JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — ‘Twas truly a fine afternoon to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, and what better way to wear the green than in a hometown parade.
MONTICELLO, NY — The national county health rankings were released on March 14, and as has been the case for the past six years, Sullivan County came in next to last place in New York State. The Bronx had the worst health outcomes out of the 62 counties in the state, while Sullivan came in at 61.
WASHINGTON, DC — A federal three-judge panel ruled on March 19 that it would not step into the redistricting process in Pennsylvania, and therefore the new map drawn by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, with a consultant, will be the map used in the state for the congressional election this fall.
WAWAYANDA, NY — The conviction on March 13 of former Cuomo aide Joe Percoco on corruption charges related to the Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) power plant in Wawayanda has led to new criticism.
NARROWSBURG, NY — After months of debate and spirited input from the public, the Tusten Town Board decided to let the voters determine, through a proposition that will be on the November ballot, whether they want an on-road constabulary to be established in 2019.
SHOHOLA, PA — Meeting on the day after the March 14, Enough! National School Walkout to protest gun violence, Delaware Valley (DV) officials said safety issues led administrators to oppose a demonstration at DV. Students instead were encouraged to put their grievances in writing to state and federal legislators.
HAWLEY, PA — The agenda was varied, but much work was accomplished at the March 14 Borough Council meeting.
NARROWSBURG, NY — After receiving unanimous approval from the Tusten Planning Board for a solar farm on Woodoak Road in Narrowsburg, Richard Winter, CEO of Delaware River Solar (DRS), said that construction would begin this summer.
I write this column with a heavy heart. Jo Kelly of Narrowsburg passed away last week. Jo was married to Jack for over 61 years, with six kids: Nancy, Marie, Rita, John, Cliff and Gene. Rasmussen Funeral Home in Narrowsburg was packed on Sunday with Jo’s kids, grand-kids and family members, but most of all with her friends.
HIGHLAND LAKE, NY — Koinonia is a Greek word meaning Christian fellowship or communion with God, or more commonly with fellow Christians. Appropriately, it is also the name of a Lutheran camp located in Highland Lake.