REGION — In New York State, Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) requests can be very useful in obtaining information about state government. But they won’t provide a resident with a list of people who have been blocked on social media accounts by lawmakers.
HARRISBURG, PA — Democrats in Harrisburg are calling for Republican Daryl Metcalfe to be pulled from his position as Republican chair of the State Government Committee.
MONTICELLO, NY — The project that’s towering over everything else in Sullivan County, in terms of economic development, is the Resorts World Catskills, the casinos slated to open in March 2018, which are currently seeking to fill 1,400 jobs. But there are also other projects going forward.
HONESDALE, PA — Some 60 people turned out for the re-opening of Wayne Memorial Hospital’s new outpatient rehabilitation services at 190 Delaware St. The staff was formerly located at the Stourbridge Complex on Maple Avenue.
LAKE ARIEL, PA — Lacawac Sanctuary is one of 266 sites in Pennsylvania to receive state funds for projects that will create new recreational opportunities, conserve natural resources and help revitalize local communities.
HONESDALE, PA — Wayne County’s two veteran jury commissioners were honored upon their upcoming retirement.
Judy Romich and Pat Biondo were lauded for their length and quality of service at the December 7 county commissioners’ meeting. Romich leaves after 24 years, while Biondo served for 17 years.
NARROWSBURG, NY — There was a ribbon-cutting ceremony to unveil the new deck on Main Street in Narrowsburg on December 10, followed by a Christmas tree lighting on the deck.
MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County Clerk Dan Briggs painted of picture of thousands of angry residents calling county legislators after the state demands the residents surrender their handguns because those residents missed, or were unaware of, the recertification deadline.
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.
WHITE LAKE, NY — The Santa Express stopped in White Lake this past weekend bringing holiday cheer to the hamlet after making a stop in the Village of Liberty—and it will be out again this coming weekend, stopping in Eldred, Glen Spey, Barryville and Yulan on December 9 and Jeffersonville and Narrowsburg on December 10.