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March 2011

Turkey vultures return to Narrowsburg

It doesn’t sound quite as charming as the swallows that return to Capistrano, CA every year in March, but a similar avian homecoming takes place in Narrowsburg. For at least the past seven years, and perhaps quite a bit longer, a flock of turkey vultures returns to Narrowsburg each spring after spending the winter in warmer surroundings.  Read more

Bethel to adopt cell tower law

Bethel lawmakers had intended to take a vote on a new cell tower ordinance two weeks ago. But after a resident brought up examples of other cell tower laws, the board agreed to put the vote off to consider changes to the proposed ordinance.  Read more

Hinchey visits value added farm in Bethel

At a time when dairy farms are closing down at a record pace, Bob Franklin, who owns Pelleh Farm on Happy Avenue in the Town of Bethel, is expanding his dairy operation. He recently installed a small bottling plant and now sells up to 500 gallons of organic, kosher milk every week. He sells to grocery stores in the region, and to the people who stop by the farm to get their supply. He’s aiming to sell about 1,200 bottles per week, and to expand into other products, such as yogurt and cheese.  Read more

Chamber networking breakfast

April 8, 2011

Liberty Diner, 7:45-9am, pre-registered members $12, non pre-registered members $15, non-members $20. RSVP: 845/791-4200.

Art exhibition: 'Passion and Art'

April 2, 2011 - May 7, 2011

Festival of artist Jan Sawka at Red Eft Gallery through 5/7, Fri., Sat. & Sun. 845/888-2519.

Flea, crafts & antiques market

May 28, 2011

St. Joseph Church, 9am-4pm. Vendors wanted ($10/space). 570/729-7024 or 224-4934.

Manchester Community Library

April 2, 2011

Open Mon., 10am-2pm; Sat. 9am-12noon. Weekly Mah Jongg: Mon., 1-3:30pm. Monthly book sale: 3rd Sat./mo. 570/224-8500.

'Men Who Cook' & auction

April 9, 2011

Culinary talents of local "Men Who Cook" & silent and live auction at the firehouse, 5:30pm. Benefits Fallsburg Class of 2017. 845/798-1506.

Aglow breakfast meeting

April 9, 2011

Aglow Int'l Liberty Lighthouse hosts a Seder meal at United Reformed Church, 9am, $4. RSVP: 845/439-3794.

Caregiver's support group

April 13, 2011

Network w/ a qualified, experienced facilitator at Earl J. Simons Senior Center, 1:30-3pm. 570/253-4262.