WESTFALL, PA — A relatively short August 16 business meeting of the Delaware Valley School District (DV) School Board was followed by a lengthy board and audience debate about why four teaching positions were deleted in order to zero out any new taxes in the budget while elementary-school class-size projections show considerably more elementary
ELDRED, NY — The agenda was replete with personnel changes for the school board to acknowledge. Chief among them was the announced retirement of Virginia Keegan, who came to the district six years ago to serve as elementary school principal and was reassigned during the past school year to the junior-senior high school.
In last week’s “River Talk” column, Scott Rando summarized the scientific outcomes of the 2018 Upper Delaware Bioblitz.
HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne County Commissioners last week announced that Chairman Brian Smith has been named to the newly created PA Commission for Agricultural Education Excellence (CAEE).
ELDRED, NY — He’s staying. That was the result of the Eldred school board’s vote to rescind the resolution approved at the May 21 board meeting accepting Dr. John Morgano’s resignation as Superintendent effective August 15.
MONTICELLO, NY — The Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library’s summer reading program offers a variety of activities for kids, tweens and teens this summer. Sign-ups are in progress and activities will start Monday, July 2.
STARLIGHT, PA — The Upper Delaware BioBlitz will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 30 near the intersection of Hancock Highway and Crosstown Highway. At a BioBlitz, biologists and volunteers gather to collect, identify, and catalogue every living thing on the designated property in a 24-hour period.