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May 2013

Prime Timer bus trip

June 19, 2013

Prime Timers of Temple Sholom bus trip to New York City, a day on your own. $28 round trip, including the tip for the bus driver. You need not be a Prime Timer member. Reservations: 845/794-2314, or 845/794-8731.

Milford Garden Club meeting

June 11, 2013

The Milford Garden Club is meeting at the First Presbyterian Church on Broad and Ann streets, 1pm. The guest speaker, Jeff Sidel, owns a farm and apiary in Beach Lake, PA, where he keeps bees and produces his own honey. New members are always welcome. 570/686-1043.

Jesse Jackson

Quotation: 

Never look down on anybody unless you're helping him up.

Author of Quote: 
Jesse Jackson

Flash Rosenberg

Quotation: 

I believe humans get a lot done, not because we're smart, but because we have thumbs so we can make coffee.

Author of Quote: 
Flash Rosenberg

Oscar Wilde

Quotation: 

Who, being loved, is poor?

Author of Quote: 
Oscar Wilde

Mary Engelbreit

Quotation: 

If you don't like something, change it; if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.

Author of Quote: 
Mary Engelbreit

Two decades of breeding on the Upper Delaware

People who come to visit the Upper Delaware region frequently want to know where they can see eagles. Bald eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) can be found year round in the region, with winter being the better time due to the influx of migrant eagles from Canada. They can also be seen in the summer, but most of these are resident breeding eagles and their offspring, which fledge in early July.  Read more

Owl boxes support wildlife and education

LIBERTY, NY — After taking a substantial cut from the county budget, Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Sullivan County put out an emergency appeal to its supporters. Many people came forward with monetary donations, offers to volunteer, and most recently an offer to build screech owl boxes to sell.  Read more

Native Plants Walk in Pike County

DINGMANS FERRY, PA — Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy for a native plants walk on Saturday, June 8 at the Beaver Run Hunting and Fishing Club property from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Renowned author and botanist Dr. Ann Rhoads will lead the walk and discuss native plants and their habitats.  Read more

Pocono waterfall tour

HAWLEY, PA — In celebration of National Trails Day, join naturalist Sue Thompson for a day-tour of the area’s waterfalls on Saturday, June 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Meet at and return to PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center.

Learn about the history, flora and fauna of these sites. Trails to falls will be easy to moderate walks. Wear hiking shoes/boots. Bring picnic lunch. Fee is $5 for adults and $3 for children ages five to 12. Registration required. Call 570/253-4006.