Giving time, touching hearts
LIBERTY — Volunteer definition: a person who voluntarily offers himself or herself for a service or undertaking.
Not many people know that April is National Volunteer Month.
It is important that we honor the people who dedicate themselves to taking action and giving back.
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ORMC to host free breast cancer seminar
MIDDLETOWN — Orange Regional Medical Center will host a free Breast Cancer seminar led by Orange Regional Medical Group's Hannah Brooks, MD, Medical Director of Breast Surgery and Breast Specialist. This free seminar will be held on Wednesday, May 4 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Orange Regional's ...read more
Bitjeman graduates USAF basic training
SAN ANTONIO, TX — U.S. Air Force Airman Summer A. Bitjeman recently 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 ...read more
FBLA travels to Rochester
GRAHAMSVILLE — Nineteen members and two advisors from Tri-Valley Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) traveled to Rochester, April 12-16 for the State Leadership Conference. Members competed in a variety of business competitions.
Congratulations to the following FBLA members on their ...read more
HARRIS — Catskill Regional Medical Center recently announced an addition to its leadership. Donna DeStefano, LRT, ARRT, (R) (M), has been promoted to Director of Diagnostic Imaging.
DeStefano has been employed with Catskill Regional Medical Center for 19 years and has progressed up the clinical ...read more
Welcome to the world
HARRIS — Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris has announced the following recent births:
• A son, Ahnaf Bin Kafil, on March 18, to Rabeya Sultana and Mohammad Kafil Uddin, of Middletown;
• A daughter, Quinn Elizabeth, on March 21, to Nicole and Jayson Hussner, of Liberty;
• A ...read more
Beginning farmer classes continue
LIBERTY — An educational series of beginning farmer classes will continue with an Introduction to Poultry Farming workshop on May 12, 2016. Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC) is offering this popular program series at its Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center on 64 ...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
CAS seeks artists for 2016 Summer Members Show
LIVINGSTON MANOR — The Catskill Art Society will present its seventh annual Summer Members Show, an exhibition of work by CAS member artists displayed throughout the CAS Arts Center at 48 Main Street, Livingston Manor, from May 21 to June 19.
Summer is a storied time in the Catskills as it is ...read more
Celebrations & Anniversaries
SUNY Sullivan celebrates Earth Day
LOCH SHELDRAKE — Each year on April 22, millions of people across the United States celebrate Earth Day, a modern environmental movement started in 1970 by United States Senator Gaylord Nelson.
At SUNY Sullivan, teachers and students from across the area also celebrated Earth Day, just a day ...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
White Plains — AT&T is proud to recognize Lucas Arzilli, a Callicoon resident, who works for the company in the New York City for being honored with the President's Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) for giving his time to transform his community for the better.
The PVSA, the nation's premier ...read more