State officials are taking public comment on a new policy that would amend the rules for the installation of new septic systems. Under the proposed rules, in areas with exceptional value and high quality waters, such as Wayne and Pike counties, septic systems could not be placed closer than 150 feet from a body of water or 30 feet from a stream. Read more
The Milford Garden Club is meeting at the First Presbyterian Church, 1pm. The guest speaker is Sheri Bone and the topic is Back Yard Birds and Butterflies. New members are always welcome. 570/686-1043.
This showing will present the 1996 made-for-cable version, starring Ed Harris and Amy Madigan, in the Foundation Room of the Columns Museum, 3pm. Free, refreshments available. 570/296-8126.
The showing will spotlight the 1925 silent film version starring Pennsylvania native Tom Mix, in the Foundation Room of the Columns Museum, 7pm. Free, refreshments available. 570/296-8126.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 vocalist Martha Lorin at The Columns Museum, 7pm. Wine and cheese served. Tickets: $30. RSVP: 570/296-8126 or email email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
“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