TRR photo by Dave Hulse

Highland Supervisor Jeff Haas is pictured on November 14 as he presents certificates of appreciation to resident scouts, Awinita Stasilli, left, Jeremiah Stasilli and Brian Sherwood. Awanita created and erected two highway “Welcome to Highland” signs, Jeremiah installed a bench and landscape pavers outside St. Anthony’s RC Church, and Sherwood restored and repainted the bald eagle sculpture at Eldred’s four-corners.

Compiled budget numbers even better

ELDRED, NY — Town of Highland officials said the town’s 2018 budget numbers have improved.

Following a budget hearing and an executive session meeting with insurance representatives on October 26, the town board approved a $1,861,733 budget requiring a 1.05% tax increase.

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Joe Todora, commissioner of the Sullivan County Division of Family Services, unveils a hotline number encouraging residents to report welfare fraud should they be aware of any.

Sullivan fraud effort highlighted

MONTICELLO, NY — The Sullivan County Welfare Fraud Task Force held a news conference on November 16 at the government center to talk about efforts to battle welfare fraud in the county.

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Actor James Cromwell addresses the monthly meeting of the Federal Energy Regulatory Committee on November 16 before being removed from the meeting. 

Protestors removed from FERC meeting

WASHINGTON, DC — Actor James Cromwell, who was arrested in 2015 for a sit-in protest of the Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) power plant and who later served two days in jail; and Pramilla Malick, who was arrested with him and also spent a couple of days behind bars, have once again tested the patience of the powers-that-be in the energy industr

Narrowsburg News 11/23

It sure seems like someone changed the way we keep time. There seem to be fewer minutes in an hour and fewer hours in the day. It just must be. Just a short time ago we were watching as children were dressed in costume trick-or-treating, and now we see signs of Christmas all around, even though Thanksgiving is this week.

Lake Huntington News 11/23

You will all be happy to know after my second post op doctor’s visit, I feel so much better. I had to go back a second time because I could not breathe. I had a blockage in my nasal cavity, a big dried up blood clot.  Once the ENT removed that and cleaned out my sinuses again, all was good.

Jill Padua

New council member for Tusten

The council of the Town of Tusten will have a new member at the beginning of the year.

After the absentee ballots were counted, Padua maintained her count over current council member Ned Lang.

With absentee votes, Jane Luchsinger had 307 votes, Padua had 267 and Lang had 234. 

TRR photo by Ed Wesely

Shad count looking up

MILANVILLE, PA — A count of American Shad in the Upper Delaware River was performed in October, with a small boat and a seine net.  The results give grounds for cautious optimism about the fate of this fish, an important component of river health, though it’s too early to conclude the improvement is a trend.  For the story and more pictures, go



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