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 David Hulse 

Clean-energy activist Bruce Ferguson of Callicoon Center, left, and Glenn Weinberg, director of Smart Community Choice Programs at Joule Assets in Bedford Hills, NY, appeared before the Lumberland Town Board on February 14.

Lumberland looks at solar alternative

GLEN SPEY, NY — Solar energy proponents want Lumberland officials to consider a new energy provider alternative that New York State has made available, which could provide cheaper, renewable energy.

TRR photo David Hulse

Members and officers of the Lumberland Fire Department (LFD) appeared at the October 10 meeting of the town board to present an automated external defibrillator (AED). LFD President Ann Steimle, right, said the $1,616 unit was purchased with an anonymous grant to the department by a full-time local resident. It is to be mounted outside the town hall for public access. Supervisor Jenny Mellan, left front, is pictured accepting the donation.

Lumberland budget hearing scheduled

GLEN SPEY, NY — The Lumberland Town Board will be accepting public comment on the preliminary 2018 budget at the November 1 public hearing, to take place in the town hall at 7:30 p.m.


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