HONESDALE, PA — More than 200 people, many of them first responders, turned out for a grand ribbon-cutting ceremony on October 16, marking the completion of Wayne Memorial Hospital’s (WMH) helipad at 1839 Fair Ave. A Geisinger Life Flight chopper was on site and open to all to climb aboard and investigate.
MILFORD, PA — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has endorsed Democrat Zephyr Teachout in her race against Republican John Faso for Rep. Chris Gibson’s congressional seat.
MILFORD, PA — Sean Franklin Brown, 41 of Bushkill, was sentenced to state prison for up to six years for assaulting his 14-year-old daughter.
TOWN OF WALLKILL, NY — New York State Police have arrested Jaylin Smith, 18, for being involved in an incident on August 31 in which he and another man allegedly robbed five people at gunpoint.
ELDRED, NY — After pertinent public hearings, the Highland Town Board at a rescheduled October 13 meeting approved a local law to exceed the state budget cap, and also approved the 2017 budget and a zoning amendment that incorporated a state model-permit application for small (12kw) solar-power units.
REGION — As the chlorophyll in green leaves breaks down letting reds, yellows and oranges shine through, the autumn show begins.
NARROWSBURG, NY — After a second debate on October 6, the National Park Service (NPS) was asked for a legal position about the authority behind an Upper Delaware Council (UDC) position paper/memorandum querying members about solar power development in the river valley.
HONESDALE, PA — Economic development and issues related to southern Wayne County were on the commissioners’ docket as they met on September 29.
The central focus was the panel’s proclamation of Manufacturing Day in the Northern Poconos, which was slated for October 7 with a bus tour of several of Wayne’s manufacturer’s locations.
LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — At its September 29 monthly meeting, the Town of Cochecton Planning Board addressed three of the most contested topics to come before it in recent years: the Stanzoni Lake Huntington campground proposal; the six-month moratorium on commercial solar installations; and follow-up on Cochecton Self Storage, LLC.