MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County’s tentative budget for 2017 includes a 4.77% increase, which will help pay for construction of the new county jail. Sullivan legislators on October 20 passed a resolution granting the contract to build the jail to Pike Company located in Rochester.
DAMASCUS TWP., PA — Three males have been fined for hunting illegally. Leroy Dustin Catania, 31, William Rave, 21, and a male younger than 18, have been fined for shooting large bucks. The fines total more than $11,000, and more than 30 dear heads and sets of antlers were seized as part of the investigation.
BARRYVILLE, NY — Unexpected delays to the maintenance work on the National Historic Landmark Roebling Bridge will require closing the roadway to vehicular traffic for four consecutive days from 6 a.m. Monday through 6 p.m. Thursday between October 31 and November 17.
BLOOMINGBURG, NY — The lawsuit in which developer Shalom Lamm accused officials of the Town of Mamakating and the Village of Bloomingburg of discrimination has been settled before trial.
LIBERTY, NY — Sean Zigmund, who has a farming operation in White Sulphur Springs, has been railing against proposed zoning changes in the hamlet for months. He sent an email to supporters on October 19 declaring a victory in his battle against the plans put forward by the town board in the Town of Liberty.
REGION — According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), more than 171 million Americans plan to celebrate Halloween this year, and will spend an average of $82.93 to do so.
BEACH LAKE, PA — “Without zoning, we have no advance knowledge of commercial enterprises coming to our township, no ability to determine their location, and no way to regulate their operation.” Resident Jim Barth’s remarks at the October 18 Berlin Township Board of Supervisors’ meeting came in response to news that Stourbridge Energy, LLC is goi
REGION — As the chlorophyll in green leaves breaks down letting reds, yellows and oranges shine through, the autumn show begins.
MIDDLETOWN, NY — Republican New York State State Sen. John Bonacic faced off against Democratic challenger Pramilla Malick in a debate that was livestreamed on the Internet on October 13.