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TRR photos by Jonathan Charles Fox

As if the comedic antics of gifted character actors Buddy Haardt, left, and Matthew Curiano weren’t enough, Tim Bolebiewski’s inspired mansion set design was worth the price of admission as “The Mystery of Irma Vep” played out on stage at the Forestburgh Playhouse last weekend.

Like sands through the hourglass…

Well, apparently, it’s the middle of June. Once again, I’ve hit the ground running and the days are flying by. Each summer, I vow to stop and smell the roses, but I’m already having a hard time keeping up with the roster of amazing events that occur throughout the Upper Delaware River region.


Photo from Pixabay

Road trip

Summer is officially upon us, we can tell from the crowds on the Port Jervis trains and the traffic on the roads. When and if the weather cooperates, we all benefit. A typical Friday holiday evening train ride home starts with the loading of the gear.

Wild medicine

PORT JERVIS, NY — The HUB at the Port Jervis Library will host a wild medicinal herbs class, taught by herbalist Nathaniel Whitmore January 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the library’s community room.


Photo contributed by Bon Secours Community Hospital

Comfort carolers

PORT JERVIS, NY — In an annual event designed to bring comfort and joy to patients of the Bon Secours Community Hospital and residents of St. Joseph’s Place Long-Term Care Facility, located in the hospital, volunteers sang Christmas carols room to room on December 19.


Contributed photos

“Native Spirits, ” by D. Vittum

‘Winter Spirits’

PORT JERVIS, NY — Art About Town, sponsored by River Valley Artists Guild, will present an exhibit titled “Winter Spirits” from Monday, December 3 through February 21, 2019. It features works of art that celebrate the visual beauty of winter.


File photo

Rattlesnakes and copperheads

Habitat and habits

PORT JERVIS, NY — The Hub at the Port Jervis Public Library will host a program on rattlesnakes and copperheads on Thursday, November 29 from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. in the Community Room at the library.


By La Florida studio [CC BY-SA 3.0  (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], from Wikimedia Commons

Learn a Japanese garden art

PORT JERVIS, NY — You can learn about Kokedama, a form of Japanese garden art that is centuries old, on Tuesday, October 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the community room at the Port Jervis Public Library. Kokedama is a mode of plant display in which a moss ball is the focal and supporting point for a sculpted tree or plant.

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