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October 2012

Fly Fishing Hall of Fame induction

LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — The 17th Fly Fishing Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held on Saturday, October 6 at the Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum.

A gala dinner will be catered on the fly fishing center’s property and reservations are required to attend the dinner. Members of CFFCM pay $50. Guests and non-members pay $65.
The Fly Fishing Hall of Fame was established to recognize and honor those individuals who have significantly enhanced the culture of fly fishing.
Call 845/439-4810.

Nature calls outdoor lovers in New York

NEW YORK STATE — New York State has just launched a new, online newsletter to highlight the state’s many opportunities for outdoor activities and to offer information about sites of interest and natural beauty.

Published by the Department of Environmental Protection (DEC), the October issue of “Outdoor Discovery” shows the kinds of articles one can find online on a regular basis.  Read more

The Halloween Benefit Bash

October 19, 2012

Presented by The Wayne County Arts Alliance and The Cooperage Project, on Friday, 8PM - 11PM, at The Cooperage located at 1030 Main Street. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door. This is a BYOB event. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets may be purchased online or by calling The Wayne County Arts Alliance at 570/390-4420.

Fall Foliage Report

October 5, 2012 - October 7, 2012

For this weekend, the Sullivan County Visitors Association is predicting up to a 70% color change. The foliage will be just beyond midpoint and exhibiting brilliant shades of golden yellows, awesome oranges, ruby reds and bold burgundy. For more information on the Sullivan County Catskills, visit the SCVA website at where you will find a complete list of attractions and events or call 845/747-4449.

September 20, 2012 - September 27, 2012


William “Tom” Olver, of Boyds Mills, PA died Monday, September 17, 2012. He was 87.

Funeral services were held on Friday, September 21, 2012 at 1 p.m. in the Calkins Baptist Church, 527 Calkins Road, Milanville, PA with the Rev. Lane Jones officiating.


John “Corky” Diehl, of Tyler Hill, PA, a lifelong resident of the area, passed away Friday, September 21, 2012 at home with his family by his side. He was 69.  Read more

American Red Cross Blood Drive

October 12, 2012

Sponsored by the Liberty Masonic Lodge #521, Free and Accepted Masons. Friday, from 12:45 PM to 6:30 PM at the Lodge Meeting Room, 20 Eagle Drive. All donors will receive a hot meal courtesy of Liberty Lodge. To schedule an appointment to donate, call 1-800/RED-CROSS (1-800/733-2767)

Power line gets final approval from NPS

NEWARK, NJ — The Susquehanna-Roseland power line received final approval from the National Park Service when the agency issued a Record of Decision on October 1, affirming the route the utility preferred. According to supporters, in addition to boosting electric service reliability, the new line will create jobs, reduce electric bills for some customers and provide a significant economic stimulus to the region.  Read more

Sunday Night Cinema

October 14, 2012

Master and Commander by director Peter Weir, to be shown by the Wayne County Arts Alliance. Showings are at 8:15 PM at Cinema 6, Route 6 Mall. Donation of $5.00 per person is suggested. More information or contact the Arts Alliance at 570/390-4420.

Settlement in housing meltdown

NEW YORK CITY — Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced a $7.8 million settlement with eAppraiseIT, formerly one of the nation’s largest real estate appraisal management companies, and its parent corporation, First American Corporation, for colluding with savings and loan giant Washington Mutual to inflate the values of homes. The settlement resolves charges that the corporation violated appraiser independence laws, which regulate the conduct of real estate appraisers.  Read more

Forestry Field Days

October 13, 2012

Come learn from the landowner of this managed forest and the PA DCNR service forester for Pike and Monroe Counties on Saturday, 9am - 12pm, at the Schoonover Property, 725 Kayla Court. To register and receive driving directions please contact Mike Roche @ or 570/656-6672