WHITE LAKE, NY — Many municipalities in New York State have been working on the adoption of solar installation zoning laws, and in several instances residents have raised questions about whether solar panels contain toxic materials.
WALLKILL RIVER, NY — Short-eared owls, winter migrants from Canada, can be spotted from late afternoon to just after sunset as they come out to hunt for small rodents. They usually appear flying low, showing white wings with black crescents past the elbow.
NEW YORK 19th CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT — As reports of energized citizenry making noise arise from congressional districts around the country, a group in the New York 19th Congressional District is criticizing newly sworn Congressman John Faso for refusing to schedule any town hall-style meetings in his district.
HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne County Commissioners last week approved a general construction permit to rehab the Lackawaxen River boat ramp at the county’s Park Street Complex.
“We’re trying to use the river,” Commissioners Chair Brian Smith said.
LIBERTY, NY — Sullivan County Sheriff Michael Schiff and county treasurer Nancy Buck at a news conference at Mr. G’s Restaurant in Liberty announced that they will both run for office this year.
HONESDALE, PA — A mysterious U-Haul van parked for weeks on borough property and the prospect of not one, but two, crosswalks leading to Wayne Memorial Hospital’s planned canopy entrance each presented challenges at Honesdale Borough Council’s February 6 meeting.
MILFORD, PA — Pike County officials worked toward the solution of one problem on February 1, but left two other new ones still unresolved.
PORT JERVIS, NY — Port Jervis Mayor Kelly Decker outlined his plans for the city in his fourth State of the City speech on January 31.
HONESDALE, PA — A Monroe County man was sentenced to 15 to 32 years in a state facility in the Wayne County Courthouse on Friday, February 3. Noel Brown, 41, was convicted on five counts, including human sex trafficking.
MONTICELLO, NY — A hearing has been scheduled for February 21 at the government center in Monticello regarding the Toronto East Public Access Area, and whether members of the public will be able to swim in the reservoir in the wake of the order of the New York State Department of Health (DOH).