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October 2016

Entering ‘Death’s Door’

BARRYVILLE, NY — Just in time for Halloween, DENiZENStudio at 3512 State Rte. 97 will present “Death’s Door” on Friday, October 28 and Saturday, October 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibit will feature Woody Goldberg’s photographs of cemeteries in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania in autumn.  Read more

‘Richard II’ at The Cooperage

HONESDALE, PA — The Cooperage Project will host another Shakespeare play on film, “Richard II,” as part of its Such Sweet Thunder: Shakespeare on Film series, on Thursday, October 27 at 7 p.m.  Read more

Local plein air on exhibit at Chant

LORDS VALLEY, PA — The Gallery at Chant Realtors LV, 631 Rte. 739, in Lords Valley, in November and December will showcase the art of local plein air painters, many of whom have participated in the Come Paint With Me program. Some 50 paintings in a variety of styles and mediums fill the gallery walls with interpretations reflecting the four seasons of the year.  Read more

Bluegrass band at Harmony Presents

HAWLEY, PA — Maine-based traditional bluegrass-folk band, The Gather Rounders, will play Harmony Presents in the Hawley Silk Mill on Saturday, October 29 at 8 p.m. Jill Carletti, managing director of Harmony Presents, said, “The Gather Rounders’ dynamic instrumental textures take flight with grace while rooted in the soulful vocals of lead singer-songwriter, Caroline Cotter. Along with banjoist Ron Cody, flatpicking guitarist Lincoln Meyers, fiddler Eric Lee and upright bassist Wendy Cody, this group is a powerhouse quintet.”  Read more

Shadowland presents vintage radio thrillers

ELLENVILLE, NY — Continuing its annual Halloween series of on-stage classic radio drama recreations, Shadowland Stages will present its 2016 Terror at the Mike program, presented as a benefit performance for the non-profit theater, on Saturday, October 29 at 8 p.m. The theatre is at 157 Canal St.  Read more

Here comes Halloween!

Halloween parade and celebration

LIBERTY, NY — The Town of Liberty’s annual Halloween Parade will take place Saturday, October 29. The parade will step off at 12 noon in front of the Elks Lodge, and marchers and floats will journey down Main Street.  Read more

A friend to farmers

LIBERTY, NY — Farmers are busy people. Busy during planting season, during the harvest, and generally busy on a day-to-day basis. While they work on growing their product, it’s easy to lose sight of marketing and selling that product. That’s where certain programs and initiatives can step in to help.  Read more

The garden’s demise

Earlier today, I went outside and leaned on the wooden rail of the front porch and looked down at what had become of my garden. Some people find pulling and tugging at weeds cathartic. I am not one of those. The ground was so overgrown with grass and weeds that I could no longer make out the globe basil, sage, or tarragon plants. Maybe they had already bit the dust, but there was no way to tell. I could see there were still some usable chives, flat-leaf parsley, oregano and a slim plant or two of sweet basil, though these too were half-buried.  Read more

Narrowsburg News

On Saturday, October 22 over 60 people attended The Narrowsburg Union to listen to Zephyr Teachout as she campaigns for a seat to represent us in the U.S. Congress. Putting aside your political views, it was a pleasure to see The Union being used to support an important community event. New, comfortable chairs filled the gym, and the attendees came from Narrowsburg and surrounding areas.  Read more

Looking Back

Early settlers along the Delaware often crossed the river in the course of their daily lives. For them, the river was not a state boundary but just one more obstacle to overcome to get where they wanted to go. For residents of Wayne County and the New York counties of Sullivan and Delaware, boats and ferries were the earliest means of crossing the river. Tolls were first charged to travel by ferry and carried over to bridges, which needed the approval of the state legislature to be built, but were privately owned. The Narrowsburg Bridge was the first to be constructed.  Read more