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MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County is getting into the broadband business, and it wants local residents to know. At the most recent meeting of the Sullivan County Broadband Local Development … more
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
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
  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
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
The Wild Wild Web is giving up one of its core values. The tech industry is abandoning the concept that it exists to provide a forum for all ideas, no matter how toxic. It is giving up its … 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
Sooner or later, it was bound to happen. After weeks of creative paralysis and compulsive baking brought on by existential fear, the need to move beyond confinement overtakes us and we expand our … 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
HONESDALE, PA — At the beginning of the February 3 meeting, the Honesdale Borough Council members voted to accept the resignation of councilor Tim Lauffenberger. To find a replacement, council … more
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In 2015, Verizon Wireless decided not to accept $170 million in Connect America Fund (CAF) dollars to help expand broadband in the state. But instead of giving the funding to … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County legislators tentatively voted on October 10 to move forward with a wireless broadband experimental project that “could ultimately bring high-speed … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — Frontier internet and phone service was out in Narrowsburg due to a break in a cable on Route 23 in Beaver Brook area. The outage lasted from early on September 26 and through … more
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