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.
WESTERN SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Entering her freshman year at Sullivan West High School, Sidney Solomon already has some great business success on her resume. A recent project at Homestead School required students to create a micro-business and raise money for the cause of their choice.
BEACH LAKE, PA — A video titled, “Not Your Grandmother’s God: Beyond Misconceptions about the Ground of Being,” will be presented on Sunday, August 12 at 10:15 a.m., by Rev. Dr. Arvid Staube, pastor of the the First Unitarian/Universalist Church of San Diego.
PORT JERVIS, NY — The Hub at the Port Jervis Public Library will prevent “Fabric Printing,” a Krafy Kate program, Saturday, August 11 from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Community Room.
NARROWSBURG, NY — Join emerging local artist Trent Petriello and learn how to make collagraph prints. This is a two part workshop. In the first class you’ll create your printing plates out of found objects. In the second class you’ll be printing your newly created plates.
MILFORD, PA — Hadley’s Earth Crystals at the ARTery Gallery will present an informal workshop, “Singing Bowl Basics,” on Saturday, August 18 at 6 p.m. Tibetan singing bowls have been an integral part of their lives for many years, using them for relaxation, reducing stress and meditation.
In the late-1800s, local regions were thriving after the explosion of a new industry: acid factories.