ELDRED, NY — The public hearing held by the Sullivan County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) started at 9:00 a.m. on April 16, with some 50 people. A bit of ridicule was leveled at the IDA Board because none of them turned up to hear the public speak.
At 23:45 hours (11:45 PM) on Saturday, April 14, Monticello Firefighters were dispatched to a 2 car motor vehicle accident on Route 17B in the Town of Thompson.
ELDRED – A big renovation and expansion project is in the works at the former Eldred Preserve Restaurant. While a renewed and successful project will eventually aid municipal finances, projected public financial assistance will be costly for town and school district taxpayers, according to Highland Supervisor Jeff Haas.
MONTICELLO, NY — Singing to the tune of You Are my Sunshine many of those attending the rally sang, “please don’t take my healthcare away.”
MONTICELLO, NY — On April 5, 25 immigrants were sworn in as new U.S. citizens at the courthouse in Monticello.
The countries of origin were diverse, and included Australia, Belgium, Honduras, El Salvador, Trinidad, Denmark, Egypt, Iran, Poland, Honduras, Dominican Republic, Vietnam, Montserrat and Peru.
ELDRED, NY — Escalating health insurance costs were named as one of many contributors to the dismal financial condition of the Eldred school district in a presentation recently made to the board of education and members of the public.
ELDRED, NY — An April 4 public hearing on a site plan for Millennium Pipeline’s (MP) new Highland compressor station was recessed following the planning board’s receipt of a review from county planners finding the application incomplete.
WAWAYANDA, NY — Riverkeeper has joined the growing list of organizations and officials calling from the state to suspend or revoke permits related to air quality for the Corporate Power Vetures (CPV) power plant in Orange County. A petition was presented to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC).
HONESDALE, PA — Wayne County is continuing its effort to extend the availability of a life-saving heroin antidote to those who need it but have had reservations about buying it publicly.
HONESDALE, PA — At the April 5 Wayne County Commissioners meeting, Leonard Schwartz said his informal marketing efforts have brought new business to Honesdale and that the county should consider going solo in its visitor marketing.