SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — The 4-H Sullivan County Explorers Club focused on recycling and up-cycling projects this year. The group of 15 children, ages seven to 14, supported the St. Peters Church (Liberty) Sullivan Renaissance Garden Grant project.
REGION — Electricity consumers in both Pennsylvania and New York will have their electric meters replaced by smart meters in the next few years, if they haven’t already been replaced.
PIKE COUNTY, PA — Pike County Conservation District (PCCD) received $1,000 to develop an educational brochure that will include a step-by-step guide to help homeowners better understand the process of completing the most common General Permits: GP #2 for Small Docks and GP #3 for Streambank Stabilization.
MONTICELLO, NY — Petitions are now available for the October 10 election of trustees at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library. Three board seats are up for election, each for a three-year term (January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2021). Incumbents Constance Keller, Marvin Rappaport and Steven Sharoff are seeking re-election.
PHILLIPSPORT, NY — The Phillipsport Community Center, 657 Red Hill Rd., will dedicate its new pavilion at 6 p.m. with Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther.
CALLICOON, NY — WJFF Radio Catskill (90.5 FM or wjffradio.org), the community public radio for Sullivan County, Northeast Pennsylvania and the Catskills, will hold a fundraising auction on Saturday, August 25 at the Western Supper Club and Inn. Doors open at 3 p.m. with a live auction beginning at 5 p.m.
UPPER DELAWARE RIVER — Upper Delaware River Basin Citizens (UDRBC) will undertake its first annual river cleanup on Friday, August 17. The section chosen for the cleanup will be between Milanville and Narrowsburg. T-shirts will be handed out to those who register online.
This early photo of the Delaware & Hudson Canal near Tryon Street in Honesdale demonstrates why it took seven to 10 days for a boat to travel to Rondout (Kingston) on the Hudson River after being loaded with anthracite coal from Northeastern Pennsylvania to market in New York City.
MILFORD, PA — “Climate Change and Conservation: Is It Getting Hot in Here?” will be presented on Saturday, August 25, at 5:30 p.m., at Grey Towers National Historic Site by Dr. Anthony A. Serino, associate professor of biology at Misericordia University (MU).
HONESDALE, PA — You can learn how to build a solar-powered charging station for your cell phone and other devices at the Stourbridge Project on August 27 from 4 to 7 p.m.