REGION — Here are few facts about turkeys that you might not have known. One of the first meals ever eaten by human beings off-planet, which involved the astronauts circling the moon on Christmas Eve 1969, was contained in foil packets and consisted of roasted turkey and trimmings normally associated with a turkey dinner.
Grace Episcopal hosts free Thanksgiving dinner
HONESDALE, PA — Grace Episcopal Church will host its annual Thanksgiving dinner on Thanksgiving Day at 12 noon. The free dinner will feature turkey and all the fixings; all are welcome. The church is located at 827 Church St., at the corner of Ninth Street.
REGION — There has been a rash of comments on social media in recent weeks about birds disappearing from bird feeders. The phenomena is reportedly real but not of concern, according to an email sent from Marc Devokaitis, a public information specialist at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
BLOOMINGBURG, NY — Saturday, November 11, 9 a.m. Veterans Day Ceremony at VFW Post 4947. 9:30 a.m. Veterans Day Ceremony at the Bloomingburg Firehouse. The guest speaker will be the Hon. Frank LaBuda.
REGION — On a day when water releases from the New York City reservoirs were scheduled to be dramatically reduced, the five parties to the 1954 Supreme Court decree governing releases from those reservoirs reached an agreement that maintained the higher release levels.