An account in The River Reporter of Town of Lumberland Supervisor Nadia Rajsz’ effort to acquire property for a visitor center provoked a lengthy exchange at the September 5 meeting of the Upper Delaware Council.
The question of which entity—the National Park Service (NPS) or the Upper Delaware Scenic Byway, or both—would be served by the center went unanswered, but decades of past failed visitor center efforts were part of the discussion. Read more
Speaking at the Eldred Town Hall’s Heroes Park Tuesday evening Highland Supervisor Andrew Boyar addressed the audience at what he said was the first annual Highland Remembrance Service for those who died in the September 11, 2001 terror attacks. Boyar honored local police and emergency fire and medical services and called for a new national day of recognition. “Isn’t it time to honor the first responders who rise to the occasion every day?”
A workshop on how to successfully and safely make salsa at home is being offered by the Master Food Preservation Team of Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Sullivan County at the Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center, 5:30-10pm. Registration fee: $25. 845/292-6180.
Iou/Thrift Shop fashion show at the Delaware Youth Center, 7pm. A free event. Silent auction with unique gifts for family or friends. Entertainment and free refreshments. 570/224-6804.
A time to celebrate the joys of rural life will be held at the Galilee Unity Grange, 11am-4pm. The Harvest Festival is sponsored by the Damascus Area United Methodist Churches. 570/224-4637.
The Catskill Art Society will present a talk and slideshow “Working At Play: The Evolution of Entertainment at the Sullivan County Resorts” from Sullivan County Historian John Conway at the CAS Arts Center, 3pm. Free and open to the public, donations accepted. A Q&A will follow the presentation. www.catskillartsociety.org.
Play an instrument? Like to sing? Come on down to The Cooperage at 1030 Main Street for Open Mic Night, 7:30-10pm. Hosted by The Crackers. Come early to sign up. 570/253-2020.
Tri-State Farm to Table Festival in the courtyard of River Rock Inn, 1-5pm. The environmental non-profit Air Soil Water will present this free event featuring farm vendors, food for purchase, live music, fun for kids and educational lessons. www.airsoilwater.org.
Berlin Township Fire Company Field Day at Welcome Lake Pavillion, 99 Cosgrove Rd., 12 noon–9pm. Food, games, live entertainment. 570/729-8572 or 570/729-7402.