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December 04, 2016
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Aesthetic Dentistry barbeque benefits canine division

PORT JERVIS, NY — Aesthetic Family Dentistry will host its first annual community barbeque from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 19, rain or shine, at 155 E. Main St. The free event is open to the public, and proceeds will benefit the Canine Division of the Port Jervis Police Department.

Dentists Dr. Seth Horn and Dr. Dide Tosyali will be serving up free hot dogs, hamburgers, salads and other dishes prepared by Smokin Steve’s BBQ to the community on the lawn of Aesthetic Family Dentistry’s practice.  Read more

Cooperage holds Field to Main fundraiser

HONESDALE, PA — On Saturday, September 19, tables will be set for a five-course, family-style dinner at The Cooperage on Main Street in Honesdale. Hors d’oeuvres will be served from 6 p.m., and dinner will follow at 7 p.m.

“It’s a celebration of local food and of our community. And it’s a fundraiser. All of the proceeds raised at Field to Main directly support programming here at The Cooperage,” said Doni Hoffman, executive director of The Cooperage Project.  Read more

Neil Diamond tribute artist at hospital benefit

HAWLEY, PA — There will be a benefit concert for Wayne Memorial Hospital (WMH) on Sunday, September 20 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Woodloch Pines Night Club. Sponsored by the WMH auxiliary, the concert features Neil Diamond tribute artist Tom Sadge. A cash bar will be available. For ticket information, call 570-253/5779 or 570/226-9750. Proceeds will help underwrite construction of a heliport pad, which is necessary for the non-profit hospital to achieve Level IV Trauma Center status.

Open house for historic Cochecton Center church

COCHECTON CENTER, NY — Cochecton Center Community Center Methodist-Episcopal church will hold an open house and tag sale on Saturday, September 26 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, September 27 from 9 am. to 4 p.m. The church was built in 1892 with no plumbing or electricity. It has two wood stoves, 29 pews, pressed-tin walls and ceilings, kerosene chandeliers over the center pews and the original pump organ. The goal of the organizers of the open house and tag sale is to maintain the historical church building and preserve the historical significance to solidify a cohesiveness of community.  Read more

Banned Book Week at Crawford

MONTICELLO, NY — Celebrate your freedom to read during Banned Books Week at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library. Banned Books Week, which is always held during the last week of September, highlights the importance of free and open access to information, and celebrates the ability to choose to read any and all books.  Read more

Wanted: best soup and chili

HONESDALE, PA — The Greater Honesdale Partnership is looking for contestants for its 10th annual Taste-off on Sunday, October 11. Due to the high cost of chicken wings, the partnership has decided to focus on two fall favorites this year; soup and chili. The contest, co-sponsored by Rent-E-Quip, is being held in conjunction with Harvest & Heritage Days, which is sponsored by The Dime Bank, with support from Wayne County Tourism.  Read more

Historical Society meets

LONG EDDY, NY — The Basket Historical Society will hold an open house and meeting on Saturday, September 26 at the museum on State Route 97. The meeting starts at 10:30 a.m., and all are welcome. The open house follows from 12 noon until 3 p.m. with the museum open. There also will be festivities in the park adjacent to the museum including food, live music and games for children. A guided walking tour and driving tour map of nearby historical points of interest will be available.  Read more

Scouts registration event

MILFORD, PA —On Tuesday, September 15, boys from Kindergarten through fifth grade can stop by the First Presbyterian Church on Broad Street from 7 to 8:30 p.m. to meet the scouts from Milford Cub Scout Pack 71. Registration will take place at this event. Email milford pack71@gmail.com or call 973/903-2832, or check out “Milford Pack” on Facebook.

Pike library cuts hours

PIKE COUNTY, PA — The Pike County Public Library will be cutting its hours as of Tuesday, September 8. Over the past year, library membership has increased by 25%; however, as the library continues to grow, so do expenses, requiring the upcoming cuts.
The new schedule will be as follows:

Milford Branch: Monday and Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, closed.  Read more

Public invited to SEEDS meeting

HONESDALE, PA — SEEDS invites the public to its annual meeting on Tuesday, September 15 at The Cooperage, at 1030 Main St., with doors opening at 6 p.m. and the annual meeting starting at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to all SEEDS members as well as the general public. Come learn about local sustainability initiatives and environmental successes.  Read more

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