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March 2012

Refashion with a twist

March 24, 2012

Bring old clothes & make them 'new' again by altering/accessorizing at the library, 1-4pm. RSVP: 845/252-3360.

Community "Big" breakfast

March 24, 2012

American Legion, 8-11am, $6. 845/888-4958.

Open house

March 24, 2012

Lackwanna College, registration 9:45am, session 10am. RSVP: 570/226-4625, ext. 2600.

Art exhibition: DVHS students

March 10, 2012 - April 9, 2012

Delaware Valley High School students' artwork on display at The ARTery Gallery through 4/9. 570/409-1234.

Rummage sale

April 3, 2012 - April 6, 2012

First Presbyterian Church, Tues, 9am-noon; Wed., 4-6pm, Thurs. (bag day), 9am-noon; Fri. (what's left is free), 9am-noon. 845/856-1231, ext. 10.

Early fly hatch on the river

After visiting a friend at the hospital in Port Jervis during late February, I saw that it was turning into a fairly decent day outside; the weather was partly cloudy and the temperature was climbing into the high 40s. It was a good afternoon to drive up Route 97 and scout the river. I was mainly looking for eagles and other raptors. The first flying critters I spotted, however, were not birds at all, but a mass of flying insects. I had encountered one of the first fly hatches of the season on the river; the emergence of the black stonefly.  Read more

Fly fishing for women

ALTMAR, NY — Trout Unlimited will sponsor a fly-fishing seminar for women on June 2 and 3. The Salmon River Fish Hatchery in Altmar and the Salmon River will serve as the classrooms for this event.

The seminar is designed for women who are looking to learn or improve their fly-fishing skills. It will cover all topics from beginner to advanced.  Read more

Pammer wins Telemark Masters Race in Vermont

PERU, VT—Bill Pammer is seen here just after crossing the finish line at the 27th annual Kare Anderson Telemark Ski Race at Bromley Mountain in Vermont on Sunday, February 26, winning the gold medal in the Telemark Masters Expert Category. Pammer, a resident of Bethel, NY and Sullivan County Planning Commissioner from 2004 to 2009, won in the Masters category and placed fourth overall in the entire experts category.  Read more

Walls to go to trial; some charges dropped

After three days of testimony at a preliminary hearing, Pike County Judge Joseph Kameen ruled that a trial of Donald and Eleanor “Nelia” Wall, husband and wife, should be held to investigate whether they are guilty of the charges brought forth from a two-year grand jury investigation.  Read more

School before Labor Day harms tourism?

WESTFALL, PA — Local tourism officials have asked the Delaware Valley School District to consider delaying the opening of school next fall until after Labor Day in order to support the local economy and give high school students and teachers an extra week of work.  Read more