Country Western Sunday at Pond Eddy United Methodist Church, 122 Berme Church Rd., 10am. Heart Song gospel singers. Worship with a country feel. Picnic and chili contest at the Lumberland Town Hall, 1pm. Bring your best pot of chili to enter the contest. Dress the part: cowboy boots, shirt, jeans etc. 845/856-1129 or 845/858-2607.
Community yard sale on the grounds of the Pond Eddy Methodist Church, 9am-3pm. Lots of yard space, bring your tables and tent. Set up fee is a donation to the church. Set up time starts at 7:30am. 845/856-6004.
An agreement regarding the replacement of the bridge that has been the center of controversy for over a decade has apparently been reached, and involves significant changes from the initial plan.
The Pond Eddy Bridge, which is currently 18 feet wide, is a truss style structure, and because it has deteriorated over the past century since it was built in 1905, it has a weight limit of seven tons. The replacement bridge that was originally agreed to was to be 32 feet wide, have an interstate style, and have a weight limit of 40 tons. Read more
The picture of the deer in the back of the ambulance went viral on Facebook, and the tale is sure to go down in the annals of local rescue lore.
On January 5, the Lumberland Fire Department was dispatched in response to a call that an animal had fallen through the ice in the Upper Delaware River near the Pond Eddy Bridge. Fire chief Eric Robles and a crew went to the scene to check out the situation. Read more
United Methodist Church, 9am-4pm. 845/856-6004.
United Methodist Church, 9am-4pm, rain or shine. Vendors wanted. 845/856-6004.
About 50 people gathered at the Pond Eddy Bridge on May 19, to bear witness as members of the Tusten, Highland, Lumberland VFW Post #6427 marched onto the bridge, which is also named All Veterans Bridge, to drop a wreath from the historic structure into the waters of the Upper Delaware River below.
The movement to save the span, which was built in 1904, is gaining momentum, as officials in New York are questioning the wisdom of spending nearly $5 million for a new super-highway-like bridge that will serve only about 12 families on the Pennsylvania side of the river. Read more
A recent letter by New York State Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther to Governor Andrew Cuomo joins a long list of those opposed to the demolition of the old Pond Eddy Bridge and the construction of a new multimillion-dollar bridge to service a small number of PA residents. Read more
Speakers & memorial wreath drop to honor veterans at the Pond Eddy bridge, 3pm. firstname.lastname@example.org or 845/295-2442.
The fate of the Pond Eddy Bridge, which crosses the Delaware River and connects the communities of Pond Eddy, NY and Pond Eddy, PA, continues to hang in the balance as a growing number of individuals, organizations, businesses and towns weigh in on the matter. Read more