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The Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area on June 7 posted this photo of peregrine falcon chicks in the nest. The peregrine is renowned for its speed, capable of reaching over 200 mph during its characteristic hunting stoop, making it the fastest member of the animal kingdom. According to National Geographic, the fastest measured speed of a peregrine falcon is 242 mph. The peregrine became an endangered species over much of its range because of the use of pesticides, especially DDT, during the 1950s, '60s, and '70s. Worldwide recovery efforts were successful after DDT was restricted, and the peregrine falcon was removed from the U.S. Endangered Species list in 1999.

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Pure (Judy) Gold coming to the historic Milford Theatre
By Pamela Chergotis
Judy Gold is coming back to Milford.
The last time she was here, she was doing time at Camp Nah-Jee-Wah, which she describes as a "Jewish Jewish...

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Another Pennsylvania casino gets sports-betting license
Another casino in Pennsylvania has secured a sports-betting license as casinos get closer to offering sports betting online.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on May 15...

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JazzPort opens with Dave Stryker Trio
JazzPort, Port Jervis’ swingin’ music series, launches on Saturday, June 1, with guitarist Dave Stryker and His Trio at the UpFront Gallery, 31 Jersey Avenue, Port...
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Memorial Day in Milford
Milford. Rich Diaz, Commander of the Milford American Legion Post 139, said veterans will assemble at Fifth and Ann Streets at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 27, for their annual Memorial...
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