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Saturday, May 26, 2018


In General

Open Space acquires Shawangunk Ridge for Bashakill Area

MAMAKATING - For the second time in just two months, the Open Space In­stitute (OSI) has announced a significant acquisition of property adjacent to the Bashakill Wildlife Management Area (WMA).
The 86-acre “Bashakill-South Road” property runs along the WMA's eastern edge and is easily visible more


Engage at Every Age: Senior Expo Celebrates Older Americans Month

MONTICELLO — Every May, the Administration on Aging, part of the Administration for Community Living, leads our nation's observance of Older American's Month. The 2018 theme, Engage at Every Age, emphasizes that you are never too old (or young) to take part in activities that can enrich your more

Military Notes

Polomcean graduates Boot Camp

SOUTH CAROLINA — Austin Polomcean graduated from Boot Camp in Great Lakes, Illinois on November 9, 2017, Div. 001. He graduated top 5 in his division.
A June 2017 graduate of Tri-Valley, he is the son of Aaron Polomcean of Long Eddy and Melanie Hornbeck of Grahamsville.
Polomcean is now at more


Sullivan County School Boards Association's Annual Meeting Honors Local Educators

BLOOMINGBURG - On May 30th, the Sullivan County School Boards Association (SCSBA) will hold its Annual Dinner Meeting at the Eagle's Nest in Bloomingburg. The meeting will be attended by school board members, superintendents, school administrators, teachers, and local school districts.
Each more


Employees of The Dime Bank Honored for Generous Giving

HONESDALE, PA - Participating Dime Bank employees were recognized by the United Way with the Award of Excellence for their generous commitment to helping those in need. For 2018, The Dime Bank has a total of 34 employees who have pledged over $13,000.00 in payroll contributions. These funds have more


Miss Neumann to wed Mr. Garigliano this fall

Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Neumann of Jeffersonville, New York are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Janine Neumann to John Garigliano son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Garigliano of Grahamsville, New York.
Ms. Neumann, a graduate of SUNY Oneonta, is a teacher at Livingston Manor Central more


Farming with Kids starting May 5

CALLICOON CENTER - Apple Pond Farm gears the weekly Saturday event “Farming with Kids” to children of all ages. The event, which is from May 5 to September 29 takes place from 10 to 11 a.m. is hands-on and a chance to introduce children to the wonders of a working farm. Children do some real farm more

College Notes

2018 locals graduate from Misericordia University

DALLAS, PA - The following are local Misericordia University students who applied and were eligible to participate in the spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 12th, 2018:
Victoria Avidano, Bloomingburg, Nursing, BSN; Alexa Buday, Cochecton, Health Science (BS)/Occupational Therapy (MS), more

Arts & Culture

Weekend of Chamber Music 25th season “Free Variations” opens July 14th

SULLIVAN COUNTY - Weekend of Chamber Music's 25th season is here, and this year's festival, Free Variations, runs from July 14 through 29, 2018. WCM will present 9 events at all its usual and unusual venues in Sullivan and surrounding counties, including the Liberty Museum, Eddie Adams Barn, more

Celebrations & Anniversaries

Laurie Granville Celebrates 38 Years of Caring and Success at AMSkier Insurance

HAWLEY - The Skier family is proud to announce that Laurie Granville has celebrated her 38th anniversary with AMSkier. Well known and highly respected by AMSkier camp leaders, Laurie is a Senior Accounting and Service Director, working directly with camps on accounting issues.
“The personal 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

Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce Pride Awards Gala Nominations ARE OPEN!

MONTICELLO - The Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce has been honoring businesses and individuals for over 25 years. The Pride Awards Gala honors 5 individuals from throughout Sullivan County for their community involvement and their contributions to the economic development in the county.
The more

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