HONESDALE, PA — A coalition of local organizations is attempting to preserve a historic bridge that dates back to the 1800s.
HAWLEY, PA — Disagreement over a subject can be civil, but it can also be time consuming. This was borne out at the latest Hawley Borough Council meeting, held on August 8.
Bus rolls over on 17B
HALE EDDY, NY — The initial release of fuel oil into the West Branch of the Delaware River was estimated to be about 4,000 gallons. The release was caused by the derailment of 15 cars and locomotives out of a total of 63 on a train running on the New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway (NYSW) alongside the river on August 9.
TOWN OF THOMPSON, NY — The new Resorts World Casino isn’t bringing in as much revenue as had been anticipated, according to published reports. A second-quarter earnings report for the Securities and Exchange Commission showed that casino’s parent company Empire Resorts showed a loss of $37.2 million on revenue of $49 million.
GLEN SPEY, NY — Lumberland officials, who have devoted considerable time to alternative energy sources, voted on August 8 to consider a move to delay any solar farm proposals.
HONESDALE, PA — Local government business meeting agendas during the summer months are often short, and the August 8 session of the Wayne County Commissioners was no exception.
LIBERTY, NY — There are more than 10,000 individuals in Sullivan County with some form of medical coverage through the Medicaid program. Medicaid has built-in medical transportation services that are readily available to pick up clients at their homes and transport them to and from legitimate medical appointments.
HONESDALE, PA — “I feel really conflicted on this one, to say the least,” said President Mike Augello, before voting at the August 13 Honesdale Borough Council meeting to approve a request from Human Services Center, Inc. (HSC) for sponsorship of its local-share grant application for $59,194.
ELDRED, NY — The agenda was replete with personnel changes for the school board to acknowledge. Chief among them was the announced retirement of Virginia Keegan, who came to the district six years ago to serve as elementary school principal and was reassigned during the past school year to the junior-senior high school.