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June 2013

Liberty police sued over arrest for foul language; man arrested for defacing speeding ticket

Liberty police sued over foul language arrest

Man busted for defacing speeding ticket

By FRITZ MAYER

LIBERTY, NY — Village of Liberty police officials were not amused when, in August of 2012, a 23-year-old man from Connecticut crossed out the word “Liberty” on a speeding ticket and replaced it with the word “tyranny.” Further, the man, Willian Barboza, wrote a foul message of five words on the ticket that could be seen as insulting to women in the village.  Read more

Damascus Township Historical Society program

June 25, 2013

The Damascus Township Historical Society holds the first program of its 2013 Speaker Series at Damascus Township Community Center, 7pm. Grace Johansen will share stories of Peggy Runway Lodge. 570/224-4535.

Delaware River Safety Advisory: Weekend Update

Due to heavy rains this week the Delaware River level as measured at Montague, NJ is currently at 11.79 feet. It is predicted to rise to 13.7 feet before cresting at 8 p.m. this evening. The river level at the Montague gauge normally measures between five and six feet this time of year. It is running seven to eight vertical feet higher than normal and the water temperature is in the 50s.  Read more

Upper Delaware BioBlitz

June 29, 2013

Biologists and volunteers will gather to collect and identify as many living things as possible at the host property owned by the Norcross Wildlife Foundation, 9am-3pm. Bring the family to view the specimens, talk to the experts and enjoy a tour, all at no charge. 570/224-0580.

Dash for Dignity

June 22, 2013

Safe Haven of Pike County hosts the fifth annual “Dash for Dignity” victims awareness 5K/10K run/walk at Veterans’ Memorial Park, registration 8am, race 9am. Cost: $25. 845/649-6847.

SLAC Annual Luncheon

June 21, 2013

The Senior Legislative Action Committee of Sullivan County will hold its 9th annual luncheon at the Eagle’s Nest restaurant, 12 noon. Guest speaker will be Congressman Chris Gibson of the 19th Congressional district. Cost: $22 per person, ($20 for SLAC members). 845/807-0255, 845/807-0241.

Theft at Dave's Super Duper

On June 12 the Honesdale Borough Police Department investigated a retail theft incident at Dave’s Super Duper Market on Willow Ave. Investigating officers viewed the stores security video surveillance footage.  Read more

Art opening at Stray Cat

June 22, 2013

The Stray Cat Gallery on Route 17B holds an opening reception for the exhibit Different Frameworks, a show showcasing the photographers Michael Bloom and Shane Cashman and painter Louis Pontone, 4-7pm. Visit www.straycatgallery.com.

Theft and possession of a controlled substance in Honesdale

On June 13, 2013 Honesdale Borough Police filed charges on Greg Edwards, age 35, from Honesdale. The charges of theft and possession of a controlled substance, both misdemeanors, stem from a theft that occurred at a residence on 14th Street.  Read more

Women Who Rock concert

June 23, 2013

Women Who Rock to rock the park for the next Music in the Park summer concert series in Ann Street Park, 1-4pm. Featuring Heather Maloney Band, Regina Sayles and Amy Rose Dewland. Visit www.facebook.com/gazebomusic.