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LaBuda bags a buck

WURSTBORO, NY — Judge Frank LaBuda, a long-time avid hunter, bagged this eight point buck in the woods his family owns near Wurtsboro.  The picture was taken on November 2, and LuBuda posed with his two-year-old grandson Caleb.

When is a camp not a camp?

LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — The words “summer camp” bring to mind images of carefree young people enjoying recreational activities like swimming, horseback riding, tennis and the arts. But, as the Town of Cochecton pondered specifics of a comprehensive summer camp zoning ordinance it is seeking to develop, some very different scenarios emerged.


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Talking turkey

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.

Tusten residents weigh in

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.


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The League of Women Voters uses the 20th Pennsylvania State Senate District as one of several that show the results of gerrymandering. 

Pennsylvania redistricting update

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.


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Highland Supervisor Jeff Haas is pictured on November 14 as he presents certificates of appreciation to resident scouts, Awinita Stasilli, left, Jeremiah Stasilli and Brian Sherwood. Awanita created and erected two highway “Welcome to Highland” signs, Jeremiah installed a bench and landscape pavers outside St. Anthony’s RC Church, and Sherwood restored and repainted the bald eagle sculpture at Eldred’s four-corners.
 

Compiled budget numbers even better

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.

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