DINGMANS FERRY, PA — The Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) will host a “Moonlit Drumming” program on Saturday, July 14, from 7 to 9 p.m. Master drummer Maxwell Kofi Donkor will lead the event.
Participants in Moonlit Drumming will enjoy an introductory lesson and a drumming circle under the moonlit sky. No experience is necessary. Prices are $30/adult and $15/child. Call 570/828-2319 for registration. Visit www.peec.org/events-date.html.
SOUTH FALLSBURG, NY — The Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop will present a comedy thriller, Rupert Holmes’ “Accomplice,” starting on Friday, July 6. The songwriter who penned the smash hit, “The Pina Colada Song” changed hats for long enough to create this convoluted thriller that will keep you guessing right up to the very last scene. Performances at the Rivoli Theatre will take place on July 6, 7, 8, 13, 14 and 15, 8 p.m. on weekdays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. on Sundays. Read more
The American ideal of community dialogue is helping to resolve an ongoing Independence Day dilemma over the co-existence of our national bird and Narrowsburg’s annual July 4th fireworks display. Read more
The Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) recently adopted a policy statement on unconventional natural gas extraction after considering comments from the organization’s members and supporters. Read more
Sitting at my desk to write about the past week is a welcome respite, since (for something different) I have been racing around like a headless chicken. On Wednesday last, I took advantage of the opportunity to take a seat at the Forestburgh Playhouse (www.FBplay house.org) and bask in their fun production of “Legally Blonde - the Musical.” For my full-scale review, visit the “Arts & Leisure” link on our website (www.riverreport eronline.com ) Read more
Bullying—a major concern for schools; Wayne Highlands confronts bullying by encouraging good behavior
Whenever the subject of schools comes up today, bullying is apt to be of intense concern, especially for parents of young children who are the targets of some mean kids. Read more
There’s a very metaphorically patriotic debate going on in Narrowsburg over the effect of the fireworks on the local bald eagles. There is a nest on the flats and two out of the last three years, it seems the July 4th fireworks have caused eagles to fall from the nests. It’s basically the bald eagle (federally protected and national mascot) versus the fireworks (beautiful patriotic tradition of exploding lights and loud noises). The only way it could get any more patriotic would be to add the good old stars and stripes into the mix somehow. Read more
The Pike County Commissioners aren’t giving up. They’ve enlisted a high-powered law firm from Washington, DC. whose principal focus is dealing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Read more
By Stanley Harper
Councilwoman Eileen Falk, commenting on the proposed “Riverwalk” project during a public hearing: “Not trying to make Narrowsburg into something different, just trying to make it what it was.”
Something we often hear: “I don’t want Narrowsburg to change from the way it was.” Read more