Cochecton leans toward retail cannabis ban

COCHECTON, NY — Much of the business discussed at the regular meeting of the Cochecton Town Board on Wednesday, September 8 was postponed to a recessed meeting, to take place on Monday, …

COVID numbers, mental health and the rent

MONTICELLO, NY — Health and family services committee chair Nadia Rajsz opened her September 9 meeting with a moment of silence for the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks. John …
Sullivan County Government Press Release

Statement from Sullivan County Legislator George Conklin III

MONTICELLO, NY – Sullivan County District 5 Legislator George Conklin III released the following statement on September 8.

Sullivan, briefly: More notes from legislative committee meetings, September 2

MONTICELLO, NY — No tax auction this year. SUNY Sullivan presents its monthly report. Unnamed companies shop Sullivan County for space. All in this week’s installment of “Sullivan, …

Neighborly disputes in the Town of Bethel

BETHEL, NY — A pair of neighborly disputes dominated discussion at the Bethel Town Board meeting on Wednesday, August 25. The first involved noise complaints about the Yasgur Road …

Mask rules: Are we all masking up again? Depends on where you are

MONTICELLO, NY — As the delta variant is infecting new hosts, people are being encouraged—and sometimes required—to mask up again. On August 27, the New York State Department of …

Five ADAs, 5,500 cases

MONTICELLO, NY — “Not much good news this month,” said Sullivan County District Attorney Meagan Galligan at the September 2 legislative public safety committee meeting. Violent …
Press release

Town of Delaware is TAGed

NARROWSBURG, PA — The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) awarded $6,000 to the Town of Delaware for its recent completion of a river-adjacent recreational access study under its fiscal year 2021 …

Hurricane Ida passes through Upper Delaware Region and more

PA & NY governors issue school mask mandate HARRISBURG, PA & ALBANY, NY— Allison Beam, acting PA health secretary, issued an order on Tuesday, August 31, requiring masks to be worn …

New state lands in Tusten?

NARROWSBURG, NY — Among the status updates presented at the Thursday, September 2 meeting of the Upper Delaware Council (UDC) was an update on early-stage discussions about the Ten Mile River …

Vigil shows local opioid impact

LIBERTY. NY — Substance use disorders harm everyone they touch. They harm people who use drugs, they harm the families and friends of those people, and they harm the communities that they …
Press release

High water conditions continue through Labor Day weekend

HARRISBURG, PA — Following heavy rains ushered in by Hurricane Ida earlier this week, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) reminds boaters to use added caution on and around the …
Press release

'Turn around, don't drown'

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf was joined by the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA), Department of Transportation (PennDOT), and the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) to provide …
Breaking News

Updates on Hurricane Ida

REGION — IDA is in the house, and she will be dropping some heavy rainfall throughout our area throughout the day and night.  Most forecasters are predicting 4-6 inches of rain will fall …

Communication troubles at the Milford Planning Commission

MILFORD, PA — When the members of the Milford Township Planning Commission met on Tuesday, August 24 to discuss protecting the township’s water sources, that conversation was already well …

‘Insist on being heard’

MILANVILLE, PA — On Tuesday, August 29, the Damascus Citizens for Sustainability (DCS) sent a letter to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) accusing it of “failure to …
Sullivan County Sheriff Press Release

Sheriff warns of scam targeting senior citizens

MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County Sheriff Mike Schiff is warning the public about a recent scam targeting Sullivan County senior citizens. In the latest scam, residents will receive a telephone …

The people who make Wayne County run

HONESDALE, PA – In the space of an hour, Wayne County Commissioners heard first-person witness at their August 19 meeting from people at all stages of their work lives, describing how service …

Sullivan briefly

MONTICELLO, NY — Here are the short takes from the executive committee meeting and the meeting of the full legislature on August 19. Energy tax repealed? Why, yes The legislature, in the …

Busy Highland meeting

ELDRED, NY — It was not business as usual at the Highland Town Board meeting. The two-hour meeting on August 17 had a series of revelations that brought $295,000 into the town coffers, required …

Wayne Highlands has new teachers

HONESDALE, PA — With orientation now under their belt, 15 new teachers are ready for a new school year at the Wayne Highlands School District. The orientation is a vital part of the teacher …

In flight: A proposed charter service could develop land at the Sullivan airport

TOWN OF BETHEL — A “major development project” could take off at the Sullivan County airport, county attorney Michael McGuire said on August 19. An individual named in the …