The Black Dirt Band performs at Woodsongs Coffeehouse, Sullivan County Museum, 6-8:30pm, $5 suggested. Coffee, baked goods. 845/434-8044 or 866-0378.
For supervisor of the Town of Cochecton, I will vote for Claudine Luchsinger on the Rural Heritage Party line. While I like and respect all the current board members, they have gotten themselves stuck in the mud on the issue of protecting the town from the hazards of heavy industries such as gas drilling. While some neighboring towns have been seriously exploring zoning enhancements that will preserve home rule and local control, Cochecton has remained bogged down in neutral on the road to the future. Read more
Presentation by 5th & 6th grade band members in the middle school gym, 7pm. RSVP: 845/292-5400, ext. 5117.
Spaghetti & meatball dinner honoring local veterans at Elk's Lodge #1545, 5-7pm. All veterans or member of US armed forces invited, free; others $5. Uniforms encouraged. 845/292-3434.
PIKE COUNTY, PA — The controversial “wet crossing” of the Lackawaxen River began last week following ongoing delays due to unusual amounts of rainfall and hurricane impacts in the region. The crossing is nearing completion as crews from Tennessee Gas Pipeline (TGP) and its contractor, Henkels and McCoy, work to fill the 15-foot-deep trench excavated during the ongoing expansion of TGP’s 300 Line Project. Read more
Dairy farmer Joe Davitt, a third-generation Waymart dairy farmer, is having a rough year, like many other area dairy farmers. “The weather since the spring, with nearly 60 inches of rain, killed us,” he said. “We couldn’t plant as much as we wanted and we didn’t get nearly enough hay cut.” Read more