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      MONTICELLO, NY — Outside the Sullivan County’s Government Center, it was cold and windy. Inside, last Thursday’s meetings began.  And few … more
Letters to the editor February 4 to 10 more
  My precocious three-year-old grandson arrived this week with a new word: “Hullabaloo.” “What does it mean?” I asked him. He didn’t say, so I looked it … more
I had a friend who once said, “I don’t know nothing and I’m glad, because it means I can’t be wrong.” I know something, and I’m not wrong. I know that the virus … more
So, I’ve been thinking. (Cue the horrified cries.) Looks like we have a Democratic president, a Democratic House and a Republican Senate. What’s going to get signed into law? Nothing, … more
National Distracted Driving Awareness Month NEW YORK — For the second consecutive year, NYSEG and AAA New York State are partnering together during National Distracted Driving Awareness … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Rain poured down and the temperature dropped, too. Cars lined North Street, lights on and engines running as their drivers hurried into the county government center to vote … more
Possible COVID-19 exposure at Livingston Manor Dollar General LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — Sullivan County Public Health Services is alerting anyone who visited the Dollar General store on 100 … more
There are many people who watch over the town. It starts on the town level with the town board: the elected officials who do the business of the town. These folks receive a stipend. They are our … 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
(NAPSI)—From a World War I veteran who lost both legs to a Vietnam vet suffering the effects of Agent Orange to a young Marine with post-traumatic stress disorder finding her way after returning … more
HONESDALE, PA —Every week, the Wayne County Commissioners take a moment during their meeting to ask, “Does anyone wish to make public comment?” And most weeks, nobody from the … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — It’s one step closer to our familiar lives. On Tuesday, June 23, the county was scheduled to enter Phase 3, reopening more non-essential businesses like personal … more
What's new in the Upper Delaware Region June 18 to June 24 more
MONTICELLO, NY — “Some of these people are doing three and four different jobs now, and you’re asking them to take a pay cut?” asked District Two Legislator Nadia Rajsz of … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Residents have been generally barred from the government center since the shutdown in March caused by the pandemic. Sullivan County officials are now beginning to consider the … more
Monticello, NY – In order to limit the spread of COVID-19 (2019 Novel Coronavirus) and to comply with public health guidelines to avoid close contact, Sullivan County Manager Joshua Potosek has … more
Seeking conscientious local government It has been my sad experience that local government tends to resist self-examination. Your problem with the administration of [municipal] law or code … more
WAYNE COUNTY, PA — Workforces around the globe are changing, and Wayne County’s is no exception, said Helene Mancuso of the Wayne Pike Workforce Alliance. In short, she sees the workforce … more
In “Juliana versus United States,” 21 young people sued the federal government, alleging that their constitutional rights of life, liberty and property are being violated by the … more
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