“None of my detractors have ever been harmed in any way by me or my business; two of my biggest detractors are trying to sell their over-priced riverfront homes.” That was from Wayne Holbert who spoke at a meeting of the Upper Delaware Council (UDC) on August 4, about the Holbert Bluestone Quarry in Lackawaxen, PA. Read more
The food pantry had only been open for 15 minutes on July 28, when there was a line out the door. Adults waited with their children to receive rationed food from the ecumenical food pantry in Narrowsburg. Read more
All-you-can-eat at the town hall, 8am-12noon. Hosted by Tusten Lions.
Historian Jan Quackenbush speaks at Tusten-Cochecton Library: The importance of oral history in contemporary society, 2pm; introduction to collecting, preserving, archiving & presenting oral histories, 3pm. Free, public welcome.
One-woman musical comedy at Tusten Theatre, 8pm, $20. RSVP: 845/252-7272.
NARROWSBURG, NY — The search for 18-year-old volunteer boy scout leader, Daniel Rak, concluded on Thursday afternoon when divers from the Port Jervis Volunteer Fire Department located the young man’s body in the Delaware River in the vicinity of the Number 9 railroad bridge near the Ten Mile River Scout Camp in the Town of Tusten. Read more
Community lunch at St. Paul's Lutheran Church parish hall, 12noon-1pm, free. Public welcome.
A tie has been declared in the public vote on whether the Tusten supervisor should maintain the sole authority to appoint the bookkeeper, or that authority should shift to the full town board. Read more
A new tradition will be born this summer when David Curreri’s family and friends join together with strangers to set forth on what will become an annual rafting trip down the Delaware River on August 6. David was a lifelong resident of Narrowsburg who died in an ATV accident last year. He was 27 years old. Read more
8 artists who chart atmosphere through photography, mixed media, installation & painting on display at Delaware Arts Center, Loft Gallery through 8/20. 845/252-7576.