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.
NARROWSBURG, NY — The Upper Delaware Council, Inc. (UDC) will honor those who have enhanced the quality of life or protected the resources of the Upper Delaware River Valley at its 30th Annual Awards Ceremony on Sunday, April 22.
HONESDALE, PA — Wayne County Commissioners Chair Brian Smith was in the midst of adjourning the March 22 meeting, when he recalled some “devastating news” that he needed, rather than wanted, to announce.
They say its spring, but I need proof. So, I’ve been working hard to see beyond the half a foot of snow in my backyard. If I look down, I see the floors in our house are covered in muddy boot prints. I guess that’s a good sign. If I look up, I see crows carrying twigs in their beaks to prepare their nests.
March 22, 2018 was three years since my husband Tommy has passed away. I asked him, "Tommy, give me a sign that you are with me." I got up the next morning and looked out my bathroom window and the snow melted in the shape of a heart around my weeping willow tree. That was a great sign for me.
Verna Jones of Hawley, PA died Friday, March 16, 2018 at Allied Services Skilled Nursing Care in Scranton. She was 70.
She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Jones.
Verna was an integral member of her community, bringing joy to all those she encountered with her kindness, selflessness, devotion and involvement.