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Friday, March 6, 2015

Community

In General

County awarded funds for food and shelter

MONTICELLO — Sullivan County has been awarded funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program Phase 32. The Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program awarded Sullivan County $36,136 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.
The selection was made ...read more


Politics

Gain HEAP funds

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that New York State will receive an additional $33,337,670 in heating assistance funds. The funds were allocated through the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services' (HHS) Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program ...read more


Military Notes

National Guard announces promotions

LATHAM — Major General Patrick A. Murphy, The Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership.
Angelique Ramos from Swan Lake, serving with the 727th ...read more


Education

More than a vacation - it's a time to give

Monticello resident Arianna Da Costa, who has family in Brazil, has been to that country three times in three years and has started a project to help track and field hopefuls there.

By Ariana Da Costa

I gratefully launched my project, Sprinting For International Success, in Rio De ...read more


Business

Monticello Business Association to meet February 26

MONTICELLO — All Monticello/Town of Thompson businesses and their staff are invited to the meeting of the Monticello Business Association on Thursday, February 26, at Mr. Willy's Restaurant in Monticello from 6-7 p.m.
At the last meeting there were over 50 in attendance. “I would ask that all ...read more


Family

Welcome to the world - March 6

HARRIS — Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris has announced the following recent births:
• A son, Ethan Dwayne, on February 23, to Jacquelynn and Adam Greenspan, of Neversink;
• A daughter, Lydia Grace Lynn, on February 25, to Caitlin and Steven Steffens, of North Branch;
• A son, ...read more


Agriculture

Agribusiness workshops set by CCE in March

LIBERTY — Two workshops on agricultural business management topics for farm owners and managers will be offered in March by Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC).
Farm Succession and Estate Planning will take place on Tuesday, March 3, from 11a.m. to 2 p.m. Dan Welch, Business ...read more


College Notes

Hartwick names list

ONEONTA — Inclusion on the Hartwick College Dean's List is an indication of excellent academic work, including the completion of a full course load with at least a 3.5 grade point average based on a 4.0 scale. The following students were named to the list for the fall 2014 semester:
Senior ...read more


Arts & Culture

They're headed to Carnegie Hall

Story and Photos
By Kaitlin Carney

Eldred Central School's Key Elements are headed to Carnegie Hall. Led by music and chorus teacher, Justin Glodich, the 20-member a cappella group is sending sixteen singers to the famed institution on March 29th to perform. The group is slated to be ...read more


Celebrations & Anniversaries

The little station with the big voice

JEFFERSONVILLE — It's the little station with a big voice and a lot of love.
WJFF Catskill Radio, piped out of humble, funky and smart offices off Route 52 in Jeffersonville, has channeled good energy to listeners in Sullivan County and thereabouts for a quarter of a century, as of February 12. ...read more


Parades

Now Dasher, Now Dancer, Now Chester and Misty in Liberty Parade

Participants in Liberty's holiday parade on December 5th were good sports and more than a little damp. Icy rain fell heavily as the parade began, but Chester the mule and Misty the mare never said “neigh.” Ridden by Kristine Muthig and Emily Pastormerlo, the group displayed their holiday finery as ...read more


Awards & Milestones

Liberty Diner celebrates 25th

LIBERTY — The Liberty Diner and the Tsicalos family that founded, own and operate it, were honored earlier this year by the Sullivan County legislature, both the town and Village of Liberty and the Liberty Chamber of Commerce for their quarter century of hospitality and community service. Sullivan ...read more


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