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I have to start my column off by saying I am truly blessed with the best readers. I’m really enjoying being out and about and people coming up and telling me how they enjoy reading the Lake … more
CHESTER, NY — With the budget process nearing an end in Albany, state senators Jen Metzger and James Skoufis, who serve adjacent districts, held a news conference at the Chester Public Library … more
ELDRED, NY — The Eldred school board presented a revised 2019-20 budget and announced that rather than subject taxpayers to a 4.95% increase, they would instead see a decrease on their next tax … more
MONTICELLO, NY — There are 15 towns in Sullivan County, and, for the last three years, the town supervisors have been trying to get the Sullivan County Legislature to share the county sales tax … more
I’m often heard telling folks that it’s important we “take care of our own”—that we pay county employees a living wage that doesn’t require them to be lining up at … more
ELDRED, NY — Eldred School District Treasurer Caleb Russell finally stated January 10 what had been more tha onn hinted at during previous meetings: that the Eldred School District will seek to … more
HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne Commissioners finished up the last of their budget work on January 3, when they approved the short-term loan that will carry the county through until Wayne’s new … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — There were errors in the recently mailed 2019 Town of Tusten tax bills. The town is asking residents not to pay these bills and planned to send out new bills with corrections … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Weighing in at nearly $43,000 less than originally proposed, the 2019 Sullivan County Budget was unanimously adopted on December 13 by the legislature. “Our division of … more
HONESDALE, PA — There will be no increase in property taxes needed to support the 2019 budget released by the Wayne County Commissioners on December 6. Following last year’s .28 millage … more
ALBANY, NY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that he has signed a law that extends the tax exemption for buildings related to agricultural businesses such as greenhouses, dairy barns and exercise … more
Editor's note: A previous version of this article said that the township paid for part-time EMTs and worker's compensation, and sent out a membership form to households. The Damascus … more
ELDRED, NY — “We have to do a better job of educating.” That’s a statement you’d expect from the school superintendent when talking about the students for whom he is … more
ELDRED, NY — After seemingly contradictory statements last month, the Eldred School Board acknowledged at its November 8 meeting that it does indeed intend to exceed or “bust” the … more
Democrat Matt Cartwright has been representing Pennsylvania’s 17th Congressional District since 2013. That district includes the cities of Scranton and Wilkes-Barre. But the Pennsylvania … more
ELDRED, NY — Highland officials on February 13 threw the town’s hat into the ring for a new economic development program spawned by the recent federal tax legislation, the Opportunity … more
LIBERTY, NY — The United States Congress passed a new tax bill in December of 2017 that can present new considerations for farm business owners. A Farmer Tax School program will be held on … more
HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne County Commissioners began their January 25 meeting with something different: a resident’s complaint. Milanville Road property owner Richard Miller appeared … more
Many people who pay high property taxes, pay high state income taxes and itemize deductions for any reason are going to see increases in their 2018 tax bills. Even though the standard deduction has … more
BEACH LAKE, PA — Without fanfare, board discussion, or public comment, the Berlin Township Board of Supervisors voted unanimously at its December 19 meeting to adopt a 2018 budget that once … more
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