Proposed new depot to house Wayne County buses

BEACH LAKE, PA — Landscape architect Craig Bachik presented a preliminary land development plan for a new Wayne County transportation facility. He brought his plan to the July 16 meeting …

Community hears the latest about Callicoon’s ‘rare gem’

CALLICOON, NY — Come along as we travel the rollercoaster hills and winding roads of the Oregon Turnpike in Pennsylvania, on the way to our final destination, the Hamlet of Callicoon in …
Around the Area
30 EMT candidates complete training in Sullivan

MONTICELLO, NY — In early June, nearly 30 emergency medical technician (EMT) candidates completed more than 180 hours of training and took their practical exams. SUNY Sullivan, Sullivan …

Route 611 to reopen temporarily

DELAWARE WATER GAP — Route 611 in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area will reopen temporarily, in the wake of a compromise between the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation …

In the Wayne County Courts

HONESDALE, PA — Wayne County District Attorney A.G. Howell announced the following cases were addressed by  the Honorable Janine Edwards, President Judge Wayne County Court:   …

Camp FIMFO’s environmental review is now available to the public

ELDRED — After nearly two and a half years before the Highland Planning Board, Camp FIMFO is moving through its environmental review.

Man dies on scene of three-vehicle crash in Cochecton

COCHECTON, NY — A fatal accident on County Route 115 in Cochecton, NY, claimed the life of Sher Singh.

They’re moving on up to BOCES middle school

LIBERTY, NY — All local school districts celebrate high school graduation. Some celebrate elementary students “moving up” to the middle school big leagues. On June 7, the …

Videos show scenes on day of Barryville shooting

BARRYVILLE, NY -- The two videos below show some of the action on the day a trooper shot Paul Gosselin of Augusta, Maine, after a stand-off on July 2 at Il Castello restaurant in Barryville, NY ( …

Sullivan West’s Class of 2028 ‘steps up’

LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — It was a celebration, a momentous occasion, a rite of passage for the eighth-graders at Sullivan West Middle School. They walked across the stage to receive the …

Town hall on Callicoon Depot restoration to be held July 16

CALLICOON, NY — A public town hall has been scheduled to discuss progress on the Callicoon Train Depot project. Tim Bruno, general manager of WJFF Radio Catskill, will facilitate the …

‘Disheartening’ break-in and theft at the Stourbridge Line

HONESDALE, PA — Two passenger cars pulled by the storied Stourbridge Lion have been broken into and robbed in what’s being called a “demoralizing” setback. The thief …

‘Today I chose to never give up’: BOCES Alt Ed students graduate

‘Today I chose to never give up’: BOCES Alt Ed students graduate The graduates overcame many obstacles to get to this day By TED WADDELL CALLICOON, NY — Jesse Guara …

BOCES CTE grads show their colors

LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — Sullivan BOCES pulled out the stops to celebrate the BOCES Career & Technical Education (CTE) Class of 2024 upon their graduation. “The seniors of BOCES CTE …

‘What makes us a community’: Sullivan West graduates

LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — Valedictorian Elizabeth Reeves said being 18 was at times “overwhelming and confusing.” She proudly wore her light blue stole as she addressed graduates, …

An Eldred education can take them far

ELDRED, NY — There was no need to convince anyone at the Eldred Central School graduation ceremony just how far an ECS grad can go. Commencement speaker Dr. Benjamin Steimle graduated from …

Man shot in Barryville is a physician who lost his medical license

BARRYVILLE, NY — Paul Gosselin, a 63-year-old physician from Augusta, Maine, was shot last Tuesday, July 2, by a NYS Trooper in the parking lot of the Il Castello restaurant parking lot in Barryville, according to a state police report.

Local duck farmers win in foie gras decision

SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — In a significant legal victory for upstate New York duck farmers, the New York Supreme Court in Albany has ruled against New York City’s ban on the sale of foie …

Joshua Potosek will continue to serve as Sullivan County manager

SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — All except two legislators voted to keep Joshua Potosek on as Sullivan County manager. Cat Scott (D-5) and chair Nadia Rajsz (D-2) voted against the motion.  …

Wayne commissioners honor two employees

HONESDALE, PA — On June 13, the Wayne County Commissioners had a busy agenda celebrating and commending a few different employees throughout the county. The meeting started off with two …

Move Sullivan adds Jeffersonville route, shuttle buses

MONTICELLO, NY — Move Sullivan, the county’s public bus service, will have two new routes and bigger buses.  The legislature voted on June 20 to expand the free service to …

Sullivan to get its first full-time human rights director

SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — For the first time, the Sullivan County human rights director will have a full-time position. But the county will probably not be able to investigate local human rights …

A large fire tears through the main barn at Russell Farms

BETHEL, NY — In the early afternoon on Thursday, on the third day of New York’s heat advisory, a large fire tore through the main barn at Russell Farms. The site was once part of …
Wayne County Coronor's Office Press Release

Fatal incident results in the deaths of two men

HONESDALE, PA — The Office of the Wayne County Coroner was dispatched to the scene of a fatal incident involving two men on Wednesday, June 29, at the Wayco, Inc. Quarry and Asphalt Plant …

Heat Advisory

UPPER DELAWARE, NEW YORK & PENNSYLVANIA—The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory that remains in effect until 9 PM EDT Thursday.  Heat index values of 95 to 100 are …