GLEN SPEY, NY — “It makes my heart leap,” Sharon Sparling said of the panoramic view from the roadway across Rio Dam. As a realtor, she felt the dam crossing was the most spectacular gateway to introduce clients to Lumberland. But in recent years, she said, the maintenance of the lightly used roadway has turned it into an embarrassment.
WAYWAYANDA, NY — A staff member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a Notice to Proceed on the 7.8 Valley Lateral Pipeline that will connect the Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) power plant to the Millennium Pipeline.
LOWELL, MA — A story about a Sullivan County woman who went missing in 1975 and was found on October 24 went viral and appeared in numerous news outlets from Seattle, WA to Miami, FL.
HONESDALE, PA — It appeared that high-profile Wayne County District Attorney Janine Edwards would have no competition in her run to succeed Wayne County President Judge Raymond Hamill, who is retiring. But her opponent in the May primary, lawyer Pamela Wilson, has announced she is running a write-in campaign.
Mamie Marie Meyer (“Peggy”) was born January 14, 1931, the daughter of the late Arthur and Louise Turner, in the carriage house of Burn Brae Mansion of the Elkin Estate in Glen Spey, NY, as were many of her brothers and sisters. Peggy was a lifelong and many-generation native of Lumberland, NY.
FORESTBURG, NY — Actor Drew Stairs as Dr. Frank N. Furter, center, and the rest of the cast of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” are doing the Time Warp again this weekend in the Tavern at the Forestburgh Playhouse.
REGION — On a day when water releases from the New York City reservoirs were scheduled to be dramatically reduced, the five parties to the 1954 Supreme Court decree governing releases from those reservoirs reached an agreement that maintained the higher release levels.
MONTICELLO, NY — A trial over bullying in the Eldred Central School District got underway on October 24.
It was expected to last one day and determine whether or not school officials took sufficient action to protect Anthony Motta Jr. from the students who are accused of bullying him for several years.
BEACH LAKE, PA — Setting the tone for a 20-minute October 17 Berlin Township Board of Supervisors meeting, supervisor Cathy Hunt pointed to two carefully posed decorative skeletons with blinking green eyes, and said it was time to get the skeletons out of the township closet.