LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — The Sullivan West Central School District Board of Education (SWCSD) will have the final verdict on whether they merge their varsity football program with Roscoe-Livingston Manor-Downsville due to a shortage of players to field their own Bulldogs team this year.
NEW YORK 19TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT — In the wake of Congressman John Faso’s vote to allow the American Health Care Act (AHCA), or Trumpcare, to move forward, constituents took to social media to slam his vote and warn that he will not be returned to his office in 2018.
REGION — Our area was hit hard by snow storm Stella, dumping around 20 to 30 inches. According to weather.com, the highest snow total in New York is 42 inches in West Winfield, and in Pennsylvania 34.5 inches in Oakland.
BARRYVILLE, NY — The River Reporter celebrated the winners of this year’s BEST Readers’ Choice Awards at Zac’s Wilderness Lounge at the Catskill Mountains Resort on March 9. The party was attended by many local businesses and community members who were voted best in their categories by the readers of this newspaper.
MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County Manage Josh Potosek informed county legislators that the Division of Solid Waste is now in a position to once again collect e-scrap from the public at the county transfer stations.
HONESDALE, PA — Wayne County officials and volunteers are working to create a new system of recreation trails along 15 miles of the Lackawaxen River between Honesdale and Hawley.
GLEN SPEY, NY — The news from the Lumberland Town Board’s 35-minute March 8 meeting that will impact the most people was probably Supervisor Jenny Mellan’s announcement of a New York Department of Transportation (DOT) notification of an upcoming detour on State Route 97 for the replacement of the Shingle Kill Bridge in Sparrowbush.
HONESDALE, PA — Wayne officials employed the county commissioners’ March 9 proclamation of March as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month to introduce a new program to aid families of children with intellectual disabilities and autism, called “Community of Practice: Supporting Families throughout the Lifespan.”
BETHEL, NY — The annual Sullivan Renaissance Conference, held this year on March 11, was a feel-good event for Sullivan County to celebrate the accomplishments of its own and announce upcoming initiatives.
ALBANY, NY — At a press conference on March 9, New York State Sen. John J. Bonacic joined his colleagues in the Senate and the Assembly, as well as highway superintendents and transportation advocates from across the state, calling on Gov.