MONTICELLO, NY — A 27-year-old Jeffersonville man has been sentenced to seven years in prison and five years of probation for illegally possessing a gun. He was also sentenced to three years in prison for possession of heroin with intent to sell, with the sentences running concurrently.
ELDRED, NY — Students and adults gathered early at the Eldred High School gym on December 2 when the high school and the Parent Teacher Student Organization held a self-defense seminar. The seminar was open to kids age eight and up and involved adults and kids in a discussion of different types of awareness and self-defense applications.
MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County Legislator Catherine Owens has periodically raised the issue of a New York State constitutional convention, which voters will be asked to weigh in on in November 2017. She did so again at a meeting of the Government Services Committee.
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.