CUDDEBACKVILLE, NY — The swollen Neversink River claimed two lives recently, and the bodies were recovered on August 20. New York State Police said the victims were 46-year-old Mark Avila and his nine-year-old son, Marcos Avila.
ELDRED, NY — After more than 80 years, the Town of Highland is revealing more of its history to the motoring public, Supervisor Jeff Haas reported to the town board on August 14.
HONESDALE, NY — A 20-year-old Lakeville man has been arrested and charged with 33 counts of sexual abuse of children related to possession of child pornography.
According to Wayne County District Attorney Patrick L. Robinson, Alexander Soto was arrested on August 15 after an investigation by the DA’s office.
PORT JERVIS, NY — After Mayor Kelly Decker changed the format for the city council meetings, many residents expressed concern over freedom of speech, some bringing up First Amendment rights. Decker’s new format cut public comment time, making some feel their rights had been trampled on.
HONESDALE, PA — The primary message following the county commissioners’ report on August 10 storm damage in northern Wayne County was, “Please take heed of weather alerts,” Chairman Brian Smith said on August 16.
NARROWSBURG, NY — The recent train accident near Hancock was on the minds of the townspeople attending the August 13 monthly Tusten Council meeting. They engaged in an energetic exchange with council members about what might be done to eliminate such events in the future.
As many of you may know, the Roycroft Family recently has been through some tough times. Dottie was diagnosed with leukemia and had a bone marrow transplant in March. She is not able to work for at least a year. Dottie and her husband Bill are raising a set of triplets.
HONESDALE, PA — A coalition of local organizations is attempting to preserve a historic bridge that dates back to the 1800s.
HAWLEY, PA — Disagreement over a subject can be civil, but it can also be time consuming. This was borne out at the latest Hawley Borough Council meeting, held on August 8.
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