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WHITE LAKE, NY — In order to pressure the Eagle Creek Hydro Power LLC to live up to its permit conditions, the Friends of Toronto Reservoir (FOTR) has enlisted … more
LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — It was a strange tale wastewater treatment plant operator Michael Walter told the Cochecton Town Board at its September 9 meeting. “What are the odds?” asked … more
ELDRED, NY — The Highland Town Board in its monthly meeting on September 8 dove into a varied and aggressive agenda.   A budget workshop was scheduled for Thursday, September 24 at 7 … 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
MONTICELLO, NY — If it feels like the entire country is pending now, you’re probably right.  Everything seems to hinge on what the federal and state governments will do. What will … more
MONTICELLO, NY — As the county searches for ways to offset staggering COVID-19-related budget shortfalls, tax increases are always an option. At last Thursday’s Management and Budget … more
Court case against local fire companies dismissed KINGSTON, NY — A Third Judicial District Supreme Court Justice has dismissed a case against four fire companies—Liberty Fire District, … more
ELDRED — After sounding the alarm at past board meetings and in other communications to residents regarding the dire consequences of a failed budget, voters responded by passing the Eldred … more
MONTICELLO, NY — The county revenue figures at the Sullivan County town hall on June 15 town were sobering. A potential state aid cut of 20 percent or more. Sales tax receipts down. Other … more
For the first time in my 13 years on the Sullivan West School Board, I felt compelled to vote in opposition to the resolution adopting the 2020-21 school budget. In the past, there were individual … more
REGION — Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, votes for school district budgets have been pushed back to Tuesday, June 9 this year, but voters can act only through absentee ballots. School … more
HUDSON VALLEY, NY — Labor leaders, elected officials and others gathered via Zoom on May 1 to discuss some issues facing front-line workers during the COVID-19 crisis. The event was organized … more
ELDRED, NY — The Eldred school board held its regularly scheduled meeting on April 21 via Zoom. The call-in information was posted on the district website and 21 participants were … more
NEW YORK STATE — The New York State Education Department (SED) announced on April 9 that it was canceling this year’s Regents exams because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. SED also … more
If the New York Legislature approves the budget worked out in a deal with Governor Andrew Cuomo, some of the bail reforms that were passed last year would be modified. The changes will allow for cash … more
ELDRED, NY — Business manager Caleb Russell presented plans to expend $18,364,424 in the 2020-21 fiscal year at the Eldred school board meeting on March 11. The tax rate will be at or … more
HARRISBURG, PA — In his 2020-21 budget proposal, Gov. Tom Wolf has promised investments in the commonwealth’s education system, workforce development, senior citizens and the environment. … more
WAYNE COUNTY, PA — At a town hall meeting at the Damascus Area School in December of last year, Garret Westover of PennDOT’s highway administration unit reported that the county’s … more
MONTICELLO, NY — The Sullivan County Legislature on December 12 unanimously passed the 2020 budget, which comes in at $1 million less that last years’ budget. “Our division of … more
MONTICELLO, NY — The Sullivan County Legislature on Dec. 12 unanimously passed the 2020 budget, which comes in at $1 million less than last years’ budget. “Our Division of … more
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