A motion by Town of Delaware representative Harold Roeder to declare the towns of Tusten and Lumberland non-conforming with respect to the River Management Plan (RMP) due to their natural gas drilling bans was voted down at the July 5 Upper Delaware Council (UDC) meeting. Read more
The Town of Tusten’s waterfront revitalization project, currently in the engineering study and design phase, is one of four included in a special Upper Delaware River Corridor Regional Collaboration, which also includes applications for the planned whitewater park in Port Jervis, a Pond Eddy access parking study for a new river access point and a project to purchase and improve a river access at Sparrowbush in Orange County. Read more
Almost everyone seemed to accept that since about 2007 when the eagles first built their nest on a tree in the Flats, the fireworks in Narrowsburg have been carried out in violation of a federal law, which could have carried a $200,000 fine. Read more
The baseball league that uses the ball field in the Flats has been looking for a shed for a few years in which to house equipment and from which to sell concessions, and on July 5, they got their wish. Kevin Freda, the owner of K&D construction, and his son Kyle formally donated a shed they built to the Town of Tusten. Read more
Archaeologist & educator John Kraft presents a program about the region's first inhabitants at Fort Delaware, 10am. Fort admission applies. 845/252-6660.
Festival of music, art & ecology on Main St., 10am-5pm, free. Dog parade begins 10am, Riverfest poster auction 12:30pm. 845/252-7576.
If the proposed waterfront design goes forward the way the designers have envisioned, it would feature several overlooks, and a terraced walk on the property behind the stores on Main Street—but not entry to the Main Street stores from the back as had previously been envisioned. Read more
Ages 3-7 learn about the Delaware River & its animals, insects, plants & trees at the library through 7/25, Wed., 1pm, free. 845/252-3360.
Tusten Community Hall, 8am-noon, adults $7, under age 12 $5. Tickets at door. 845/252-3864.