German Christmas Service at St. Jacobi Lutheran Church, 3pm. Entire service done in the German language. Free will offering for typhoon victims. Refreshments will follow the service. 570/559-7608.
The Barryville Farmers' Market will be inside this Saturday, Nov. 23, 10am-1pm, at the Shohola Fire Department, just 2 miles from Barryville, NY at 325 Route 434. Indoor markets will be held on Saturday November 23, December 21, and January 18 from 10am-1pm. Many of the regular vendors will be there. www.barryvillefarmersmarket.com.
Advent Concert at St. Jacobi Lutheran Church, 3pm. Area churches & musical groups will participate. Free will food pantry offering. Refreshments served afterward. 570/559-7676.
Boy Scout Troop 76 Shohola-Barryville Bridge 5K Run/Walk at Rohman Park, 10am. Race day registration and packet pick up starts at 8:30am. Pre-registration is encouraged. www.Troop76Events.com.
The Shohola Twp. Volunteer Fire & Rescue, Inc. will host a flea market located at the Fire House on Rt. 434, 9am-2pm, rain or shine. The table fee is $15. 570/559-7673 or 570/559-7525 and leave a message.
Nelson Ruiz, a resident of Shohola, was sentenced to four years in prison after being convicted of defrauding the New York City School District out of approximately $2.7 million. He must also repay the money.
Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, said that Ruiz also bribed a Department of Education (DOE) employee in furtherance of the fraud scheme. Read more
A new session of classes will begin with orientation at the Tri-State Dog Obedience Club (TSDOC) facility at Shohola Business Center, 7pm. Registration prior to orientation is recommended. For a schedule of classes and times, and an application form visit www.tristatedogobedienceclub.org or call 570/296-5594.
The Delaware Valley School District and Pike County commissioners have voted to support Shohola Township’s real-estate tax abatement program. As reported in our May 9 issue, the commissioners had already approved the program, the Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance Act (LERTA) plan for the entire county. However, in order to go into effect in any given locality, the plan must also be approved by the township in question and the affected school district. This has now happened in Shohola. Read more
Shohola Township Park & Recreation Committee hold clean-up day at the Township Building, 8am-3pm. 570/559-7394.
Ladies Aid Penny Social at Saint Jabobi's Church. Doors open at 2 pm, drawings start at 3pm. Refreshments served after.