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Monday, January 21, 2019


In General

Local teen featured in National Geographic documentary

Iris Fen Gillingham has felt the effects of climate change in her own life. When she was six years old, her family's farm in Youngsville experienced severe flooding that wiped out top soil and left the land ravaged. Now as an 18-year-old in college, Iris hopes to make the world a better place for more


Hamlin Family Health Center Increases Walk-in Provider Coverage

HONESDALE, PA - “The demand for walk-in services has increased both locally and nationally as patients seek the convenience of same day, on-demand care for conditions such as colds, minor cuts and allergic reactions,” stated Frederick Jackson, executive director, Wayne Memorial Community Health more

Military Notes

Civil Air Patrol Cadets go Flying!

BETHEL - September 22 dawned with fog and mist but by 11 a.m. the visibility had improved and the clouds had lifted to allow seven cadets from the Sullivan County Cadet Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) to fly in a Cessna 172.
As part of their membership, CAP cadets get five flights in the more


Monticello Music Students to participate in Annual Jazz Festival

MONTICELLO - The following students will be participating in the Annual Liberty Jazz Festival in the Liberty Middle School Gymnasium on Saturday February 2nd, 2019 at 7pm (snow date Sunday February 3rd).
The festival will feature High School and Middle School jazz ensembles from Liberty and more


Orange Bank & Trust moves operations to new Thornwoodbranch

MIDDLETOWN - The Board of Directors and CEO Michael Gilfeather of Orange Bank & Trust are pleased to announce the opening of its full-service Thornwood branch at 859 Franklin Avenue in Thornwood, NY.
“We are proud to continue to serve the Mount Pleasant community with our new branch in more


Welcome to the world!

• Demi D'Abbraccio and Edwin Rivera of Monticello announce the birth of a son, Giovanni D'Abbraccio-Rivera, born December 21, 2018, at the Seelig Division of the Catskill Medical Center in Harris.
• Alissa Robin DeGraw and Dale Robert Olsen of Liberty announce the birth of a son, Mason Colton more


Rep. Delgado to Serve on Agriculture, Transportation & Infrastructure Committees

WASHINGTON, DC - In the 116th Congress, Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) will serve on the Agriculture Committee and the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
“From Day One I've said I want to focus on the priorities of our district, and these committee assignments will give me the more

College Notes

Johaneman graduates Pharmacy College

Robert C. Johaneman, son of Robert M. Johaneman and Christie Skope graduated May, 2018 from Albany College of Pharmacy. He resides in Livingston Manor and is employed by Hudson Regional Long Term Care Pharmacy in Middletown, NY. Robert is the grandson of Deborah and Robert Johaneman.

Arts & Culture

Wayne County Arts Alliance call for entiries for The Great Wall of Honesdale

HONESDALE, PA - The Wayne County Arts Alliance is announcing an open call for artists in all mediums for presentation on The Great Wall of Honesdale 2019.
The Wall is entering its 4th year and has become a landmark in Wayne County, PA. More than 100,000 cars a week pass by The Wall and see the more

Celebrations & Anniversaries

60th Anniversary of the Fallsburg High School Building

Some Fallsburg High School alumni that came back to teach at the FCSD are shown holding a banner that commemorates the 60th anniversary of the Fallsburg High School Building. The first class in the building entered in September 1958. In the photo left to right are Ms. Yadira Granados, Mrs. Elisa more


Honey Bee Festival increases respect for the species

The late Borscht Belt comedian Rodney Dangerfield used to complain that he never got any respect.
Well, after a third annual Narrowsburg Honey Bee Festival, it looks like honeybees are getting a little more respect through educational programs and the beekeeper vendors who are a key component of more

Awards & Milestones

Alan Seidman to be honored

NEWBURGH - HOSPICE of Orange and Sullivan Counties, Inc. is proud to announce the honoring of long-time Hospice friend and supporter Mr. Alan Seidman. Seidman, Executive Director of Construction Contractors Association of the Hudson Valley will receive accolades at the Hospice Annual Spring Fling more

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