MONTICELLO, NY — In seeking to lower the property tax burden on state residents Gov. Andrew Cuomo inserted language in this year’s budget that requires municipalities to look for ways to share services.
ELDRED, NY — Incumbent Douglas Reiser and challenger Allyson Wagner addressed a crowd of teachers, parents and taxpayers at the Meet the Candidates Forum on May 4.
ELDRED, NY — Attorney Martin Miller brought the decision-making aspect to a halt at the May 3 public hearing for a special zoning use permit to allow commercial boating access at the Spring House beach on River Road.
KINGSTON, NY — Democratic Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney is adamantly opposed to the American Health Care Act (Trumpcare.) His counterpart in the congressional district next door, John Faso, voted in favor of the much maligned bill.
MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County legislators voted four to one in committee on May 4 to approve a resolution that will commit up to $100,000 for a feasibility study to develop shovel-ready sites alongside a stretch of Route 17 mostly in the Town of Liberty.
HONESDALE , PA — In the midst of an epidemic, when someone speaks from experience about hope and recovery from heroin and opioid use, people know they need to listen; but when former Mets and Yankees slugger Darryl “Straw” Strawberry does the talking, they want to listen.
PORT JERVIS, NY — Port Jervis had a presentation of a new initiative, the Orange County Safe Homes/Enhanced Domestic Violence Response Program at Common Council’s meeting April 24. Police chief Will Worden introduced the collaborative program and two guest speakers who explained it in detail.
There is lots going on in our town: new homes are being built on the lake, and Matson’s Bar and Grill got a new outdoor deck. The Town of Cochecton clean-up days will be Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21, from 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. If you have any questions call the town clerk at 845/932-8360, ext. 11.
WESTFALL, PA — Lacking unanticipated revenues or program cuts, property taxpayers in the Delaware Valley Schools District may be looking at a 3.57 mill (3.3%) increase in the school portion of this year’s tax bill.
NARROWSBURG, NY — Community members gathered at the Narrowsburg Bridge on Saturday, April 29 for Climate Justice Day. The event, called “Building Bridges,” was a sister march to the People’s Climate March held in Washington, DC.