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Forest restoration workshop

April 20, 2013

Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy and the Pike-Monroe Woodland Owners Group for a forest restoration workshop at the Milford Experimental Forest. The workshop includes two sessions: an indoor session from 9am-12pm, and an outdoor session from 1pm-3pm. Free and open to the public. Registration is required. 570/226-3164, 845/583-1010, or email info@delawarehighlands.org.

Autism Awareness Candle Light Vigil

April 25, 2013

Pike Autism Support Services candle light vigil at St. Patrick’s Parish Hall, 7pm. Doors open at 6:30pm for refreshments and autism poster exhibit. RSVP by email to vigil@passnepa.org.

Injunction against pipeline demonstrators; free speech protected

Pike County President Judge Joseph Kameen granted a special injunction on March 18, prohibiting civil disobedience in relation to the Tennessee Gas Pipeline (TGP) project in and around Milford. However, the judge also included special protections for free speech rights.  Read more

Jazz at the Columns

April 3, 2013

Jazz vocalist Martha Lorin at The Columns Museum, 7pm. Wine and cheese served. Tickets: $30. RSVP: 570/296-8126 or email pikemuse@ptd.net.

Lincoln lecture and dinner

April 14, 2013

The Pike County Historical Society will host a lecture on Lincoln’s funeral by Richard Sloan; followed by a chicken fricassee dinner, (Lincoln’s favorite dish),held on the main floor of the museum where the Lincoln Flag can be viewed, 3pm. Cost: $40. RSVP: 570/296-8126 or email pikemuse@ptd.net.

Pike county bans smoking; County-owned facilities smoke-free

“Pike County is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace and campus to promote the health and well being of its employees and constituents and visitors,” and that was one of the reasons that, at the meeting on March 7, the Pike County Commissioners voted to ban smoking and the use of all tobacco products in all county-owned facilities effective immediately.  Read more

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

March 23, 2013

The Ann Street School hosts “Breakfast with the Easter Bunny,” 9am and 10am. A breakfast of pancakes and sausage will be served. Cost: $4 for children and $5 for adults. Pictures with the Easter Bunny will also be available. 570/296-6124.

Lecture and lunch

March 17, 2013

The Pike County Historical Society hosts a lecture by Dallas Grove on the man of the mansion known as The Columns, Dennis McLaughlin, held at the Columns Museum, 2pm. Followed by a corned beef and cabbage luncheon with dessert and coffee. Cost: $20, includes meal and lecture. Reservations are required. RSVP: 570/296-8126 or email pikemuse@ptd.net.

Pipeline protestors arrested

Three men were arrested on trespass charges for trying to block progress in the development of the Tennessee Gas Pipeline loop around Milford. Members of the Eastern Pike Regional Police Department made the arrest. Police believe that Newburg, NY resident Stephen Olympia, 23, was perched in a tree high above the path of the pipeline for three days, blocking attempts of tree-clearing in the area. Along with the trespass count, he was also charged with resisting arrest.  Read more

Milford Garden Club meeting

March 12, 2013

Milford Garden Club first meeting of 2013 at the First Presbyterian Church, 1pm. The topic is "Good Bugs/Bad Bugs." All are welcome. 570/296-1157. Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of every month.

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