HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne County Commissioners are making another effort, possibly their last, to save a relic of a National Historic Landmark: the Delaware and Hudson Canal.
KINGSTON, NY — Republican Congressman John Faso and Democratic Congressional candidate Antonio Delgado both sent out emails on July 3, on the issue of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE.)
Following “Families Belong Together” protests across the country on June 30, Faso demanded that Delgado state his position on ICE.
WASHINGTON, DC — President Donald Trump on July 9 announced the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. For Kavanaugh to reach the bench, his nomination must be approved by a majority vote in the Senate. Three of the four Senators in New York and Pennsylvania are opposed to the nomination.
MINISINK FORD, NY — State sampling of water wells in and around the former Barnes Landfill in September of last year showed excessive levels of nine metals and chemical contaminants, according to a June 13 response letter to the Upper Delaware Council (UDC) from Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) regional materials management enginee
NARROWSBURG, NY — Nearing the end of a lengthy agenda last week, a frustrated Upper Delaware Council (UDC) Chairman Aaron Robinson asked for a definition of the UDC’s role. “Are we advisory or management?”
“We’ve been describing the UDC as co-managers for years,” National Park Service spokeswoman Carla Hahn replied.
HONESDALE, PA — A former teacher, Gaspare Gambino, 35, of Honesdale was sentenced on July 5 to 180 days to six months in Wayne County Correctional Facility. The sentence was handed down by Senior Judge Raymond Hammill for six counts of invasion of privacy.
ELDRED, NY — Now that the leadership of the district is firmly in place, they will need to find the resolve to stay the course to restore Eldred Central School district to academic and fiscal health.
DAMASCUS, PA — Willow Wisp Organic Farm is partnering with the local Clean Energy Co-op to make the switch to solar-power. They plan to install 168 solar panels, which will power over 140% of the farm’s energy needs.
NEW YORK 19th CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT — Antonio Delgado has won the Democratic nomination to run for Congress in the New York 19th Congressional District. Delgado, an attorney, received 22% of the vote in a seven-way race. He pulled in some 7,690 votes. Gareth Rhodes came in second with 6,242 votes.
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