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There’ll be plenty of fun for kids at the Kadampa Fun Fair. 

Kadampa Fun Fair

GLEN SPEY, NY — The Kadampa World Peace Temple’s 10th annual Fun Fair will take place on Saturday, June 2 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The community extravaganza features an all-day concert, more than 40 artist vendors, fresh vegetarian food and juice bar, and a variety of activities for people of all ages and backgrounds.

TRR photo by David Hulse

Camp Simcha director Ben Brown is pictured receiving a proclamation of thanks for Brown’s efforts in spontaneously opening the Lumberland camp’s facilities to both residents and town officials during the week-long power outage that followed the storms in first week of March. Brown deferred credit to all the volunteers and emergency people involved and said he was humbled and honored by the opportunity to give back to the town. “It was great to see the community gathering (under those conditions at the camp), but I hope we never have to go through it again.”

Investigation of March storms continues

GLEN SPEY, NY — Town of Lumberland officials took time out on May 9 to thank the summer camp director who opened his doors and played host to powerless residents and those stranded and provided emergency internet access during the storms Quinn and Riley and their aftermath to allow fundamental town business to continue.

TRR photo by David Hulse 

Wood sculptor Todd Lantz solicited Lumberland’s participation in Upper Delaware Scenic Byway’s (UDSB) pollinator gardens program to improve the habitat for pollinators, particularly the monarch butterfly. UDSB is offering small grants to offset the cost of plants as well as one of his award-winning sculptures (pictured here at the eagle observation site in Minisink Ford) to provide continuity for the program. The program is offered to communities who are willing to help pay and sustain it. The town board agreed that the site of the town’s existing welcome sign at the county-line intersection of County Road 31 and State Route 97 would be appropriate.

Cleanup saga deadline rolls on

GLEN SPEY, NY — Back in November of last year, the Lumberland Town Board scheduled a December 13 public hearing on a code enforcement order for an uncollected rubbish removal citation at the Bodnaruik/Henry property on West Indian Trail in Mohican Lake.

Lumberland Heritage Day

GLEN SPEY, NY — The Town of Lumberland Museum will present Lumberland Heritage Day on Saturday, April 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lumberland Town Hall and Museum, 1054 Proctor Rd. There will be a lecture, photos, memorabilia, artifacts and exhibits from around town and the region. For more information call 845/856-6372.

TRR photo by Fritz Mayer

Mark Reinhardt, left, and Ginette Gonzales brandish protest signs as their mother and grand-mother Christine Motta is interviewed by a reporter. 

Krebs reinstatement protested

GLEN SPEY, NY — Scot Krebs, the former principal of the Eldred Junior/Senior High School, was reassigned to administrative duties by then-interim Superintendent Dr. John Morgano after a jury awarded a $1 million settlement to Anthony Motta Jr. in November 1017.

Lumberland building O&R case

GLEN SPEY, NY — Lumberland residents should be compiling their storm photographs to help the town demonstrate “how long it took” and “show the poor Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R) response” to the March 1-2 storm. Supervisor Jenny Mellan last week asked residents to send or email photos to the town.

TRR photos by Ted Waddell

Oliver King appeared at the Homestead School in Glen Spey in the role of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Oliver King portrays African-American luminaries

HURLEYVILLE and GLEN SPEY, NY — In honor of the bicentennial of the birth of Frederick Douglass and Black History Month, noted actor and poet Oliver King presented several programs in the guise of two of our nation’s most illustrious guiding lights in the search for equality: Frederick Douglass and Dr.



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