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July 2011

Gas at a glance

July 21 webinar to focus on natural gas pipelines
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Park service concerned over Holbert Quarry expansion

The supervisors of Lackawaxen Township approved the proposed expansion of the Holbert Brothers Bluestone Quarry at a meeting on July 20, but before doing so, township solicitor Tony Waldron read a list of 10 conditions that he recommended by attached to the approval, and the supervisors agreed to the conditions.  Read more

Lumberland sets info session on zoning rewrite

During its meeting on July 13, the town board of Lumberland took the next step in finalizing the rewrite of its existing zoning law by scheduling a public informational meeting on July 28 at 7 p.m. in the town hall in Glen Spey.  Read more

The Grammy Museum at Bethel Woods

It’s an exhibit called, in part, Strange, Kozmic Experience. Devotees of the music of what was then called the counter-culture in the 1960s will associate those words with Jim Morrison, Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix.

They were three superstar performers who all died within a few months of each other, and were all 27 years old at the time.  Read more

Sullivan County ethics code considered

Three of the five members of the Sullivan County Board of Ethics have sent letters of resignation to county manager David Fanslau within the past couple of weeks.  Read more

Crematorium appeal dismissed, neighbors take objections to Pike’s county court

The Milford Township Zoning Hearing Board dismissed an appeal by the neighbors of a proposed crematorium to stop the project.  Read more

Florence Shelly Wetlands Preserve

Well worth the scenic drive through the northwest reaches of rural Wayne County is a 357-acre Nature Conservancy Property known as the Florence Shelly Wetlands Preserve. This unique property boasts fields, woodlands, two wetlands, barrens, riparian forest, vernal pools, rock outcroppings, a stream and a glacial pond surrounded by a floating bog.  Read more

Sullivan Garden Tour

SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Sullivan County’s third annual Garden Tour will take place on Saturday, July 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., followed by a private reception following the tour at the Bashakill Winery for ticket-holders.

This year, the gardens on view are located between Liberty and Wurtsboro. Tickets cost $25.

For details visit our June 30 story at tinyurl.com/3n3qzzu.

Native and invasive species

LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — There will be a free public program about invasive species in the local area on Saturday, July 23 at 11 a.m. Learn to identify the top 10 priority invasive plants for the Catskills, as well as two of the most important forest pests for the state. Catskill Regional Invasive Species Partnership Coordinator Meredith Taylor will talk about some ways for you to get involved and help to stop the spread of invasive species in our region.  Read more