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Delaware Riverkeeper Maya van Rossum is pictured signing copies of her book “The Green Amendment” during a December 16 program at the Shirley Reuter Senior and Community Center. Her annotated and indexed 248-page book is available through Amazon and other major booksellers. All proceeds from the sale of “The Green Amendment” benefit the Delaware Riverkeeper Network.

To the greening of the constitution

ELDRED, NY — Delaware Riverkeeper Maya K. van Rossum was on the road fertilizing the grassroots on December 16, visiting Eldred with a new book and a constitutional amendment to sell.

Internet woes

LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — The petitioner stood at the edge of the dais, pleading her case to supervisor Gary Maas, deputy supervisor Edwin Grund and councilperson Anna Story at the December 13 Cochecton Town Board meeting.


TRR photo by Susan Wade

Consumers at a Jeff Bank-sponsored seminar held at the Sunshine Hall Free Library arm themselves with information to deal with the onslaught of cybersecurity concerns.

Keep calm and use ALT-F4

ELDRED, NY — For anyone with a computer, tablet or cell phone, cybersecurity is an issue. In the wake of the Equifax data breach, consumers have become more concerned about maintaining confidentiality of their personal information.

New highway workers contract

ELDRED, NY — With negotiations completed, the Highland Town Board last week approved a new contract for the town’s highway workers.

Supervisor Jeff Haas said the budgeted three-year compact provides for increases of 1.54% in the coming year, followed by 2% in 2019 and 2.25% in 2020.

A discussion of fracking

NARROWSBURG, NY — Hydrogeologist David Yoxtheimer P.G. on December 7 made a presentation on unconventional natural gas development, hydraulic fracturing—fracking—impacts in the Susquehanna River Valley and what “probably won’t happen here in the Delaware Valley,” he said.


TRR photo by Susan Wade

A full house at the Tusten Town Board meeting hears a proposal for energy savings.
 

Tusten: more energy savings considered

NARROWSBURG, NY — Despite an onslaught of wintery precipitation a full house was present to hear details of a program being considered by the Tusten Town Board, the result of which would be decreased energy costs for residential and small commercial customers.

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