CHESTER, NY — With the budget process nearing an end in Albany, Senators Jen Metzger and James Skoufis, who serve adjacent districts, held a news conference at the Chester Public Library on March 22, to talk about the Senate’s proposed budget and how it differs from the budget proposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
HONESDALE, PA — After a student at Honesdale High School filed a Department of Education complaint against Wayne Highlands School District last week, Superintendent Greg Frigoletto says he intends to follow a case ruling allowing students to use locker and bathrooms of their choice.
HONESDALE, PA — Two Stroudsburg women, Lindsay Elizabeth Daddio, 29, and Alexondra Lee Devivo, 25, have been arrested and charged with drug delivery resulting in death and related felonies.
PA marijuana law proposed
HARRISBURG, PA — On March 18, State Sen. Daylin Leach and State Sen. Sharif Street announced legislation that would end Pennsylvania’s prohibition of cannabis and would ultimately legalize cannabis for adult-use in Pennsylvania.
NARROWSBURG, NY — At the town meeting on March 12, members of the Tusten Town Board expressed disappointment toward members of the Sullivan County Legislature who oppose sharing sales tax with the 15 towns in Sullivan County.
MONTICELLO, NY — “If you drink four cups of coffee from a Styrofoam cup each day, by the end of a year you will have ingested a full cup’s worth of Styrofoam.” That was one bit of information Sullivan County resident Leora Cassells wanted to impart to Sullivan County legislators at a meeting at the government center on March 14.
ELDRED, NY — The Eldred school board presented a revised 2019-20 budget and announced that rather than subject taxpayers to a 4.95% increase, they would instead see a decrease on their next tax bills.
HONESDALE, PA — Two issues dominated the March 11 meeting of the Honesdale Borough Council: ambulance service for Wayne County and the borough of Honesdale, and four months of unacknowledged complaints by neighbors about a blighted property that ultimately caught fire.
ELDRED, NY — Following a weather-related postponement, a hearing and continuance later in February and an update of the posted zoning draft on March 11, the Highland Town Board heard another 45-minutes of testimony and concluded the hearing on March 12.
NARROWSBURG, NY — Karen Brauser opened what looked like a torpedo casing and eased out an assortment of documents, programs and banners. She handed them to emcee Arthur Hawker, who identified them and read aloud portions of each. The cylinder was a time capsule “buried” in the attic of St.