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June 2012

The Parker Quartet performs

July 20, 2012

Classical string quartet performance at PaPA, 6:30pm. Tickets: 570/296-5055.

Art exhibition: 'The Sensuous & The Beautiful'

July 13, 2012 - August 11, 2012

Drawings, paintings & sculptures by 23 int'l artists on display at PaPA through 8/11. 570/296-5055.

Photo exhibition: 'Empty City'

July 14, 2012 - August 10, 2012

Photos by Thom O'Connor on display at The Highlands Photographic Guild through 8/10, Fri.-Sun. 570/296-2440.

Quit smoking course

July 5, 2012

Five weekly sessions at Belle Reve, Thurs., 6:15-7:15pm, free. Nicotine patches avail. while supplies last. RSVP: 570/296-3400.

Penny social

July 7, 2012

Firehouse, doors open 5pm, calling 7pm, $1 admission. Bring a chair. 845/794-4860.

June 14 , 2012 - June 21, 2012

Siegfried Walter Ihrig of Callicoon, a retired Union Laborer for Local 17 Monticello, died Thursday, June 14 at CRMC, Harris, New York. He was 82.
Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718; or to the ALS Association (Lou Gehrig’s) C/O Development Department 27001, Agoura Road, Suite 250, Calabasas, CA 91301.

Robin Dawes Ducey of Callicoon, NY died Saturday, June 16, 2012 at home. She was 66.  Read more

District receives knotweed funding

HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne Conservation District has received $1,565 for a Japanese knotweed and invasive species demonstration site. Over the last decade, there has been a huge increase in the amount of Japanese knotweed and other invasive species along local waterways. In an effort to reduce non-point source pollution, in this case, soil erosion and sediment pollution, the conservation district is going to get rid of the knotweed and other invasive species along a section of the Lackawaxen River and replace it with a native vegetated buffer.  Read more

Learn conservation history on forest hike

MILFORD PA — A hike through the forest will introduce visitors to the history of conservation in America on Saturday, June 23, at Grey Towers National Historic Site, 122 Old Owego Turnpike. The moderate hike, which begins at 1:30 pm, will bring participants to the campsite replica of the Yale School of Forestry students who studied at Grey Towers in the early 20th century.

Regular tour fees apply and participants can tour the Grey Towers mansion for half price when tickets are purchased together.  Read more

Rhodes legacy lives on

UPPER DELAWARE REGION — Danilo Carvajal, 59, is the latest person in a long string of those who can thank Richard “Dick” Rhodes for their very life. While not directly rescued by Rhodes, Carvajal was saved by Erika Poston on her first day of service as a trained volunteer of the National Canoe Safety Patrol (NCSP), the organization Rhodes co-founded 30 years ago, and was passionate about, up until the day he died on April 17.  Read more

FARMSTOCK working farm tour

July 7, 2012

Demos, goat milking, cheese making & more at Apple Pond Farm, noon-3pm, adults $6, ages 5-12 $4. or 845/482-4764.