfare fraud

MONTICELLO & LIBERTY, NY — New York State Police at Liberty, working with the Sullivan County Department of Social Services Welfare Fraud Unit, arrested two Sullivan County residents after investigating two separate cases involving the filing of false public benefits applications.  Read more

Pennsylvania adopts new breast cancer bill; Goal is improving detection

HARRISBURG, PA — Gov. Tom Corbett on November 1 signed into law new breast cancer legislation that requires facilities that offer mammograms to notify patients about breast density. The legislation was sponsored by Sen. Bob Mensch, who attended the signing ceremony.  Read more