Around Town

LCEEC Activities The Lackawanna College Environmental Education Centers (LCEEC), 93 MacKenzie Road in Covington Township will hold the following events in March: Home & Business Solar Discovery, Wednesday, March 14, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Have you ever thought ab (read more)

What's Happening

To have your school, church or nonprofit social event in “What’s Happening,” email: Exact dates must be listed. NO EVENTS WILL BE TAKEN BY PHONE. EVENTS ARE PRINTED ON A SPACE AVAILABLE BASIS. Deadline — noon on Friday for t (read more)

‘Discover your drinking water’

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Where does your drinking water come from? Groundwater, which is found in the cracks and spaces in underground soil, sand and rock. Pike County is almost entirely dependent on groundwater to meet its drinking water needs. With the exception of bottled wate (read more)

Contractors’ workshop

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Hundreds of contractors work in Pike and Wayne counties each year: builders, tree cutters, landscapers, dock builders, surveyors, excavators and more. The Pike County Conservation District (PCCD), in partnership with Wayne Pike Building Industry Associati (read more)

Recipes from Helen’s Kitchen

Happy St. Patrick’s Day 2018. Here are some of my traditional holiday favorites for your festivities. Enjoy great friends, family, food and don’t forget the parade. Stay safe, and have a wonderful celebration. IRISH STEW WITH DUMPLINGS 2 pounds stewing la (read more)

Art exhibit now open

Monroe County Conservation District’s Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road in Stroudsburg, has opened its latest art gallery offering: Nancy Hopping —– “Living with Wildlife.” This exhibit will feature Hopping’s wildlife p (read more)

Wines from the ‘heel’ of Italy’s boot offer big value

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As more people rush to discover lesser known red varieties from Italy such as nero d’Avola, I’ll add another: negroamaro. The red grape, which means dark and bitter in Italian, makes a fruitful, tasty wine that could be compared to a zinfandel or petite s (read more)