Following a search for a home that included the old school field on Kirk Road and the firemen’s field, the Tusten Heritage Community Garden has successfully found a spot behind the Tusten-Cochecton branch building of the library, with the unanimous approval of the library board. Crops will also be grown at SkyDog Farm on Route 23, co-owned by Kevin Vertrees and Andrea Reynosa, and at Fort Delaware. Reynosa, who is also a town council member, is spearheading the project independent of her town duties. Read more
“People have to be put above frogs and lizards and snakes,” said David Dean, Town of Deerpark representative to the Upper Delaware Council (UDC) during a discussion about wetland mapping at the UDC’s monthly meeting on May 3. “This is going to devastate private property rights, private property values and municipalities’ ability to assess,” he continued. Read more
Paying the tax man in Tusten; Auditor reports that despite delinquencies, town finances are in good shape
The Town of Tusten owes the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) $26,610.27 because of late payments and filings, but the auditor said he is confident that the agency will agree to abate most, or all, of that amount. Read more
Administered by Delaware Valley Arts Alliance (DVAA), the Sullivan County Arts & Heritage Grants Program (SCAHGP) is accepting applications for 2012 funding for nonprofits to present or produce cultural programming in Sullivan County. Read more
The Upper Delaware Council’s Water Use/Resource Management (WURM) Committee seeks to recruit non-voting, advisory members to provide guidance on issues that regularly come before it. Read more
All levels welcome at the library, Fri., 6pm. 845/252-3360.
Tusten-Cochecton Library, open mic sign-up 7pm, open mic 7:30pm, visiting authors 8pm, free, public welcome. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paintings on display at Alliance Gallery, Delaware Arts Center, through 6/9.
Mandatory for 1st-time applicants for Sullivan County Arts & Heritage Grants Program at Delaware Arts Alliance, 11am. RSVP 1 day prior: 845/252-7576.
Explore alternative farming practices followed by screening of "Dirt! The Movie" at 1724 CR 23, noon-5pm, free.