LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — Obtaining more affordable energy and protecting the rights of energy consumers topped a December 14 Cochecton Town Board meeting agenda that included discussion of free recreation facilities for young adults and seniors.
HONESDALE, PA — A teen from Tobyhanna, Azaiah Williams, now 17, has pleaded guilty to attempted homicide and sexual assault. According to the Wayne County District Attorney, he now faces up to a total of 50 years in prison and a $75,000 fine.
HONESDALE, PA — At the December 19 Honesdale Borough Council meeting, a conciliatory stance was demonstrated by all parties involved in management of the borough’s police department.
CALLICOON, NY — The Wahl Dairy Farm of Callicoon has been in operation for 96 years, and owner Ross Wahl would like to keep it going. But that goal has become increasingly difficult after Wahl suffered a stroke last summer.
WAPPINGERS FALLS, NY — Congressman Benjamin Gilman, who served in Congress from 1972 through 2003, passed away on December 17 at a veteran’s hospital in Wappingers Falls. He served 15 terms, representing a district that included all or parts of Orange, Rockland, Sullivan and Westchester counties.
HARRISBURG, PA — Beginning on January 1, 2017, residents who renew their vehicle registration will no longer be required to affix a registration sticker to the vehicle.
HAWLEY, PA — The Chamber of Commerce for the Northern Poconos has announced that Wally Ice Fest has been scheduled for January 29, 2017 with an alternate date of February 26.
MONTICELLO, NY — The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office charged a New York City man on December 14 with fraudulently registering to vote. It is alleged that on November 20, 2015, Hamo Hot, age 34, of 1402 Avenue K in Brooklyn, walked into the Sullivan County Board of Elections in Monticello and filed a voter registration form.
MONTICELLO, NY — Nearly a decade after artist Frank Kulon won a $40,000 award from Sullivan County after the county removed one of his paintings from the wall of the government center, county legislators have voted to start a new program to display artworks created by local artists and residents.
NARROWSBURG, NY — With temperatures dipping below zero in many places in the region on December 19 and 20, ice piled up in the Upper Delaware River at the narrow spot just above the Big Eddy at Narrowsburg.