The Solution Project was pleased to see, in the recent articles in The River Reporter and Sullivan County Democrat, that most of the parties listed as being interested in the Narrowsburg School property would most likely be interested in developing the property along similar lines to those we have envisioned. Read more
Election Day is a little more than a month away.
The two candidates running for the one seat on the Tusten Town Board have such differing opinions and ideas on how to lead our township at a crucial time in the growth of Tusten, I suggest a radio debate sponsored by either WJFF or WVOS where similar questions are asked to the candidate’s opinions regarding the following four current topics:
1. Each candidate’s opinion of drilling and high impact uses in their township.
2. Each candidate’s opinion of current zoning and comprehensive plans in their township. Read more
Early last month, researchers from Stanford University published a study that concluded organic fruits and vegetables have no significant nutritional advantage over conventionally grown food. News headlines ranged from USA Today’s “Study sees no nutritional edge in organic food” all the way to one online blogger’s “Study: Organic Food is Just a Crock” from the Daily Caller. Right away, people took sides, rejecting or applauding the study’s conclusion. Read more
A field trip with a future
LACKAWAXEN, PA — “Is this the Hudson River?” asked one student, gesturing at the Delaware River as it flowed past the Zane Grey Museum in Lackawaxen. That’s exactly why Port Jervis Middle School science teacher Paddy McCarthy decided to resurrect and reconfigure an academic competition that he participated in while growing up in Narrowsburg, NY and still values highly today. “These are the kids that need to get out and be challenged and recognize what we have here,” he said. Read more
RIVER VALLEY — The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) was supposed to send a check for $5.6 billion to the U.S. Treasury by September 30 to prefund the cost of health benefits for future retirees. But for the second month in a row, USPS could not make the payment because it didn’t have the money. The payment, however, is only part of the agency’s problem. Read more
Last week an obscure British organization called the National Pig Association launched a wave of stories here in the U.S. with a press release that said, “A world shortage of pork and bacon next year is now unavoidable.” Read more
The title says it all: “We Made This Ourselves.” In a real-life, local version of the hit television show “Glee,” 23 Eldred Central School (ECS) students under the direction of their teacher, Justin Glodich, have completed their goal of producing their own CD.
The eighth- through 12th-grade students are members of the a cappella group the Eldred Key Elements. Last year, the group delivered a stirring performance for the ECS board of education. Read more
HASBROUCK, NY — Local artist Gloria Bernstein will present “Selected Works” in an October exhibition at the Old Stone House of Hasbrouck at 282 Hasbrouck Rd.
The exhibition opens with a public reception on Saturday, October 6, from 2 to 4 p.m. Thereafter, the show is open on Saturdays and Sundays, 1 to 4 p.m., through October 28.
See selected works at www.gbernstein.com.
NARROWSBURG, NY — The Tusten Theatre starts its fall season by welcoming jazz and blues vocalist Catherine Russell with pianist Mark Shane on October 6, at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $27.
A native New Yorker, Catherine Russell has toured the world performing and recording with Paul Simon, David Bowie, Cyndi Lauper, Levon Helm and Rosanne Cash, among others.
The rest of the season includes Delaware Valley Chamber Orchestra’s “Narrowsburg Music Day” on October 13 and John Hammond on October 20.
Call 845/252-7272 or visit www.ArtsAllianceSite.org.