NEVERSINK, NY — The New York State Appellate court ruled on June 7 that a local artist could go ahead with a lawsuit against the Liberty Fire Department and three other fire departments.
MONTICELLO, NY — In New York State, counties mostly bear the burden of paying to defend indigent defendants who are charged with a crime but can’t afford an attorney.
ELDRED, NY — Superintendent Dr. John Morgano and board member Brian Siegel were the two personalities in the spotlight at the June 7 meeting of the board of education of the Eldred Central School District.
ALBANY, NY — Sen. John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) recently honored high school valedictorians, salutatorians and honored students from 18 high schools in the 42nd senate district at his annual “Excellence in Education” event in Albany.
HONESDALE, PA — As has been the case with most social services, the work of the county’s child care personnel has increased more than tenfold since the program began in the 1970s.
NARROWSBURG, NY — Passersby on June 7 had the opportunity to watch the creation of a large stone man in front of the Narrowsburg Union. Wayne Holbert of Holbert Brothers Bluestone and his crew assembled the large sculpture to call attention to an upcoming event.
NARROWSBURG, NY — This common snapping turtle took a break from Little Lake Erie to make its way across a parking lot, most likely in search of a place to lay its eggs. Common snapping turtles spend most of their lives in water or buried beneath the mud, and will often slip away if they encounter a human in the water.
REGION — Six Sullivan County dairy farms may have to close their doors at the end of June because of cancelled milk contracts; 52 dairy farms across New York State received cancellation notices.That sparked a dairy discussion at a meeting of the Sullivan County Senior Legislative Action Committee on June 1.
Sullivan Chamber CEO resigns
WHITE PLAINS, NY — Developer Shalom Lamm pleaded guilty in December 2017 and was sentenced to 10 months in prison. Kenneth Nakdiman pleaded guilty in June 2017 and received six months in prison. The third man charged in the voter fraud scheme is Volvy “Zev” Smilowitz, and he has not pleaded guilty.