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Tuesday, October 21, 2014


In General

Renaissance seeks more Hispanic participation

FERNDALE — Sullivan Renaissance has hired a bilingual consultant to study how to increase the participation of Spanish speaking volunteers in Sullivan Renaissance's beautification and community development programs, and help cultivate gardening and horticultural skills within the Spanish speaking more


Area schools get grants for full day pre-K

SULLIVAN COUNTY — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced the recipients of $340 million in full-day pre-kindergarten funding for 81 school districts and Community Based Organizations statewide, opening full-day classroom slots to nearly 37,000 children.
In Sullivan County, the Tri-Valley more

Military Notes

Eldred grad finds niche as marine recruiter

Staff Sgt. Kelly Brodmerkel, a 2003 graduate of Eldred High School, is now working as a United States Marine recruiter based in Albany. Her mission is to educate youth about the Marine Corps and the career opportunities it offers.
Brodmerkel recently spent an entire week at the main Marine more


Monticello CS boasts area all-state musicians

MONTICELLO — The Monticello Central School District Music Department announ-ced that eight Monticello High School students were recently selected to perform in the NYSSMA Zone 9 Area All-State Festival on November 22 in Wallkill.
These outstanding ensembles consist of students chosen from a more


Pattern honors Bethel Woods

BETHEL — The Museum at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts has been selected by Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress as the recipient of the 2014 Henry Award for Quality of Life in the area of Education. The award honors contributions of individuals or organizations that have had a regional impact on more


Ms. Mills weds Mr. Pipkins

Jennifer Sue Mills of Irmo, South Carolina, daughter of Ross and the late Maureen Mills of Highland Lake, New York, was married to William Gilmore Pipkins of Irmo, South Carolina, son of Bill and Rebecca Pipkins of Lenoir, North Carolina, on October 11, 2014, at 6 p.m. at the Viva Las Vegas Wedding more


Ag, farmland protection workshop set Nov. 3

MONTICELLO — The Sullivan County Agricultural Protection Board and the County's Division of Planning and Environmental Management will hold a public workshop on the Sullivan County Agriculture and Farmland Protection Plan Update.
The event will take place on Monday, November 3 at 6 p.m. at more

College Notes

Schadt enrolls at CCC

CORNING — Corning Community College welcomes Angie Schadt of Glen Spey as a first year student. Schadt is a 2014 graduate of Eldred Central School. Learn more about Corning Community College, visit Corning Community College is a premier two-year school, offering degree more

Arts & Culture

Callicoon Art Walk set Oct. 11

Callicoon Art Walk set Oct. 11
CALLICOON — The Callicoon Business Association announced its 2014 Callicoon Art Walk on Saturday, October 11 from 5-9 p.m. Join the Association for an exciting evening filled with fine art, music, galleries, retailers, restaurants and more.
The Walk will more

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