TOWN OF THOMPSON, NY — A dream of many Sullivan County residents stretching back decades was set to come true as Resorts World Catskill scheduled an opening and ribbon cutting for February 8. At press time, the plan was for numerous dignitaries to be on hand for a ceremonial first roll of the dice.
ALBANY, NY — The New York State Assembly has passed legislation that would change the date of this year’s primary election from Tuesday, September 11, to Thursday, September 13.
HONESDALE, PA — An event that was part of the Red Sand Project was held on January 31, outside the courthouse.
NARROWSBURG, NY — More than 500 residents of Narrowsburg signed a petition asking the Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC) to reopen the Delaware Valley Medical Center in Narrowsburg, which has been closed for more than a decade.
ALBANY, NY — The 53,000 inmates serving time in New York State prisons will soon be getting free digital tablets, according to an announcement from Anthony Annucci, acting commissioner of the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.
WHITE LAKE, NY — The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) has developed a process by which municipalities and other entities can purchase streetlights that are currently owned by utilities, and upgrade them.
PLEASANT MOUNT, PA — Some 110 cows were killed at a farm in Mount Pleasant last month at the Jonas Family Cold Spring Farm, and about 33 cows were saved. On February 3, about 700 members of the community turned out to an auction in Wayne County to benefit the Jonas family. The event raised some $56,700.
As I sit here writing my column it is snowing out. I just want to thank the Cochecton town crew for keeping our roads clear and safe.
Marion H. Guenther of Barryville, NY passed away on February 2, 2018 in Honesdale, PA. She was 95.
She was born in Barryville, NY on May 30, 1922, the daughter of Charles H. Lass and Veronica Campbell Lass. Marion married Clinton J. Guenther Sr., who predeceased her.
Gertrude E. Reiser, Cochecton, NY, a longtime resident of the area, passed away on Monday, January 29, 2018 at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale, PA. She was 83.