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July 2015

Lackawaxen Block Party

August 15, 2015

Lackawaxen’s second annual Good ol' Fashioned Block Party, 12noon–7pm. Games, ice carving, food, DJ, vendors, tricky tray baskets and more. Car, truck and bike display, $5 registration starts at 11am. All proceeds from the car display will be donated to a local contractor with medical expenses incurred from a motorcycle accident this past May.

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Vacation Bible School

August 21, 2015
August 22, 2015

Vacation Bible school Camp Discovery at Drew United Methodist Church, 49-51 Sussex St. Fri. from 6-8pm, and Sat. from 9am-3pm. For children age 4-grade 6. 845/856-3423.

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Neighbors oppose Wawayanda gas plant; Health concerns top the list

WAWAYANDA, NY — Community fears about toxic emissions from the Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) gas power plant planned for Wawayanda, NY, have not troubled town supervisor John Razzano. He expressed skepticism about reports of adverse health effects among residents near the Minisink gas compressor seven miles away.

The compressor releases just a fraction of the same emissions the plant would produce. One Minisink family, unable to sell their house, abandoned it. Others sold at a loss, fearing the health implications of symptoms that appeared when the compressor began operation.  Read more

Planning board grills ASTI executives; Forestburgh neighbors don’t want the noise

Members of the Town of Forestburgh Planning Board on July 29 questioned executives of Advanced Skills Training Institute (ASTI), who are seeking a special-use permit to open what they call a recreational facility on a 300-acre parcel currently owned by developer Shalom Lamm. James Sherman, CEO and founder of ASTI, said a closing on the property is scheduled for the end of August.  Read more

Tricky tray

August 15, 2015

Blooming Grove Volunteer Fire Department tricky tray, doors open at 5pm; calling at 7pm. Admission: $1. Thousands of dollars in valued prizes. Some free refreshments with an opportunity to purchase hot dogs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, french fries with or without cheese, nachos, chili and beverages. 570/775-7355.

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Shandelee Music Festival opens 22nd Season

August 13, 2015

The Shandelee Music Festival opens with an "Evening of Chamber Music" and the return engagement of the Hermitage Piano Trio, at the Sunset Concert Pavilion, 8pm. Featuring Misha Keylin, violin; Sergey Antonov, cello; and IIya Kazantsev, piano. 845/439-3277, www.shandelee.org.

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Book talk

August 6, 2015

Career educator Tony Nappo will lead a discussion of Rebecca Skloot’s book "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 6:30pm. 845/794-4660 ext. 7.

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Patriot Connectors meeting

August 13, 2015

Bob Beierle, editor of “Our Town” magazine will the guest speaker at the meeting of the Patriot Connectors in the Wallenpaupack High School Auditorium, 2552 U.S. Route Six. Social hour at 6:30pm and the meeting at 7pm. PatriotConnectors.com.

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Humane Society program

August 8, 2015

Representatives of the Humane Society of Port Jervis/Deerpark speak at The Hub at The Port Jervis Free Library, 10:30am-12noon. They will share information with everyone considering adopting a homeless animal or volunteering to care for them. Saturday, August 15th is International Homeless Animal Day. 845/772-7586.

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Clown art show

August 7, 2015

“Clownz: Comic Horror” curated by Elizabeth Ennis & Joanna Hartell opening reception at the Loft Gallery, Delaware Arts Center, 37 Main St., 7–9pm. Group show features 13 artists from the Catskills region, and a few guests, who created art featuring clowns and clowning activities. 845/252-7576.

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