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September 2015

PA State Police offer reward for man who stabbed elderly woman

HONESDALE, PA — Pennsylvania Crimestoppers has offered a cash reward for information regarding a man wanted for a stabbing. On September 24, between 5 and 6 p.m., an 83-year-old female was stabbed multiple times at the intersection of Carlton Road and Gallagher Road in Dreher Township. She is currently hospitalized.  Read more

Gillibrand urges extension of health programs for 9/11 responders

WASHINGTON, DC — With one day left before the expiration of the World Trade Center Health Program, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand was on the Senate floor on September 29 to once again urge Congress to pass a permanent extension of the programs on which 9/11 first responders, survivors and their families rely. Since the 14th anniversary of the attacks just over two weeks ago, six first responders died from 9/11-related illnesses. Over 1,700 people have passed away from a 9/11 related illnesses.  Read more

Casey comments on Pope’s visit

WASHINGTON DC — Sen. Bob Casey issued the following statement regarding Pope Francis’ visit: “Philadelphia has had many important days in its history, and Pope Francis’ visit will be long remembered among those historic moments. In Philadelphia, Pope Francis continued his uplifting, affirmative and inclusive message that appeals to Catholics and non-Catholics alike.  Read more

Cuomo’s Common Core details

ALBANY, NY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo on September 28 released new details about the Common Core Task Force, which he has created to examine the relatively new system of testing and rating teachers and students in the state.  Read more

More discussion on Long Eddy access; Nearby business threatens litigation

LONG EDDY, NY — Three public meetings were held in Long Eddy on September 28 to gather public input on the proposed expansion of the fishing access point in the Upper Delaware River.  Read more

Safety of Wayne’s dams in question

HONESDALE, PA — It wasn’t on the agenda, but a state safety review of lake community dams was definitely under discussion at the Wayne County Commissioners’ September 24 meeting.  Read more

Grahamsville man arrested for statutory rape

On September 29, 2015 State Police at Liberty arrested Michael C. Fisher, age 22 of Grahamsville, NY after it was reported to State Police that he had sexual relations with a fifteen year old. The incident occurred in the Town of Fallsburg.

Fisher was charged with Rape 3rd Degree, a felony. This charge is based upon the victim's inability to consent due to age. Fisher was arraigned in the Town of Fallsburg Court and remanded to the Sullivan County Jail in lieu of $15,000 cash bail or $30,000 bond.

Learn how to pair wine with chocolate

October 4, 2015

Bethany Public Library will host an afternoon talk and tasting—“Pairing Wine with Chocolate”—upstairs from the library, located at 8 Court St., 4pm. Tickets cost $45. Contact Jane at 570/253-5711.

For More Information: 
570/253-5711

Rib and Pulled Pork Barbeque

October 17, 2015

Sullivan County Pregnancy Support Center will be having a Rib and Pulled Pork Barbeque at the Vine and Branch Church on Route 52, 4-7pm.

For More Information: 
Sullivan County Pregnancy Support Center