LIBERTY, NY — Sullivan County Public Health Services issued a Public Health Advisory to notify the public that seven cases of pertussis (whooping cough) have been confirmed among residents in Sullivan County from December 2016 through the end of January.
WURTSBORO, NY — The Democratic Women of Sullivan County (DWSC) elected the group’s 2017 slate of officers at its recent annual reorganization meeting. By unanimous voice vote, the members attending elected Fallsburg Attorney Maria O. Zeno to serve as the group’s president, Janet Lybolt as Vice President and Gail Arsenault as secretary.
MILFORD, PA — James William Lore, 44, of Wappingers Falls, NY, was sentenced to 14 months to five years in a state correctional facility, fined $2,700 and had his driver’s license suspended for a duration to be determined by PennDOT for the crime of driving under the influence of alcohol and the summary offense of driving while operating privile
HONESDALE, PA — There had been no official announcement as the Wayne County Commissioners met on the morning of January 26, but word had filtered down that none of Pennsylvania’s eastern prisons would be included in a state prison closure to be announced by Gov. Tom Wolf.
WHITE LAKE, NY — The Town of Bethel held a public hearing on a proposed zoning law that would cover both small and large solar installations. In New York, solar installations are exempt from property taxes for 15 years, unless the municipality in question votes to “opt out” of that exemption.
NARROWSBURG, NY — Slow Money is a global movement that connects investors with farms and food entrepreneurs. Started in 2008 by economist Woody Tasch, the organization has grown to include local and regional chapters. One such chapter is starting here: Slow Money Delaware River.
ALBANY, NY - Senator John J. Bonacic joinED local Sullivan County officials at a reception in Albany pon Jan. 30 as part of the New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC) legislative conference.
UPPER DELAWARE VALLEY — Members of the house and senate who represent the Upper Delaware Valley in Washington D.C. have responded to the executive order indefinitely banning immigrants from Syria and from six other Muslim-majority countries for at least 90 days.
PORT JERVIS, NY — In their first meeting of the year, Port Jervis Common Council members expressed their condolences for the passing of a longstanding member, Kevin Cunningham, whom council member Stan Siegel described as a “gentle giant,” who once was a teacher to some of the members currently on the council.
MONTICELLO, NY — The chair of the New York State Dental Foundation appeared at the government center on January 17 to present a check to Philanthropic Relief, Altruistic Service and Development (PRASAD).