REGION — As the chlorophyll in green leaves breaks down letting reds, yellows and oranges shine through, the autumn show begins.
NARROWSBURG, NY — After a second debate on October 6, the National Park Service (NPS) was asked for a legal position about the authority behind an Upper Delaware Council (UDC) position paper/memorandum querying members about solar power development in the river valley.
HONESDALE, PA — Economic development and issues related to southern Wayne County were on the commissioners’ docket as they met on September 29.
The central focus was the panel’s proclamation of Manufacturing Day in the Northern Poconos, which was slated for October 7 with a bus tour of several of Wayne’s manufacturer’s locations.
LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — At its September 29 monthly meeting, the Town of Cochecton Planning Board addressed three of the most contested topics to come before it in recent years: the Stanzoni Lake Huntington campground proposal; the six-month moratorium on commercial solar installations; and follow-up on Cochecton Self Storage, LLC.
PORT JERVIS, NY — Tom King, president of the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association, went to the Port Jervis Common Council meeting on October 3 to present his case for holding the association’s annual meeting next spring in Port Jervis.
NARROWSBURG, NY — The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) voted October 6 to award $36,280 in fiscal year 2017 Technical Assistance Grants (TAG) for seven projects that help fulfill goals of the River Management Plan for the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River.
MONTICELLO, NY — At a meeting of the Sullivan County General Services Committee on October 5, county clerk Dan Briggs told legislators that penalties for using electronic devices while driving have increased substantially.
Scenic Byway Visitor Center funding denied
ALBANY, NY — The New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) has informed the Upper Delaware Scenic Byway (UDSB) that funding for the proposed visitors center in Narrowsburg has been denied.
HONESDALE, PA — To an agenda laced with 2017 budget preparation, the October 10 meeting of the Honesdale Borough Council added progress reports on three sizeable long-term projects: the proposed hospital expansion; the Central Park veterans’ memorial; and renovation of the borough’s Fair Avenue public swimming-pool complex.