BEACH LAKE, PA — Local poet and author Tom Lisenbee will ring in the new year with a service centered around a heartwarming video tale of rescue and release titled “The Hero’s Journey.” The one-hour service, presented by the Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, will be held December 30 at 10:15 a.m.
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NARROWSBURG, NY — The Two Rivers Zen Community will host “Oshogatsu: The Ringing of 108 Bells” on New Year’s Eve from 7:30 to 9 p.m. All are welcome to join in this purification rite that encourages a spiritual fresh start for the coming year. The event is free and will be held at the zendo, 76 Main St., on the second floor.
HONESDALE, PA — Woodloch Resort will host its Olde Fashioned Holiday Weekend event December 21 through 23 this year.
NEWBURGH, NY — Mount Saint Mary’s campus ministry program collected more than 700 toys to give to the Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan and Ulster this year.
Catholic Charities will work with social workers and case managers to distribute the toys to children in need throughout the service area.
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Officials in the area have determined that Sullivan County is in dire need of child care workers—if you have considered working with or teaching children, now is the time to start.
MONTICELLO, NY – Wayne Bank’s Sullivan County community offices recently served as the official drop off centers for Murph’s sixth annual toy drive.
HONESDALE, PA — During his usual wintertime shower on Main Street, Michael G. Stanton, in coordination with 95.3 DNH raised more than $20,000 for the Wayne County Children’s Christmas Bureau.
Barryville United Methodist Church
3405 State Rte. 97
Dec. 23: Sunday service: 9 a.m.
Christmas Eve: candlelight service, 5 p.m.
BEACH LAKE, PA
St. Bernard’s Catholic Church
300 Catholic Church Rd.
NARROWSBURG, NY — The Shoppe at the Blue Fox Motel, a popup store of vintage and used clothing, is now open weekends from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Blue Fox Motel, formerly Landers Ten Mile River Lodge, is being restored to the authentic Upper Delaware resort of its 1950s glory days by owners Jorge M. Neves, Meg Sullivan and Paul Clarke.
Well, that’s not entirely true. With mice in the basement and squirrels in the attic, there’s plenty of “stirring” at this time of year. The never-ending battle rages on.