Wayne County President Judge Raymond L. Hamill has announced his intention to appoint Joseph W.Adams to the position of Wayne County Commissioner. The vacancy was created when Wayne County Commissioner Jonathan Fritz was elected to serve as State Representative for the 111th Representative District.
MONTICELLO, NY — The future of the Interim Western Sullivan Transfer Station was called into question at a meeting of the Sullivan County Public Works Committee at the government center on December 8.
UPDATE as of December 9: The Water Resources Development Act of 2016, which includes the Delaware River Basin Conservation Act, was passed by the Senate on Friday, December 9. It will now go to President Obama's desk to be signed.
NEW YORK STATE — Under pressure from the oil and shipping industry, the U.S. Coast Guard is considering a proposal to establish 43 new anchorages for oil barges along the Hudson River from Yonkers, NY to Kingston, NY.
HONESDALE, PA — The Dime Bank has donated $6,000 to The Cooperage Project, which includes a $1,000 Gold Sponsorship and $5,000 to support The Cooperage’s Romping Radishes program, a series of healthy-living classes for kids.
HONESDALE, PA — Wayne commissioners Wendell Kay, left, Brian Smith and Jonathan Fritz are pictured with Major James Bruck and Major Alan Highhouse of Scranton Composite Squadron 201 of the Civil Air Patrol, based in Lake Ariel.
MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County Sheriff Michael Schiff has announced the recipient of the 2016 New York State Sheriffs’ Association Institute Criminal Justice Scholarship. This year’s scholarship was presented to Arianna Fassetta of Neversink.
HONESDALE, PA — There was a bicycle parked against one wall, another atop the solicitor’s desk, and stacked boxes of “Big Wheels” flanked by oversized tubes of Crayola crayons on either side of the room.
MONTICELLO, NY — A 27-year-old Jeffersonville man has been sentenced to seven years in prison and five years of probation for illegally possessing a gun. He was also sentenced to three years in prison for possession of heroin with intent to sell, with the sentences running concurrently.
ELDRED, NY — Students and adults gathered early at the Eldred High School gym on December 2 when the high school and the Parent Teacher Student Organization held a self-defense seminar. The seminar was open to kids age eight and up and involved adults and kids in a discussion of different types of awareness and self-defense applications.