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WURTSBORO, NY — Promising to help local residents “get out of the ditch of COVID,” Sen. Chuck Schumer chose the Emma C. Chase Elementary School in Wurtsboro as the backdrop … more
HONESDALE , PA — To finish out its year, the Wayne County Commissioners approved spending the last of the county’s CARES Act funding down to a few cents leftover. More than $200,000 … more
REGION — As Sullivan County moves along on developing broadband access through a network of towers, Delaware River communities in Pennsylvania could have access, too. When the work is done, … more
HONESDALE, PA — Thanks to a federal funding program, two tech companies have secured more than $5 million to provide over 6,700 locations in Wayne County with high-speed internet access. It … more
HONESDALE, PA — Receiving and spending money was the dominant topic of the Wayne County Commissioners meeting last week. In addition to accepting a proposed 2021 budget (see article above), the … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Connecting Sullivan County through “point-to-point” wireless technology was merely an idea last August. Now it has funding. Last week, Sen. Jen Metzger … more
  By TED WADDELL CALLICOON CENTER, NY — On Sunday afternoon, October 25, Sen. Jen Metzger informally met with several residents of Bethlehem Road to help them celebrate finally … more
ECS reports COVID exposure ELDRED, NY — News was received on October 22 that an Eldred Central School elementary student tested positive for COVID-19. In a prudent course of action according … more
HONESDALE, PA — Weeks after awarding about $2.5 million in federal CARES Act relief to local businesses and nonprofits, the Wayne County Commissioners have approved nearly $1.2 million in … more
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HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne County Commissioners have no time to waste in spending the more than $4 million the county received in CARES Act funding. “This CARES Act funding is something … more
MONTICELLO, NY — On the surface, the whole thing has that “Little Rascals” feel: “Come on, let’s set up county-wide wireless broadband!”  But the project, … more
Wayne, Sullivan reps vote yes on USPS bill WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Matt Cartwright (PA-08) and Rep. Antonio Delgado (NY-19) both voted yes on the Delivering for America Act last weekend. The … more
MONTICELLO, NY — A week after legislators learned Sullivan County’s ambitious wireless broadband project could reach up to 60% of the local population using current technology, the … more
BARRYVILLE, NY — State Sen. Jen Metzger met with constituents at the Barryville Farmers Market on July 8, touching on several areas of concern. The first issue was that of broadband access. … more
Possible COVID-19 exposure at Roscoe Firemen’s Field picnic ROSCOE, NY — Sullivan County Public Health Services is alerting anyone who attended a private family picnic at the Roscoe … more
Cuomo signs real estate anti-discrimination legislation  ALBANY, NY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently signed legislation explicitly granting the Department of State the authority to … more
HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne County Commissioners say that the COVID-19 outbreak has illuminated how detrimental the area’s lack of broadband really is. During their April 28 meeting, the … more
Lack of access to high-speed internet is a common complaint in rural areas like ours. Long before COVID-19 was a threat to public health, New York families and businesses without high-speed internet … more
Drive down Callicoon’s Main Street and you’ll see cars parked at the closed library, everyone inside bending over their screens. In the age of social distancing, this is how you get … more
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