HONESDALE, PA — With the national news media devoting themselves to a presidential contest filled with issues of sexual misconduct and the male candidate questioning his opponent’s competency for the position, the Wayne County Commissioners on October 13 issued proclamations for both Domestic Violence Awareness Month and National Business Women’
NARROWSBURG, NY — How long can a town reasonably invoke a moratorium? That was the question at the Tusten Town Board meeting on October 11. It was raised when Councilman Ned Lang asked about the moratoriums on commercial solar farms and large-lot subdivisions.
TROY, NY — The race for New York’s 19th Congressional District is one of the most closely watched in the country with outside groups pouring millions of dollars into it. On October 13, the two candidates, Republican John Faso and Democrat Zephyr Teachout faced off in a televised debate from WHMT TV in Troy.
HONESDALE, PA — More than 200 people, many of them first responders, turned out for a grand ribbon-cutting ceremony on October 16, marking the completion of Wayne Memorial Hospital’s (WMH) helipad at 1839 Fair Ave. A Geisinger Life Flight chopper was on site and open to all to climb aboard and investigate.
MILFORD, PA — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has endorsed Democrat Zephyr Teachout in her race against Republican John Faso for Rep. Chris Gibson’s congressional seat.
MILFORD, PA — Sean Franklin Brown, 41 of Bushkill, was sentenced to state prison for up to six years for assaulting his 14-year-old daughter.
TOWN OF WALLKILL, NY — New York State Police have arrested Jaylin Smith, 18, for being involved in an incident on August 31 in which he and another man allegedly robbed five people at gunpoint.
ELDRED, NY — After pertinent public hearings, the Highland Town Board at a rescheduled October 13 meeting approved a local law to exceed the state budget cap, and also approved the 2017 budget and a zoning amendment that incorporated a state model-permit application for small (12kw) solar-power units.
REGION — As the chlorophyll in green leaves breaks down letting reds, yellows and oranges shine through, the autumn show begins.