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October 2012

Town of Lumberland Town Board candidates talk

Two candidates—David Leamon and Martha Tully—will vie for one seat on the Lumberland Town Board. The River Reporter posed the same questions to the candidates. Learn their positions in the interviews presented here.  Read more

Sullivan travel restrictions lifted

Sullivan County Manager David Fanslau issued the following statement: "Sullivan County remains under a State of Emergency, with several County Roads closed and others minimally passable. The travel restictions that were issued Monday night are hereby rescinded. However, a Travel Advisory is issued to the public that many roads continue to be closed or are minimally passable. Town and Village Roads throughout the County may also be closed. The public must obey all baricades and closed roads. Do not drive around baricaes or travel on a road that is posted as closed. Dangerous and hazardous conditions remain on many roads, with wires and trees down. The traveling publis should use caution when traveling throughout the County.  Read more

PPL Electric Utilities Tackling Hurricane Outages Affecting More Than 400,000 Customers

As the remnants of Hurricane Sandy move away today and winds subside, PPL Electric Utilities is working in full force, assessing damage from the devastating storm and making repairs at hundreds of locations across its service territory.  Read more

NYSEG Dry Ice & Bottled Water Distribution

UPDATED 10/31/2012 9:45 AM

NYSEG Customers can obtain dry ice and bottled water at the following locations (first come-first serve):

BIG INDIAN
Big Indian, Oliverea Fire Department
8 Firehouse Road
Available after 5 p.m.

HORSEHEADS
NYSEG Service Center
1 Electric Parkway, Horseheads
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Wednesday, October 31 ONLY

LIBERTY
Liberty Police Department
159 North Main Street
Rear of building, Noon to 7 p.m.

NEW LEBANON
Lebanon Valley Fire Station
523 Route 20  Read more

PPL Ice and Water Locations

PPL is providing customers with water and ice. You may receive up to three (3) 10-pound bags of ice and three (3) gallons of water daily. Just identify yourself as a PPL Electric Utilities customer at the time of purchase.

A full updated list with all locations beyond Wayne and Pike counties can be found here: http://rvrptr.ws/Ru666P

WAYNE COUNTY

Joe's Kwik Mart
Route 345 & 307
Gouldsboro, PA 18414

Joe's Kwik Mart
Route 590
Hamlin, PA 18427

Weis Market
Village Shopping Center
Route 590
Hamlin, PA 18427

Weis Market
Route 6 Plaza  Read more

CT's Largest Fly Fishing Show The Arts of the Angler

November 10, 2012 - November 11, 2012

Ethan Allen Hotel, Danbury CT- Admission $12, Daily updates at www.facebook.com/cffcm

"The Eyes of the Storm, Images and Words by Gilboa Conesville Students in the wake of Hurricane Irene."

November 4, 2012

Word & Image Gallery at Bright Hill Literary Center, free and open to public, 3-5pm. 607/829-5055, wordthur@stny.rr.com

Bright Hill Launches New Book by Oneonta Poet Robert Bensen

November 1, 2012

Word & Image Gallery at Bright Hill LIterary Center, Admission is $3 adults (free to those 18 and under) 7pm. 607/829-5055, wordthur@stny.rr.com

NACL presents Shakespeare's Will by Vern Thiessen

November 10, 2012 - November 11, 2012

NACL Highland Lake, Tickets are $15-25, pay-what-you-can, 4pm. Reservation: 845/557-0694 to www.nacl.org

"High Tea High Fashion” Fundraiser for Delaware Valley Arts Alliance

November 11, 2012

Gloria Krause Recital Hall, Delaware Arts Center. A four course tea and fashion show, Tickets $25, 2pm. 845/252-7576 www.ArtsAllianceSite.org.