MONICELLO, NY — The Kartrite Water Park isn’t scheduled to open until early 2019, but on July 24, it will host a showcase meant to feature the recent rapid growth in Sullivan County. The event is being sponsored by the Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development and the Sullivan Catskills Visitors Association (SCVA).
LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — At its July 11 meeting, the Cochecton Town Board contemplated upgrades to the new sewer plant, the new town hall, a new dog pound and new town highway equipment.
HAWLEY, PA — At the July 11 borough council meeting, resident Jamie Bednar reported on the potholes on a number of borough streets, stating that some holes “could fit a five-year-old child in them.” Borough president Ann Monaghan stated they are aware of the situation and working on it, but said, “We can’t repave; we can only patch,” to which Be
HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne County Commissioners last week announced that Chairman Brian Smith has been named to the newly created PA Commission for Agricultural Education Excellence (CAEE).
PARKSVILLE, NY — On July 15, Joe Peters Sr. was sitting in a chair across from the eatery, bar and music venue Cabernet Frank’s. Peters Sr. was holding a sign that read, “Cabernet Frank kill stray cat their food suck do not eat there.”
ALBANY—Governor Cuomo has signed legislation (A.9576-B) sponsored by Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther to require prescription drug manufacturers to pay for a statewide prescription drug take-back program.
BLOOMINGBURG, NY — Developer Shalom Lamm pleaded guilty this year to committing voter fraud in 2014 for the purpose of electing officials to the Village of Bloomingburg that would support his development plans, which would eventually include housing for thousands of Hasidic families.
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — It’s well-known that Sullivan County, like most other counties in the U.S., continues to suffer through an opioid addiction crisis. Researchers at the Rockefeller Institute of Government decided to focus a study on the county, to shed some light on the impacts that the national epidemic is having on rural communities.
MONTICELLO, NY — Officials in Sullivan County have been promoting breastfeeding for infants as generally the healthiest option for babies. On June 27, the county issued a press release lauding the rate of breastfeeding of mothers and children enrolled in the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program.
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