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HONESDALE, PA — On the Thursday after Election Day, Wayne County had received the majority of residents’ mail-in ballots, but not all of the envelopes had been filled out correctly. … more
MONTICELLO, NY — To appreciate 2020’s allure for local voters, all you need is this number: 70.6 percent. That’s the turnout this year in Sullivan County. It’s … more
SENATE DISTRICT 42, NY — With 25,000 absentee ballots not yet tallied, Mike Martucci, ahead by 9,000 votes, declared he is the winner on Wednesday morning, November 4. According to a press release, … 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
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
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
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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
The NYS Board of Elections recently launched its online absentee ballot application portal, enabling voters who prefer to vote absentee for the November 3, 2020 election to request their ballot … 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
HONESDALE, PA — On Thursday, May 7, Wayne County Bureau of Elections Director Cindy Furman announced three polling place changes for the June 2 primary election this year. The changes have been … more
HONESDALE, PA — Throughout most of the April 28 Wayne County Commissioners meeting, a constant, metallic clanging echoed from the other end of the hallway. The noise sounded like the almost … 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
It took every ounce of forbearance on my part to maneuver the bureaucracy of international travel with our pets, but I did it. From buying a pet stroller to seeking the advice of a psychiatrist, I … more
The Sullivan County Republican Committee on February 19 voted to endorse Meagen Galligan in the race to become the next Sullivan County District Attorney. Galligan, a Democrat, had precivously … more
In 2020, Jocelyn Cramer will become the first woman in the history of Wayne County to sit on the three-person board of commissioners. She won the seat over Wendell Kay, a fellow Democrat who has … more
MONTICELLO, NY — In the Sullivan County elections this year, one of the most visible races was that for county clerk between Democrat David Sager and Republican Russell Reeves. There was a … more
Local elections held in years when there is no presidential or congressional election typically don’t draw as many voters as when the national players are on the ballot. However, the results of … more
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