Food drive a success
MONTICELLO — The Children's Center at Sullivan County Family Court recently held its 3rd annual food drive with the help of Retail Banking Administrator, Rhonda Decker of Jeff Bank. The amount of food donated this year was just amazing! Donations of food were collected at all Jeff Bank locations as ...read more
Kaiser promoted to Major
Michael J. Kaiser from Parksville was promoted to the rank of Major effective August 1, 2015. Maj. Kaiser is currently attending the U.S. Army Command and General Staff Officer Course. He has previously served three combat tours to Afghanistan and was awarded the Bronze Star for his service. ...read more
Highland Physicians join WMCHC
HONESDALE, PA — Wayne County's largest single-group medical practice, Highland Physicians Limited, is officially joining the county's largest multi-group medical practice, Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WM-CHC). Under its new name, Highland Physicians Family Health Center will be one of ...read more
Miss Knox weds Mr. Lyons
On October 17, 2015 Heather Knox and Jeffrey Lyons exchanged their wedding vows in the presence of their family and friends at the Wingate Barn in Livonia.
The bride is the daughter of Gregory and Laurie Knox of Neversink.The groom is the son of James and Janet Lyons of Campbell.
Both the ...read more
Dairy payment option to aid farmers
ALBANY — U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced, following his push, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will establish a new dairy payment option for the Margin Protection Program (MPP), a dairy risk management program, that will give more financial flexibility to New York State dairy ...read more
Krotje receives scholarship at SUNY Canton
CANTON — The SUNY Canton College Foundation recently announced its student scholarship recipients for the 2015-2016 academic year.
In total, the foundation distributed more than $302,000 in the form of 265 scholarships granted to approximately 195 students.
Andrew R. Krotje of Wurtsboro ...read more
Arts & Culture
‘Sleep Barn' poetry launch at Delaware Arts Center
NARROWSBURG — The Upper Delaware Writers Collective (UDWC) presents a reading and book launch by Nancy Dymond, debuting her full-length poetry collection “Sleep Barn,” at the Delaware Arts Center, 37 Main Street, Narrowsburg, on Saturday, December 5 at 2 pm. The event is free, and a wine reception ...read more
Celebrations & Anniversaries
VFW hosts first female state commander
BLOOMINGBURG - The Sullivan County Council of the V.F.W. packed the dining room of the Eagle's Nest for their annual Veteran's Day dinner recently. They honored America's heroes, many of who were in attendance.
Taking part in the ceremonies was Sullivan County Commander Peter D. Carmeci Sr., ...read more
Woodbourne steps off early for Veterans Day
WOODBOURNE — The firefighters of Woodbourne Fire Department, Company No. 1, worked hard to make Woodbourne's 17th Annual Veteran's Day Parade on November 7 a success.
The Parade Grand Marshal was retired United States Army Sergeant John T. Dertinger Jr., who enlisted at the age of 18 in ...read more
Awards & Milestones
SCVA announces ‘Fall Into Fun' contest winners
FERNDALE — The Sullivan County Visitors Association wrapped up its 2nd Annual Fall Foliage Photo Contest on November 1, with 201 photos submitted by 114 different photographers. Nearly 1,500 votes were cast through the SCVA website. Participation was up 43 percent over the SCVA's inaugural effort ...read more
Transformation Choir to perform
On Saturday, December 19th, the Transformation Choir will present the Christmas cantata “What Child Is This?” by Joel Raney, along with other songs of the season. They will be singing at the Hortonville Presbyterian Church at 2 PM and at the White Sulphur Springs Methodist Church at 7 PM. Both ...read more