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Honesdale news

Spring poked its head out ever so slightly last week, and the sun’s energy is charging up the community! Our region really shines in the warmer months. The thought of walking on Main Street in Honesdale without a hat, scarf and heavy coat is very exciting.


Volunteers Joe Francesco, left, Aaron LeClere, Rob Griffis and Sky LeClere work to reopen the damaged Beach Lake playground last May.

Community playground beyond repair

BEACH LAKE, PA — The community playground located behind the Beach Lake United Methodist Church (BLUMC) has been open since 1989. BLUMC preschool director Tammy Thuman said, “It has become not just a meeting place for the community, but an option for gross motor development within the program and beyond.


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Honesdale News

As ice melts, puddles spread and snow falls yet again, breaks of clear sky highlight oases of color. A few landscape nooks have been brickcanvas-activated recently. Last year, two murals made a fall debut. One can be seen when travelling downstream in Main Street’s traffic flow. The other is tucked away and visible when looking upstream.


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Jake Michels, RUPCO’s new Vice President of Portfolio Management.
 

RUPCO promotes Jake Michels

KINGSTON, NY — The Rural Ulster Preservation Company, now known as RUPCO, has promoted Jake Michels to the newly created position of Vice President of Portfolio Management. RUPCO is a nonprofit that leads the region in creating and maintaining affordable housing.

Delayed library opening

MONTICELLO, NY — The Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library plans to open at 12 noon today due to inclement weather.

Be fore heading to the library today please check ebcpl.org or call 845/794-4660, ext. 7 after 10:30 in case this delayed opening is updated. 

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Corn Plot Field Day

COCHECTON, NY—Farmers are invited to the free Corn Plot Field Day on Thursday, September 6, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event will be held on My Place Road in Cochecton, NY (follow signs to property). Participants can earn pesticide credits for NY, NJ, and PA. Lunch is provided.

Talk on travels abroad

MONTICELLO, NY — Marvin Rapport will present “Interesting Tales From Far Away Places: A Kid From Monticello Travels the Globe” on Thursday, July 5 at 6 p.m. Rapport, an attorney, served as chief of staff for Matthew McHugh and then traveled the globe on behalf of the Anti-Defamation League.

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