HARRISBURG, PA — Former Wayne County Commissioner Jonathan Fritz travelled to Harrisburg this week to be sworn in as a new member of the state House of Representatives to serve a district comprised of large parts of Wayne and Susquehanna counties. The district offices are in Montrose and Honesdale
COCHECTON, NY — The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate Lawrence Molinaro, age 76, of Cochecton, NY. Molinaro was reported missing by his relatives on December 29, 2016, after he missed a doctor’s appointment at Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris. He was last seen on December 27 by a neighbor.
ELDRED, NY — State police said the body of a 68-year-old man from Eldred was found on January 3, in a small brook along State Route 55 in the Town of Highland.
Troopers had been searching for Lloyd Parker the previous day, after he was last seen walking the area on December 30, across the bridge from Shohola, PA to Barryville.
BLOOMINGBURG, NY — The New York State Police at Wurtsboro arrested Zachary Nevin, 24, and Aryana Davila, 17, both from Bloomingburg, for criminal possession of a weapon, endangering the welfare of a child and possession of a controlled substance.
HONESDALE, PA — The Derrick family of Hawley rang in the new year with a new addition to their family. Little Greyson was born at 3:36 p.m. on January 1, 2017 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces and stretched 17¼ inches long.
ELDRED, NY — Following a lightly attended December 13 public hearing, the Highland Town Board unanimously OKed a local law providing a six-month moratorium on the development of commercial solar-energy-producing fields.
ALBANY, NY — While many New York State residents were celebrating the coming of 2017 on New Year’s Eve, Gov. Andrew Cuomo quietly vetoed legislation that would have overhauled the state system of funding legal representation for indigent residents.
JACKSONVILLE, FL — Students in the marching band at Honesdale High School in Pennsylvania joined members of marching bands from Brunswick High School and Cicero-North Syracuse High School in New York, Apex High School in North Carolina, Williamsburg High School in Ohio, Oscar Smith High School in Virginia and Habersham High School in Georgia to
MILFORD, PA — As it has been many times over the past year, Pike County’s heroin problem was the primary topic of discussion at the county commissioners’ December 21 meeting.
2016 was a big year in national and world news, with the election being the biggest story. Many people feel the year was bleak. This year, our small corner of the country had its own ups and downs. Some stories made national headlines, while others are of utmost importance to local residents.