I read a recent news article in the local River Reporter about proposed legislation by Senator Greg Ball that will toughen standards for hydrofracking in New York State following his experience of visiting areas in Pennsylvania. I have very deep concerns about the safety and
safeguards of this activity as the rules are being proposed by the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). Read more
In 2008, James Marsh made a documentary titled “Man on Wire,” about the tightrope walk that high-wire artist Philippe Petit performed at the top of the Twin Towers of New York’s World Trade Center, back when the buildings were still under construction. The daring act—not only physically risky, but requiring a bold circumvention of rules and security systems—provides a poignant bookend to the destructive act that marked the end of those towers on September 11, 2001, 10 years ago this weekend. Read more
Kevin Dulay, 39, from Honesdale was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol after he struck a mail box on Terrace Heights and fled in his vehicle toward Terrace St. According to the Pennsylvania State Police at Honesdale, he then struck another vehicle and fled the scene once again. Dulay turned onto Bridge St. and crashed into a tree before fleeing on foot.
He was then apprehended and taken into custody.
Town of Lumberland Cultural Series presents soprano Jennifer Caruana at the town hall, 3pm, adults $10, children $5. Meet the artist reception follows recital. 845/856-6372.
Firehouse, 3-7pm. Drawing for 2 free tickets to fire dept. roast been dinner.
Wayne County Visitors Center, 7:30pm, free, public welcome. RSVP: 570/253-5970, ext. 4110.
"Barber Pop" at Honesdale High School, 7pm, $10 adults, $5 students. 570/685-1554.
The Family Players perform at The Family Foundation School, 7pm, free.
Understand Medicare at the senior center, 12:30pm, free. RSVP: 570/775-5550.