PLEASANT MOUNT, PA — Some 110 cows were killed at a farm in Mount Pleasant last month at the Jonas Family Cold Spring Farm, and about 33 cows were saved. On February 3, about 700 members of the community turned out to an auction in Wayne County to benefit the Jonas family. The event raised some $56,700.
Press release from Upper Delaware Council
NARROWSBURG, NY – The Upper Delaware Council, Inc. (UDC) will shut its doors on March 30 if the non-profit organization remains unable to access the federal funds it relies on to operate after 30 years of Cooperative Agreements with the National Park Service (NPS).
Press release from the Upper Delaware Council
REGION — There has been a bumper crop of ice on the river this year. The frigid weather at the end of December and early January caused it to form and warmer weather caused it to break up and move. Here in the Big Eddy, massive blocks of ice were piled atop one another, while other parts of the river are clear.
MIDDLETOWN, NY — New York State has some of the most restrictive laws in the country when it comes to getting justice for child victims of sexual abuse. The law now requires that if a child victim of sexual abuse wants to seek justice through a lawsuit, the victim must take legal action by the time she or he is 23 years old.
LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — “Even a non-rocket scientist can put this up in five minutes.” Cochecton Supervisor Gary Maas was reading aloud from a product brochure at the January 23 Cochecton Town Board meeting. “Well then, we may be able to handle installation by ourselves,” he said.
WASHINGTON, DC — In the aftermath of a decision by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court that congressional districts are unconstitutional because they are too gerrymandered, Republican lawmakers in Harrisburg have appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court to overrule the state court.
ELDRED, NY — The Eldred Central School District is said to be in significant fiscal stress according to a report released on January 25 by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.
REGION — Eight years after the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) imposed a de facto ban on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in the Delaware Watershed, the DRBC is holding a series of public hearings on adopting new regulations covering fracking; the regulations would make the ban permanent, but they would also allow for the withdrawal of wat
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 before the panel questioning why his tax bill had increased $12,500, when there had been no improvements on the land and “nothing in years.”