NARROWSBURG, NY — The public is invited to the annual local history gathering of the Tusten Historical Society on Sunday, October 19, at 2 p.m. at Tusten Town Hall. On view for the first time will be the recently completed display panels on The Era of Aviation in Narrowsburg, replete with photo reproductions and text. Light refreshments will be provided. Read more
NARROWSBURG, NY — On Sunday, October 12, the Tusten Volunteer Ambulance Service (TVAS) celebrated 45 years of continuous service with a pig roast at Fireman’s Field. Pastor Don Beck, a founding member, recalls the first ambulance as one that had limited equipment. In comparison to today’s ambulances it “almost seemed like all we had on the ambulance was band aids,” he said. There have been a lot of changes in the TVAS over the years. Read more
MONTICELLO, NY — Kids ages eight through 11 are invited to a zombie program at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library on October 23 at 6:15 p.m. Make zombies just in time for Halloween. Pick a figurine and make it into the ultimate zombie. Pick out their walking speed, how they became infected, and what they do in their new zombie life. Also practice your zombie walk, and maybe pick at a few brains.
Registration for this program is required, and space is limited. For more information and to register, call Joanna at 845/794-4660, ext. 8.
ROCK HILL, NY — Nana’s House Child Care Center, Inc. will host a Trunk or Treat Event on Friday, October 31 from 6 to 8 p.m. Trunk or Treat is a Halloween event that is community sponsored. People gather and park their cars in a large parking lot. They open their trunks, or the backs of their vehicles, and decorate them. Then they pass out candy from their trunks. The event provides a safe family environment for trick-or-treaters. Decorations can include using pumpkins, spider webbing, spiders, brooms, bats, cauldrons and scary stuff. Activities are at a nominal cost. Read more
MONTICELLO, NY — The Kiwanis Club of Monticello recently hosted its 69th annual installation dinner at the Blue Horizon Diner. Newly elected Lt. Governor Gerda Krogslund installed the following club officers for 2014-2015: president Jane Sorensen; first vice president Sheila Lashinsky; second vice president Deborah Kaplan, treasurer Janet Siano and secretary Kathy Garlick.
Legion of Honor Recipients were Robert Huebner for 35 years of service and Karen Linen and Linda Barriger for 25 years of service to Kiwanis Club of Monticello. Read more
REGION — The Wayne-Lackawanna Forest Landowners Association and the Wayne Conservation District are sponsoring a forestry field day Sunday, October 12, that will provide learning opportunities for just about anyone interested in the woods in this region.
Professional forester Craig Olver and his wife, Janet, are hosting the day, which is at their 35-acre Crossroads Tree Farm in Honesdale. Before going into private practice, Olver was for many years the forest specialist for the conservation district. Read more
SULLIVAN COUNTY — October is national “Farm-to-School Month,” a time when communities all over the country are celebrating the connections between schools and local food. Read more
HONESDALE, PA — Wayne Memorial Hospital’s Home Health Department and the Area Agency on Aging in Wayne County will offer flu shots for the 2014 season at the following locations:
Hamlin Senior Center, Thursday, October 9, 10 a.m. to 12 noon, 570/689-3766
Hawley Senior Center, Wednesday, October 15, 10 a.m. to 12 noon, 570/224-4209
Honesdale Senior Center, Thursday, October 16, 9 a.m. to 12 noon, 570/253-4262
Chamber of Commerce, Commercial St, Honesdale, Monday, October 20, 2 to 6 p.m., 570/253-1960 Read more
WHITE MILLS, PA — The annual Fall Foliage Antique Show and Sale will be held at the renovated Dorflinger Glass Cutting Factory on Route 6 midway between Hawley and Honesdale on Saturday and Sunday, October 11 and 12. Read more
SULLIVAN COUNTY — Every year, the Sullivan County Historical Society presents deserving individuals or groups with the honor of History Maker and History Preserver awards. The honorees for these awards symbolize the stated mission of the society: the preservation of Sullivan County history for the enlightenment of future generations. Read more