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May 2012

Kindred Spirits opens season with Amram

MILFORD, PA — Kindred Spirits will open its 2012 season of seven musical events on Saturday, June 2 with a screening of the film “Pull My Daisy,” with special guests David Amram and Janet Hamill. There will be a post-show discussion, poetry reading, and performance with Amram ( and accompanying artists. The event will take place at 7:30 p.m. at the Milford Theatre.  Read more

Liberty holds first Soapbox Derby

LIBERTY, NY — The first annual Sullivan Soapbox Derby will be held on Sunday, May 27, at 10 a.m. on North Main Street, between Charles and Columbia streets.  Read more

Plant Swap & Bake Sale

NARROWSBURG, NY — The Narrowsburg Beautification Group’s (NBG) annual Plant Swap & Bake Sale will be held at the Mews on Narrowsburg’s Main Street, between Coffee Creations and Gerard’s River Grill, on Saturday, June 2 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
If you have more plants than you need, bring them along and swap them for someone else’s extras. If you’d like more plants for your own garden but don’t have anything to swap, make a monetary donation to the Narrowsburg Beautification Group.  Read more

Friday night summer salad

Last Friday, some friends and I got together at Mel’s house and all cooked a meal. Everyone prepared a different dish. My friend Josh came up with the idea as a way for all of us to hang out and also because he wants to learn more about cooking. I was excited to see everyone and a little nervous about the cooking.  Read more

No jacket required

I’ve never considered myself shallow, much less a clothes horse, but this past weekend, all illusions were shattered. Once again, the events schedule overflowed throughout the region, and with Memorial Day upon us, Dharma (the wonder dog) and I are busier than ever. Now that my “living stuffed animal” has eclipsed any delusion that I might have had regarding personal popularity, I’ve thrown up my hands and given in, as Dharma’s invites flood my mailbox and requests for her appearance at local celebrations ramp up.  Read more

Honesdale hires zoning and building replacements

HONESDALE, PA — The Honesdale Borough Council announced the hiring of Neil Zielinski as a part-time zoning officer, and the Northeast Inspection Consultants, who will handle all necessary inspections of buildings. The positions were filled after the dismissal of Wayne Earley, who conducted both functions for the borough.  Read more

Residents oppose ‘mega-developments’

HURLEYVILLE, NY — Alarmed by the proposal of densely populated developments affecting the Towns of Thompson and Fallsburg, concerned neighbors have formed a coalition. An organizational strategy meeting for area neighbors opposed to the proposed GanEden/Kelli Woods development, which a press release from the coalition terms a “mega-development,” has been scheduled for Wednesday, May 30 at 7 p.m. at the Hurleyville Firehouse.  Read more

Farm viability grants available

NEW YORK STATE — The New York Farm Viability Institute (NYFVI) is accepting proposals for grant funding for projects that assist New York farmers in improving profitability. Funding will be awarded to projects that help farmers improve profitability, offer models for other farms to follow, and meet farmer-prioritized needs and opportunities within New York State.  Read more

Rosenberger is Woman of Distinction

ALBANY, NY — Senator John Bonacic (R/C/I- Mt. Hope), left, last week honored Joanne Rosenberger of the Town of Delaware at the New York State Senate’s 15th annual Women of Distinction Celebration. Rosenberger has served as a Girl Scout leader for the past 20 years, and currently runs three troops to ensure all children who wish to participate have a place to do so.  Read more

Pike training center opens; other counties may use the facility

The $11 million Pike County Training Facility opened on the weekend of May 19 with a fanfare of county and state officials in evidence at the ceremony. The center is near the Pike County Correctional Facility on Route 739, off Interstate 84.  Read more