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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JUNE 2017 ISSUE

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TUNE INTO THE LOCAL SUMMER MUSIC LINEUP

This summer, pull up a chair, spread a blanket on the lawn, grab a drink, and immerse yourself in everything Northeastern Pennsylvania has to offer for diverse live music.  Whether it is a bustling outdoor festival, an intimate show at a wine bar, or a lively band in a pub, our scenic mountainous region has something for everyone…
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ROOTS & RHYTHM HEADLINER: LARKIN POE

According to the sisters themselves, 2015 was a defining year of growth for Larkin Poe, an Atlanta-based Roots Rock’n’Roll duo, comprised of Rebecca and Megan Lovell: “We feel lucky to have experienced a year of life-changing moments that shaped and crystallized our artistic direction. We’re entering our mid-twenties; we’re coming into our own.
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MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS CARE TIPS

There’s nothing quite like coaxing a melody out of a musical instrument, but if not cared for properly, that can be nearly impossible.  From bumps and drops to extreme temperatures, we’ve got you covered!
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SHARING THE EXPERIENCE OF PARKINSON’s

A friend with Parkinson’s Disease recently learned that her neighbor, a man she’s known for five years, has also been living with PD.  The news surprised her, and she wishes she had known sooner.  She’s active in the Parkinson’s community and has lots of information she could have been sharing with him, not to mention her personal experience and support.
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MAY 2017 ISSUE

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REMOVING UNWANTED ODORS FROM YOUR CLASSIC CAR

You never know where you may find that restorable classic car of your dreams. Unfortunately, however, many times these cars have been stored in less than optimal conditions. Quite often, they have been exposed to the weather and even to small rodents and other wildlife! This can result in interiors that may exhibit foul odors such as musty or even barnyard-like smells.
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1955 SUNBEAM ALPINE MARK III

After a cold winter, complete with a record breaking March snowstorm, we are ready for some warm spring days.  Just as nature provides us signs that spring has in fact arrived; flowers are starting to bloom; the grass is turning green, and the days are getting longer; we also start to see collector cars awakening from their long winter naps.  May is the start of car shows/cruises season, an exciting time for car enthusiasts, a time to renew old friendships, meet new enthusiasts, and see some unique cars with some unique stories.   This month’s car is a very unique and rare 1955 Sunbeam Alpine Mark III owned by Scotty Greenberger of Yulan, New York, since 1959.
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IT’S TEE TIME: THE COUNTRY CLUB AT WOODLOCH SPRINGS

Located just 95 scenic miles from New York City and nestled in the Pocono Mountains Lake Region sits The Country Club at Woodloch Springs, recognized by both GOLF Magazine and Golf Digest as one of the finest courses in America and rated 4 1/2 stars by Golf Digest’s Best Places to Play.
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