NEW YORK CITY, NY — In March 2014 dozens of FBI agents descended on the tiny Village of Bloomingburg and searched the offices of developer Shalom Lamm. Since then, many residents have waited in anticipation of the day when authorities would take action against the man they said had bought and paid local officials and elections.
PORT JERVIS, NY — Detectives arrested an accused heroin dealer near the newly developed 100 Pike St., as a result of surveillance regarding narcotics sales in the area, especially at the lower end of Pike Street. Christopher Day, 26, and two others were arrested near the entrance to the Plaza and the railway station.
FALLSBURG, NY — Winter clothing was donated by Fallsburg public officials as part of the “Warm Coats, Warm Hearts” winter clothing drive of the United Way of Sullivan County at the December 12th town board meeting. Winter clothing can be donated by the public at the town clerk’s office at the Town Hall in South Fallsburg.
HONESDALE, PA — Saying they believed the ongoing six-year de facto moratorium against gas fracking development in the Delaware River Basin usurped local and county home-rule over land use, the Wayne County Commissioners on December 7 agreed to enter the federal court lawsuit of the Wayne Land & Mineral Group (WL&MG) LLC against the Delaw
A recycling center and transfer station is being constructed on State Route 52 outside of Jeffersonville. Jim Hughson first proposed building a recycling center at this location in 2010.
MILFORD, PA — After four years without a rate increase, a high-profile murder trial is going to be partly responsible for a 1.2 mill tax increase in 2017 Pike County’s property owners’ taxes, the county commissioners reported on December 7.
HAWLY, PA — In a letter to Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale, Sen.
MIDDLETOWN, NY — The Orange County Child Abuse Unit arrested a 62-year-old woman for assault, criminal possession of a weapon and endangering the welfare of a minor after the woman allegedly pointed a gun at three children she was caring for.
WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Congress passed the Delaware River Basin Conservation Act (DRBCA) on December 9 as part of a larger legislative package known as the Water Infrastructure Improvements Act for the Nation (WIIN) Act, previously called the Water Resources Development Act.
ELDRED, NY — A local law providing a six-month moratorium on the development of commercial solar energy producing fields in the Town of Highland was scheduled to face a public hearing on December 13.
The moratorium would allow for a planned update of the town zoning to better administer these proposals.