WASHINGTON, DC — In the aftermath of a decision by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court that congressional districts are unconstitutional because they are too gerrymandered, Republican lawmakers in Harrisburg have appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court to overrule the state court.
ELDRED, NY — The Eldred Central School District is said to be in significant fiscal stress according to a report released on January 25 by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.
REGION — Eight years after the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) imposed a de facto ban on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in the Delaware Watershed, the DRBC is holding a series of public hearings on adopting new regulations covering fracking; the regulations would make the ban permanent, but they would also allow for the withdrawal of wat
HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne County Commissioners began their January 25 meeting with something different: a resident’s complaint.
Milanville Road property owner Richard Miller appeared before the panel questioning why his tax bill had increased $12,500, when there had been no improvements on the land and “nothing in years.”
HARRISBURG, PA — Sen. Lisa Baker (R-Pike/Wayne/Luzerne/Susquehanna/Wyoming), along with Reps.
HAWLEY, PA — The Honesdale High School Student Council held its winter semi-formal on January 27 at the Silver Birches Resort on Lake Wallenpaupack. Some 355 students and 12 chaperones attended the event. A student from the high school, Kameron Slish, from Nicky Nick D.J. Service, provided music for the evening.
PORT JERVIS, NY — Port Jervis Mayor Kelly Decker reported at the January 22 council meeting that progress that has been made regarding the proposed Methadone/Suboxone Clinic in Port Jervis. After several residents spoke up at the meeting both for and against the proposed clinic, he said he had had a meeting with Dr.
CALLICOON, NY — Friends and supporters of Cochecton resident Dottie Roycroft are holding a benefit for her at the Delaware Youth Center on March 10, at 1 p.m.
REGION — Wednesday, January 31 will mark an extremely uncommon event—one that happens, literally, less than once in a blue moon. It will indeed be a blue moon, that is, the second full moon of the month, in itself a rarity—hence the "once in a blue moon" saying.
LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — Professional skaters Valerie Levine (left) and Kate Gauthier entertained a huge crowd of enthusiastic fans at the 59th annual Livingston Manor Rotary Ice Carnival last weekend.