HAWLEY, PA — “We Have Found Balance,” a locally produced series sponsored by AMSkier Insurance, designed to help kids around the world make better life choices, is now available for viewing at amskier.co/foundbalance.
WAYNE AND PIKE COUNTIES, PA — The Wayne Pike Adult Literacy Program has received a $1,000 grant from the PPL Foundation.
REGION —If a heat pump is operated in the most efficient way possible, and as intended, the cost per month in one apartment of about 800 square feet in Livingston Manor is about $80 per month in the winter months. If the heat pump is operated in the least efficient way, the cost during those months jumps to about $300 or more.
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.