(BPT) — Weekday schedules get crazy, which is why the first casualty of all that chaos is the family dinner.
This photograph from the January 25, 2001 issue of The River Reporter shows celebrants at the 60th annual Mistletoe Ball, organized by the Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary at The Waterfront at Ehrhardt’s. About 140 guests attended, enjoying a buffet and dancing to the Northern Lights Band.
Hello, I hope you are all doing well. As for me, I still have an ear infection and sinus problem. Plus I have a cold, but I am doing OK; you have to keep on trucking.
MILFORD, PA — The Milford Cub Scout Pack 71 is holding its annual Pinewood Derby on February 4 at the Shohola Elementary School (snow date February 11). The public is invited to check out the race on a digital track, and any youth or adults (boys and girls) interested in racing can enter the open race.
NARROWSBURG, NY — The Narrowsburg Chamber of Commerce is inviting town businesses to a pizza and soft drinks event on Wednesday, January 31 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Tusten Town Hall.
[This is the inaugural issue of The River Reporter’s “Sustainability” in-paper section. It reflects the newspaper’s editorial mission of engaging the community in transformations of lifestyle that reflect a nurturing and supportive rather than dominating and controlling relationship to our surroundings, both human and natural.
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LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — Catskill Mountainkeeper has been one of the chief agents of change in the region’s energy landscape, via their RenewableNY program, which ains to demonstrate that a clean and prosperous future built around efficiency and renewables is well within reach. The cornerstone of this program is the Solar Outreach Initiative.
Methodist minister Horace Weston of Connecticut was the pioneer preacher in Ulster and Sullivan counties, NY. When his health gave way in 1826, he moved to Ellenville, NY, and began to manufacture stoneware just as the Delaware & Hudson Canal facilitated distribution of his wares. Weston crocks and jugs were sold as far away as Scranton.
As the director of the Big Eddy Film Festival (BEFF), which showcases new independent film in Narrowsburg each September, I always enjoy seeing our region represented on the big screen, and the small one.