SCRANTON, PA — The parents of Eric Frein want three civil lawsuits filed against them dismissed because they say they are not responsible for their son’s deadly shooting rampage and the ensuing manhunt.
MONTICELLO, NY— Gov. Cuomo’s office has announced grants totaling $2.5 million, which will go to restore three properties in the towns of Rockland and Liberty and the Village of Liberty. The grants, from a project called Restore New York Communities Initiative, were announced on March 26.
NEW YORK STATE — The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) wants to remind the public that now that trout season has begun anglers have the opportunity to fish at the its reservoirs or dozens of other properties it owns with access to streams rivers and lakes in the Catskill Mountains and the Hudson Valley.
ALBANY, NY — When the New York State Legislature finalized the state budget on March 31, one of the elements was $5 million that will go to pay for environmental and design activities for Route 17. Specifically, the money will be used for a project that will expand the highway to three lanes in each direction.
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.
I hope everyone had a very happy Easter. I had a great time at my brother Teddy’s. Holly Schulman would like to thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers. Holly is coming along and cannot wait to get home and be back at work.
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.