Eric Trump speaks in Milford

MILFORD, PA — Election season is in full swing, and last week, a number of campaigns focused their efforts on Northeast Pennsylvania. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden traveled to …

Freak accident of nature in Cochecton

LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — It was a strange tale wastewater treatment plant operator Michael Walter told the Cochecton Town Board at its September 9 meeting. “What are the odds?” asked …

Budget, buildings and bridges all on the agenda

ELDRED, NY — The Highland Town Board in its monthly meeting on September 8 dove into a varied and aggressive agenda.   A budget workshop was scheduled for Thursday, September 24 at 7 …

They gathered to remember

ELDRED, NY — The day was full of brilliant sunshine, reminiscent of that same day 19 years ago. And folks gathered to remember how a day so full of promise quickly turned into one so horrific …

Lumberland considers solar development

GLEN SPEY, NY — Following a hearing at which no public comment was offered, the Town of Lumberland passed a long-discussed six-month moratorium on the processing of applications for, and the …

The voting box

The NYS Board of Elections recently launched its online absentee ballot application portal, enabling voters who prefer to vote absentee for the November 3, 2020 election to request their ballot …

Millions in grants available to farmers

HONESDALE, PA — A great deal of the money Congress set aside for struggling dairy farmers has gone unclaimed, said Wayne County Commissioner Chairman Brian Smith at the board’s September …

Watching the flats

NARROWSBURG, NY — A group of 45 concerned residents of the Narrowsburg flats participated in the September 8 Tusten Town Board meeting. Calling itself The Flats Neighborhood Watch, the group …

Honesdale store broken into

HONESDALE, PA — Early on Labor Day morning, Honesdale business-owner Gina Pritchard was shocked to find out that somebody had broken into her store, Mommy and Me Consignments on Main Street. …

Delaware River Basin Commission suspends approval of natural gas terminal

TRISTATE AREA —  The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) on Thursday, September 10 voted to hold off on either approving or denying  the permit for the proposed Gibbstown Liquefied …
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Delgado and Gillibrand visit Bethel Woods

On Monday, September 7, Rep. Antonio Delgado (NY-19) and  Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand visited Bethel Woods Center for the Arts to push for the bipartisan Reviving the Economy Sustainably Towards a …
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Gov. Wolf: restaurants back to 50 percent occupancy, alcohol sales end at 10 p.m.

HARRISBURG, PA — Gov. Tom Wolf recently announced that restaurants may increase indoor occupancy to 50 percent starting September 21.  To ensure that these businesses operate safely as …

Piece of history donated to Damascus Township

DAMASCUS, PA — When the Damascus Township Board of Supervisors opened the floor to the public at its August 17 meeting, resident Eliece Rybak displayed an original map from 1851 that she had …

When pot meets slavery

TOWN OF LIBERTY — The details are sparse. But what there was to report shows that cannabis farming has its shadow side.  And it’s here in Sullivan County. At the last …

New flood data shows greater risk

REGION —  Flood risk throughout the U.S. might be substantially higher than estimated by the federal government, based on new data published by a nonprofit research group. Its report, …

New leads in 1997 arson-homicide case

MILANVILLE, PA  — It has been 23 years since Patricia Madeline Woll passed away in a strucutre fire on River Road in Damascus Township at 1 a.m. on August 28, 1997. At the time, state …
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New COVID-19 cases, reopenings In yet another health advisory, Sullivan County Public Health Services is alerting anyone who visited Paesano’s Pizzeria in Liberty on August 25, 26, or 27 …

Resorts World Casino to open on September 9

According to phone call received from Aileen Gunther, Resorts World Catskills will open on September 9.

Sullivan County election officials deny LaBuda petition

MONTICELLO, NY — Around 1,500 Sullivan County residents signed a petition to nominate Frank LaBuda for District Attorney on the Independent Party line for the General Election this …

Eldred offers childcare to employees and residents

ELDRED, NY — “We take care of kids,” said superintendent of school Dr. John Morgano as he explained the new child care program at the school this fall. On a one-year trial, …

As PA's eviction moratorium runs out, Wayne housing officials work on homelessness prevention

WAYNE COUNTY, PA — Last Monday, Pennsylvania’s moratorium on evictions expired, causing concern throughout Pennsylvania that a spike in homelessness is imminent. Local housing officials …