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Thursday, August 24, 2017

Community

In General

UDC committees to meet August 22

NARROWSBURG - The Upper Delaware Council's (UDC) Project Review and Operations Committees will meet on Tuesday, August 22nd at the UDC office, 211 Bridge Street, Narrowsburg.
The Project Review Committee begins at 6:30 p.m. The agenda includes the UDC Resource Specialist's monthly Discussion ...read more


Health

Free Workshops Empower Stressed Caregivers in Sept

MONTICELLO, NY— Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a free educational series designed to provide informal family caregivers with the tools needed to take care of themselves. Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC)'s Caregiver Resource Center is offering this free six-session program on ...read more


Military Notes

Wurtsboro native one of Navy's finest mechanics

WHIDBEY ISLAND, WA — A 2009 Monticello High School graduate and Wurtsboro native is serving with a U.S. Navy electronic attack squadron that flies one of the Navy's newest and most technologically-advanced aircraft, the EA-18G Growler.
Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Victor Picariello is an ...read more


Education

FREE Credit Classes Held at Local Libraries

SULLIVAN COUNTY — Credit affects whether you will get high or low-interest rates, be approved for credit cards or loans, insurance premiums and costs, and employment and rental options.
An educational series of FREE Credit Management classes, intended to empower the public to make informed ...read more


Business

CCESC to host business plan workshops

LIBERTY — A business plan is the story of your business, according to Plans & Profits LLC, and is essential to the success of every new or existing business.
Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC) is offering two identical workshops this fall on Writing a Business Plan, sponsored ...read more


Family

Welcome to the world

HARRIS — Catskill Regional Medical Center, in Harris, has announced the following recent births:
• A son, Alexander Frederick Smith, on July 3, 2017, to Nadia and Frederick Smith Jr. of Livingston Manor.
• A son, Liam Haas, on June 28, 2017, to Kristene Haas of Grahamsville.
• A son, Bow ...read more


Agriculture

National Farmers Market Week to happen August 6-12

LIBERTY - The Sullivan Catskills Farmers' Markets collective is inviting the community to join in the celebration of farmers' markets during National Farmers' Market Week, August 6th through the 12th. Each of the markets have a special activity or event scheduled like tai chi, live music, and ...read more


College Notes

McPhillips graduates Syracuse University

SYRACUSE — Matthew V. McPhillips of Parksville graduated from Syracuse University in May 2017, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of Arts & Sciences and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.
A 2013 graduate of Liberty High School, Matthew is the son of Joanne ...read more


Arts & Culture

JEMS share a Taste of Puerto Rico

JEFFERSONVILLE — Fresh off their Silver Feather win at the Sullivan Renaissance awards ceremony, the Jeffersonville JEMS turned their attentions South recently ... far South.
The group welcomed Cuboricua, a Puerto Rican influenced salsa band to the village for the latest in its series of ...read more


Celebrations & Anniversaries

SCYP to hold YEL! Fest

BETHEL - SCYP: Sullivan County Young Professionals are proud to celebrate its 9th Anniversary at YEL! Fest on Wednesday, September 13 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the lovely Bethel Woods Center for the Arts - Event Gallery.
Advance tickets for the event are only $30 and include two free entries into ...read more


Parades

Liberty celebrates Independence

LIBERTY — Hundreds of people flooded out onto Main Street on Tuesday for the 23rd annual Fourth of July Festival hosted by the Greater Liberty Chamber of Commerce.
Vendors lined the streets and classic cars packed the parking lots surrounding Liberty Elementary School.
The New York State ...read more


Awards & Milestones

Four new members join the class of 2017

MONTICELLO - After a summer of grit and determination, four Monticello High School students received their high school diplomas on Friday, Aug. 18 after completing summer school. Damon Jollie, Christian Phillips, Darius Rodgers and Tyler Simon donned caps and gowns, turned their tassels and ...read more


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