Last month the Town of Bethel, in collaboration with our planning partners including Sullivan County Planning, Sullivan Renaissance and Cornell Cooperative extension held two public forums.
I recently went to a candidate forum on environmental issues featuring Democratic nominee Antonio Delgado and Congressman John Faso. They both briefly touched on the August 9 train derailment, dismissing it as a symptom of the shortfall of funding of the infrastructure and an unfortunate weather event.
There are many in this Upper Delaware Valley that clearly remember or were part of the intense, heated battle to "Keep the NPS Out of Town." A myriad of concerns prevailed: a distinct lack of trust of the Feds; draft agreements with generalized phrases and weasel-out clauses; suspicion over initial ‘bait’ funding to towns to cover additional cos
The managing director of the Upper Delaware River Basin Citizens (UDRBC) would like the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) to be abolished or neutered in the hope that shale gas extraction would then be allowed within the Delaware River Basin (DRB).
It’s not all about the boobs
The House State Government Committee (HSGC) of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives held hearings on June 11 on the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC). If there was any doubt at the beginning of the hearing, called to order by Chairman Daryl Metcalfe (R-12th) and opening with remarks by Rep.
Next Tuesday, June 26 is primary day for Democratic Congressional Candidates in New York.
Recently as I travelled through Pike County, I picked up a copy of your recent paper [June 7].
While the Delaware River is America’s founding water, unfortunately it’s been neglected for years. Pennsylvania is among four states that include portions of the Delaware River Watershed, along with New Jersey, Delaware and New York. In Pennsylvania, 17 of the state’s 67 counties are entirely or partly within the watershed.
What can I do about the coming election? Will it be worthwhile for me to vote? During the last nationwide campaign, one before that and the preceding one as well, I felt my vote doesn’t really count. Why? Because I don’t live anywhere our political parties define as a “swing” constituency.