The Upper Delaware Council’s 2021 honorees in attendance at the 33rd Annual Awards Ceremony in Beach Lake, PA were, seated first row: Richelle Dufton, Steve Schwartz and Sherri Resti Thomas (Knotweed Management Project-Recreation Achievement); Bonnie Sheard (Special Recognition); Sparrowbush Engine Co. (SECO) 2nd Assistant Chief Danielle Glynn (Lifesaving Award); and Mike Coppola (Keep Hawley-Honesdale Beautiful).…

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The Upper Delaware Council’s 2020 honorees in attendance at the 33rd Annual Awards Ceremony on September 12, 2021 in Beach Lake, PA were, seated from the left: Paul Freeman, Andrew Freeman, and Karen Freeman (representing the late Tim Freeman, Lifesaving Award); Fred Murray (2nd row, for 1888 Spencer Tractor Restoration, Cultural Achievement); John Ogozalek (Special…

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Berlin Township Grant

NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) paid $15,000 to Berlin Township on September 14 upon completion of its project to pave the parking lot of the Berlin Township Community Center in Beach Lake, PA. The funding came out of the $100,000 “Townships, Technology & Sustainability” grant that Pennsylvania Representatives Jonathan Fritz (111th District), Rep.…

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illustrate press release

NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) awarded $6,000 to the Town of Delaware for its recent completion of a river-adjacent Recreational Access Study under its Fiscal Year 2021 Technical Assistance Grants (TAG) program. The Delaware Town Board engaged Shepstone Management Company to study the feasibility of linking to a prospective trail that was identified…

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Senator Martucci

BEACH LAKE, PA – New York State Senator Mike Martucci (R-42) will deliver the keynote address at the Upper Delaware Council’s 33rd Annual River Valley Awards on Sunday, September 12. The public banquet will take place at Central House Family Resort, 81 Milanville Road, Beach Lake, PA. Tickets are $30, with advance reservations needed by…

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with newsletter article

NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council, Inc. (UDC) announces the release of the Summer 2021 issue of its newsletter, “The Upper Delaware.” Featured articles include: “Drownings Are Preventable: Delaware Takes a Toll;” “Congressional Caucus Focuses on the Delaware”; “Senator to Speak at UDC Sept. 12 Awards”, “Broadband Expansion in the Works”; “Earth to Sky Studies…

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accompany raft trip results

CASTING OFF: Upper Delaware Council Secretary-Treasurer Al Henry, standing, who represents Berlin Township, PA on the board, paddled with Liam, Katelynn, Bill, and Kathleen Carlson of Hopewell Junction, NY, pictured from left to right. NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council’s (UDC) 33rd Annual Family Raft Trip attracted 77 guests on August 1st to paddle from…

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photo with caption

Upper Delaware Council (UDC) 2021 Chairperson Jeff Dexter, a representative of Damascus Township, PA, is flanked by UDC Resources and Land Use Specialist Shannon Cilento, left, and Executive Director Laurie Ramie, right, sharing an informational poster at the Pennsylvania Legislative Breakfast held at the D&H Canal Park pavilion at Lock 31 in Hawley on July…

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