Tick bite prevention
SULLIVAN COUNTY — With warmer weather arriving, we look forward to spending more of our time outdoors. Sullivan County Public Health Services would like to remind everyone that with warmer weather comes tick season. While ticks are capable of spreading several different diseases, there are many ...read more
Ratner completes US Army basic training
LIVINGSTON MANOR — Travis M. Ratner, a 2015 graduate of Livingston Manor Central School and president of the Class of 2015, completed United States Army Basic Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri on March 24, 2016.
Travis earned the medals of Grenade Marksman and Carbine Sharpshooter. Travis ...read more
Sullivan West singer awarded Bodenstein Music Scholarship
LAKE HUNTINGTON — The 2016 Dr. Barry & Jane Bodenstein Music Scholarship Award of $500, available to a Sullivan West senior who plans to continue in music, was awarded to Brandi Burk for voice. Auditions were held on Thursday, May 15, and auditioning students were required to perform on the ...read more
Stephens Pharmacy announces two certified technicians
HONESDALE, PA — Stephens Pharmacy is proud to announce the certification of Pharmacy Technicians Amy Curtis and Elizabeth Landers. Both Curtis and Landers earned their Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) designation by completing extensive course work, practical training and by successfully ...read more
Welcome to the world
HARRIS — Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris has announced the following recent births:
• A son, Jacob Ryan, on April 10, to Julie E. and James W. Buck, of Roscoe;
• A son, Kameron Nasir Sanders, on April 14, to Chantel Gattling and Kenny Sanders Jr., of Monticello;
• A son, ...read more
CCE Sullivan beginning farmer classes continue
NARROWSBURG — An educational series of beginning farmer classes will continue with a Vegetable Farm Tour on June 8. Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC) is offering this class from 6 to 8 p.m., hosted by Gorzynski Ornery Farm at 7460 Route 52 in Narrowsburg.
John Gorzynski, ...read more
Liberty native named to Dean's List
SENECA FALLS — Kathleen Burns of Liberty was recently named to the Dean's List at New York Chiropractic College. In order to be so named, a student must achieve and maintain a GPA of 3.5 or better.
Kathleen graduated from Liberty High School in 2010 and thereafter earned a Bachelor of Science ...read more
Arts & Culture
June is for marriage
ELDRED — “The month of June derives its name from Juno, the Roman goddess of marriage,” notes Ari Mir-Pontier of the Barryville Area Arts Association. “It was thought that couples who married in June would be blessed with prosperity and happiness”. So the Barryville Area Arts Association, the ...read more
Celebrations & Anniversaries
‘Take your mama dancing!'
NARROWSBURG — A honeybee hive is normally divided into three types of bees: the Queen, the workers and the drones.
Honeybees are extremely social and often perform the “waggle dance” - a figure-eight dance that allows worker bees to communicate to the colony the whereabouts of nectar, pollen, ...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
Five community members honored
CALLICOON — The Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce has been honoring individuals as the pride of their community for 25 years; individuals who are involved and committed to making their communities prosper and thrive.
This past Sunday five individuals were commended for their contributions at ...read more