WASHINGTON, DC — Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey released a statement regarding President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of Congressman Tom Price to become the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS).
TOWN OF FALLSBURG, NY — On November 19, just before dusk, environmental conservation officers (ECOs) Bob Hodor, Matt Burdick, Melissa Burgess, Lt. Mike Bello, and a New York State Police Trooper concluded an investigation involving a hunting camp in the town of Fallsburg.
HAWLY, PA — An APPRISE program counselor will be available at the Pocono office of Sen. Lisa Baker to meet with Medicare beneficiaries who have questions about their Medicare coverage and individuals who will be new to Medicare in 2016 and 2017.
MIDDLETOWN, NY — New York State Sen. John J. Bonacic announced on December 1 that his bill to allow for off-hours arraignments outside of New York City (S.7209A) has been signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Bold Gold Media Group has completed its purchase of Sullivan County radio stations 98.3 WSUL, 95.9 WVOS-FM and WVOS AM 1240. Bold Gold closed on the Watermark Communications’ assets on November 30 and assumed immediate control of all station operations.
HONESDALE, PA — The warming shelter that has been located at the Grace Episcopal Church for the past five years, will not be opening this year according to Sue Erb, the shelter volunteer coordinator.
NARROWSBURG, NY — Local kids from Brownie Troop #448 gathered at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church to create town holiday decorations.
HONESDALE, PA — In the past three years, at least 43 persons have died as a result of drug overdoses in Wayne County, according to Wayne County Drug and Alcohol Executive Director Jeff Zerechak as he reported to the county commissioners on December 1.
NORTHEAST PA — The Northeast Pennsylvania Audubon Society is asking for volunteers to join the 117th Annual International Christmas Bird Count (CBC) on Saturday, December 17. Volunteer birders will travel the area beginning at dawn and ending when the last volunteer is finished.
MONTICELLO, NY — Every year, Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther, center, along with her staff, volunteer at the Sullivan County Federation for the Homeless to help prepare Thanksgiving dinner. This year they were joined by interns from the Pine Bush Central School District’s Excelsior Program.