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HONESDALE, PA — A widely-circulated and wholly inaccurate social media rumor about the disbandment of the Honesdale Borough Police made many residents eager to attend Honesdale council’s … more
HONESDALE, PA — As the past several weeks of Wayne County Commissioners meetings have shown, Honesdale Borough is still reeling from the effects of a social media rumor from early June. But … more
HONESDALE, PA — For yet another consecutive Wayne County Commissioners meeting, the public comment portion on July 9 became a forum for the community’s continuing conversation about the … more
Court case against local fire companies dismissed KINGSTON, NY — A Third Judicial District Supreme Court Justice has dismissed a case against four fire companies—Liberty Fire District, … more
REGION — The protests, a massive outcry against police brutality toward Black and Brown people, are ongoing. Reform is being legislated. Change is in the air.  Fallsburg Police Chief … more
HONESDALE, PA — On Thursday, June 18, Honesdale residents held an anti-police brutality protest for the third week in a row, but this was the first to start outside of the vicinity of Honesdale … more
Members of the Monticello Police Department are currently investigating a shooting more
NEW YORK STATE — Video of the murder of George Floyd and footage of officers attacking mostly peaceful protesters in cities has rocketed around the world, sparking more protests and … more
REGION — Small town America often exempts itself from events that roil streets elsewhere. Not this time. The response to the May 25 killing of Minneapolis resident George Floyd by police … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — A sudden bout of rain made the eight minutes and 46 seconds demonstrators spent kneeling on the gravely Narrowsburg Bridge all the more poignant Saturday afternoon, June … more
HONESDALE, PA — Despite a falsehood spread on social media beforehand and threats of violence during, the peaceful protest in Honesdale’s Central Park Thursday, drew hundreds determined … more
CALLICOON, NY — Janus Adams is now an Emmy-award winning journalist, author, entrepreneur and radio host. But she was once a nervous little girl standing in front of the most prolific American … more
LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — Hundreds of demonstrators congregated at the Livingston Manor Free Library Saturday, June 5 at about 11 a.m. The crowd spanned generations, from toddlers holding signs … more
HONESDALE, PA — Three young Honesdale residents, Olivia Galarza, Aleah Slish and Amanda DeMasi, recently scheduled a peaceful protest in Honesdale’s central park, following a nationwide … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Monticello native Cristal Staten, the daughter of a police officer, spoke to the diverse crowd that gathered in front of the Sullivan County Courthouse on May 31 for a Black … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Acting District Attorney Meagan K. Galligan announced on May 12 the formation of the Sullivan County Detention Facility Protection Task Force. It’s mission will be … more
PENNSYLVANIA — One of the few constants in society during the past several weeks has been the law enforcement officers who are continuing to work through the COVID-19 crisis. While they remain … more
HONESDALE, PA — Gov. Tom Wolf’s third and latest attempt to fund the PA State Police could play into Honesdale Borough’s ongoing conversation regarding police coverage. Laid out … more
MONTICELLO, NY — On January 31, Sullivan County issued a request for proposals (RFP) from firms interested in conducting an independent study of the 911 center. There were three meetings in … more
HONESDALE, PA — Borough council members, in addition to saving money, were hoping to achieve a bit of brevity by changing their monthly meeting schedule to twice a month. With the first meeting … more
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