NOVEMBER 2017 ISSUE

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STAYING FIRE SAFE IN A HOTEL

The kids are excited. It’s time for the long awaited trip to Grandma’s town. Or maybe it’s that meeting or conference in an exotic city. Holidays, vacations, business trips; they are all times when a hotel stay may be part of the equation.
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EVERYTHING FIRE SAFETY

The United States has the highest fatality rate from fire in the industrial world.  Why?  Because we spend most of our money responding to fires, not preventing them.  Read full article here

KEEP THE DOOR CLOSED

It’s a phrase that makes the hair stand up on the back of your neck. The door almost became a character in that horror movie or perhaps the one about Zombies you watched last night.  Read full article here

DO YOU HAVE A FIRE ESCAPE PLAN?

Unfortunately, many people don’t realize how quickly a fire can spread through their homes. According to the National Fire Protection Association, only 1 of every 3 American households has developed and practiced a Fire Escape Plan.
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VETSTOCK: WHO WOULD’VE THOUGHT SOMEONE WOULD DONATE A HOUSE

The keys to a house were officially presented to VetStock’s founder Tom Ryan at Senator Mario Scavello’s office in Tannersville by David Wengerd the donator of the house.  Read full article here

STUDENTS FACE HEAVY ISSUES

Opioids, bullying, suicide. Healthy relationships, yoga, career and personal readiness. All these topics were addressed head-on in this year’s Together for Health School Program for 7th and 9th graders in three area school districts.  Read full article here

 

OCTOBER 2017 ISSUE

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MILLENNIALS DRIVE TODAY’S CULINARY TRENDS

Chefs become farmers, eggs are more edible than ever, the drinks of the ‘20s roar again, onions appear in jams and desserts, while the demand for sustainable fish is rising like the tide.   Read full article here

FALL IS FULL OF FUN

To celebrate the season, Settlers Hospitality, which includes The Settlers Inn, Ledges Hotel, Silver Birches Resort, and the Hawley Silk Mill,

has a line up for great events for locals and visitors alike.  Read full article here

HOW TO REMOVE FOOD STAINS

Is there some sort of unspoken rule that says, “messy food must leave a stain”?  It sure feels like it, doesn’t it?  Well, there’s no need to be scared of spaghetti anymore.  Read full article here

A NIGHT FOR THE CURE

Woodloch Pines Resort will host the 10th Annual “A Night for the Cure.”  The tricky-tray fundraiser benefits the Susan G. Komen for the Cure as part of BK Hope Cures.  Read full article here

BRING BEN TO TOWN

A noted Benjamin Franklin entertainer will be educating and performing for FREE at multiple venues in our community.
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SEPTEMBER 2017 ISSUE

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HAWLEY HARVEST HOEDOWN

On Saturday, October 14th, families, friends, and visitors will gather in the charming town of Hawley, PA, for the town’s longest running seasonal festival. This event has something for everyone including cider tastings, brews, contests, demonstrations, family activities, crafts, day and night entertainment, fresh locally grown foods, and local business specials.  Read full article here

 

LOCAL-THEMED DOUBLE HEADER

The Big Eddy Film Festival (September 15 – 17) will showcase two new dramatic films shot in Sullivan County as a centerpiece event on Saturday, September 16, at the Tusten Theatre in Narrowsburg, NY. ‘So B. It,’ directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal, and ‘Halfway to Zen,’ directed by Toby Poser and John Adams, will be presented as a double header on Saturday night.  Read full article here

 

MARY CHAPIN CARPENTER BENEFIT CONCERT FOR PEEC

On Tuesday, October 24th, Harmony Presents is producing a benefit concert for Pocono Environmental Education Center. The concert features five-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee, Mary Chapin Carpenter at Lackawanna College Theater.  Read full article here

 

TIPS FOR KEEPING YOUR HOME SAFE ON VACATION

The Murphy’s Law of homeownership dictates that, if something is going to happen, it’s probably going to be when you’re not home.  While this thought can be scary, it doesn’t mean that you can’t or shouldn’t leave your house or go on vacation.  With a little advanced planning, you can dramatically reduce the likelihood of arriving home to a disaster.  Read full article here

AUGUST 2017 ISSUE

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…BECAUSE I AM AN ADULT

You are your child’s first teacher.  You teach them to talk and walk, what to eat, how to read and how to bully other children.  Wait, what?  Children will do what they are taught, and the most powerful parenting doesn’t come through a parent’s words; it comes through the behaviors of the parent.  Read full article here

 

COULD YOUR HOME BE MAKING YOU SICK?

If you’re like us, you probably spend a lot of time at home, and while you keep the house clean and tidy, often it’s what you can’t see that can be the biggest problems.  Read full article here

 

WALLY LAKE FEST:

THE PLACE FOR OUTDOOR ADVENTURE

Wally Lake Fest is an annual event celebrating beautiful Lake Wallenpaupack and the surrounding lake region. The last weekend in August promises endless fun for people of all ages with exciting activities and events scheduled throughout August 25th through the 27th.
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JULY 2017 ISSUE

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HOT STUFF TO DO THIS SUMMER

Many exciting events and activities take place in our area throughout the summer.  Mark your calendars and plan to spend time at one of them.
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GRILLIN’ SAFETY TIPS

At Disaster Blaster, we often deal with Smoke and Fire Clean-Up and Restoration jobs, some caused by outdoor grills.  Many of these disasters could have been minimized or avoided altogether if certain precautions and safety measures had been taken.  From necessary safety equipment to proper placement, Disaster Blaster would like to help answer some common questions associated with grilling safety.
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