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42ND SENATE DISTRICT, NY — In a tight 2018 election, Democratic candidate Jen Metzger nabbed New York’s 42nd District Senate seat away from the GOP after Republican Sen. John Bonacic had … 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
It was the Great Bipartisan Disappearing Sign Cluster. The cluster is—make that “was”—at the end of the bridge from Callicoon, in PA, just under the “Welcome to … more
  Rep. Matt Cartwright versus Jim Bognet  By OWEN WALSH EIGHTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT, PA — In the home stretch to the General Election on November 3, both of the candidates … more
For those of you who’ve read my column before, you’re probably aware that I write about my mother a lot. And for those who’ve turned the page until now? Fair warning: I write about … more
Newspapers face another big election. It’s about them. While the United States is riveted by a most unusual presidential election, the newspaper industry is running to win the hearts, … more
Downtown Honesdale is in the Ward 1 Voting District for the borough. That means I* vote at the senior center but, this year, there are some alternative options for these exciting times. Voting by … more
MONTICELLO, NY — On Wednesday, October 7, former county judge Frank J. LaBuda, a “battle-tested” candidate for the position of Sullivan County District Attorney (DA), held a press … more
I just got back from a nice weekend away up in Schoharie County at my friend Paula’s house. I have not seen her since our cruise to Alaska this time last year. I am Paula’s … more
MONTICELLO, NY — What you read in the news, what you see on television, about election chaos? About ballots not going out on time? That’s not true here, said Lori Benjamin, … more
HARRISBURG, PA — Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and runup to the General Election, the left and right of Pennsylvania politics have not agreed on much. From business closures to school … more
HONESDALE, PA — At the time of the Wayne County Commissioners’ last meeting, the 2020 Census Count was only set to go for one more week. But that was before a federal judge ruled that … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Here’s what’s not disputed: Signatures were deemed invalid by the county Board of Elections. Signers weren’t registered to vote. Sometimes no address was … more
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As the November 3 elections loom large, we ask readers to send us one sentence about why they are supporting a particular candidate. Here’s the prompt: I support [my candidate] because … more
HONESDALE, PA — More than 7,000 Wayne County residents can expect to receive mail-in ballots for this year’s General Election by Wednesday, September 30, according to Bureau of Elections … more
This year, voting in the General Election doesn’t necessarily mean going to a polling place on Tuesday, November 3. In New York, many residents will send in an absentee ballot through the mail. … more
HONESDALE, PA — With a platform centered around environmental issues and inequity, Democratic nominee for PA’s 139th legislative district Marian Keegan is hoping to bring a … more
House explosion near Hawley PAUPACK TWP, PA — Last Sunday around 6:20 a.m., Lakeville Fire Department and others responded to a house explosion in Paupack Township. One victim was located … more
HARRISBURG, PA — The PA Supreme Court came down on the side of Gov. Tom Wolf with its Thursday, September 17 decision that the deadline for counties to accept mail-in ballots will be extended … more
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