TRR photo by Susan Wade

Colors are dipped and veterans salute during the three-volley salute at Heroes Park in Eldred.

Veterans honored

ELDRED, NY — Ninety-nine years after the armistice was signed to end World War I, Highland residents gathered to honor their own on November 11 at 11 a.m. The commemoration was hosted by the Tusten-Highland-Lumberland VFW Post 6427 and the Sylvan Liebla American Legion Post 1363. Commander  Peter D. Carmeci Sr.

TRR photo by David Hulse

The Wayne County Commissioners are pictured November 9, signing off on a resolution to issue 2017 obligation bonds in the amount $12,715,000 to fund the retirement of a $7.2 million 2012 bond issue and a series of nine proposed infrastructure capital projects estimated to cost $3,955,052. The commissioners said the action would provide a 2% interest savings amounting to $120,000 over the 12-year life of the bonds.

Wayne on hook for state shortfall

HONESDALE, PA — Human Services Director Andrea Whyte delivered the state’s bad news to the county commissioners on November 9.

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Corporal Seth Kelly

Trooper shot at DUI arrest recovering

FOUNTAIN HILL, PA — Cpl. Seth Kelly, a Honesdale native and a corporal with the Pennsylvania State Police, was upgraded from critical to stable condition on November 13. That was after two surgeries to treat multiple gunshot wounds suffered after Kelly and another officer pulled over a man suspected of driving under the influence.

Lake Huntington News 11/16

I hope you are all staying nice and warm in this chilly winter weather. Neither rain, nor sleet, nor hail, nor snow stopped The Cochcton Republican Club from serving up their annual chicken barbeque dinner on Election Day. I have to say it is the best chicken barbeque around.

John Geba

John Geba, a longtime resident of Glen Spey, NY, died Monday, November 6, 2017 with his family by his side. He was 90.

Funding for the Upper Delaware Council is being investigated by the National Park Service.

Upper Delaware Council under threat

NARROWSBURG, NY — As the first year of the Trump Administration labors to a conclusion, the Upper Delaware Council (UDC) continues to struggle with this year’s newly intense financial oversight by the National Park Service (NPS).

TRR photo by Susan Wade

A crowd of over 100 gathered at the last school board meeting seeking information on the recent lawsuit and subsequent personnel changes.

Few details disclosed at Eldred School Board meeting

ELDRED, NY — Acknowledging a crowd of well over 100 community members, board president Carol Bliefernich began her report at the November 2 meeting stating that there are probably “100 different reasons why you are here.” She repeatedly stated that she looks forward to hearing from the public, either personally or in the forum of the public meet

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A black-capped chickadee feasts on a sunflower seed. For more photos and additional discussion of the lack of birds at bird feeders, see River Talk at

Disappearing birds explained

REGION — There has been a rash of comments on social media in recent weeks about birds disappearing from bird feeders. The phenomena is reportedly real but not of concern, according to an email sent from Marc Devokaitis, a public information specialist at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.



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