According to PennDot, the Skinners Falls Bridge on SR 1002 in Milanville (Wayne County) and (Sullivan County, New York) is closed in both directions due to the results of an in-depth inspection. A detour is currently being put in place. Length of closure is undetermined at present time. Read more
Ed Wesely presentation on "Butterflies migrate in Wayne County" at Chamber of Commerce Visitor's Center, 7pm. Collection for community pantry.
Learn about butterflies w/ Ed Wesely at the Butterfly Barn, 10am-noon, free. 570/226-3164.
“We all owe a huge debt of gratitude to Dick for his wisdom, foresight and unrelenting determination in spearheading the establishment of special protection waters standards for the Delaware River during a pivotal time in the river’s history,” said Sean McGuiness. “It’s ironic that we’re in another pivotal time,” he added, a reference to the gas drilling issue. Read more
Commemorative plaque to honor Dick Albert's dedication to Delaware River issues will be placed at National Park Service's office, 10/14, 1pm. Refreshments. RSVP by 10/12: firstname.lastname@example.org. 570/729-7842.
After coming across a poster describing the struggles of Peter Freshour, a 2009 graduate of Honesdale High School who has been diagnosed with Wilson Disease and cirrhosis of the liver, Vanessa DeGori decided she needed to help. “As the mother of three healthy boys, I am aware of how lucky and blessed my husband and I are,” she said. Read more
All day river float combining art, outdoor recreations, music, local food & discussions about our water & food sheds; refreshments w/ Damascus Citizens, 12noon-2pm; sound & art installations, community float & discussions, 2-5pm; SkyDog Supper Club & community potluck at Tusten town hall, 6-10pm. SlowFloat.org or 845/252-3518.
“Where do you begin?” That’s the question that Josh Sheard and his wife, Lori, found themselves pondering as they learned of the devastation wrought by tornadoes and severe storms that ravaged Alabama in late April. “How can we just continue to go on with our everyday lives?” the couple wondered, in the wake of the deaths and destruction. Read more
“This has to stop,” said local filmmaker Josh Fox, whose highly publicized efforts to enhance awareness of the impacts of natural gas extraction have drawn the attention of detractors, increasing character attacks and escalating incidents of vandalism at his family property in Milanville. Read more