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Delgado airs SNAP concerns

WASHINGTON, D.C — Some 2,500 retail establishments in the U.S. are no longer able to accept payments from Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) because their licenses have expired. During the partial shutdown of the federal government, those licenses are not being renewed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).


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Hupperterz found guilty of murder

PHILADELPHIA, PA — A Philadelphia jury on January 19 found Joshua Hupperterz, 31, guilty of first degree murder and related counts in the death of 22-year-old Jenna Burleigh. Hupperterz allegedly met Burleigh in a bar near Temple University and went home with her.


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Chloe Blangiardo, left, Cass Collins, Beverly Sterner, Pat Robinson, Heidi Schneider and Julia Wittich gathered in Narrowsburg on January 19 in solidarity with the Women’s March.  Sterner said, “This is the third year we have gathered at the bridge to support the ideals of the Women’s March.”  
 

Women’s March 2019

NARROWSBURG, NY — Local activists gathered in Narrowsburg on January 19 to mark the second anniversary of the Women’s March, which emerged two years ago in reaction to the inauguration of President Donald Trump.


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Saying the finished product is more than satisfactory, the Highland Town Board on January 8 agreed to send a letter to Eagle Scout candidate Michael Sherwood, thanking him for his 2018 work in restoring the Bald Eagle wood carvings that grace the northeast corner of Eldred’s Route 55/CR32 intersection. The smaller carving, not pictured, provides a back rest on a nearby park bench. Michael is the son of Michael and Elizabeth Sherwood of Yulan.

No new Highland town barn yet

ELDRED, NY — There is a nice new parking lot, as well as connections for electricity, water and sewage in place on the Route 55 site for the new Highland town highway garage. But while the steel building kit has been delivered, it has not been completed.


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Wayne Highlands board meets 

HONESDALE, PA — The new president of the Wayne Highlands School Board George Korb presided over his first board meeting on January 15.

Seated in the front row are member Brian Weist, left, superintendent Gregory Frigoletto, president George Korb, assistant superintendent Timothy Morgan, member John Lowe and member Thomas Fasshauer.

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