The defunding and potential demise of the Upper Delaware Council should not be cause for celebration, as some seem to think, but consternation. Towns and townships will still be subject to all Land and Water Use Guidelines outlined in the River Management Plan (RMP).
I have a not-so-secret vice: I love interior design, and I have tear sheets going back decades. I am addicted to home improvement shows. I thrill to see those neglected houses brought back to life and made appropriate for the way we live now.
It’s been more than a decade since the landsmen started knocking on the doors of property owners in the region and offering promises of riches in exchange for the right to drill for gas on those properties.
Make your voice heard on fracking
January 20th. The Women’s March. Again.
The outrage and celebration continue with marches and rallies all over our country and world.
Here, in our community, we came together from both sides of the river, Pennsylvania and New York, to meet at the Main Street Narrowsburg Deck overlooking our beloved Delaware.
We are actors in a break room in an office building on the far west side of Manhattan. It could almost be any city bordered by water for all the new office buildings going up around it. I hardly recognize my hometown anymore, especially in neighborhoods that once lay fallow.
Following days of zero and single digit temperatures, low pressure brought fog and rain on January 12, flooding streams and disrupting river ice. It also generated fog that shrouded the Milanville Bridge.
Several days later a new cold front restored the snow and sunlight.
There’s no question that political partisanship was the primary factor driving Republicans in Harrisburg as they redrew the congressional districts in the state in the wake of the 2010 census: their lawyers have admitted so in open court.
Not fit to govern
The GOP control the Senate, the House of Representatives, and the White House. Yet the 2018 budget is three and a half months late. Now all they can offer is a one-month interim budget? That is proof that they are not fit to govern.
We all know those people who are always washing their hands and then use a paper towel to open the door. They will wear gloves on the train even in the summer—or the occasional surgical mask. They may be germaphobes, but with this flu season in full swing they may be the smart ones.