MONTICELLO, NY — The chair of the New York State Dental Foundation appeared at the government center on January 17 to present a check to Philanthropic Relief, Altruistic Service and Development (PRASAD).
ALBANY, NY — Congressman John Faso, who represents Sullivan County and all or part of 10 other counties, said in a radio interview on January 16 that he favors repealing Obamacare and adopting a replacement law at the same time.
BEACON, NY — The Hudson River Sloop Clearwater and 52 individuals have filed a lawsuit against the Public Service Commission to block electricity ratepayers in New York State from subsidizing three aging upstate nuclear power plants.
NEW YORK CITY, NY — The Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals issued an order on January 17 saying that two Village of Liberty police officers, Melvin Gorr and Steven D’Agata, are not liable for violating the First Amendment rights of Willian Barboza.
HONESDALE, PA — Regional officials were scheduled to learn the fate of Waymart’s state prison on January 26, following a January 23 hearing in Harrisburg.
WESTFALL, PA — If property tax reform is approved in Harrisburg, the 2017-18 budget could be the last revenue budget for the Delaware Valley School District (DV) and 499 other Pennsylvania school districts.
MONTICELLO, NY — A fire broke out in a building on Route 17B in Monticello before noon on January 24, quickly engulfing the building. According to accounts on social media, the building, located behind the Jade Lounge, housed the Kinnie Trucking Company.
BLOOMINGBURG, NY — A Sullivan County resident has been awarded a $29,120 Presidential Scholarship to attend Alfred State.
Magnus Roberto of Bloomingburg is slated to graduate in 2017 from Pine Bush High School and intends to enroll in the cyber security (BTech) program.
LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — Catskill Mountainkeeper, as co-chair of the Catskill Park Coalition, is seeking volunteers to participate in a trip to Albany to lobby for state funding for Catskill Park. Mountainkeeper is seeking a Catskill package of $10 million.
HARRISBUG, PA — A new law passed by the Pennsylvania General Assembly last session will help municipalities retain dwindling numbers of volunteer firefighters and emergency medical responders, said state Rep. Tina Davis, who voted for it.