HORTONVILLE, NY — The Delaware Town Board is currently in the process of taking over the town’s water system. The current system, which serves the hamlet of Callicoon, is privately owned. The town wants to take ownership and make improvements to the water system.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court on February 26 declined to overturn a lower court ruling that said the administration of President Donald Trump must keep the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (DACA) program operational, at least for now.
NARROWSBURG, NY — Tusten Supervisor Carol Wingert announced on February 26 that she is withrdawing a request that the town pay for health insurance for her.
HONESDALE, PA — Commissioners Chair Brian Smith shuffled a handful of project plans as he entered the room for the commissioners’ February 22 meeting. Those plans, he explained, were for a Waymart proposal to add a baseball field and restrooms at the borough park. That plan wasn’t on the agenda, but several others were.
HARRISBURG, PA — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on February 19 issued new congressional district maps that are likely to be in place for the November election. The maps will have an impact on seats in Washington, DC in the federal House of Representatives.
DAMASCUS, PA — It’s been one of the area’s best-kept secrets for years, but certainly not by design.
NEWFOUNDLAND, PA — Hyung Jin Moon is considered by his 250 or so followers to be the earthly representative of Sun Myung Moon, his father and the cult leader of the Worldwide Unification Church, who passed away in 2012.
NARROWSBURG, NY — Some topics have been discussed at several meetings over long periods of time, and others seemed to have come as a surprise to some of the members. But all elicited lively debate at the monthly Tusten Board meeting on February 13.
ALBANY, NY — Jen Metzger, a councilwoman in the Ulster County Town of Rosendale, announced on February 16 that she is considering a run for the senate seat currently held by Sen. John Bonacic in New York’s 42nd state senate district. A press release says that she is expected to make a formal announcement about her candidacy in March.
HONESDALE, PA — Chelsea Hill, spokesperson for the sponsoring Penn State Extension, appeared at the February 15 county commissioners’ meeting to preview the then upcoming annual Wayne County Ag Day. Hill said that 200 persons had pre-registered for the event, which was held on February 19 at Honesdale High School.