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).
ALBANY, NY — Congressman John Faso, who represents Sullivan County and all or part of 10 other counties, said in a radio interview on January 16 that he favors repealing Obamacare and adopting a replacement law at the same time.
BEACON, NY — The Hudson River Sloop Clearwater and 52 individuals have filed a lawsuit against the Public Service Commission to block electricity ratepayers in New York State from subsidizing three aging upstate nuclear power plants.
NEW YORK CITY, NY — The Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals issued an order on January 17 saying that two Village of Liberty police officers, Melvin Gorr and Steven D’Agata, are not liable for violating the First Amendment rights of Willian Barboza.
HONESDALE, PA — Regional officials were scheduled to learn the fate of Waymart’s state prison on January 26, following a January 23 hearing in Harrisburg.
WESTFALL, PA — If property tax reform is approved in Harrisburg, the 2017-18 budget could be the last revenue budget for the Delaware Valley School District (DV) and 499 other Pennsylvania school districts.
MONTICELLO, NY — A fire broke out in a building on Route 17B in Monticello before noon on January 24, quickly engulfing the building. According to accounts on social media, the building, located behind the Jade Lounge, housed the Kinnie Trucking Company.
BLOOMINGBURG, NY — A Sullivan County resident has been awarded a $29,120 Presidential Scholarship to attend Alfred State.
Magnus Roberto of Bloomingburg is slated to graduate in 2017 from Pine Bush High School and intends to enroll in the cyber security (BTech) program.