MONTICELLO, NY — The Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library’s summer reading program offers a variety of activities for kids, tweens and teens this summer. Sign-ups are in progress and activities will start Monday, July 2.
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First name Amanda, last name Reed. And boy oh boy, do I owe her one.
What did Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash and “newcomer” Jerry Lee Lewis all have in common during the late 1950’s? Sun Records—where producer Sam Phillips fostered their careers when they were still fledgling performers, before the gold records, screaming fans and fame took its toll on their lives.
Most fishermen know where Cooks Falls is. Take New York 17 West past Roscoe, where it starts crisscrossing the Beaverkill River, then take the first exit, 93. The town’s inhabitants live mostly along the banks of the Beaverkill. There is no gas station or diner, and they no longer have a post office.
Today’s title above is a somewhat esoteric reference to an old Noel Coward song that I’m fairly sure is no longer considered PC—so I won’t include any of the lyrics here (“Use the Google!” as Mom would yell); suffice it to say that the song refers to blistering heat, which caused the mercury to rise in the Upper Delaware River region over the la
MILFORD, PA — The 2018 Milford Music Festival takes place Friday through Sunday this weekend, featuring free musical performances all over town. The event was first established in 2002 as the Milford Jazz Festival, but has since expanded, and you are now just as likely to find blues, rock and pop playing as traditional jazz.
HONESDALE, PA — The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., hosts a contra dance monthly between April and December, and the next one will be held on Saturday, June 30. There will be live music by Jeanne Wassman, Judy Trudgen and Donna Lee Gregor. Caller Laurie B. will do a beginner lesson starting at 7:15 p.m., and the dancing will start at 7:30 p.m.
LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — The Catskill Art Society (CAS) opened “8 Recent Paintings,” an exhibition from Keith Wood, at the Laundry King, 65 Main St., last weekend. The exhibition will be on view again from Friday, June 22 through Sunday, June 24 from 12 noon to 5 p.m.
LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — The Catskill Art Society will present “Carol Hepper: The Skin of Things,” a major exhibition of recent works by Carol Hepper, a Jeffersonville and New York City-based artist, at the CAS Arts Center, 48 Main St., from June 30 through August 25.
HONESDALE, PA — The Shakespeare on Film Series features “Much Ado About Nothing” on Thursday, June 28 at 7 p.m. Dr. Robert Dugan will introduce the play with a brief background and orientation. After the screening, there will be an opportunity for impressions and sharing.