NARROWSBURG, NY — Elaine Giguere, co-founder of the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance (DVAA) in 1976 and executive director from 1978 to 2017, speaks at the ceremony commemorating the DVAA building as the Elaine Giguere Arts Center on Saturday, September 8.
MONTICELLO, NY — There was a ground-breaking ceremony at Sackett Lake on September 6 for a solar farm to be constructed by Delaware River Solar (DRS). This 4.0 megawatt project will produce enough electricity serve about 700 homes.
ELDRED, NY — The owners of the new Eldred Preserve, which is expected to open before the 50th anniversary of the original Woodstock Festival, which will take place in August 2019, have announced details about the project.
This weekend, Narrowsburg will be bustling with moviegoers and filmmakers as the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance presents the Big Eddy Film Festival from Friday night through Sunday afternoon (September 14 to 16) at the Tusten Theatre (210 Bridge St). Now in its seventh year, the festival has grown a lot in its relatively short life.
HONESDALE, NY — A press release from Wayne County says, "The Wayne County Commissioners are pleased to announce that Senior Judge Raymond Hamill has today issued a Preliminary Injunction to at least temporarily halt the proposed partial demolition of the Hankins Dam, Mount Pleasant Township, Wayne County, PA by the PA Fish & Boat Commission
MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County property owners usually receive their school tax bills by September 1, but this year many of the bills have not been sent yet.
The River Reporter is holding a contest for the best winter- or winter-holiday-related photos. The winning photos will be used for this year’s Celebrations, our series of six holiday-focused arts and leisure sections that replace our weekly Currents section from Thanksgiving through New Year.
CALLICOON, NY — According to the minutes of the August 27 meeting of the Upper Delaware Scenic Byway (UDSB), the board voted in favor of renewing its commitment to move forward with creating a visitors’ center in the Callicoon Depot, located at the center of the hamlet.
SMALLWOOD, NY — Corey Gips and Kara Silverman brought their pup, “Stitch,” to the new dog park in Bethel, and his expression alone (inset) is worth a thousand words. There was a ribbon cutting for the park on September 1, which is located in the Forest Reserve in Smallwood and open to the general public.
COCHECTON, NY — “Can you hear them chittering?” asks National Park Service biologist Jessica Newbern. Chitter, we learn at this lecture earlier this summer, is the language bats use to communicate with one another. Here, at the Cochecton Preservation Society’s (CPS) restored train station, lives a large colony of bats. It’s 7 p.m.