When Charlie Knapp first started cutting hair in Narrowsburg, the Second World War had ended just three years earlier. Knapp took over the business from his father who started in back in 1911.
Knapp has now officially retired, saying he was forced to do so because of a problem with his arm. But, he said, there will still be a hair-cutter in town, as Diane Daley is still taking customers. Knapp and Daley joined forces in one business location since 2004. Read more
Jeff Dexter, supervisor of Damascus Township in Pennsylvania, has been elected chairman of the Upper Delaware Council (UDC) for 2013. Andy Boyar, supervisor of the Town of Highland, was elected vice-chair, and John B. Niflot, the Town of Fremont representative, was elected secretary-treasurer.
The election was held at the UDC meeting in Narrowsburg on January 4. There will be a swearing-in ceremony and public reception at the February 7 UDC meeting. Read more
A thief or perhaps more than one broke into St. Francis Xavier Church and stole an undetermined amount of cash and unopened envelopes containing checks.
The back door of the church’s rectory had been kicked in while Father Bill Scully was performing the 8 p.m. Mass on Christmas Eve.
Along with money collected from a Mass earlier in the day, the intruder stole several hundred dollars in coins, several watches and a lamp.
As of December 31, 2012, Skully said that carpenters were at the church repairing the damage. Read more
Every Monday from 1-5pm at the Tusten-Cochecton Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library. 845/252-3360.
Free computer class "Using Library Databases" at the Tusten-Cochecton Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library, 6-8pm; registration required. 845/252-3360.
Free computer class "Practicing GiMP Workshop" at the Tusten-Cochecton Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library, 6-8pm; registration required. 845/252-3360.
Free computer class "Repairing Damaged Photos-Intermediate GiMP" at the Tusten-Cochecton Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library, 6-8pm; registration required. 845/252-3360.
The ride starts at 226 Bridge Street and loops around the town, 3-6pm. $5.
First Fridays Contemporary Author Series at the Western Sullivan Public Library, 7pm open mic sign up, 7:30pm open mic, 8pm visiting authors Kanaska Carter and Regie Cabico. Free. 845/252-3360.
Leslie Rutkin will sign her book at Signature Gifts at the Delaware Arts Center, 1-3pm. 845/252-7576.