It must be strange to stand in front of a room full of people and say you don’t want to be paid more—but that’s where several migrant farm workers in Sullivan County found themselves earlier this month.
In the transition from physical newsprint to digital media, it seems that some things have been lost in translation.
If you’re reading this in print, then you likely know that this is an editorial, because it’s here. You know it’s different from a column, or letter to the editor, because you can also see those on the next page.
The roads in Pennsylvania are a mess this spring. Part of that probably has to do with the record-breaking weather events the state suffered last summer and winter. The summer produced the most rainfall for the season ever recorded in the state and the state’s infrastructure took a beating.
Town of Tusten Councilwoman Brandi Merolla, a Democrat, is supporting Republican Rob Doherty in this year’s election for county legislators. Doherty is running against incumbent Democrat Scott Samuelson, who was formerly chair of the Sullivan County Legislature and is currently the representative for District One.
Glyphosate, the active ingredient in commercial herbicide Roundup, is the most widely used pesticide in the world.
Planning board meetings often draw a few citizens who have strong opinions about what should or should not happen regarding land use in their neighborhood.
If you type the name Stephanie Borowicz into the YouTube search box, you’ll see images of Pennsylvania State Representative Stephanie Borowicz reciting a prayer at the opening of the government body on March 25. That’s not unusual, prayers are normally used to open a session of the house.
Between the Barrysville Farmers Market moving to Narrowsburg, the Lackawaxen Food Hub closing, a new food hub blooming in Sullivan County and the last winter weekend of the Honesdale Indoor Farmers’ Market, there’s a lot going on in community agriculture.
The Sullivan County Legislature is currently deliberating whether to adopt staggered terms of office for the nine county legislators. The legislative form of government was adopted in 1994, when the board of supervisors was dissolved, and all nine county legislators were elected at the same time to four-year terms.
Invite a city child to the Catskills for a summer