HAWLEY, PA — Books & Prints at Pear Alley, formerly located on Broad Street in Milford, has permanently moved to 202 Main Ave. in Hawley. Renamed Main Avenue Books & Bindery, it offers antiquarian and collectible books and all book-binding services from Blue Dog Bindery.
My sister-in-law was visiting, and I brought her up to my bedroom to show her some changes I’d made to the décor. After she’d admired my new acquisitions, she looked down at an old wooden child’s chair on which sat a large, gangly stuffed animal, a monkey. She made a disparaging comment. “That’s Bananas,” I said defensively.
Two of the great engineering marvels of the 19th century met in the center of Honesdale, PA. The D&H Canal Company Gravity Railroad from Carbondale met the D&H Canal at the docks, and millions of tons of anthracite coal were loaded onto canal boats for the 104-mile trip to the Hudson River annually between 1828 and 1898.
If you drove on Bridge Street headed toward Main Street this past Saturday evening, you may have been part of a traffic jam as guests gathered at The Union. It was truly a grand event on June 17, with over 350 guests coming to pay tribute to Elaine Giguere, executive director of the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance for 40-plus years.
There is no place like home. The traffic this weekend was nuts—it took me almost five hours to go down to queens on Friday and a little over four to come home on Sunday. A lot of people must be visiting their fathers. My dad is in heaven, 23 years this September.
MIDDLETOWN, NY — The Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GH VHS), comprising Catskill Regional Medical Center and Orange Regional Medical Center, has announced the appointment of Jonathan Schiller to the position of CEO of Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC).
BEACH LAKE, PA — Beach Lake Bakery, 258 Milanville Rd., will be one of 35 bakeries participating in The Bread Bakers Guild of America’s seventh annual Bakery Open House on Saturday, June 24. From 12 noon to 3 p.m., there will be bakery tours, bread molding demonstrations and bread tasting. Light refreshments will be served.
MILFORD, PA — Milford residents and long-time best friends, Katrina Foster and Caitlan Vill, announced the opening of Chick’s Cleaning, a residential and commercial cleaning company. Chick’s Cleaning is based in Milford and will operate seven days a week.
Cochecton Papers I was published July 1977 to commemorate the town of Cochecton’s past and to remind us of a promising future. Lillian Krauss chaired the Cochecton Bicentennial Committee.
MILFORD, PA — Lacquer Nail Bar, the only nail bar in the area, will hold a three-day celebration in honor of its first anniversary. Throughout the Milford Music Festival weekend, passersby are encouraged to stop by for manicures, pedicures, raffles and free music, food and specialty cocktails. The celebration will begin at 4 p.m.