With Ghanaian master drummer Maxwell Kofi Donkor at First Presbyterian Church, 7pm. 862/697-4174.
With Ghanaian master drummer Maxwell Kofi Donkor in Port Jervis Free Library community room, 6-7:30pm, $5/family suggested. Drums provided. RSVP: bak2roots.com or 862/697-4174.
Sacred selections from early American through contemporary Christian performed by Grace Choir at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 7pm, free-will offering. Benefits youth choir camp fund. 845/856-1033.
"Eight Steps to Happiness" to become a more loving & compassionate person w/ guided meditation, teaching & discussion w/ Buddhist teacher Larry Zampino at The Emerson House, Hotel Fauchere, 7-8:30pm, $10. 845/856-9000.
Gravity Alley, 12:30-2:30pm, $20, 3/$50 incl. unlimited bowling, shoes, food & drink. Raffles. 570/766-5554 or 253-0445.
DELAWARE RIVER BASIN – The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) today announced that a staff scientist last week found extensive mats of the aquatic alga Didymosphenia geminata (also known as Didymo or “Rock Snot”), an invasive species, in the Delaware River. Anglers are encouraged to vigilantly clean equipment to prevent the spread of this invader. Read more
Many of us experience the unmentionable kayaks, canoes and tubers while fishing. Seems they have no idea, lack caring or simply lack courtesy toward us. How many have come almost on top of us—even knocked us over at times—thrown stuff in the water, splashed uncontrollably, gotten out to take photos and other activities for no particular reason. They’ve just ruined our fishing for at least 30 minutes or longer. Fish see that huge shadow coming over, commotion from paddles and kicking, and immediately flee for their life. Read more
[Below is a written version of the remarks delivered by River Reporter assistant editor Anne Willard on the occasion of receiving a Special Recognition Award from the Upper Delaware Council on Sunday, April 22, for her editorials related to river corridor issues.]
The first time I saw the Upper Delaware River, to the best of my memory, was about 20 years ago. I came up through Port Jervis and drove up along Route 97; and as I was driving the thought that kept on going through my head as I looked around was: “How the heck did this happen?” Read more