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BETHANY, PA — The Moka Origins chocolate factory is in a barn, but its namesake farm is about 6,000 miles away. Photographs of lush green crops at the Moka Origins farm, located in northwest … more
In 2006, the Chicago City Council passed a foie gras ban. “The silliest law that they’ve ever passed,” said Democratic mayor Richard M. Daley. Two years later, in response to a … more
HARRISBURG, PA — Pennsylvania is redrawing the maps that dictate which federal and state legislators represent which residents. Occurring every 10 years following the census, the redistricting … more
ELDRED, NY --  Attorney Brad Pinsky knows about the creation of ambulance and fire districts. His Syracuse law firm specializes in setting them up throughout New York State. Pinsky was on hand … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County's handling of the Care Center at Sunset Lake has once again come under fire, with allegations of misconduct against legislative chair Rob Doherty, county … more
Poetry happens, said Eric Baylin, “when words stop me in my tracks.” It is made of words, but they are words with a rhythm, words that push you to reflect, “to dip below the surface … more
LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY – On November 4, Stephen A. Walker, superintendent of schools at Sullivan West, announced to the community via a letter posted on Twitter that after about three-and-a-half … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Election Day 2021 has passed and all votes have been cast. Preliminary results are out, available on the Sullivan County Board of Elections website, with 13,828 votes … more
News flash! Daylight Saving Time (DST) screeches to a halt this week. Or does it begin? Nope, it ends—just looked at a calendar, you know—one of those things made of paper that sits on a … more
These are Boyar’s remarks as he introduced Peter Kolesar at the Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum’s ceremony on October 30. The center named its newest Hall of Fame members and … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — November 25, 2019, was a brutal day for Sullivan County’s foie gras farmers—Hudson Valley Foie Gras (HVFG) and La Belle Farms. The problem was not in the … more
HIGHLAND, NY — The American Legion has a long history of providing ambulance services within the Town of Highland.   According to a post on the legion’s website, veterans … more
Officials in Wayne and Pike counties are considering consolidating their prisons operations into one facility. But local law enforcement is pushing back. more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — George Markert died in 1892 on Jeffersonville’s Stone Arch Bridge, killed three ways in the prescribed manner for dealing with a hexenmeister. There is, of … more
NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA — The aftermath of last year’s presidential election is still being felt throughout the country. In municipal elections this year, echoes of national politics can … more
MONTICELLO, NY — “We have legacy material in our houses and garages, things you don’t want to dispose of improperly,” said county recycling coordinator Bill Cutler. He … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Here’s a 550-pound question: How do you safely get rid of a five-gallon bucket of mercury in Sullivan County? Answer: You call recycling coordinator Bill Cutler and … more
HONESDALE, PA — An old brick building stands where Dyberry Creek meets the Lackawaxen River in downtown Honesdale. It’s in bad shape and has been vacant for years now. Soon, there may be … more
TYLER HILL, PA — Julia Sweet was two years old when she first stepped into Silver Lake House. Located on the former Welsh dairy farm and owned by Norman and Edith Dennis, the big house … more
MILFORD, PA — If legend is to be believed, Milford’s Tom Quick killed nearly one hundred Native Americans over the course of his lifetime. It was his revenge for witnessing his father … more
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