News briefs June 21

Bishop statement on immigration

SCRANTON, PA — In conjunction with the visit to Scranton by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on June 15 and his recent statements about persons seeking asylum in the United States, Bishop Joseph C. Bambera has issued the following statement:

Photo by White Lake Fire Company 

The barn at the Michel Farm in Bethel was destroyed by fire on June 17 

Fire takes barn in Bethel

BETHEL, NY — A blaze broke out in the barn at the Michel Farm in the Town of Bethel on June 17. The White Lake Fire Company and the Kauneonga Lake Fire Department responded at about 5:30 p.m.  

TRR photo by David Hulse

Wayne County officials and residents celebrate Flag Day.

Wayne celebrates Flag Day

HONESDALE, PA — Debbie Gillette, executive director of the Chamber of the Northern Poconos, joined 95-year-old Marine Corps Veteran Scotty Ogden in the singing of the National Anthem at Wayne County’s annual courthouse commemoration of Flag Day on June 14.

TRR photo by David Hulse

Eric Robels, left, and Jenny Mellan

Firefighters hailed for storm efforts

GLEN SPEY, NY — Lumberland Fire Department Chief Eric Robles is pictured on June 13 accepting a proclamation of thanks from town Supervisor Jenny Mellan for the department members’ 10-day, around-the-clock efforts during major snowstorms on March 2 and March 7 and the lengthy accompanying power outages.



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