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2011 Milestones by the Month: October, November, December

UDC executive director William Douglass announces retirement on January 1.


DRBC publishes adjusted gas drilling regulations.

Pike County Economic Development Authority and Pike County Chamber of Commerce form collaborative working structure called the Pike County Economic Alliance.

Sullivan County legislature votes to sell Smallwood Golf Course property and parcels to Bethel Local Development Corporation.

New PA manure management manual issued.

Delaware Valley Eagle Alliance announces cancellation of EagleFest due to unavailability of Narrowsburg school.

PA redistricting affects boundaries in Wayne and Pike counties.
Northeast to see four natural gas pipeline projects.

Winter Farmers Market to begin at Cooperage building on Main Street in Honesdale.

DRBC postpones vote on proposed natural gas regulations; scheduled protest becomes rally to keep the pressure on.

Proposed PA bills trade off home rule for natural gas impact fees.

Fourth marijuana grow house in Sullivan County shut down. (47)
First Sullivan County Agricultural Summit held.

DECEMBER

Waste Management in Beach Lake, PA begins accepting electronic waste for recycling.

Delaware Valley School District to build new elementary school.
PA DEP allows Cabot Oil and Gas to stop delivering fresh water to Dimock residents with contaminated water wells.

Large crowd gathers at public hearing on NY DEC Supplemental Generic Environmental Impact Statement (SGEIS) in Loch Sheldrake, NY.

Town of Tusten becomes first Sullivan County town to ban gas drilling.

UDC divided about comments on NYS draft SGEIS.
UDC executive director William Douglass announces retirement on January 1.

Sullivan West Central School District seeks realtor to market schools; members of the community meet to discuss future of Narrowsburg school.

NY bans disposal of rechargeable batteries as solid waste.
Heinle’s general store in Cochecton Center undergoes expansion and renovation; Narrowsburg’s Roasters to become Coffee Creations.

George Ross Mackenzie Elementary School principal, Kathryn Ryan retires unexpectedly.

Hinchey introduces bill to avert rural post office closures.
Town of Lumberland debates proposed zoning changes.

EPA releases draft report linking hydrofracking to groundwater contamination.

Sullivan County to receive $1.7 million in Governor Andrew Cuomo’s grant award program.

PA State Association of Township Supervisors and PA State Association of Boroughs oppose proposed gas fee legislation.