The question of handling solid waste in Sullivan County has come with some challenges over the years, and also with various suggestions about how to manage those challenges. In 2004, members of the legislature were committed to the Sullivan County Landfill in Monticello.
Danger: Destruction Zone
Our outdoors columnist Tony Bonavist received a response from reader Marty Borko of Waverly, NY regarding Bonavist’s February 8 column about recent excavation projects reconfiguring the upper Beaverkill River.
Winter nights are understandably cold, sometimes even bitter cold. Yet on those bitter-cold nights when the sky is clear, the universe opens up to us in its glory.
I was very pleased by the response to last month’s column about the potential power of love to transcend nationality and ease intercultural tensions. Hopefully it struck a chord.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on February 8, issued a 138-page document explaining its earlier decision that the Congressional maps drawn by the Republican-dominated state legislature in 2011 must be redrawn before the next election.
Lately I have been considering what it must be like to hibernate like a little furry animal in a knothole or like a bear, cradled in the warmth and black oblivion of its own fur.
Most of the street lights in municipalities in New York States are owned by utilities. In most of Sullivan County that utility is NYSEG, which charges the municipalities for the power they use, along with other fees including a maintenance fee on each light.
Let’s cut to the chase: Donald J. Trump is a racist. Those who ignore and defend his outrageous racist statements are living in La La Land. From the day he announced his candidacy, he proclaimed his disdain for Mexicans, whom he described as “rapists, murderers—and some are good people.” That was just the tip of the iceberg.
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).