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Vote for Ballot Proposition #1 Voters should vote “Yes” on Ballot Proposition # 1 for the following reasons: Freeze the number of state senators at 63: There is a convoluted formula … more
MONTICELLO, NY — As the delta variant is infecting new hosts, people are being encouraged—and sometimes required—to mask up again. On August 27, the New York State Department of … more
MONTICELLO, NY — The surgical tape on her head read “Zoom Girl.”  Amanda Langseder was working at Garnet Health. She’d just recovered from COVID-19 and come back to … more
PENNSYLVANIA — In last week’s primary election, a majority of Pennsylvania constituents voted to reduce a governor’s power in declaring states of emergency and increase the General Assembly’s authority to end them. more
MONTICELLO, NY — First it was the adult care center. Now it’s the department of community services (DCS). Sullivan County is looking into privatizing the department, which handles … more
Windows 10! iPhone 12! “NEW More Powerful You-Name-It, now with extra somethings!” We are getting updates all the time, it seems. Products are redesigned, rethought, improved, tweaked … more
      MONTICELLO, NY — Outside the Sullivan County’s Government Center, it was cold and windy. Inside, last Thursday’s meetings began.  And few … more
Letters to the editor February 4 to 10 more
So, I’ve been thinking. (Cue the horrified cries.) Looks like we have a Democratic president, a Democratic House and a Republican Senate. What’s going to get signed into law? Nothing, … more
National Distracted Driving Awareness Month NEW YORK — For the second consecutive year, NYSEG and AAA New York State are partnering together during National Distracted Driving Awareness … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Rain poured down and the temperature dropped, too. Cars lined North Street, lights on and engines running as their drivers hurried into the county government center to vote … more
Possible COVID-19 exposure at Livingston Manor Dollar General LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — Sullivan County Public Health Services is alerting anyone who visited the Dollar General store on 100 … more
There are many people who watch over the town. It starts on the town level with the town board: the elected officials who do the business of the town. These folks receive a stipend. They are our … more
MONTICELLO, NY — As the county searches for ways to offset staggering COVID-19-related budget shortfalls, tax increases are always an option. At last Thursday’s Management and Budget … more
HONESDALE, PA —Every week, the Wayne County Commissioners take a moment during their meeting to ask, “Does anyone wish to make public comment?” And most weeks, nobody from the … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — It’s one step closer to our familiar lives. On Tuesday, June 23, the county was scheduled to enter Phase 3, reopening more non-essential businesses like personal … more
What's new in the Upper Delaware Region June 18 to June 24 more
MONTICELLO, NY — “Some of these people are doing three and four different jobs now, and you’re asking them to take a pay cut?” asked District Two Legislator Nadia Rajsz of … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Residents have been generally barred from the government center since the shutdown in March caused by the pandemic. Sullivan County officials are now beginning to consider the … more
Monticello, NY – In order to limit the spread of COVID-19 (2019 Novel Coronavirus) and to comply with public health guidelines to avoid close contact, Sullivan County Manager Joshua Potosek has … more
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