NARROWSBURG, NY — The future may indeed be brighter in Tusten, at least when one walks or drives at night. That is because the town is pursuing a changeover to LED lighting for the street lamps for which it is responsible.
LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — “Are you ready for the 19th?” supervisor Gary Maas asked Charter Commission member Larry Richardson at the opening of the October 11 Cochecton Town Board meeting. Richardson replied, “I’m psyched.”
NARROWSBURG, NY — Narrowsburg businessman and Tusten Town Board member Ned Lang filed a lawsuit in July against Tusten Supervisor Carol Wingert and town board member Brandi Merolla. The lawsuit also names Lang’s neighbor Arthur Freer.
HONESDALE, PA — With two councilmen out, Mike Dux and Troy Johnson, and Jeremy Ebert’s seat vacant, Honesdale Borough Council just met quorum at its October 16 meeting. Nevertheless, it appointed one of only two applicants to serve the remainder of Ebert’s term, expiring on January 6, 2020
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HANCOCK, NY — Representatives of all the parties to the Supreme Court Decree of 1954, which provides legal guidelines for how water from the New York City reservoirs at the headwaters of the Delaware River is allocated, were present at the Water Water Everywhere (WWE) meeting of Friends of the Upper Delaware at the West Branch Angler Resort.
BARRYVILLE, NY — Jean Gallagher, left, a legislative aide to Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther and the assemblywoman herself, dropped by The River Reporter’s photo booth at Pumpkin Fest in Barryville on October 7, and joined in the festivities.
LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — Twice the Cochecton Town Board interrupted its 2018 budget prep meeting on October 4. First, it went into executive session to meet with county officials renegotiating the Western Sullivan Transfer Station lease.
HONESDALE, PA — Janine Edwards, Wayne County district attorney, announced on October 5 that Michael Thomas Schwartz, 35, and Jamie Lynn Schwartz, 29, were sentenced to periods of lengthy incarceration in a state prison. The couple was found guilty of numerous child sexual-abuse charges on July 17 by President Judge Raymond L.
HARRISBURG, PA — A resolution introduced by former Wayne County Commissioner, now Rep. Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) urging the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) to cease consideration of a ban on natural gas drilling in the Delaware River Basin passed the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee on October 3.