Two electric companies are so willing to get the National Park Service (NPS) permit process moving forward that they are willing to offer $30 million in order to mitigate any loss that the NPS feels that it may experience. Read more
The Pike County Commissioners heard several announcements about open space programs, farms and farmer’s markets at their meeting on February 1. Read more
The danger that a necessary piece of equipment being shipped from the nation of Jordan was going to delay the opening of the proposed Pike County training center has been averted. Read more
UDGLBT event at Tom Quick Inn, 8pm, $5 or $5 worth of non-perishable food items. DJ Mark Krebs. udglbtcenter.blogspot.com.
The Pike County Commissioners approved the inclusion of two 16-passenger vans and two seven-passenger minivans into the county’s transportation fleet. Read more
Photography celebrating the Valentine season at Highlands Photographic Guild through 3/4, Fri.-Sun. 570/296-2440.
Pike County Economic Development Authority office, 5:30-8:30pm, free. RSVP: 570/296-7332.
Black Bear Film Festival presents "Dinner & a Movie - A Valentine's Weekend Event" at Milford Theatre through 2/12. Eat at Hotel Fauchere, Black Bear Café, Dimmick Inn, The Fork at Twin Lakes, Forklift Café, Peter's Europa House, River Rock Inn, Two Rivers Grille & Water Wheel Café for discount film tickets ($15/pair). Fri. 8pm: "Mostly Martha;" Sat, 10:30am: "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory," 2pm: "Tortilla Soup," 5pm: "The Waitress," 8pm: "Like Water for Chocolate," 10pm: "The Cook, The Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover;" Sun. Read more
200 Broad St., 4pm. Open to ages 8-18. 570/296-3400.
The opening of the Pike County Emergency Service Training Facility will probably be delayed for four or more weeks due to two pieces of equipment that have yet to be received from a manufacturer in the nation of Jordan in the Middle East.
The two units, called air handlers, are an essential part of the geo-thermal HVAC heating and cooling system in the new facility. Read more