MONTICELLO, NY — In recent months Sen. John Bonacic has been telling anyone who would listen about the benefits of Airbnb, especially for seniors who own homes in New York State and have trouble paying their taxes.
WASHINGTON, DC — While the 2018 Farm Bill appears to be bogged down by partisan differences, there are some changes occurring in the dairy world thanks to the recent passage of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 in Washington.
PA EIGHTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT — Residents of Wayne and Pike counties, which are in the Pennsylvania Eighth Congressional District, will have a new representative in Congress next year because of the new congressional map ordered by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
ALBANY, NY — Lawmakers in Albany approved a $168 budget on March 31, squeaking in before the April 1 deadline. High among Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s goals for the budget were elements that would soften the impact of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act passed in December 2017, which ended the full deduction of state and local taxes from federal tax payments.
GLEN SPEY, NY — Scot Krebs, the former principal of the Eldred Junior/Senior High School, was reassigned to administrative duties by then-interim Superintendent Dr. John Morgano after a jury awarded a $1 million settlement to Anthony Motta Jr. in November 1017.
GLEN SPEY, NY — Lumberland residents should be compiling their storm photographs to help the town demonstrate “how long it took” and “show the poor Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R) response” to the March 1-2 storm. Supervisor Jenny Mellan last week asked residents to send or email photos to the town.
POUGHKEEPSIE, NY — On a sunny spring day that could not have been more perfect, a crisp, light chill from the Hudson River blew across the faces of approximately 8,000 participants as they marched across the walkway over the Hudson beginning on the Poughkeepsie side.
DAMASCUS, PA — As the region braced for its fourth nor’easter in three weeks, emergency management coordinator Ed Lagarenne announced at the March 19 Damascus Township Board of Supervisors meeting that help is available for township residents dealing with storm-related power outages.
ELDRED, NY — “It was an inauspicious start to the month… ” Highland Supervisor Jeff Haas began at the opening of the March 13 town board meeting. “…I’ll be looking forward to the lamb.”
HONESDALE, PA — Flyers on display in Walmart in Honesdale have announced a class-action lawsuit making the claim the chain charged too much tax on items purchased with coupons.