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October 2015

Comedy & Such: An evening of one-act plays

November 6, 2015
November 7, 2015

One-act plays for young and old by Sullivan West staff in conjunction with Sullivan West Drama Club at the high school auditorium, 7pm. Tickets: $10 adults, $5 students, senior citizens free.

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Sullivan West

Eagle Watch Volunteer Training

December 5, 2015

Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy from 9am-1pm in Lackawaxen, PA and learn to become an Eagle Watch volunteer. You will learn about the volunteer eagle monitoring program, how to interact with the eagle watching public, and join field visits to actual monitoring sites. 845/583-1010.

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volunteer@delawarehighlands.org
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845/583-1010

A new place to hike in Pike County

Over the past year, construction started on a parking area near the intersection of Route 6 and Twin Lakes Road in Milford Township, PA. There was much speculation over what it could be by some area residents. Another area of construction was on Route 6 just east of the Twin Lakes Road intersection. Unlike many construction projects, this particular project was for the benefit of people and the natural environment alike. This fall saw the fruits of over five years of planning and work: the Cornelia and Florence Bridge Preserve.  Read more

Free snowmobile certification course offered

LIBERTY, NY — Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC)’s 4-H Youth Development Program will host a free snowmobile safety course for youth on Sunday, November 8, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The training will be held at the CCESC Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center on 64 Ferndale-Loomis Rd. Classroom presentation and activities will be provided by certified instructors with additional information shared by video.  Read more

Local Service to Ag Award

HONESDALE, PA — Bob and Judy Muller, second from left and left respectively, were honored with the Local Service to Ag Award at the Wayne/Pike Farm Bureau Fall Dinner. Bob is the founder of the Cold Spring/Rileyville 4H Club and has been its leader for 46 years. In addition to Judy’s 41 years of work with the 4H Club, she was named assistant director of the Wayne County Fair in 1978. Judy and Bob continue to oversee and assist with the 4H livestock sale at the fair each year. Also shown is Karl Eisenhauer, local farm bureau president.

Woodloch raises $15,000 for conservation

HAWLEY, PA — On October 20th, Woodloch Pines Resort presented the Delaware Highlands Conservancy with a check for $15,000 for donations collected through participation in the Green Lodging Partnership program in 2015. Donations collected are $2 per stay, and offer an opportunity for each guest to invest in the future of the Upper Delaware River region. Funds raised will be used to further the Conservancy’s land protection and education efforts throughout the region.  Read more

Last weekend to visit Reaper’s Revenge, America’s Best Haunted Attraction

SCRANTON, PA — You board a haunted hay ride and journey into the woods when you have to depart the wagon and enter a sideshow freak circus, then you enter a pitch-black maze, completely robbed of your sight. But that’s not all, if you survive the maze you come upon a zombie wasteland. These are all part of Reaper’s Revenge four attractions: Haunted Hayride, Lost Carnival, Pitch Black, and Sector 13.  Read more

Trick or treat

It’s a little spooky how quickly the year has flown by. Seems like only yesterday that I was writing about the darling buds of May making their first appearance and making plans for the lazy, hazy days of summer—which are now a thing of the past. In fact, when I awoke yesterday, there was literally frost on the pumpkin, and I began the mildly arduous task of digging out the long johns and putting my patio furniture away for the winter. As always, I’m a bit behind schedule.  Read more

Quirky indie folk at The Cooperage

HONESDALE, PA — RiverFolk Concerts will bring Honor Finnegan to the stage at The Cooperage on Sunday, November 8 at 3 p.m. Finnegan has received numerous awards, including the 2013 Kerrville New Folk Winner, 2012 Falcon Ridge Emerging Artist and was chosen to perform on the most esteemed stage for both the 2012 Formal Showcase at both NERFA and SERFA (Northeast and Southeast Regional Folk Alliance Conferences).  Read more

‘A Tender Thing’ at DVAA

NARROWSBURG, NY — Delaware Valley Arts Alliance presents a performance reading of “A Tender Thing,” at the Krause Recital Hall, Delaware Arts Center, 37 Main St. for one night only on Friday, October 30 at 7:30 p.m.

Directed by Mimi McGurl, “A Tender Thing” is playwright Ben Power’s remix of the greatest love story of all time. What if Romeo and Juliet had lived and loved?  Read more