President Richard Nixon famously appealed to the “silent majority” in 1969 to support his efforts in waging the war in Vietnam, while the supposedly vocal minority took to the streets in opposition to the war.
The silent majority was invoked at a public hearing in Jeffersonville on February 6, as residents sounded off about the proposed comprehensive plan, which, in the eyes of critics, invites gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing into the town. Read more
VFW Post 531, 5-8pm. Every Friday throughout Lent. Menu: fried fish, French fries, coleslaw, dessert and coffee. Cost: adults $10, senior citizens $9, children ages 5 to 10 $5, children under 5 are free.
VFW Post 531, 5-8pm. Menu: pork loin dinner, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, dessert and coffee. Cost: Adults $10, senior citizens $9.
The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce presents "Luck of the Irish Casino and Game Show Night" at Erhardt's Waterfront Resort, 6-10pm. Tickets: $65, includes buffet and chance to win a $500 gift certificate. Reservations required: 570/253-1960.
The Uphill String Band will be having square dances at the Grace Episcopal Church the 4th Saturday of each month. The band will start at 7pm. 570/253-3232.
The Dancing Cat Saloon will host an intimate Valentine's dinner, with a surf-and-turf main course, chocolate goodies for dessert and intimate acoustic music in the background, 5:30pm. Cost: $35.
The Business and Professional Women's Club of Port Jervis will host the 12th annual "Stars Of Tomorrow" Tricky Tray at the Port Jervis High School, doors open at noon with calling at 2pm. No admission fee, tickets $1 per sheet. Proceeds are used to award scholarships. 845/858-7898.