Kayden's Law passes PA Senate

HARRISBURG, PA — Kayden Mancuso was a 7-year-old girl from Lower Makefield Township whose life was taken too soon. A bipartisan initiative was taken up in the Pennsylvania Senate to ensure that other children will not meet the same fate.

Keeping order in the courthouse

HONESDALE, PA — When one thinks of careers in a courthouse, what springs to mind? One’s mind might wander toward the judge, bailiff, or lawyers. However, there are a lot of lesser-known positions within a courthouse that make it tick. The Wayne County Commissioners recognized two of such positions. In their combined decade of service, both women have ensured that there was order in the courthouse.

A ray of sunshine or a distracting glare?

SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — The future of solar power in New York State is bright—bright enough to power half a million homes.

Broadening the band

MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County is getting into the broadband business, and it wants local residents to know. At the most recent meeting of the Sullivan County Broadband Local Development …

Delgado comes to Bethel Woods

Rep. Antonio Delgado, the representative for New York’s 19th District, made it clear that the town hall he held at Bethel Woods on July 8 would inform his work back in Washington.

Declaring independence

The call went out: come hear the news. The residents clustered around a wagon, on which stood the visitor—a town crier, bringing word from the Continental Congress, who unrolled a long scroll and began to read.

Former county court Judge LaBuda chastized, and more

PA turnpike raises 2022 toll rates HARRISBURG, PA — On July 6, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) approved a five-percent toll increase for 2022 for both E-ZPass and Toll By Plate …

A ray of hope for children with complex conditions

ROCK HILL, NY — The Center for Discovery (TCFD) joined with community and government leaders from across the state, including U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer, NY State Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther and …

Here to help

HONESDALE, PA — The pandemic has amplified the need for strong mental health services across the nation. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, 40 percent of adults in the United States …
Pennsylvania State Police Press Release

State Police Strengthens Community Engagement, Develops Public Dashboard

Harrisburg, PA – Colonel Robert Evanchick, commissioner of the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), announced today two new community-based initiatives, the Office of Community Engagement (OCE) and the Community Access to Information Dashboard (CAID).

Wolf vetoes Pennsylvania Voting Rights Protection Act and more

Fourth drowning this season on the Upper Delaware River DELAWARE RIVER — The fourth local drowning on the Delaware River in as many days left Town of Highland Supervisor Jeff Haas deeply …

Introducing the new board of the human rights commission

MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County legislators unanimously appointed seven local residents to the human rights commission to serve as an advisory panel to executive director Adrienne …

The Delaware Company takes over Fort Delaware

NARROWSBURG, NY — Starting this summer, Fort Delaware will be under the oversight of two experienced historians, John and Debra Conway. John Conway, the county historian, announced the change …

Cleaning up the Lackawaxen

HAWLEY, PA — Environmentally minded citizens from across the Upper Delaware region turned out in force Saturday, June 25 for a cleanup along the Lackawaxen River. The cleanup was organized …

Radio Catskill breaks new ground

LIBERTY, NY — Since its founding 30 years ago, WJFF Radio Catskill has operated out of the same two-story house on Lake Jefferson, earning it the title of “the best little radio station …

One missing swimmer, one confirmed drowning reported in the Upper Delaware July 4 weekend

The past few weeks have have taken a tragic toll on swimmers on the Upper Delaware. The July 4 weekend added to the count, as  two swimmers were reported missing in seperate …

Honesdale’s 53rd Annual Summer of Events

HONESDALE, PA — After a year's hiatus, Honesdale’s 53rd Annual Summer of Events is back in full swing and sweet sounds filled Central Park once more. The event features free live music each Monday and Thursday throughout the summer.

Grassroots democracy in Highland

ELDRED, NY — A red coffee canister passed from hand to hand. Shouts and interruptions rang from the crowd. Grassroots democracy was in full vigor at the Town of Highland Democratic caucus.

Care center contract soon to be signed

LIBERTY, NY — The consulting agreement for management of the Care Center at Sunset Lake “is expected to be signed shortly,” said Lowell Feldman, chair of the local development corporation in charge of the facility. “There have been numerous legal and operational issues to be considered and resolved.”

Catskill Mountain Resort co-owner approaches planning board to reopen

ELDRED, NY — As a last-ditch effort to re-open the Catskills Mountain Resort as a family restaurant and resort, co-owner William Zaccarri asked the Highland Planning Board on June 23 to renew the required special use permit.

Checking in with the Sullivan County primaries

SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — “We’re like the [voting] machine,” said a Highland poll worker. “We’re here to help people do what they want.”

A brief affair in Cochecton

COCHECTON, NY — The Cochecton Democratic Caucus, which occurred on Friday, June 25, was a brief affair.