The voting box

This year, voting in the General Election doesn’t necessarily mean going to a polling place on Tuesday, November 3. In New York, many residents will send in an absentee ballot through the mail. …

Side effects

MONTICELLO, NY — For the county, it’s a clear case of new management improving a service.  But moving the county’s certified home health agency into an LDC with the adult …

Highland bridge closure

ELDRED, NY — The Sullivan County Division of Public Works is closing a portion of County Road 33 (Eldred-Yulan Road) in the Town of Highland to replace County Bridge 198, located approximately …

Understanding risk factors of suicide in Wayne, Pike

HONESDALE, PA — In recognition of Suicide Prevention Month, members of the Wayne/Pike Northeast Suicide Prevention Initiative (NSPI) spoke to the Wayne County Commissioners at their meeting …
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September is Suicide Prevention Month

PIKE COUNTY, PA — Suicide ranks as the 10th leading cause of death in the United States across all age groups. To raise awareness of this important issue, the Pike County Commissioners recently …
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House explosion in Hawley, concerns with SUNY trustees and more

House explosion near Hawley PAUPACK TWP, PA — Last Sunday around 6:20 a.m., Lakeville Fire Department and others responded to a house explosion in Paupack Township. One victim was located …

Skullduggery in Honesdale

HONESDALE, PA — As the air turns brisk and the days get shorter, some festive pieces of art are on display throughout Main Street in Honesdale. A fundraiser for the Wayne County Arts Alliance, …

No joy in Highland

ELDRED, NY — No one was happy at the Highland Zoning Board of Appeals meeting on September 17 as the board unanimously dismissed the April 24, 2020 Notice of Violation Order to Remedy for the …

Eric Trump speaks in Milford

MILFORD, PA — Election season is in full swing, and last week, a number of campaigns focused their efforts on Northeast Pennsylvania. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden traveled to …

PA Supreme Court extends mail-in deadline, among other impactful decisions

HARRISBURG, PA — The PA Supreme Court came down on the side of Gov. Tom Wolf with its Thursday, September 17 decision that the deadline for counties to accept mail-in ballots will be extended …
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Metzger on Spectrum, Gunter on Millennium and more

Metzger calls on FCC to reject Spectrum petition SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Sen. Jen Metzger (SD-42) has called on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reject a request made by Charter …

Want your permit? Maintain the road

WHITE LAKE, NY — In order to pressure the Eagle Creek Hydro Power LLC to live up to its permit conditions, the Friends of Toronto Reservoir (FOTR) has enlisted …

Freak accident of nature in Cochecton

LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — It was a strange tale wastewater treatment plant operator Michael Walter told the Cochecton Town Board at its September 9 meeting. “What are the odds?” asked …

Honesdale store broken into

HONESDALE, PA — Early on Labor Day morning, Honesdale business-owner Gina Pritchard was shocked to find out that somebody had broken into her store, Mommy and Me Consignments on Main Street. …

Delaware River Basin Commission suspends approval of natural gas terminal

TRISTATE AREA —  The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) on Thursday, September 10 voted to hold off on either approving or denying  the permit for the proposed Gibbstown Liquefied …
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Delgado and Gillibrand visit Bethel Woods

On Monday, September 7, Rep. Antonio Delgado (NY-19) and  Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand visited Bethel Woods Center for the Arts to push for the bipartisan Reviving the Economy Sustainably Towards a …
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Gov. Wolf: restaurants back to 50 percent occupancy, alcohol sales end at 10 p.m.

HARRISBURG, PA — Gov. Tom Wolf recently announced that restaurants may increase indoor occupancy to 50 percent starting September 21.  To ensure that these businesses operate safely as …

Piece of history donated to Damascus Township

DAMASCUS, PA — When the Damascus Township Board of Supervisors opened the floor to the public at its August 17 meeting, resident Eliece Rybak displayed an original map from 1851 that she had …

UDC goes wild

NARROWSBURG, NY — “Always dance with the one who brung you.”  In this case, wildlife biologist Kevin Clarke’s colloquial version of an old adage has nothing to do with …

Now worth less?

MONTICELLO, NY — We’re all hurting financially. The Millennium Pipeline says that it’s suffering too. The company is challenging the tax assessment on its property, known as the …

Sullivan County’s news of the month

MONTICELLO, NY — The Sullivan County town halls are back.  They are back with a new name but the same mission: to share county news, by the county, for everyone who wants to know their …