MILFORD, PA — (update) On May 20, authorities identified the body as being that of Leanna Walker.
Rescuers searching for Leanna Walker discovered human remains late on May 15. However, they have not yet positively identified the body found on the grounds of a facility known as the llama farm on Foster Hill Road in Milford Township. That’s according to Trooper Connie Devens from Dunmore State Police Barracks who spoke via phone on May 17. Read more
The Pike County Chamber of Commerce hosts a free lunch ‘n’ learn seminar “The Four Secrets of Networking to Grow Your Business” at the Pike County Chamber of Commerce offices at 209 East Harford St., 12 noon-1:15pm. Will Voelkel of William Voelkel Training and Consulting LLC will teach. RSVP via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. 570/296-8700.
The ARTery Gallery May show features the gallery members in a group show titled "The Muse Within," opening reception 6-9pm. Open May 12 to June 6. This show reflects the artist's inner
thoughts and inspirations. 570/409-1234.
Trio of baritone Mischa Bouvier, pianist Irina Nuzova, and cellist Yosif Feigelson perform music by major French composers who were born in the 19th century, including Ravel, Debussy and Faure, at Milford Theatre, 7:30pm. While the musicians play, a slideshow will project paintings by the composers' contemporaries. Tickets: $20, $15 in advance.
The Delaware Valley Choral Society presents Handel's Messiah at The Delaware Valley High School Auditorium, 2pm. Tickets: 570/296-5333 or 845/856-5696 or at the door. An oratorio for soloists, choir, orchestra, The DVCS will use the same musical forces Handel scored for the first performance he conducted in 1742.
The Milford Garden Club’s annual Perennial Plant Sale fundraiser will be held on the property of the Community House located on the corners of Broad and Harford streets, 9am-2pm. (At the traffic light in town, across from the Dimmick Inn.) This is a rain or shine event.
The Pike County Commissioners hold 20th annual fishing derby for children under 16 at Lily Pond, Pike County Park, 8am-12noon. Rain or shine. No fee. Register day of. Prizes awarded by age group. 570/296-3569.
The Pike County Chamber of Commerce holds a networking event at GAIT Therapeutic Riding Center, 314 Foster Hill Rd., 5-7pm. Complimentary appetizers, refreshments, a 50/50 raffle and door prizes. Free for Pike Chamber members or $10 for non-members. 570/296-8700.
Milford hosts "Toast to Milford," 10am-10pm. Come experience craft beers, wine, cuisine and character. Over 40 Milford businesses are offering complimentary tastings of craft beer, wine, coffee, tea, cuisine and more. Come tour and taste your way through beautiful Milford. For info & tasting map: www.milfordpa.us.
The Joseph Boga Octet will swing some of Duke Ellington's greatest hits at Delaware Valley High School, 7:30pm. Joining the Octet will be the Delaware Valley Middle School and High School jazz bands under Lance Rauh, and the Keystone College Jazz Combo. Tickets $20 at the door, or $15 in advance, under 15 admitted free.