Winter gardening class series continues
LIBERTY — New and seasoned gardeners alike can take advantage of a winter series of horticulture classes offered in the new year that continues with a hands-on Growing Microgreens workshop on Thursday, February 25, 2016. Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC)'s Master Gardener ...read more
Captain Connolly returns
Public Affairs Officer Captain Christopher Connolly with the 364th Press Camp Headquarters was deployed to the Middle East in July 2015 in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.
In March 2016 he will be returning to the 201st Press Camp Headquarters in Los Angeles.
He lives in North ...read more
River City, Honesdale
HONESDALE, PA — The Honesdale High School Players are proud to announce that they will be performing The Music Man on February 12, 13 and 14.
This year's play was chosen, in part, because of its overall theme of music bringing a small town together. In this beloved classic, Harold Hill ...read more
Employee fired for privacy breach
HONESDALE, PA — Wayne Memorial Hospital officials want to send a strong message to their employees and the community in the wake of a patient privacy breach. “We take our patients' privacy very seriously,” said CEO David Hoff. “We have terminated a nurse's aide who accessed patient records without ...read more
Welcome to the world
HARRIS — Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris has announced the following recent births:
• A daughter, Azalea Marie Angelastro, on January 25, to Candace Schoonmaker and Lucas Angelastro, of Howells;
• A daughter, Sophia Margaret, on January 26, to Denise and Chris Van Lowe, of ...read more
Spring planting is near
SULLIVAN COUNTY — Joining the Arbor Day Foundation is an ideal way to get in the mood for spring planting. Anyone from New York who joins the Foundation in February 2016 will receive 10 free Eastern redbud trees to plant when the weather turns warm.
The free trees are part of the nonprofit ...read more
Hussey qualifies for Dean's List at U Albany
ALBANY — Jessica Hussey, a freshman at University at Albany, has been named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2015 semester.
Hussey is a sociology major, minoring in women's studies with a psychology interest.
In their first semester of study, in order to qualify for this distinction, ...read more
Arts & Culture
Call to artists: 2017 calendar
LIVINGSTON MANOR — Photographers are encouraged to submit up to four (4) color images for the Jeff Bank 2017 Calendar Photo Contest. Submissions will be accepted February 19 - April 15. Organized by the Catskill Art Society, the theme of the contest is the Four Seasons of Nature and Landscapes in ...read more
Celebrations & Anniversaries
Concert brings forth the need to belong
High School winter holiday concerts always highlight the spirit of the season, allowing youth to give back to the community during this special time of year.
And this was never more evident than Tri-Valley's recent Holiday Concert on Dec. 15.
Especially poignant was their rendition of "O ...read more
Mild weather draws huge crowd to Jeff's holiday parade
JEFFERSONVILLE — Mild weather infused with holiday spirit attracted thousands of parade lovers from near and far to Jeffersonville's Main Street for the 21st Annual James Dworetsky Memorial Holiday Parade on Friday, November 27.
Over 90 floats, emergency vehicles, trucks big and small, fancy ...read more
Awards & Milestones
Bethel Woods earn top spot
BETHEL — Bethel Woods Center for the Arts has been ranked the #1 Amphitheater in New York State and #29 on Pollstar Magazine's list of the Top 100 Worldwide Amphitheaters for 2015.
“We are thrilled that Bethel Woods has once again ranked among the top amphitheaters in the world according to ...read more
More teachings at Temple Sholom
MONTICELLO — Sholom Jewish University, the adult education program at Temple Sholom in Monticello, will begin a new semester at the end of February. Course descriptions are available on the Temple website www. templesholomny.org. Interested students may pick up registration forms at the Temple ...read more