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October 2012

Rubinstein to be remembered

A memorial service to celebrate the life and accomplishments of Lori Rubinstein will be held on Thursday, October 11 at 7 p.m. at the Monticello High School auditorium.  Read more

Mobile park owner fined $1.3 million

HARRISBURG NY — A mobile home park owner with dozens of properties in 17 Pennsylvania counties, including in Wayne County, has entered a $1.3 million consent decree with the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) over repeated violations of drinking water and wastewater standards. GSP Management Co., Frank T. Perano and related companies are further required to take necessary corrective measures.
The three Wayne County locations—Canal Mobile Park in White Mills, Sunrise Terrace Mobile Park in Honesdale and Pocono Mobile Manor in Gouldsboro—were all listed for drinking water violations.  Read more

Resident: enforce smoking ban; historical society presents an 1860 map of Wayne County

During the comment period of the monthly meeting of the Damascus Township Board, resident Barbara Davis Dexter urged the township council to pay heed to the provisions of the Pennsylvania Department of Health Clean Indoor Air Act, which she suggests the council has been ignoring.  Read more

Narrowsburg Music Day

October 13, 2012

Delaware Valley Chamber Orchestra partners with the Tusten Historical Society, local businesses, a Sullivan County Arts & Heritage Grant, and public support to present a series of events beginning at 2pm concluding at 11pm at Main Street and in Tusten Theatre, 210 Bridge Street. Sponsored by: Delaware Valley Chamber Orchestra.

The Professional Women of Sullivan County First Member Expo

October 17, 2012

Wednesday, 6pm at Nardi’s Family Restaurant (Frankie & Johnny’s) at 205 Main Street. Members and guests will have an opportunity to shop for themselves, or purchase gifts for friends and relatives, while supporting local businesses. Dinner choices are salmon, chicken marsala, or eggplant parmesan at a cost of $24 which includes salad, dessert, coffee and tea; tax and tip. Please RSVP to Marilyn Stein at mjcat12@hotmail.com or 845/791-7723 with your dinner choice, by Monday, October 15th

VIP to apply for new funds

The Victims Intervention Program (VIP) is seeking funding from the federal government for its Services Training Officers Prosecutors (STOP) program. The organization hopes to receive $375,000 over three years from the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) which is mainly a federal program, and according to a formula from the funding source, victim services receive 41% of funding, prosecution gets 31% and 28% goes to law enforcement.  Read more

2012 Monroe County Farm Tour

October 13, 2012

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. The Tour will connect consumers with local producers. No pre-registration is required. You may start and end at any participating farm, attend all or just a few. Brochures and maps for this self-guided tour are available at: participating farms; the Penn State Extension Office in Stroudsburg; or at http://extension.psu.edu/monroe/events. For more information contact Penn State Extension, 724 Phillips St, Ste 201, call 570/421-6430 or e-mail MonroeExt@psu.edu.

2-Hour Tune Up for Your Organization: Managing Conflict

October 16, 2012

7:00 —9:00 PM, Penn State Extension office in Monroe County, 724 Phillips St, Suite 201. This program is the 3rd in a series of 5 workshops. Cost: $25/workshop or $100 for all 5 workshops. Pre-registration, including payment, is required. Register at http://agsci.psu.edu/2-hour-tune-ups/stroudsburg with any major credit card or call 610/746-1970 to register in person.

4-H Palette of Fun Art Club meeting

October 19, 2012

5:00 – 6:30 PM, Wild Acres Club House, near 101 Clubhouse Drive, Meetings will be cancelled and not rescheduled if inclement weather, school closings, or school concerts/plays are scheduled on same date. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. For more information, call 570/296-3400

Zoning Provisions in PA Act 13: What the Recent Commonwealth Court Ruling Means

October 29, 2012

7:00 -9:00 PM, Pike County Training Center, 135 Pike County Blvd. The program is free but registration is required by October 25 by calling 570/296-3400 or by e-mail at PikeExt@psu.edu.