Learn to knit at PEEC, $200 incl. lodging/meals. Beginners to advanced welcome. 570/828-2319.
Learn about horse health & care, riding lessons, trail rides & more at Frost Valley YMCA, check-in 5pm. RSVP: 845/985-2291.
Tusten supervisor Peg Harrison has been performing the bookkeeping duties of the town since the board voted on January 5 to eliminate the position. At the town meeting on March 14, Harrison said it is a “conflict” for her to continue to act as the bookkeeper, and asked the board to re-establish the position of town bookkeeper so that she could move to define the job and fill it. She said the job would not require more than 15 hours of work per week. Read more
Whether the New York Firewood Company violated town code, and whether town officials must do anything about it, is a matter of interpretation of the rules.
Early last spring, Forbes March began constructing what was ultimately to become an operation that imports logs from outside of the property, cuts the logs up and dries the wood in a kiln. The wood is then bundled and trucked off to be sold at retail outlets. Read more
Happy 1000th kilowatt
MILANVILLE, PA — The River Reporter has been following the tribulations of our solar panels during a long winter [at Barbara Yeaman’s house on River Road; see “Solar in winter,” February 10, and news brief, “Back in business,” February 1], so I’m happy to report that on March 3—following a run of sunny days—our solar meter recorded its 1000th kilowatt hour of electricity. Read more