HONESDALE, PA — The primary message following the county commissioners’ report on August 10 storm damage in northern Wayne County was, “Please take heed of weather alerts,” Chairman Brian Smith said on August 16.
HONESDALE, PA — A makeshift covering, plywood or cardboard, fills the space in borough hall where once there was a window pane. Much of the June 11 Honesdale Borough Council meeting was devoted to the time, cost and effort of cleanup following the May 15 thunderstorm and tornadoes.
BEAVERBROOK, NY — Long-time Tusten resident Chuck Hoffman has made a name for himself as a photographer in recent years, but last week he turned up on WCBS-TV as a victim of the fierce storms that blew through the region on May 16.
NARROWSBURG, NY — The State of Emergency declared by Sullivan County Manager Josh Potosek on May 16, was finally ended on May 21 in the towns of Tusten and Highland.
The two towns received some of the worst damage during the storms that swept the region, knocking down numerous trees and power lines.
GLEN SPEY, NY — Town of Lumberland officials took time out on May 9 to thank the summer camp director who opened his doors and played host to powerless residents and those stranded and provided emergency internet access during the storms Quinn and Riley and their aftermath to allow fundamental town business to continue.
Many local residents have observed the numerous trees still overhanging the power lines all around our region, setting up the next round of power outages if they are not addressed.
REGION — The March 2 blizzard and following storms led to a sharp increase in people in the region who are now interested in purchasing a home generator. It’s not surprising.
Do I have to push a button to turn on the generator?
Most whole-house generators come equipped with an automatic transfer switch. It monitors the electricity coming into your house from the grid, and when wires stop sending power to your house, the generator turns on automatically.
REGION — There are a lot of solar generators on the market being sold by various companies for various purposes.