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November 25, 2021 starts the one-year countdown until New York City officially bans the sale of foie gras, French for fatty liver, a shot to the heart of Sullivan County’s foie gras farms. … more
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NEW YORK STATE — On Tuesday, November 2, elections will be decided across the state. In the absence of races at the state or national level, local races and local issues will dominate the … more
“The best-laid plans… ” Have you ever had one of those days that just seemed to turn upside down and stay that way for hours? Well, if you’re a caretaker for someone who is … more
HARRISBURG, PA — The 2020 General Election is widely considered to be “the most secure in American history,” and yet nearly a year later, lawmakers throughout the … more
UPPER DELAWARE REGION — On Wednesday, September 20, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) announced a total of nearly $11.5 million in grants funding environmental conservation and … more
Measure to confirm PEMA director advances in Senate     HARRISBURG, PA — The Pennsylvania Senate has approved legislation requiring Senate confirmation of the … more
‘Take A Hike!’ on the Damascus Forest Trail DAMASCUS TOWNSHIP, PA — If you like to hike, the Damascus Forest trail offers a two-mile loop trail in Damascus Township. There is a … more
HONESDALE, PA — Last year’s retirement of Wayne County Sheriff Mark Steelman means that Republican voters will be choosing a replacement in this year’s municipal primary. Chris … more
Sullivan County, briefly Snippets from last Friday’s special meeting By ANNEMARIE SCHUETZ Discretionary funds MONTICELLO, NY — Attendance was slim for the Sullivan County … more
HONESDALE, PA — Just as things are dying down on the national stage from last year’s presidential election and its aftermath, it’s election season again in local … more
Local students win alcohol awareness poster design contest MONTICELLO, NY — Each April, in recognition of Alcohol Awareness Month, Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan and Ulster announces … more
HONESDALE, PA — A controversial media ordinance proposal is still up in the air, for now. Before the March 15 council meeting even began, facing widespread criticism from members of the public, … more
HARRISBURG, PA — Last Tuesday, Gov. Tom Wolf renewed his emergency disaster declaration for the opioid crisis for a 13th time. This extends the opioid epidemic’s emergency status until … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Roberta Byron-Lockwood inherited the dying Borscht Belt, recalled former county manager Jonathan Drapkin. And then she “set about reshaping the county’s tourism … more
MONTICELLO, NY — An attempt to hold a vote on the new management company for the Care Center at Sunset Lake failed at last Thursday’s, February 28, executive committee … more
TRISTATE AREA — In the face of opposition from environmental advocates, the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) voted to approve the construction of a liquefied … more
SENATE DISTRICT 42, NY — With 25,000 absentee ballots not yet tallied, Mike Martucci, ahead by 9,000 votes, declared he is the winner on Wednesday morning, November 4. According to a press release, … more
Between the action and the reaction falls the shadow. That’s a paraphrase of the T.S. Eliot poem, “The Hollow Men,” which is worth reading anytime but maybe especially during these … more
HONESDALE, PA — It’s said that neither rain, nor snow, nor sleet, nor hail shall keep the postmen from their rounds. So when bad weather looked imminent on a cold, dreary, overcast … more
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