REGION — From U.S. president to state senate seats, a raft of offices are up for grabs around the country when voters go to the polls on November 8.
HONESDALE, PA — Despite Donald Trump’s talk of rigging at the polls, Wayne County isn’t expecting any controversy on Election Day, and officials took one step on October 27 to make sure.
MONTICELLO, NY — With numerous residents in Orange County protesting loudly against the development of the Legoland® Theme Park in Goshen, the chair of the Sullivan County Legislature thought it would be a good idea to invite the company behind the proposed park to Sullivan County.
LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — A revised policy setting the circumstances under which school administrators may strip-search students caused rare dissension at the Sullivan West Central School District Board of Education October 20 meeting.
BARRYVILLE, NY — About 25 bikers and a dozen or so hikers who are also butterfly lovers took a trip along the scenic Upper Delaware River to toss seed pods along the roadside for milkweed plants, which monarch butterflies feed on when they’re in caterpillar stage.
NARROWSBURG, NY — A rose is a rose is a rose. But when is a community garden a community garden? That question was brought up to the Tusten Town Board on October 11, as the board again discussed the issue of insurance for the Tusten Heritage Community Garden (THCG).
MATAMORAS, PA — According to school staff and board members’ evaluation of the state’s data, Delaware Valley math students outscored all their regional competition in statewide assessment testing, or so it appeared on October 20.
ALBANY, NY — State Supreme Court Judge Gerald W. Connolly on October 18 dismissed a lawsuit brought against Democratic candidate Pramilla Malick. She is running against incumbent Republican Sen. John Bonacic for the state senate district, which includes Sullivan County and parts of Orange, Ulster and Delaware counties.
MILFORD, PA — The closed Mott Street Bridge has been a bone of contention for Milford Borough for a decade, and for Pike County over the past two years.
On October 19, Bill Kiger, president of the Pike County Historic Preservation Trust, asked why repairs were on hold.
MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County’s tentative budget for 2017 includes a 4.77% increase, which will help pay for construction of the new county jail. Sullivan legislators on October 20 passed a resolution granting the contract to build the jail to Pike Company located in Rochester.