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Wednesday, June 28, 2017


In General

Learn to prepare No-Cook summer meals

LIBERTY - Eating local supports farmers in your community and boosts your local economy, especially during the peak of the growing season.
Food enthusiasts can join Natural Contents in the Catskills Kitchen on Friday, August 11 for a Farmers' Market Clean Eating workshop on No-Cook Summer Meals, more


Alzheimer's association offers wellness retreat for caregivers, people with dementia in Orange, Sullivan Counties

CLARYVILLE - The Alzheimer's Association Hudson Valley Chapter will offer a wellness retreat for unpaid family caregivers and people with dementia in partnership with Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County.
Set for Tuesday, June 20, the retreat will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Frost more

Military Notes

Will Quackenbush graduates from USMA

WEST POINT — William Lawton Quackenbush of Claryville graduated from West Point on May 27, 2017. He is the fourth generation of the Quackenbush family to graduate from West Point.
His great-grandfather, Colonel Robert Quackenbush graduated from West Point in 1931 and served in WW II and the more


Western Sullivan Public Library Announces Summer Reading Program 2017

CALLICOON - Be a community builder! Join us for five weeks of local fun at your library starting July 11th! This year's theme is “Build a Better World through Community” and we will be having community members come and share their expertise with children. During the program, kids will be making more


UDC Seeks River Valley Businesses For Upper Delaware Visitor Guide

NARROWSBURG - The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) is offering free listings to eligible river corridor businesses in its “Visitor Information Map and Guide for Touring the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River: New York & Pennsylvania.” The deadline for submissions is July 7. Donations to more


Welcome to the world

HARRIS — Catskill Regional Medical Center, in Harris, has announced the following recent births:
• A daughter, Layla Annalise DeGraw, on May 29, 2017, to Heather and Joshua DeGraw of Grahamsville.
• A daughter, Emma Marlene Schoonmaker, on May 26, 2017, to Lisa and Adam Schoonmaker of more


Sullivan Catskills Farmers' Markets Special Reminder: ALL Are Welcome!

MONTICELLO & LIBERTY - Summer is underway in the Catskills which means the start of farmers' market season! To kick things off, the Sullivan Catskills Farmers' Markets invite the community to discover their neighborhood farmers' market in Monticello on Monday, June 26, 2017 from 11:00 am to 2:00 more

College Notes

Keystone College names local graduates

LAPLUME, PA — Keystone College celebrated its 146th commencement during a ceremony at the Pavilion at Montage, Scranton, on Saturday, May 13. Degrees were conferred upon 313 students.
The following local students received Bachelor of Science degrees in the School of Professional more

Arts & Culture

CAS Kids Free Summer art classes

LIVINGSTON MANOR - CAS Kids is pleased to announce FREE drop-in art classes in the month of July with veteran teacher Andrea Brown. Have fun painting, drawing, printmaking, and working with clay, collage and wood to make sculpture.
Kids ages 4-9 are welcome to participate, though exceptions can more

Celebrations & Anniversaries

Giguere to be ‘toasted' for decades of service

NARROWSBURG — After 42 years, Elaine Giguere is retiring from her post as Executive Director of the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance in Narrowsburg. Join the DVAA for “A Toast to Elaine” on Saturday, June 17 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Narrowsburg Union, 7 Erie Avenue, Narrowsburg, as they pay tribute to more


Callicoon turns its eyes to tractors!

CALLICOON — The 21st annual Callicoon Tractor Parade was a hot one, from the sizzling sun above to the hundreds of engines throwing off heat, but some 217 tractor drivers came out for the event.
Led by Hortonville teen and Grand Marshal Corey Dirie, the event - a fundraiser for the Delaware more

Awards & Milestones

RSVP thanks its many volunteers at 44th Annual Luncheon

CALLICOON — At the recent Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Luncheon hosted by the Villa Roma Club House, RSVP Project Director Caryn Mathews thanked volunteers for the over 50,000 hours of “acts of kindness” they have shown to the community with their service in 2016. Over 280 volunteers more

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