WHITE LAKE, NY — The Bethel Town Board on October 26 approved the budget for 2017 and Supervisor Dan Sturm sent a letter to residents saying the town stayed within the Albany-imposed tax cap, which this year was 0.6%. He wrote, “We are also lowering our town tax rates for next year.
HARRISBURG, PA — The Pennsylvania State Senate this week approved legislation sponsored by Republican Sen. John Rafferty that would strengthen penalties for burglaries that involve home invasions to better reflect the seriousness of these violent crimes. The measure now goes to the governor for his signature.
HARRISBURG, PA — Three Republican Pennsylvania senators, including Sen. Lisa Baker, have filed to join a lawsuit challenging the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) and its authority to prevent hydraulic fracturing within the Delaware River Basin.
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.