HONESDALE, PA — A throng of county human services and area agency staff, senior advisory council members and senior clients were on hand on May 31, as the commissioners belatedly proclaimed the month as Older Americans Month. No one seemed to mind.
HONESDALE, PA — Two Wayne County men have been arrested for dealing heroin. Wayne County District Attorney Patrick Robinson said that Daniel Kemery, 34 of Beach Lake, and Steven Cable, 41, of Honesdale were arrested and charged with conspiracy to deliver heroin and related counts.
LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — We’re deep into the digital revolution and that means libraries are changing. Here’s the first paragraph from a Los Angeles Times article from April 2017: (tinyurl.com/lcm7n9y) “Libraries are 4,000 years old, but the digital revolution is dramatically changing their use on college campuses.
NORTHEAST PA — The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) is in the process of adopting rules that would effectively make permanent the current temporary ban on gas drilling in the basin that has been in place since 2010.
BEACH LAKE, PA — A routine petition among a stack of building permits and land-use applications had supervisor Cathy Hunt doing a double-take at the May 21 Berlin Township Board of Supervisors meeting. It was a request to name a road, but Hunt quickly realized that the road was a private driveway. “Wait a minute. This must be a mistake.
ORANGE COUNTY, NY — The Orange County Democratic Committee on May 30 voted to endorse Jen Metzger in the race to become the Democratic candidate to run for the seat held by the departing Republican Sen. John Bonacic.
ELDRED, NY — The sun dared to peek through the overcast skies as townspeople gathered at Heroes Park in Eldred to remember the honored dead on Memorial Day.
MINISINK FORD, NY — On Saturday, June 2, Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River will celebrate National Trails Day in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act and the 50th anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.
NARROWSBURG, NY — The Upper Delaware Council’s (UDC) Project Review Committee on May 22 approved a letter to New York State authorities formally seeking documentation of the state’s role in oversight of the 1992 closure of the former Barnes Landfill in Minisink Ford.
NEW YORK 19th CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT — In the last three elections for a seat in the House of Representatives in this district, the Democratic candidates have been labeled carpet baggers. That’s not likely to happen should Erin Collier become the party’s candidate.