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January 2016

Highland zoning public hearing will not cover compressor stations

ELDRED, NY — The River Reporter erroneously reported the subject of the Town of Highland Public Hearing at 6:45 on February 9, prior to the regular meeting of the town board. The public hearing meeting is not meant to address compressor stations, or other natural gas infrastructure.  Read more

Eldred votes on Common Core

ELDRED, NY — To the extent possible, members of the board of the Eldred Central School (ECS) want to protect students from some of the more extreme impacts of standardized testing and other elements of Common Core standards. The board voted unanimously on January 14 to approve a resolution that, in many cases, places ECS priorities over Common Core priorities.  Read more

The case for a helipad on Fair Avenue

HONESDALE, PA — No one in attendance at the two-hour January 21 public hearing before the Honesdale Borough Council disputed the need for a life-flight helipad close to Wayne Memorial Hospital. The bone of contention was its proposed location: 1839 Fair Avenue, one mile from the hospital, on property owned by Wayne Memorial Health Systems (WMHS) near the medical offices of Highland Physicians.  Read more

New Pond Eddy Bridge unveiled

SHOHOLA, PA — Shohola Township’s meeting room was full when the final plans for the new Pond Eddy Bridge were revealed by the design team on January 21.  Read more

Baked ziti buffet

January 28, 2016

All-you-can-eat baked ziti buffet at Cracolici's on the Green, 2514 Route 52, 5-8pm. Sponsored by the Sullivan County Soap Box Derby. Cost: $12, includes salad. All proceeds to benefit the soap box derby. 845/747-4337.

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Adult Coloring Hour

February 3, 2016
February 17, 2016

Adult Coloring Hour at the Port Jervis Free Library, 4:15-5:45pm. Held every other Wednesday. Register in advance. 845/856-7313 ext. 5.

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Business workshop for farmers

February 4, 2016

Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County presents the workshop for farmers "Business Structures & Tax Updates for a Farm Operation," at Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center, 3–5pm. Jennifer Adduci of Farm Credit East will discuss farm taxation updates and credits. 845/292-6180.

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Opening for VIP CrossFit

January 30, 2016

The Greater Liberty Chamber of Commerce open house/ribbon cutting for VIP CrossFit, 40 North Main St., 3pm. Festivities include a Paleo potluck, free workout, 50/50 for free 6-month membership and special one-day-only offers. Plus, any existing member who brings a friend gets their next month free. 845/292-7214.

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Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship program

January 31, 2016

The Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship program at the Berlin Township Community Center, 10:15am. Kim Emmet, who works with Community Vocational Services (CVS), will present a program focusing on the work of this organization, dedicated to improving the lives of those with disabilities.

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