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Friday, May 22, 2015

Community

In General

Cat clinic set June 22

MONTICELLO — A low-cost spay/neuter clinic for cats will be held June 22 in Monticello. Performed by appointment only, by state-licensed veterinarians of The Animal Rights Alliance (T.A.R.A.) mobile clinic. $70 per cat includes spay/neuter, rabies vaccine, ear cleaning, and nail trim. Mamakating ...read more


Military Notes

Graham graduates basic training

Air Force Airman Sean F. Graham graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic ...read more


Education

Finding Korean pen-pals

LIBERTY — Tracie Euker's fourth grade art classes have recently embarked in an international post card exchange with fifth grade students from the Dangchon Elementary School in Seongnam City, Korea.
Earlier this year, Mrs. Euker connected with Ms. Ilyoung Jeon through the internet. Together ...read more


Business

Jeffersonville Bancorp declares earnings

JEFFERSONVILLE — Jeffersonville Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQB - JFBC) announced first quarter net income of $1,176,000 or $0.28 per share compared to $1,312,000 or $0.31 per share for the same quarter in 2014.
The decrease in quarterly net income was primarily due to an increase in non-interest expense ...read more


Family

Welcome to the world

HARRIS — Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris has announced the following recent births:
• A daughter, Corrine Rose, on May 3, to Christine and Ryan Essex, of Grahamsville;
• A son, Paul Allen, on May 7, to Crystal and Garrett Connor, of Grahamsville.


Agriculture

Taskforce for Pollinator Protection Plan

SULLIVAN COUNTY — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that New York State will establish an interagency taskforce to develop a Pollinator Protection Plan to promote the health and recovery of pollinator populations in New York State. Pollinators - which include various types of bees and ...read more


College Notes

Area students graduate from Lehigh University

BETHLEHEM, PA — More than 1,900 Lehigh University students were awarded bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degrees during the 147th Spring 2015 Commencement ceremonies at Goodman Stadium in Bethlehem, Pa.
Hannah Rettoun of Callicoon received a Master of Arts.
Martin Berlove of Monticello ...read more


Arts & Culture

NACL presents 'Desire Line'

HIGHLAND LAKE — The NACL Theatre opens its 15th season with “Desire Line,” a performance reading and book launch of Laura Moran's new memoir with the same title. Performances will take place Saturday, May 30 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, May 31 at 3 p.m. The event will also feature Eva Barnett, Gracie ...read more


Celebrations & Anniversaries

Blood bank has ‘life deposits'



HARRIS — Catskill Regional Medical Center celebrated 10 years of hosting its annual blood drive last Wednesday. Since 2005, the professionals and volunteers at CRMC, in conjunction with the American Red Cross (ARC) have collected over 2,800 successful donor samples which have helped to save ...read more


Parades

The ‘green stripe' leads the way in Jeffersonville

It may have rained, but nothing could dampen the Irish spirit in Jeffersonville on Saturday at the village's fourth annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. Co-hosted by the Jeffersonville Fire Department and the Ancient Order of Hibernians, the parade drew marchers and onlookers alike to turn the village ...read more


Awards & Milestones

St. Andrew's marks 100th

SOUTH FALLSBURG — On Saturday, May 30 at 11 am, The Right Rev. Allen K. Shin, Suffragan Bishop of the Diocese of New York, will preach and celebrate Mass at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 5277 State Route 52 in South Fallsburg. The occasion marks the Centennial Year of the church, founded by the ...read more


Religion

Aglow meets March 9

LIBERTY — This month as we celebrate Mothers Day Liberty Aglow Lighthouse will be holding a Baby Shower for Sullivan County Pregnancy Support Center of Liberty. This will be held on Saturday May 9 at 9 a.m. at Lighthouse Ministries at 5 Triangle Road, Liberty.
The cost of the breakfast is $4. ...read more


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