REGION — Volunteer teams from Growing Older Together (GOT) and Sustainable Energy Education and Development Support (SEEDS) recently completed a joint project of energy-efficiency upgrades for local senior citizens who are members of GOT.
WAYNE AND PIKE COUNTIES — The Wayne and Pike Trails and Waterways Alliance will host a public meeting for its trail feasibility study Wednesday, February 6 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the White Mills Fire Hall.
HONESDALE, PA — Sandy Long, a contributor to The River Reporter’s River Talk column, is the new executive director of the non-profit energy and environmental education organization, SEEDS.
SEEDS serves the northeast region of Pennsylvania, promoting sustainable energy and sustainable living through projects and awareness-raising.
The start of a new year usually means it’s time to move on from the past year’s local government activities and early January re-organizational meetings. Also, there’s been drama to keep up with over the partial federal government shutdown and the uncertain State of the Union address in Washington, D.C.
REGION — The Delaware River Basin Commission delivered a data roundup for 2018 earlier this month, noting that the wet year delivered three record-breaking flow rates on the Schuylkill and Delaware rivers.
ALBANY, NY — Catskill Mountainkeeper and its allies at the Catskill Park Coalition will be meeting with New York’s legislative leaders, senators and assembly members and key regulatory staff on Tuesday, February 5 to make a case for funding in the region.
A primary muse and fellow poet whose spirit has walked countless miles with mine has gone silent. On January 17, Mary Oliver’s battle with lymphoma came to an end.
DINGMANS FERRY, PA — Ever wonder what kind of animal left behind those tracks? Does all the rustling in the brush make you curious?
LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — Morgan Outdoors will host a free public health program on deer ticks on January 19 at 11 a.m.
NORTHEAST PA — The Northeast Pennsylvania Audubon Society is offering a full scholarship for an adult and a related child to attend “family camp” on Hog Island in Maine this summer from August 11 to 16.