HONESDALE, PA — With two councilmen out, Mike Dux and Troy Johnson, and Jeremy Ebert’s seat vacant, Honesdale Borough Council just met quorum at its October 16 meeting. Nevertheless, it appointed one of only two applicants to serve the remainder of Ebert’s term, expiring on January 6, 2020
I just had a great weekend down in Queens with my sister and her family. We are not going to be together for Thanksgiving. So we had a fake Thanksgiving on Saturday. It was great; got to meet my niece’s new boyfriend and my nephew’s new girlfriend. Then on Sunday, I had brunch with one of my cousins and my youngest brother was there.
Statement from DEC:
HANCOCK, NY — Representatives of all the parties to the Supreme Court Decree of 1954, which provides legal guidelines for how water from the New York City reservoirs at the headwaters of the Delaware River is allocated, were present at the Water Water Everywhere (WWE) meeting of Friends of the Upper Delaware at the West Branch Angler Resort.
BARRYVILLE, NY — Jean Gallagher, left, a legislative aide to Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther and the assemblywoman herself, dropped by The River Reporter’s photo booth at Pumpkin Fest in Barryville on October 7, and joined in the festivities.
LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — Twice the Cochecton Town Board interrupted its 2018 budget prep meeting on October 4. First, it went into executive session to meet with county officials renegotiating the Western Sullivan Transfer Station lease.
HONESDALE, PA — Janine Edwards, Wayne County district attorney, announced on October 5 that Michael Thomas Schwartz, 35, and Jamie Lynn Schwartz, 29, were sentenced to periods of lengthy incarceration in a state prison. The couple was found guilty of numerous child sexual-abuse charges on July 17 by President Judge Raymond L.
HARRISBURG, PA — A resolution introduced by former Wayne County Commissioner, now Rep. Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) urging the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) to cease consideration of a ban on natural gas drilling in the Delaware River Basin passed the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee on October 3.
MONTICELLO, NY — Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis for the remaining funding available through the Sullivan County Plans & Progress Small Grants Program, according to Planning and Environmental Management Commissioner Freda Eisenberg.
MILFORD, PA — The Pike County Alliance for Prevention Programs (PCAPP) recently presented checks to the Delaware Valley and Wallenpaupack Area school districts totaling $9,500 to support each school’s Strengthening Families Program (SFP).