REGION — Here are few facts about turkeys that you might not have known. One of the first meals ever eaten by human beings off-planet, which involved the astronauts circling the moon on Christmas Eve 1969, was contained in foil packets and consisted of roasted turkey and trimmings normally associated with a turkey dinner.
NARROWSBURG, NY — Despite the Trump administration withholding contracted grant funding, the Upper Delaware Council (UDC) is refusing “to go quietly into that good night.”
NARROWSBURG, NY — Responding to input from a larger-than-usual audience at its November 14 meeting, the Tusten town council determined that some issues were pressing enough that it would be appropriate to recess the meeting to November 20 rather than delay some actions till its regularly scheduled December 12 gathering.
HARRISBURG, PA — A trial will begin on December 10 in Commonwealth Court to determine whether state lawmakers engaged in extreme partisan gerrymandering when drawing up the current districts in 2011. Because of an order from the Supreme Court, the Commonwealth Court must come up with a decision on the question by the end of the year.
LEBANON TWP., PA — A Prompton man who had been reported as missing was found dead in the woods. Pennsylvania State Police reported that 46-year-old James David Edsall went missing from his home on November 15.
HONESDALE, PA — After the formality of last week’s bonding approval and signing ceremonies, the November 16 version was a necessary but somewhat less colorful affair.
ELDRED, NY — Town of Highland officials said the town’s 2018 budget numbers have improved.
Following a budget hearing and an executive session meeting with insurance representatives on October 26, the town board approved a $1,861,733 budget requiring a 1.05% tax increase.
MONTICELLO, NY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo visited the Kenneth L. Rutherford Elementary School on November 16 to announce new funding for after-school programs in the region.
MONTICELLO, NY — The Sullivan County Welfare Fraud Task Force held a news conference on November 16 at the government center to talk about efforts to battle welfare fraud in the county.
WASHINGTON, DC — Actor James Cromwell, who was arrested in 2015 for a sit-in protest of the Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) power plant and who later served two days in jail; and Pramilla Malick, who was arrested with him and also spent a couple of days behind bars, have once again tested the patience of the powers-that-be in the energy industr