HONESDALE, PA — January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month, and Honesdale-based Victims Intervention Program (VIP) will host a community screening on the subject on January 26, at The Cooperage. The film will begin at 5:30 p.m.
HONESDALE, PA — Paradox and illusion abound, as Honesdale Borough Council discovered at its January 16 meeting, while exploring full-time borough police officer increases and LED streetlight replacements.
MONTICELLO, NY — Ed McAndrew, the commissioner of the Sullivan County Division of Public Works, gave a presentation to the county legislature on January 12 that contained a lot of information about the county-owned road system.
GLEN SPEY, NY — Lumberland town clerk Virginia “Ginny” Horn isn’t a public speaker and usually limits her monthly meeting verbal report to a few words about hunting and fishing licenses or tax collections. That changed last week.
SCRANTON, PA — Police have arrested a 26-year-old Lake Ariel man for attempting to meet what he believed was a 13-year-old girl for the purposes of having sex.
Officials received a tip that Derek Criscuola had been having inappropriate online communications with under-aged girls on the Internet and asking them for nude photos.
KINGSTON, NY — More than 100 protestors gathered outside the Kingston office of Republican Congressman John Faso to urge him not to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA.) The demonstration was held on January 15 on Broadway.
HAWLEY, PA — The Chamber of the Northern Poconos has announced that Wally Ice Fest, which had been scheduled for January 28 and 29, has been postponed until February 25 and 26, and will take place if it is determined that there are safe ice conditions on Lake Wallenpaupack.
NORTH BRANCH, NY — A representative of the United States Post Service (USPS) was scheduled as of press time to attend a Town of Callicoon public meeting at the North Branch Volunteer Fire Department Building on January 18 to announce a proposed move of the post office located in North Branch.
LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — With all members in agreement on the fine points of a draft large-scale commercial solar zoning ordinance, the Cochecton Town Board presented a final draft to town attorney Karen Mannino at its January 11 meeting.
HARRISBURG, PA — Pennsylvania State Sen. Lisa Baker is seeking public input on the closure of two state prisons, one of which is the State Correctional Institution at Waymart (CSIW.)