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September 2016

2nd Annual Narrowsburg Honeybee Festival

October 8, 2016

Day-long festival all about the amazing honeybees along Main Street, Bridge Street and Erie Avenue. Free exhibits, expert panel discussion, classes, hive demonstrations, live music, vendor market, parade at 3:30 with Wallenpaupack Area School Marching Band. Guinness World Record attempt for most people dressed as bees at 4pm at Narrowsburg Union.

For More Information: 
honeybeefest@automaticpr.com

Sullivan County Annual Audubon Dinner

October 14, 2016

Sullivan County Audubon's Annual Dinner at the Rockland House, 5pm. Superintendent Kristina Heister, of the Upper Delaware National Park Service, is the speaker addressing the stewardship of the National Parks in the 21st Century. Open to public. Reservations required by 10/10. Don't forget to bring a bird related raffle prize.

For More Information: 
call Kate Hyden for menu/prices/reservations
Contact Phone #: 
845/439-4325

Corruption probe names CPV executive; A factor in state senate race

Charges in a wide-ranging corruption probe, conducted by federal prosecutor Phreet Bharara, have been filed against a former executive of Competitive Power Ventures (CPV), the company that is in the process of building a controversial 650-megawatt power plant in Orange County.  Read more

Pike Imaging Council (PIC)

October 4, 2016
November 1, 2016
December 6, 2016
January 3, 2017
February 7, 2017
March 7, 2017
April 4, 2017
May 2, 2017
June 6, 2017
July 4, 2017
August 1, 2017
September 5, 2017
October 3, 2017
November 7, 2017
December 5, 2017

Pike Imaging Council is a group of photography enthusiasts from the greater Milford, PA area to meet at Belle Reve Senior Living, 2nd Floor, 404 E. Harford St., 6:30pm. Each month members enjoy a presentation about photographic techniques and genres. Members also critique each other's digital or print images. 845/781-3250.

For More Information: 
Mark F. Callaghan Sr.
Contact Phone #: 
845/781-3250

The Boxcar Lillies

October 8, 2016

The Boxcar Lilies at Harmony Presents in the Silk Mill, 8pm. Combining spine-tingling three-part harmony and savvy songwriting, The Boxcar Lilies have made a name for themselves with their signature mix of folk, country, blues, and bluegrass-tinged Americana music. 570/588-8077.

For More Information: 
www.harmonypresents.com
Contact Phone #: 
570/588-8077

Clarifying a misconception

Myths and misunderstandings abound in nature and can lead to undesirable outcomes. Such is the case when it comes to two plants that flower at this time of year. One of them provokes an allergic response in humans. The other does not, but it is often blamed for the offense. Why?
Ragweed is responsible for the host of symptoms associated with respiratory allergies. But although we’re all familiar with its name, many of us haven’t a clue what it looks like. That’s because its unassuming appearance allows it to fade into the background of our perception, behind other more showy plants.  Read more

Local energy co-op wins national award

HONESDALE, PA — At an awards ceremony in Las Vegas, the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) recently announced that Northeast Pennsylvania-based Clean Energy Co-op was the winner of the 2016 Community Renewables Project of the Year award.  Read more

National Public Lands Day

BEACH LAKE, PA — The Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River will celebrate National Public Lands Day on Saturday, September 24 with a park-wide volunteer event, which will focus on maintaining the park’s treasured natural and historical resources. Volunteers are invited to participate.  Read more

I oughta be in pictures

Well… I’m not at all sure that I “oughta be,” but as it happens, I am this week. Usually, I’m pretty busy on the other side of the camera, attempting to capture all that is happening throughout the Upper Delaware region, but for the past few days, I’ve been in front of the cameras, actively participating in the events that I attended and for much of those days, the subject of social networking while others took the photos, posting them online for all the world to see.  Read more

Bethany Library hosts fall fundraiser

BETHANY, PA — Celebrating its 80th anniversary year, Bethany Public Library will host a fall farm-to-table dinner on Sunday, October 2 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Highlights Foundation’s conference center, known as The Barn at Boyds Mills, located at 392 Boyds Mills Rd.  Read more