LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — At the February 27 joint Cochecton Town Board/Planning Board meeting with consultant Tom Shepstone and town attorney Karen Mannino, final language for the town’s draft summer camp/private school zoning ordinance was hammered out.
ALBANY, NY — The New York State Senate voted on March 6 to pass a package of school safety measures that supporters say would strengthen security and help keep students safe.
ELDRED, NY — Citing the number and importance of the issues before them, particularly regarding safety and the upcoming budget, the Eldred School Board agreed to meet twice monthly through June at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month.
MONTICELLO, NY — Resorts World Catskills on March 5 opened and had a ribbon cutting for a new poker room.
ELDRED, NY — In the wake of the shooting of 17 high school students and staff in Parkland, FL, at least three student threats have been investigated in recent days by the New York State Police.
An Eldred student was charged on February 26 with making a terroristic threat.
REGION — By the time most readers have this copy of the newspaper in hand, a second snowstorm will likely have made its way through the region dropping an estimated seven to 16 inches of snow on top of the snow already on the ground. The National Weather Service reported on March 6, “another fairly high-impact storm” for March 7.
Harrisburg, PA – With a new severe weather system forecast to impact wide areas of eastern Pennsylvania Wednesday, Governor Tom Wolf said state agencies have prepared an aggressive plan to reduce disruptions, but he added that postponing any unnecessary travel will help state crews in meeting their missions.
Due to a forecast of a foot or more of snow tomorrow throughout Sullivan County - which is still dealing with the major impacts of Friday's blizzard - all County offices will be closed Wednesday, March 7, except for 24-hour facilities like 911 and DPW.
UPDATED (MARCH 5, 6PM) list of warming centers active in Sullivan County:
Sullivan County press release issued Sunday 6:15 pm: