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Milford PA – Daily Hudson Valley News http://www.hvinsider.com/articles Online news source for the Mid Hudson Region Fri, 01 May 2015 05:10:35 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.6.2 Moving DUI Victims Memorial On Display December 18 Milford PA http://www.hvinsider.com/articles/moving-dui-victims-memorial-on-display-december-18-milford-pa/ Mon, 16 Dec 2013 20:30:24 +0000 http://www.hvinsider.com/articles/?p=14964 On Wednesday, December 18, 2013 from 1:00p.m. until 3:30p.m. the Eastern Pike Regional Police Department will be hosting the “Moving DUI Victims Memorial” at the Delaware Valley School Complex located at 252 Routes 6&209, Milford, Pennsylvania.

The Memorial lists the names of persons killed in Pennsylvania by impaired drivers.

The Moving Memorial is housed in a 30-foot trailer, interior of which is hand painted with a beautiful garden scene. The interior features a 25-foot wall printed with over 1,000 names of DUI Victims that have been honored in the Memorial Garden, and is the focal point of the memorial. The interior replicates an outdoor setting in tribute to the original, but stationary, DUI Victims Memorial Garden. This mobile memorial allows those who may not be able to travel to Harrisburg to still view the Memorial Garden.

 

Moving DUI Memorial Wall

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Vendors Wanted for 4th of July Party and Vetstock Fundraiser http://www.hvinsider.com/articles/vendors-wanted-for-4th-of-july-party-and-vetstock-fundraiser/ Tue, 11 Jun 2013 09:15:50 +0000 http://www.hvinsider.com/articles/?p=13325 Vetstock, a two day long Fourth of July weekend celebration and fundraiser to be held at the Malibu Dude Ranch on Friday, July 5 and Saturday, July 6, is in need of vendors to help support the ‘round the clock patriotic party.

All of the net proceeds raised at Vetstock will be donated to Homes For Our Troops (HFOT) to provide an accessible home for Marine Corporal David Noblit Jr., a local wounded Afghanistan war veteran, his wife, and their young son.

Proceeds will be generated from ticket sales, sponsorships, media sponsorships, as well as vendor tent sponsorships. For $125, vendors will receive a 10’x10’ space for a tent for the entire two days.

The Vetstock organizers are currently looking for food vendors, particularly sausage and peppers and meatballs, jewelry vendors, motorcycle vendors, leather vendors, military memorabilia vendors, country western style vendors, etc. to add into the Vetstock mix.

Veterans, residents, and visitors are all invited to Vetstock to take in live concerts and DJs, military exhibitions, a sanctioned Malibu rodeo, food, and much more.

HFOT is a national non-profit, non-partisan 501 (c)(3) organization founded in 2004 that assists severely injured veterans and their immediate families by raising donations of money, building materials, and professional labor and to coordinate the process of building a home that provides maximum freedom of movement and the ability to live more independently.

Vetstock would like to extend a huge thank-you to our sponsors: The Pike County Bar Association, the Joe Bayer Band, Chant Realty, Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Resort and Restaurant, Pike County Commissioners Rich Caridi and Matt Osterberg, Wayne Bank, American Legion Post 311, Kelly Gaughan Esq., the Milford Diner, the Law Offices of Galasso, Kimleer & Muir, P.C., Charles Kannebecker, Esq., VFW Mountain Laurel Post #8612, Delaware Tire & Auto Center, The Niki Jones Agency, David Madeira of “The Talker” on 94.3, Bold Gold Media Group, and Pocono 96.7.

Events will be held at both the Malibu Dude Ranch and the American Legion Post 139. For a complete list of events or for more information on Vetstock, please visit the official Vetstock website at www.vetstockusa.com, email info@vetstockusa.com, call 570-828-8675, or “like” the official Vetstock Facebook page .

The Malibu Dude Ranch is located at 351 Foster Hill Road, Milford, Pa. 18337. The American Legion Post 139 is located at 104 Country Road 2001, Milford, Pa. 18337.

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A Ghost Gathering in Milford This Saturday http://www.hvinsider.com/articles/a-ghost-gathering-in-milford-this-saturday/ Fri, 27 Jul 2012 21:09:40 +0000 http://www.hvinsider.com/articles/?p=9001 On Saturday July 28th a group of ghost hunters will open their investigation of the 1904 home known as The Columns Museum, located in Milford, Pa, to interested parties.

The folks who operate “The Ghost Gathering” will allow guests to observe and participate in an evening of spooky investigation at the popular historic sight. An earlier visit by the group piqued their interest, as several unexplainable happenings occurred.  Both audio and visual phenomenons were noted and the investigators are geared up for another exciting night.

You can be a part of the investigation, limited to 15 guests, by contacting Nancy Umstead, Director of The Ghost Gathering at info@theghostgathering.com. Admission for the evening is $40.

Interested parties may also call 570-296-8126 for more information.

The Columns Museum is open Wed. Sat and Sun., from 1-4 and will be open Wednesday through Sunday from 1-4 in July and August.  Call us at 570-296-8126, or visit our website at www.pikecountyhistoricalsociety.org.

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Pike County Historical Society to Offer Dinner and a Movie http://www.hvinsider.com/articles/pike-county-historical-society-to-offer-dinner-and-a-movie/ Tue, 20 Dec 2011 22:35:38 +0000 http://www.hvinsider.com/articles/?p=5903 On Friday January 13th the Pike County Historical Society, will present another installment in the “Aunt Marge’s Movie Lounge” series.  This casual evening in the Columns’ Foundation Room offers a home cooked meal, the screening of a movie which was a favorite of the Museum Director’s much beloved and quirky Aunt Marge, and dessert and coffee.  On the 13th of January we will also be showing the Alfred Hitchcock classic “The Birds”.

The story begins as an innocuous romantic triangle involving wealthy, spoiled Melanie Daniels (Tippi Hedren), handsome Mitch Brenner (Rod Taylor), and schoolteacher Annie Hayworth (Suzanne Pleshette). The human story begins in a San Francisco pet shop and culminates at the home of Mitch’s mother (Jessica Tandy) at Bodega Bay, where the characters’ sense of security is slowly eroded by the curious behavior of the birds in the area. At first, it’s no more than a sea gull swooping down and pecking at Melanie’s head. Things take a truly ugly turn when hundreds of birds converge on a children’s party. There is never an explanation as to why the birds have run amok, but once the onslaught begins, there’s virtually no letup.

Please join us on Friday the 13th for an enjoyable evening. Dinner starts at 6:30pm. Tickets are $25 and reservations are required. Call 570-296-8126 to reserve.

Guests may also be interested to see an interesting item in the Museum’s collection which goes along nicely with this particular movie selection.

The PCHS exhibits a case of what are known as “Audubon’s Birds”.  These are varied taxidermied specimens done by the leading taxidermist of the time, John Bell.  Mr. Bell hailed from Matamoras and accompanied Audubon on his Missouri River trek. These birds were used for models in Audubon’s sketches for his famed bird books and guides.

Audubon's Birds

Audubon's Birds

The PCHS’s Columns Museum is located at 608 Broad Street in Milford, Pa., and is open Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 1-4 pm.  For more information visit them online at www.pikecountyhistoricalsociety.org.

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