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May 2012

‘Scenes Along the Delaware’

NARROWSBURG, NY — The River Gallery – The Art of Living will host an exhibit by renowned local artist James McGinley titled “Scenes Along the Delaware,” opening with a reception on Saturday, June 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. The show will run through July 7. Visit www.rivergalleryny.com.

Liberty Free presents 'Shel's Shorts"

LIBERTY, NY – The Liberty Free Theatre will present Shel’s Shorts, a series of one-act comedies by acclaimed playwright, composer, screenwriter, essayist, cartoonist and children’s author Shel Silverstein. Performances are May 31 to June 3, June 7 to 10, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3:00 p.m. Admission for the performance is free. Seating is limited and reservations are recommended. The audience is invited to gather after the performance for food, drink, and music. The theatre is located at 109 South Main Street, Liberty.  Read more

Beach Lake Bakery: it’s back!

The family who crafted beautiful artisan breads for seven years in the Upper Delaware region before selling their successful business—Beach Lake Bread—has found themselves back at the ovens once more.  Read more

Donations sought for Honesdale fireworks

Honesdale’s 2012 Fireworks Celebration will take place on Tuesday, July 3, with a rain date of Friday, July 6. The Greater Honesdale Partnership (GHP) is asking the community’s financial help to make the event possible. “Major Sponsors” ($500 or more) will be acknowledged in the GHP’s advertising about the event if donations are received by June 15.  Read more

Schreibman gets Sullivan Dems’ endorsement

SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Democratic candidate for New York’s 19th Congressional District, Julian Schreibman has announced that he has been endorsed by the Sullivan County Democratic Committee. He was nominated for the endorsement by Sullivan County Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther.  Read more

Eldred appoints principal

At the special meeting of the Eldred Central School District Board of Education held on May 24, the board announced the appointment of Virginia Keegan to the position of principal at the George Ross Mackenzie Elementary School.  Read more

Neversink opens for recreational use

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP) officially opened the Neversink Reservoir to canoes, kayaks and sailboats on Friday, May 25. The Neversink Reservoir will be open now for boaters to enjoy from today through Columbus Day Weekend.  Read more

Wild about wildlife?

PENNSYLVANIA — For 22 years, Angie Colarusso has been giving orphaned or injured wildlife in seven Pennsylvania counties a second chance to live in the wild. The licensed mammal rehabilitator, one of less than 35 professionals serving 67 counties, speaks with considerable experience when she urges concerned citizens who encounter seemingly stranded wildlife not to take the animals into their homes.  Read more

Elementary students learn about crops

They’re probably not going to be farmers, but they’ll learn in school what is involved in growing a crop. In this instance, the school is the Stourbridge Primary Center and the crop is lettuce.  Read more

Strange days in Bethel; Lumberland development has an entrance in neighboring town

Jennifer Teitelbaum, who lives in The Chapin Estate, said, “From the very beginning three members of the board felt it was not in the Town of Bethel’s interest to meddle in the Town of Lumberland. We weren’t asking you to speak at their meetings, all we wanted was some information … Something strange is going on.”  Read more