Join Sue Thompson, Proprietor of Mariposa Gardens, a local native plant nursery, for her informative presentation at the PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center, 2pm. 570/253-4006. No registration required.
This free program will begin at the PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center, followed by a guided eagle-viewing bus tour of the Lackawaxen River that leaves from the center. Two time slots: 8-11:30am or 12:30-4:30pm. Transportation provided. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars. This program is free, but space is very limited. Registration is required. Register: 570/253-7001 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Port Jervis Free Library in partnership with Bon Secours Community Hospital will host a blood drive in the library’s new Community Room, 1-7pm. All donations go directly to Bon Secours Community Hospital. All donors will receive one free movie ticket. Walk-in donors are welcome. 845/856-7313.
Many species of mammals abound throughout the Upper Delaware River region. One of the most abundant, and likely the most popular in terms of game animals, is the Eastern cottontail rabbit.
Ranging between 15 to 19 inches in length and weighing between two to four pounds, cottontails are so named for the white puffy tail that characterizes this appealing animal. Brown or grayish soft fur tapers to a lighter tan on top, with a white underbelly below. Read more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Every year brings its share of milestone sports moments, replete with championships, record-setting performances and accomplishments beyond the pale. Each season begins with team and individual hopes and aspirations and ends with its share of indelible memories of joy as well as some hard-to-fathom disappointments. Read more
Considering the events (or lack thereof) over the last few days, I can’t be the only one with those lyrics in mind. As a child, winter storms meant hot chocolate, waxing up the “Flying Saucer” and mom insisting on snow pants (always a good fashion statement) before we headed out the door, shrieking with glee (insert sigh here.) Read more
MONTICELLO, NY — Monticello Elks Lodge #1544 is serving an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast on Sunday, January 13. Serving is from 7 a.m. to 12 noon at the Lodge on North St.
The menu includes pancakes, French toast, eggs, bacon, sausages and potatoes. Proceeds will be utilized for the beautification of the lodge.
Breakfast costs $8 for adults, $4 for children 12 and under and kids under five are admitted free. Eat in or take out.
For more information, call Lisa Muller at 845/807-2858.