"Hands off my Healthcare" event at Wallenpaupack High School, 7-9pm. Speaker: Katy Abram. 570/226-1460.
HAWLEY, PA — On July 28 at the Lake Wallenpaupack Visitor’s Center, 2512 Rte. 6, there will be a lantern festival as a benefit for Marley’s Mission, a non-profit organization that provides equine-based therapy free of charge to children who have experienced trauma. Lantern pick-up and festivities begin at 6:30 p.m., with a lantern lighting time of approximately 9 p.m.
Participants will purchase an eco-friendly sky lantern with no wire or wax. When lit, these lanterns will lift into the air, rising miles and continuing for about 10 minutes. They land and decompose quickly. Read more
LACKAWAXEN, PA — Shelley DePaul, Assistant Chief of the Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania, will present “The Past and Present of the Lenape People in Pennsylvania” at the Zane Grey Museum on Saturday, July 28, at 10:30 a.m. The Lenape have called the Delaware River home for generations. Her talk will utilize primary history regarding the Lenape in Pennsylvania and how they remain active today as caretakers of their homeland and the Delaware River. The program will explore the culture and traditions of the Lenape people who still revere the Delaware River today. Read more
PORT JERVIS, NY — The Port Jervis Council for the Arts will present its first tour of local historic homes and gardens, “Three Painted Ladies and a Southern Belle,” on Saturday, August 4 from 1 to 4 p.m. Guests are invited to tour the four sites in any order during the three-hour period while enjoying live music and refreshments. Read more
CALLICOON, NY — Two classic films, “Rules of the Game” and “The Earrings of Madame de…” will be screened at the Callicoon Theater on Saturday, July 28 beginning at 9 a.m. Admission is free for the special event, made possible by a generous patron.
“Rules of the Game,” directed by the French great Jean Renoir, is a light comedy satirizing and skewering the bourgeoisie on the verge of World War I. “The Earrings of Madame de…” is a 1953 classic directed by Max Ophuls, detailing events that unravel after a woman pawns the earrings presented by her husband. Read more
LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — The story telling group Yarnslingers seeks 10 storytellers for its next session, scheduled for Morgan Outdoors on Saturday, August 11. The theme is your pet’s eye view of you, written in first person from the perspective of your pet (dead, alive, future or otherwise). In the story, all I’s are the pet’s voice, so use your first name as the person your pet is talking about.
Word count is a minimum of 350, maximum of 850, not including title. The sign-up deadline is Friday, July 27, and the story due date is August 3 by 5 p.m. Email email@example.com.
[The below is an abbreviated version of a statement delivered to the Town of Delaware Town Council by Jen Watts at the July 18 regular meeting.]
We are Jen Watts and Brian Caiazza, and we are full-time residents, taxpayers, property owners, business owners and parents of two young boys on Robisch Hill Road in Hortonville. We are here today to speak out against the pro-drilling resolution passed by our town board at last month’s meeting. Read more
Unless one is living in some virtual world and have little connection to the actual world, it should be obvious that we must find a way to save and protect ourselves. In the not-too-distant future, money alone will not help much if those few humans left on this planet are hiding out in caves. We have a hint of what could be ahead for us in the present attitude that whatever I can get, regardless of the consequences, is what counts—not one’s obligations to neighbors or community at large, be it local, national, or international. So much for the thin veneer of civilization. Read more