Lumberland sets info session on zoning rewrite
Paper copies are available at the town hall in Glen Spey.
In other matters, the town board awarded plaques at its meeting on July 13 to Ann Stiemle and Don “Bosco” Hunt Jr. in recognition of their heroic lifesaving efforts on the cliffs near the Hawk’s Nest last summer (see www.riverreporteron line.com/news/14/2011/06/15/lumberland-duo-recognized-high-risk-rescue), and thanked its highway and fire departments and constabulary for their outstanding work during the recent storms and holiday parade.
Lumberland fire chief Eric Robles and ambulance lieutenant Faith Robles, who were asked to assist during a recent parade in Port Jervis, were able to provide life-sustaining care for a man who suffered cardiac arrest near them.
The Lumberland Fire Department has responded to more than 170 emergency calls this year. It will conduct its Chicken Barbecue Fundraiser on July 30, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Lumberland Firehouse, to raise funds to offset the costs of an expensive tool needed to cut through a new type of metal being used in cars now.
Kadampa Meditation Center announced that it will host the International Buddhist Festival, which is expected to bring 1,500 to 2,000 people to the Glen Spey facility on October 7 through 13. Anyone who can potentially provide housing to participants should contact the center at 845/856-9000.