HONESDALE, PA — Karen Collins and The Backroads Band are coming to Honesdale on Friday, June 28 as part of the “Concerts in the Coop” series at The Cooperage.
Collins has one of those country voices that is often compared to that of Loretta Lynn and Tammy Wynette. Her band features guitarist Ira Gitlin. The show begins at 7:30 p.m., doors open at 6:45 p.m. Donations collected at the door. BYOB. Read more
YOUNGSVILLE, NY — A new exhibit of paintings by Dr. Russell Asnes has arrived at Domesticities. The works range from domestic still life to portrait to political. Read more
LOCH SHELDRAKE AND NARROWSBURG, NY — The Delaware Valley Opera (DVO) and the New York Opera Studio will launch an intensive two-week summer course for singers and collaborative pianists to be held at SUNY Sullivan in Lock Sheldrake from July 7 through 22. The program, called Opera Advantage, will help singers explore the musical language, verbal language and body language of opera. For application information and cost of tuition, visit www.newyorkoperastudio.org. Read more
HONESDALE, PA — The Milanville Poets Unlimited will present a reading and performance on the theme of “The Wisdom of Mother Nature and the Follies of Mankind” on Sunday, June 30 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at The Sanctuary of Oils, 61 Commercial St. (The Holmes Building). The event will include a lively afternoon of poetry, conversation and accompaniment from world musical instruments such as a “singing bowl,” rain sticks, seed rattles, a conch shell, a ship’s bell, and a propane tank xylophone.
The Milanville Poets include Sheila Dugan, Mort Malkin and Tracey Ranze. Read more
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand issued the following statement today after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional: Read more
On June 25, 2013, State Police in Middletown arrested Eric B. Reynolds, age 27, for failing to provide authorities with his correct address to comply with the state’s Sex Offender Registration Act. Read more
Forty-four years ago this week, I woke up, went downstairs and overheard my parents discussing the news. My folks subscribed to two papers, The Sun Bulletin and The Evening Press, both published in my home town of Binghamton, NY. Keeping abreast of local and national news was important in our household. My sister and I were well read, and education was considered not only important, but also mandatory. Read more
For years now, I’ve driven past it, making a mental note to stop by “sometime” and check it out—the Fort Delaware Museum of Colonial History. I have a keen interest in the rich historical significance of the early settlers’ lives here in the Upper Delaware River Valley, but until a few weeks ago, hadn’t pulled into the lot. Read more
School’s out for the summer, and it starts to show on the Port Jervis train around early June, when the college kids return. Early July, the trains are carrying families up for a summer visit with Grandma and Grandpa, some for weekend stays, others for longer “parent mental health” days. Read more