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July 2015

Caregiver’s Support Group

August 12, 2015

Wayne County Area Agency on Aging holds Caregiver’s Support Group at the Earl J. Simons Senior Center, 1:30-3pm. Guest speaker: Juliann Doyle from the Wayne County Office of Human Services. She will present an overview of aging services/transportation. 570/253-4262.

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Swing Shift Orchestra

August 13, 2015

The Town of Liberty Parks and Recreation Department presents the Swing Shift Orchestra at the Liberty Main Street Stage on North Main Street, 7pm. Free admission. Bring a chair or blanket. 845/292-7690.

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Professional Women meeting

August 19, 2015

Professional Women of Sullivan County to meet at River Edge Restaurant, 6pm networking, 6:30pm speaker, business meeting and dinner. Speaker: Susanne Spring, yoga instructor. Cost: members $24, non-members: $27. 845/434-1974.

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Donna Harness

Book sale

August 15, 2015

Manchester Community Library holds book sale, 3879 Hancock Hwy., 9am-12noon. Hard cover $2, paper back $1, 5/$1. 570/224-8500.

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Linda Wescott
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Pancake breakfast

August 16, 2015

Pine Mill Community Hall, 919 Pine Mill Rd., holds pancake breakfast, 7:30-11:30am. Menu features cheese omelets, blueberry or plain pancakes, sausage, home fries, apple sauce, juice, coffee/tea. Adults: $8, children 10 and under, $4, infants free. 570/224-8500.

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Linda Wescott
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Talk on gardens

August 1, 2015

A certified lecturer for the Federated Garden Clubs of America, retired landscape architect and TV host, Barbara Schaedler, presents "Garden Design Crosses the Pont to America" at the Equinunk Historical Society, 1 pm. 570/224-6722, email, visit

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Carol MacMaster
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What’s in the water?

The Upper Delaware River region is riddled with water bodies, ranging from rivers to lakes, ponds, streams and wetlands. Those who spend time near such waters are likely to encounter the northern water snake, a large colorful snake that ranges in size from 24 to 50 inches at maturity.

This non-venomous snake is sometimes mistaken for the northern copperhead, a venomous species that prefers drier habitats featuring rocky terrains. Generally speaking, venomous snakes in our region have flattened triangular-shaped heads. But head shape can be misleading.  Read more

Demos and tastings at Barryville Farmers’ Market

BARRYVILLE, NY — The Barryville Farmers’ market has a full lineup of demos and tastings by local chefs coming up in August. “This is a great way for folks to experience the market, learn and taste something new. We’re really lucky to have such talented chefs donate their time to promoting local food” said Danielle Gaebel, media and events coordinator. Visit

Schedule of events:
Saturday, August 1, “Zoodles,” 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., presented by radical homemaker and chef, Danielle Gaebel of the Natural Contents Kitchen.  Read more

Summerfest at the fly fishing museum

LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — The Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum will hold its annual Summerfest weekend on Saturday, August 1 and Sunday, August 2. The gate will open at 8:30 a.m. on both days. There will be over 100 tables of fly-fishing books, gear, collectibles, tying materials and more. Past exhibitors have included Beaverkill Trout Hatchery, Sullivan County Sportsman, Kurpil Family Fiddlers, local distilleries, Asthalters Maple Syrup, ceramic artists and handcrafted jewelry makers.  Read more

4-Hers’ livestock auctioned

HONESDALE, PA — There will be a 4-H junior livestock sale at the Wayne County Fair on Saturday, August 15 at 10 a.m. The fairgrounds are located on Route 191 North, at 270 Miller Dr. The 4-H projects include steers, hogs, lambs and goats all home raised by local 4-H members.

There will be free barbeque for all registered bidders. The sale will be conducted by the Wayne County 4-H Junior Lifestock Committee, John H. Wetmore, auctioneer.