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Beth Brelje

Beth Brelje writes about Pike County for the Pocono Record.
After transplanting to Pike from the Midwest, she became a super commuter and learned which bagel shops were open at 4:30 a.m. on N.J. Route 206.
Beth is passionate about connecting people with the stories of their neighborhood.
In her spare time she is easily impressed by shiny objects and enjoys working with beads.

Delaware Valley Rotary essay contest winners

  Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Rotary essay contest. Delaware Valley juniors Aiden Rubenstein earned frist place, Nicoletta Cuccio places second and Kayli Ziolkowski was honored in third place at a Rotary meeting on Feb. 25 at Balch’s resturant in Milford. Students were required to write a 250-300 word essay describing what the theme of education meant [...]

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Promised Land State Park has a hatched eagle egg

Promised Land State Park this week has documented at least one eagle egg that has been hatched by the park’s nesting bald eagles. The eagle pair has been nesting at the park since 1999.  The best place to view the nest is from the Bear Wallow Boat launch because the path to the Wildlife Observation [...]

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Join the Christmas bird count in Pike

Pennsylvania Game Commission officials are urging wildlife enthusiasts to join the tens of thousands of volunteers throughout the United States in the Audubon Society’s 114th Annual Christmas Bird Count, which will take place Dec. 14 through Jan. 5. The Christmas Bird Count is the longest-running citizen-science survey in the world, and the data collected through the count allows [...]

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Vigil at Pike Courthouse for the homeless

Pike County hands of hope plans a candlelight vigil during the night of the National Homeless People’s memorial, Dec. 21 at 6 p.m., on the Pike County courthouse lawn. The vigil is meant to remember those homeless people who have died because of their lack of housing. That evening, Pike County Hands of Hope will also [...]

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New picnic pavilion in Delaware State Park

  A new picnic pavilion will provide picnicking options for larger groups at the Delaware State Park in Milford Township. The pavilion, built from Douglas Fir posts and beams, has a concrete floor, . cedar ceiling and standing seam metal roof. Ed Nikles Custom Builder, Inc., recently built the picnic area featuring eco-friendly amenities at [...]

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Movie for children Saturday at Pike Library

In conjunction with the annual Milford Tree Lighting on Saturday, December 7th, Before the Milford tree lighting Ceremony Saturday, the Pike County Public Library will show a children’s holiday movie from 2-4 p.m. During the movie, parents may leave and take advantage of local shopping. The event is open to children ages 5-10. The film [...]

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A fresh look at the assassination of Abraham Lincoln

The Pike County Historical Society, in cooperation with Harmony Presents, will bring the award-winning stage production “For the Benefit of Miss Jennie Gourlay” to the Hawley Silk Milll on Friday, Dec. 20.  Broadway actor and costumer, Billy Hipkins, stars in the one-man production that takes a fresh look at the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. [...]

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Funny play performed by Delaware Valley Middle School this weekend

  Delaware Valley Middle School students will be performing the play “Honk! A musical tale of the ugly duckling.” The performances will be Nov. 22 and 23 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 24 at 2 p.m. in the Delaware Valley High School auditorium. Tickets are available by reservation by calling 570-296-1835. Prices are $8 for children and senior citizens, and $10 [...]

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Classical boy band Well-Strung to play in Milford

Well-Strung, a hunky modern boy band that mixes hot pop songs sung in quartet harmony, with classical music, will be at the Milford Theater in Milford this month. The group stars violinists Edmund Bagnell, Christopher Marchant, and Trevor Wadleigh, and cellist Daniel Shevlin. Well-Strung will perform the classics by Mozart and Vivaldi, as well as [...]

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Saw Creek Estates Community manager earns top industry credential

  Saw Creek Estates General Manager David Martin recently joined the elite group of community association managers who have earned the Association Management Specialist credential from the Community Associations Institute.  Martin, whose career includes 25 years of property management experience with several Fortune 500 firms, was hired to lead the Saw Creek Estates team in [...]

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