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May 2012

Pig roast benefit

June 9, 2012

Narrowsburg Inn, 3pm, $20. Benefits Brad Marchesin & Todd Bianchi. RSVP: 845-252-3795.

Caregiver's support group

June 13, 2012

Share experiences, ideas, situations, solutions & frustrations at Earl J. Simons Senior Center, 1:30-3pm. Need someone to sit with your loved one? Call 570/253-4262.

Summer reading program

May 31, 2012 - June 15, 2012

Programs including stargazing, moon lore, dreams/wishes, space exploration, nocturnal animals & more beginning 6/19 at the library, free. Open to ages birth-15. RSVP: waynelibraries.org/hawley. Info: 570/226-4620.

Library book sale

June 16, 2012
June 17, 2012

Highland town hall, 10am-4pm.

Father's Day breakfast

June 17, 2012

Lumberland town hall, 8am-noon, adults $7, age 12 & under $3. Sponsored by Lumberland Democrats.

Tony Penn performs

June 2, 2012

Java Grande, 7-9pm, free. 845/557-6110.

Summer heats in Tusten

This year is a big year in national elections, but for local offices, most voters may feel they can take a breather when it comes to political organizing. But there are generally a few exceptions, and they can make a big difference. One of them this year is in Tusten.  Read more


In the past two weeks, one thing and another has prevented me from going trout hunting. First, doctors and dentist appointments, then an afternoon spent with Misako Ishimura, which gave Barb and me each the opportunity to say good-bye to Mark Romero by dropping a handful of his ashes into Stewart Brook. Thus, Mark’s remains were started on a slow journey down the Catskill waters that he loved. He was a long time member of Theodore Gordon Flyfishers and served for many years on their conservation committee.  Read more

Another invasive comes to the valley

As if the number of invasive plants and insects becoming established in the Upper Delaware River Valley weren’t already ample enough, a new plant is creeping into the local landscape.

The National Park Service (NPS) has announced the discovery of “mile-a-minute vine” (Polygonum perfoliatum), which gets its name from the astonishing growth rate of the annual vine—up to six inches in one day and over 20 feet in one growing season.  Read more

Summer reading program

June 4, 2012 - June 30, 2012

Jeffersonville: Tues., 7/10-8/7, ages 4-7 1-2pm, ages 8-11 2:30-4:30pm; Narrowsburg: Wed., 7/11-8/8, ages 4-7 1-2pm, ages 8-11 2:30-4:30pm, ages 12-18 Thurs., 6-8pm, 7/12-8/9; Callicoon: Thurs., 7/12-8/9, ages 4-7 1-2pm, ages 8-11 2:30-4:30pm. RSVP through 6/30: wsplonline.org or stop by any branch for more info.