HONESDALE, PA — Musicians and music-lovers gathered at The Cooperage on June 13 to honor and celebrate the memory of a recently deceased friend and fellow performer, Anthony McDevitt. The open mic was an opportunity for community members to perform songs in remembrance of McDevitt and to raise money for his family.
NARROWSBURG, NY — The Tusten Town Council heard the impassioned plea of a local resident who expressed concern about issues at Cackletown Pond. The pond serves as a reservoir for Little Lake Erie and is also a Class 2 state-protected wetland.
HONESDALE, PA — Honesdale Borough Council plowed through a forward-looking agenda at its June 18 special meeting, setting in motion legislation, programs and projects with long-range implications for the borough.
Bishop statement on immigration
SCRANTON, PA — In conjunction with the visit to Scranton by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on June 15 and his recent statements about persons seeking asylum in the United States, Bishop Joseph C. Bambera has issued the following statement:
BETHEL, NY — A blaze broke out in the barn at the Michel Farm in the Town of Bethel on June 17. The White Lake Fire Company and the Kauneonga Lake Fire Department responded at about 5:30 p.m.
SMALLWOOD, NY — The public is free to use the public access point at the Toronto Reservoir via access through the Chapin Estate, according to a decision from a Department of Health Administrative Appeals Court. The decision was made back in February, but the people who use the reservoir did not learn of it until recently.
WHITE PLAINS, NY — A third and final defendant has pled guilty to perpetuating fraud on the residents of the Village of Bloomingburg. Volvy “Zev” Smilowitz pled guilty on June 19 in federal court in White Plains to a single count of conspiracy to corrupt the electoral process.
HONESDALE, PA — Debbie Gillette, executive director of the Chamber of the Northern Poconos, joined 95-year-old Marine Corps Veteran Scotty Ogden in the singing of the National Anthem at Wayne County’s annual courthouse commemoration of Flag Day on June 14.
HONESDALE, PA — As the region’s dairy farmers face their worst economic crisis in decades, dairyman and Wayne County Commissioner Brian Smith, joined by the local ad hoc committee Wayne Agriculture Tomorrow, will convene a Wayne Dairy Farmers Focus Group to seek a way forward for this struggling local industry.