New York shots are mostly for New Yorkers

People living on the Pennsylvania side of the New York/PA border have been asking whether they can get a covid-19 vaccine at a New York pharmacy, assuming they qualify in terms of age or other priority status (aside from employment). The answer is no.

Lang arrested by FBI

NEWBURGH, NY — Edward "Jake" Lang, formerly of Narrowsburg, has been arrested by the FBI for his alleged involvement in storming the U.S. Capitol Building on January 6. The FBI's New York …

Dancing with the stars

NORTH BRANCH, NY — A day after the Capitol Building was stormed by rioters protesting the newly elected president, a trio of local residents struck a different note by dancing in a parking lot …

Synergy in Sullivan County

SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — The first call came mid-December. Members of Sullivan County’s widely dispersed volunteer ambulance corps were notified that personnel were about to be approved for …

Cochecton eyes 2021 projects

LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — The live January 4 reorganization meeting of the Cochecton Town Board was routine, but that’s to be expected of a board whose composition remains unchanged from last …

A ‘new day’ for Upper Delaware Council

NARROWSBURG, NY — Wearing a sweatshirt and a backward, long-brimmed baseball cap, newly installed Upper Delaware National Park Service (NPS) Superintendent Joe Salvatore was the picture of a …

Snail mail

HONESDALE, PA — Election season and the holidays may have passed, but delivery delays through the U.S. Postal Service are still causing frustration and “unacceptable” complications …

Tusten to purchase Wayne Bank property

The Wayne Bank property at 93 Main Street in Narrowsburg, long coveted for its large parking lot, will be purchased by the Town of Tusten.

Fatal crash on Callicoon Road

According to Wayne County Coroner Edward Howell, a fatal car accident took place in the early morning hours of Saturday, January 9. The coroner's office was dispatched at 2:59 a.m. to the scene on …
Sullivan County Press Release

Sunset Lake Local Development Corporation delivers recommendations to legislature

 The Sunset Lake Local Development Corporation (LDC) Board sent the Sullivan County Legislature a list of three recommended companies to operate the Care Center at Sunset Lake (the Sullivan County Adult Care Center) and the Certified Home Health Agency (CHHA), both based in Liberty.   Monticello, NY – The Sunset Lake Local Development Corporation (LDC) Board today sent the Sullivan County …

Tusten continues 2020 property tax exemptions

NARROWSBURG, NY — At its December 29 year-end meeting, the Tusten Town Board balanced its budget by shifting money from one account to another. Departments with increased spending were offset …

Wayne County closes out year

HONESDALE, PA — It’s customary in Wayne County for the commissioners to make their last meeting of the year something of a celebration with their fellow county employees and elected …

Fill positions, keeping everyone in the loop in Lumberland

GLEN SPEY, NY — The year’s final Town of Lumberland Board meeting began with yet another reminder of the importance of smooth transitions as public servants come and go. Michael Summa and …

Damascus projects and continued success

DAMASCUS. PA — On December 21, 2020, the Damascus Board of Supervisors meeting began with heads bowed for a moment of silence to honor the passing of Bob Dexter, Bill Gager and John …

Fight over fracking

WAYNE COUNTY, PA — A federal court case between the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) and a natural gas company in Wayne County could have a lasting impact on fracking in the Delaware …

Who gets a shot, when

CALLICOON, NY — Dr. Paul Salzberg got a shot. It made sense because he’s the doctor for the Care Center at Sunset Lake. But under current NYS vaccine rollout guidelines, his …
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The Weekend News Review

PA restrictions lifted soon, other COVID news For many business owners in Pennsylvania, this weekend marks the final stretch before state restrictions on them are lifted. In mid-December, Gov. Tom …

A celestial rendezvous

OUTER SPACE — This past December 21 wasn’t merely the winter solstice—it was also the night of the “great conjunction,” when Jupiter and Saturn were mere “arc …

Borough pledges $10K for river access

HONESDALE, PA — Becoming a fixture at the beginning of meetings, Molly Rogers of the Wayne Pike Trails & Waterways Alliance once again spoke with the Honesdale Borough Council on December …

Wayne redirects $200K+ in relief to hospitality

HONESDALE , PA — To finish out its year, the Wayne County Commissioners approved spending the last of the county’s CARES Act funding down to a few cents leftover. More than $200,000 …

NYSEG: A response to community concerns

[Editor’s Note: This is the second of a series of articles about NYSEG and its request for a rate increase through the Public Service Commission. In this article, contributor Somar Hadid …

Local businesses float in COVID’s wake

Note: This is part of a series of stories about how COVID-19 is changing the area, particularly as it relates to population increases around the Upper Delaware.  REGION — Kristina …