HONESDALE, PA — The county has set aside August to honor some of the people who work amid the intense human friction often generated by domestic court actions.
BEACH LAKE, PA — Two out-of-the-ordinary topics popped up at the August 20 Berlin Township Board of Supervisors meeting: residential burning policy and township responsibility for emergency medical services not under its sponsorship.
I recently came across a rare circa 1900 postcard of Narrowsburg’s Main Street. Given that more than a century has passed since the picture was taken, things really haven’t changed all that much. Today’s Main Street skyline is remarkably the same as it has been.
Callicoon, NY— All too often, like toppling dominos, iconic Sullivan County institutions have fallen by the wayside.
But in Callicoon, the opposite is true. The Callicoon Theater, the oldest continuously operated movie theater in the county, is under new ownership.
HAWLEY, PA — Wally Lake Fest takes place over three days this weekend in and around Lake Wallenpaupack. It’s billed as the biggest event in the Northern Pocono Mountains. There will be over 60 events scheduled throughout the weekend, and 10,000 residents and visitors are expected to participate. For more information see Arts & Leisure.
MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County legislators voted unanimously on August 16 to move forward with the construction of a new visitors’ center near the Resorts World Casino. The new center could cost up to $4.5 million.
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Dairy farms are integral to agriculture in Sullivan County, directly contributing more than $7 million to the local economy, but they came under threat recently when six of them received news that their fluid milk contracts with Marcus Dairy would end in 2018.
Sullivan grants for non-profits
MONTICELLO, NY — The Sullivan County Legislature is encouraging not-for-profit agencies to apply for consideration of inclusion in the Legislative Discretionary Contract Program.
ELDRED, NY — In a reversal of position, the school board voted unanimously to adopt a multi-age program that will serve up to 13 pre-Kindergarten students by blending them in a class with seven Kindergarten students. This plan was introduced by Superintendent Dr. John Morgano.
HALE EDDY, NY — According to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), an environmental contractor last week began using a product called Micro-Blaze on the location where four locomotives and 12 other cars derailed on August 9, spilling about 4,400 gallons of fuel oil.