After a debate and narrow passage at the Upper Delaware Council’s (UDC) operations committee in July, a letter to area congressmen in support of renewed federal funding of the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) was approved without opposition by the full council on August 1. Read more
"Le dejeuner sur l’herbe” paintings by E. Morisot opens with a reception in the LOFT Gallery at the Delaware Arts Center, 7-9pm. The exhibit will be on view through August 31, 2013. 845/252-7576.
Bill Streeter will present "Close Encounters With Birds of Prey," see and learn about birds of prey at the Community Hall of the Tusten Town Hall, 2pm. 845/252-3360.
The Upper Delaware Council should be supporting its friends, Tusten’s representative told the UDC last Thursday. Read more
St. Francis Xavier Church annual chicken BBQ in the church parking lot, 12 noon-2pm. $10 pp.
The Tusten Town Board voted three to two to support the Solution Project and their attempt to purchase the mothballed Narrowsburg School building, and turn it into a food innovation center. Andrea Reynosa, who is spearheading the project, said it will be an education and innovation center in a partnership with SUNY Sullivan. Read more
The visitors center, which initially was planned to be installed at the Cochecton Train Station, and was later planned to be installed at the Fort Delaware property, is now apparently dead. In an email to the Upper Delaware Council, Scott Samuelson, chairman of the Sullivan County Legislature, wrote, “It appears that there are just too many questions regarding the stakeholders, funding, ongoing commitment, etc. to continue the quest for the visitors center at Fort Delaware at this time. Read more
Revolutionary War Encampment by 24th Connecticut Militia Regiment which was raised from The Susquehanna Company, sister of The Delaware Company who settled Cushetunk at Fort Delaware during regular hours.
The Tusten Historical Society presents “Narrowsburg through the Decades” a day of events at Fort Delaware, town hall and Nora's Luvin' Spoonful. Lunch is $10. 845/252-3864.
“Mostly Figaro” performed by the singers of the Opera Advantage Summer Intensive Program for Singers and Pianists at the Tusten Theatre, 3pm. Tickets: $20. Visit www.delawarevalleyopera.org.