HONESDALE, PA — After the formality of last week’s bonding approval and signing ceremonies, the November 16 version was a necessary but somewhat less colorful affair.
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.
MONTICELLO, NY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo visited the Kenneth L. Rutherford Elementary School on November 16 to announce new funding for after-school programs in the region.
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.
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
Doris Mildred Collette, 86, of Shohola, PA passed away on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at Bon Secours Community Hospital, Port Jervis, NY. She was a member of the Saint Ann’s Church, Shohola, PA.
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.
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.
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.
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