delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 08:27:29 +0000 Today in the News: Supreme Court appears to side with religious groups in Obamacare case Tue, 25 Mar 2014 20:00:00 +0000 News to know

The U.S. Supreme Court today heard arguments in a case brought by religious companies that object to the birth control stipulation in the Affordable Care Act, and they appeared to side with the companies. Religious companies such as Hobby Lobby object to the rule that says companies of a certain size must provide [...]]]> Local author Lindsay Barrett George 'honored' to write for kids Tue, 25 Mar 2014 15:18:10 +0000 By Katie Collins News Eagle Reporter Follow Katie @Neaglereporter     An area resident, George says writing about her life’s experiences is a way of making sense of things. Often, human behavior provides a narrative for stories, she explains as was the case with her first book about her family’s adoption of [...]]]> Delaware Highlands Conservancy given aid Tue, 25 Mar 2014 15:15:19 +0000 Local Farm Bureau at Washington conference Tue, 25 Mar 2014 15:12:42 +0000       Bonnie LaTourette and the State Board of Directors met with an aide of Senator Bob Casey
while the rest of the delegation had a 45 minute session with [...]]]>
Waiting for Spring Tue, 25 Mar 2014 15:10:13 +0000 Business owners plan get-together at florist shop Tue, 25 Mar 2014 15:09:47 +0000    All local area business owners and their employees are invited and encouraged to attend. You do not need to be a GHP member.
   Come and join your fellow businesspeople as they meet, get to know each [...]]]>
Poison prevention at North Primary Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:54:59 +0000 PA forester joins UDC Board Tue, 25 Mar 2014 12:09:27 +0000 By Peter Becker Managing Editor     Timothy Dugan, the new District Forester in Pike and Monroe counties, was introduced as the latest Pennsylvania delegate to sit on the UDC board at Narrowsburg. Dugan works for the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation & Natural Resources (DCNR).
Pipeline emergencies operations training course April 5 Tue, 25 Mar 2014 12:02:00 +0000 The Pike County Training Center and the State Fire Academy will offer a "Pipeline emergencies operations training," class April 5.

With the new pipelines running through the county, the [...]]]>
Morning Jolt: Supreme Court to hear case against Obamacare birth control rule Tue, 25 Mar 2014 09:58:29 +0000 Happening today

The U.S. Supreme Court today will hear arguments against a stipulation in the Affordable Care Act that requires companies of a certain size to provide insurance benefits for birth control. Several companies that are religious-based have said it goes against their principles, and the Supreme Court will decide the matter. [...]]]> Vets' driver's license, plate help veteran causes Tue, 25 Mar 2014 01:00:00 +0000 By Peter Becker Managing Editor   Baker chairs the Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee.
   She commented that all levels of government share responsibility in bolstering the veterans' cause and noted that Pike County has done much to influence the state agenda. She noted the [...]]]>
Today in the News: Could be years before answers in Flight 370 crash Mon, 24 Mar 2014 20:00:00 +0000 Quote of note

"We don't know how many debris fields there are." - Former National Transportation Safety Board chairman Jim Hall, commenting today after Malaysian officials said the missing Flight 370 crashed in the Indian Ocean, and there is no hope of survivors. Officials say it could be years before we get any answers into the [...]]]> Seminar on student aid set Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:45:12 +0000           FAFSA refers to Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
Have breakfast with Peter Pan Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:35:53 +0000     Breakfast will include: English muffins, bagels, mini muffins, fruit, cereal, juice, coffee and hot chocolate.
    Kids can participate in face painting, a craft, photo with the cast and a backstage tour of the fly system. The price is $5.00 for students 12 and under, and $8.00 for 13 and [...]]]>
Learning lesson of cooperation Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:04:36 +0000      The students were given a picture of one half of a pair (ex. cowboy-horse) and had to find their partner without speaking. When they did, they could help their classmates find their partner.
    Mrs. Danielle Crouthamel’s class completed their task in one minute, [...]]]>
Morning Jolt: Malaysia's prime minister to make statement on missing plane Mon, 24 Mar 2014 12:00:44 +0000 In the news

Malaysia's prime minister this morning will make an official statement about the missing Flight 370, CNN reported. The announcement comes after Australia reported two objects in the south Indian Ocean. Satellite reports from recent days have focused on the area, and many believe that it is the missing plane.

Happening [...]]]> Foundation started to aid fire companies Sat, 22 Mar 2014 00:01:00 +0000 By Peter Becker Managing Editor    VFTF was founded by John Barnett, who lives in the Lakeville area.
   Barnett said he served a long while as a volunteer with the Lakeville Fire [...]]]>
Hawley Library given help Sat, 22 Mar 2014 00:01:00 +0000 Seminar on student aid set Sat, 22 Mar 2014 00:01:00 +0000           FAFSA refers to Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
Captain Richard Phillips -- our hero, our friend! Fri, 21 Mar 2014 14:28:08 +0000 By Michelle Andia,Tawhid Jahangir, Mikayla Krisanda, Laura Marquez, Finnegan McCormack, Ryan Shearer, Daniel Zhivkovich MILFORD -- Remember us -- the Delaware Valley Elementary School kid reporters who spent two days at the National Medal of Honor Convention in Gettysburg this past fall? We had the honor of delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 08:27:29 +0000