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The Walker Lake homeowners association is once again trying to get money from homeowners who don’t live in Walker Lake to pay for using a beach to which those homeowners have deeded lake rights. 

Walker Lake trying to squeeze neighbors

SHOHOLA, PA — Allen Sherer lives in one of about 60 homes in Maple Park. All of those homes have deeded rights to use a beach on Walker Lake. In 2013, the Walker Lakeshores Landowners Association (WLLA), which is a homeowners association for Walker Lake, acquired the beach by accepting it as a donation from the man who formerly owned it.

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Town of Delaware Upper Delaware Council representative Harold Roeder discusses the high water levels in the reservoirs. 

Delaware discussion of spilling reservoirs

HORTONVILLE, NY — As Hurricane Florence approached the Carolinas and more rain fell in New York, a representative from the Upper Delaware Council (UDC) visited the Delaware town meeting Wednesday to discuss rising water levels in reservoirs surrounding the town.

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State Senate candidate Jen Metzger poses with Bruce Ferguson, Democratic Committee chair of the Town of Callicoon.

Metzger runs for Bonacic’s seat

NEW YORK SENATE DISTRICT 42 — Jen Metzer took the Democratic primary by a wide margin on September 13, besting alternative-energy activist Pramilla Malick by a vote of 9,883 to 6,336. The turnout for the primary involved nearly twice as many voters than the last midterm primary in 2014.

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Highland’s 911 observance

ELDRED, NY — Recalling their work during storms of last winter, Highland Supervisor Jeff Haas highlighted local heroes, fire, police and emergency medical services, at the town’s 17th observance of the 911 World Trade Center attacks.

“I’m proud to say we have the best,” Haas said.

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Sullivan County Bridge 192, carrying Hunter Lake Road over the Neversink River near Claryville, is 56 years old and will be replaced by a modern steel and concrete structure (as depicted in the rendering).  

Sullivan to spend $10 million on bridges

FORESTBURGH, NY — Standing in front of an aging span across the Neversink River, Sullivan County leaders on September 14 kicked off a $10 million initiative to replace deteriorating bridges around the county.

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Wayne County celebrated National Recovery Month on September 13. Pictured seated are Kim Follmer director of Wayne Behavior Development psychological rehab, left, and clients Alexis Handler, Mona Vassilieva and Mary Blake. Standing are Commissioners Chair Brian Smith, clients Tim Bidwell and Justin Lagarenne, Wayne County Drug & Alcohol Commission Director Jeff Zerechak, clients Drew Rusich, Amanda Crane and Robert Cowger, and commissioners Wendell Kay and Joe Adams.

A plan for Hankins Pond Dam

HONESDALE, PA — “We just did what we thought to be right, while providing proper flood control and protection for people downstream,” Commissioner Wendell Kay said on September 13.



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