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March 2011

Conservancy holds volunteer brunch

HAWLEY, PA — The Delaware Highlands Conservancy is inviting all past, present or interested volunteers to a brunch. The brunch and open house will be held from 10 a.m. To 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 26 at the Delaware Highlands Conservancy Office on River Street.  Read more

College internships available at Grey Towers

MILFORD, PA — Applications currently are being accepted for a number of different internships at Grey Towers National Historic Site, Milford. Students can earn from $75 per week subsistence allowance to $2,500 for the 12-week season, depending on which internship they qualify for. Internships vary in start and end dates and range from May through November.  Read more

Mystery Role

“You have to come over.”

“What’s going on?”

“I’m at my wit’s end.”

“Oh Murray, it’s snowing outside.”

“Tom, it’s an emergency.”

Tom stepped out into the snow. He pulled at his hat and scarf. What had Murray gotten himself into? He was curious and usually when folks came to see him for advice that wasn’t the case. Still, he tried to help them all just the same.  Read more

Reading, writing and a rhythm stick

I was stunned this week to hear one of my pals exclaim that there was “nothing to do around here.” I know that most of us have grown weary of winter, and the weather tends to keep us inside—but nothing to do? Hardly.

I scanned my schedule and made several suggestions, but while she had to admit that there were events of interest on my list, when push came to shove, she simply did not want to go out. “Fine,” I replied, “but I’m hitting the road.”  Read more

Spring craft fair

April 30, 2011

First Presbyterian Church, 10am-3pm. Refreshments, baked goods. 570/226-4835.

Chamber fundraiser: 'Casino Royale'

April 9, 2011

James Bond-themed black tie fundraiser at Monticello Motor Club, 7:30-11:30pm, $75. Lite fare, cash bar, gambling, prizes. Benefits Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce. RSVP: 845/791-4200.

Summer day camp

June 20, 2011 - August 19, 2011

Nine sessions for ages 3 years to 11th grade at PEEC. www.peec.org or 570/828-2319.