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December 2011

Delaware Valley Choral Society performs

May 20, 2012

Mozart Requiem in concert at Drew United Methodist Church, 4pm. 570/267-8773.

Delaware Valley Choral Society audition

December 15, 2011

Preparation for Mozart's Requium at United Methodist Church, 3pm. All welcome. 570/267-8773.

Sullivan lawmakers nix their own budget; money for environmental group axed

In a surprising move, the Sullivan County Legislature voted six to three on December 15 to reject the budget they have spent months working on. The legislators did not come up with a new budget by December 20; therefore the tentative budget, which was submitted by county manager David Fanslau on November 16, automatically became the adopted budget.  Read more

Free holiday dinner

December 25, 2011
January 1, 2012

Festive holiday dinner for all at Grace Episcopal Church, noon, free. 570/253-2760.

Emergency first aid homeopathic remedies for people & pets

December 19, 2011

Lecture by Brenda Seldin on remedies to have on hand in emergency medical situations at Café Devine, 5:30pm, free. 845/588-2023.

Pork schnitzel dinner

January 4, 2012

Elks Lodge #1545, 5-7pm, adults/take-outs $10, age 11 & under $5, under 5 free. Public welcome. 845/292-3434.

Late fall bugs

After the Halloween snow that coated the roads and trees, it seemed that winter was trying to get a foothold in time for November. November, however, was not ready for winter. The Halloween snow soon melted, and by the end of the month, the weather was very mild. During the weekend after Thanksgiving, temperatures were approaching 60 degrees.  Read more

Free snowshoe loaner program

GREENTOWN, PA — Are you getting cabin fever? Want to get a good workout in without using the treadmill? Come to the Promised Land State Park Office to borrow the park’s snowshoes. The office is located at 100 Lower Lake Road.

Throughout the winter a limited number of MSR-Denali snowshoes are available for use.  Read more

Gardens sought for summer tour

SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — SullivanArc and Sullivan Renaissance are looking for homeowners to be part of the fourth annual Sullivan County Garden Tour on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Private gardens will be exhibited next summer to a limited number of individuals as a benefit for the SullivanArc Horticulture Program.

Next year’s tour will feature approximately eight flower gardens in Sullivan County. The event provides a fun, inspirational and educational experience for garden admirers and enthusiasts, while benefiting a good cause. Volunteers can assist at each garden if needed.  Read more

Audubon Christmas Bird Count

REGION — The Northeast PA Audubon Society is looking for volunteers to join in the Christmas Bird Count, which counts birds within a 7.5-mile radius of White Mills (about 25 min. from Promised Land State Park). Part of an international effort, the event will take place on Saturday, December 17, from dawn till count is finished.  Read more