MILFORD, PA — The Pike County Commissioners and their voting-machine provider on November 2 responded to Internet rumors of vote rigging.
CALLICOON, NY — At a November 2 public information meeting conducted jointly by the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) and its Pennsylvania counterpart, PennDOT, residents learned details of a $9.9 million rehabilitation of Interstate Bridge #7, spanning the Delaware River off lower Main Street in Callicoon.
HONESDALE, PA — Last week’s snowfall kept them at home, but on November 3, Starrucca Borough Council members Donald Haynes and Charles Ledchak made it to Honesdale for the county commissioners’ weekly meeting.
ALBANY, NY — New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on October 25 announced the results of a study of guns found at crime scenes. Using information provided by the federal Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives, the analysis looked at all guns recovered statewide from crime scenes from 2010 through 2015.
BERLIN TOWNSHIP, PA — A 32-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly trying to kill a four-year-old child and the child’s mother.
Janine Edwards, Wayne County District Attorney, issued a press release that said the assault was perpetrated by Steven Frank Wojtowicz against Aiden Kresge, the child, and Kristie Young.
SHOHOLA, PA — Barbara Child is a World War Two and Korean War veteran who has been a resident at Twin Cedars Senior Living since 1994.
BLOOMINGBURG, NY — The Sullivan County Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) annual Veterans Day Dinner to honor veterans on November 6 was a record-breaker in terms of attendance.
NEW YORK STATE — New York State Police reported 242 arrests for driving while intoxicated during the Halloween DWI Crackdown on impaired driving. The campaign, which started October 28 and ended November 1, is aimed at significantly reducing deaths and injuries caused by motorists driving drunk or impaired by drugs.
HAWLEY, PA — A Hawley man who led police on a high-speed chase through Cherry Ridge Township has been sentenced to up to 14 years in prison by President Judge Raymond L. Hamill.
HONESDALE, PA — Jimmy Rife, age 49, of Honesdale Borough, was sentenced to up to 20 years in a state prison after pleading guilty in August to one count of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, a first degree felony and one count of corruption of a minor related to sexual offenses, a third degree felony.