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October 2015

Bonacic hails women’s bill signing

MIDDLETOWN, NY — Sen. John J. Bonacic announced that the Women’s Equality Agenda, a top priority of the Senate Republican Conference, was signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on October 23. The measures include efforts to fight human trafficking, require equal pay for equal work, combat sexual harassment in the workplace and stop gender discrimination in employment and housing decisions. Other pieces of legislation include improvements in workplace accommodations for pregnant women and improving existing laws that deal with domestic violence victims.  Read more

Pond Eddy Bridge remains closed

POND EDDY, PA — The Pond Eddy Bridge remained closed on October 27 while a consultant analyzes what steps will be needed to repair the bridge.  Read more

Training to protect victims of sexual violence and intimidation

HONESDALE, PA — Janine Edwards, Wayne County District Attorney, announced on October 26 that the Wayne County Anti-Violence Task Force is presenting training for law enforcement, social workers and counselors and others on the Protection for Victims of Sexual Violence and Intimidation Act at the Wayne County Emergency Management Operations Center.  Read more

Cuomo to promote Catskill tourism

ALBANY, NY — The administration of Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on October 23 that it will make a significant effort to promote tourism in the Catskills region next summer. Cuomo announced the first-ever Catskill Challenge, to be modeled after his Adirondack Challenge this year, which received a great deal of publicity.  Read more

Halloween decorations and costumes

UPPER DELAWARE VALLEY — It’s Halloween time in the region, and if the people here are like those in the rest of the country, we will be spending a frightening amount of money on the holiday. Total spending in the U.S. on candy, costumes and other items related to Halloween is expected to reach nearly $7 billion, with individuals spending an average of nearly $75 each, according to projection from the National Retail Federation.  Read more

Election law throws Mamakating a curve; Candidates won’t appear on line that endorsed them

TOWN OF MAMAKATING, NY — New York State is famous for making it easy to vote on various lines. For instance, this year Lillian Hendrickson is running for town supervisor on the Bring Back Bethel line against incumbent Dan Sturm who is running on the Democratic, Conservative and Independence party lines.  Read more

Delaware Valley officials fume over lottery diversions

WESTFALL, PA –Feelings of a perceived state government prejudice against Pennsylvania’s public schools arose once again the October 22 meeting of the Delaware Valley Board of Education.

Speaking during board reporting from its legislative committee, Board President Zachary Pearce reported that the PA School Boards Association PSBA had joined in an Oct. 21 lawsuit against the state – which while in the midst of a budget crisis impacting all agencies, municipalities and districts, “unilaterally released lottery money to the charter schools.”  Read more

Halloween costume party

October 29, 2015

Halloween costume party at Roscoe NY Beer Company, 6-9pm. Music by Somerville. Prizes for best dressed and most creative. Cost: $5, which includes food. Bring a non-perishable food item and get a drink half off.

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Roscoe Beer

Celebrate 10 years at Barryville Farmers Market

October 31, 2015

10th anniversary celebration of the Barryville Farmers Market, 10am-1pm.

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Barryville Farmers Market