Photo: 1961 Callicoon, NY-Damascus, PA Bridge RIVER VALLEY – The New York-Pennsylvania Joint Interstate Bridge Commission offered no timeframe to decide the fate of the historic Skinners Falls-Milanville Bridge at its May 25 annual meeting, but advanced plans for an $18,040,000 major rehabilitation of the Callicoon-Damascus Bridge to start next year. The contract for the…

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Caption: The Calder House Museum was the first stop on the 2018 Rising Nation Journey when then-president of the Equinunk Historical Society John Schror and Carol Ann MacMaster signed a Treaty of Renewed Brotherhood before the kayakers proceeded paddling the Lenape Sipu. NARROWSBURG — The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) will host a presentation titled “History…

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Photo: The Hawks Nest section of the NYS Route 97 Upper Delaware Scenic Byway in the Town of Deerpark offers a spectacular landscape. NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) voted on May 5 to award a combined $4,431.13 to the Towns of Deerpark and Lumberland through its 2022 River and Shoreline Clean-up Grants. Since…

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Photo caption: Six-year-old Johnny Montana at the Westfall clean-up by the Matamoras Boat Launch on April 24. NARROWSBURG – Nearly 350 volunteers joined the Upper Delaware Council (UDC) starting on Earth Day to avenge the careless dumping of trash that impairs public lands and roadsides surrounding the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River. The 2nd…

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Photo Caption: Staff at Bold Gold Media along with National Park Service Park Ranger Susie Kaspar enthusiastically participating in “Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day”. Beach Lake, PA – Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River invites the public to help save lives by showing their support for water safety on “Wear Your Life Jacket…

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photo of a shad swimming in clear water

Photo caption: American shad (Alosa sapidissima) Beach Lake, PA – An ancient and impressive wildlife migration is occurring in our midst. The spring spawning run of American shad in the Delaware River is a timeless rite of spring that has taken place here for the past 10,000 years. Determined fish are now swimming 330 miles…

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photo of a shad swimming in clear water

NARROWSBURG — The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) will host a presentation on “The Founding Fish: American Shad on the Delaware River” on Thursday, May 5, at 7 p.m. at the UDC office, 211 Bridge St., Narrowsburg, NY. Virtual and call-in options are also available for the public. National Park Service (NPS) Upper Delaware Scenic and…

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NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) is grateful for the 37 sponsors who are fiscally investing a collective $6,250 in a cleaner environment by making the 2nd Annual Upper Delaware Litter Sweep a reality. As Litter Leaders organize clean-ups between April 22-30 in each of the 15 New York towns and Pennsylvania townships surrounding…

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UDC Chairperson Andy Boyar, right, makes a point to U.S. Congressman Mondaire Jones during a Feb. 22 visit at the Council's office.

Seeks Feedback on Newsletter’s Future Photo: UDC Chairperson Andy Boyar, right, makes a point to U.S. Congressman Mondaire Jones (NY-17) during a Feb. 22 discussion at the Upper Delaware Council office in Narrowsburg, NY. NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council, Inc. (UDC) announces the release of the Spring 2022 issue of its newsletter, “The Upper…

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Photo: Aerial view of New York City’s Cannonsville Reservoir in Delaware County, NY. NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) will host a presentation titled, “Delaware Aqueduct Repair Shutdown Impacts” by Jeff Skelding, executive director of Friends of the Upper Delaware River, Inc., beginning at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 7. It will take place…

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