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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Community

In General

Get ready for Valentines Day

HASBROUCK - Get ready for Valentines Day on Saturday, February 11th, 1-5pm at the Old Stone House of Hasbrouck.
Bring home potted flowers that have been brought in early, to bloom just in time for Valentines Day.
Decorate pre-twisted heart shaped wreaths, made from local grape vines, with ...read more


Health

Managing Diabetes

HONESDALE, PA - If you are one of the 29 million Americans living with diabetes or have a loved one with the disease, it's important to work together to manage diabetes, to stay healthy and prevent complication. According to the American Diabetes Association, there is no cure for diabetes, but it ...read more


Military Notes

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


Education

Port Jervis Free Library Introduces Rosetta Stone Library Solution, Now Available to All Patrons

PORT JERVIS — January 13, 2017 — Patrons of Port Jervis Free Library can now enhance their language learning goals with access to Rosetta Stone® Library Solution from EBSCO Information Services. Whether patrons are looking to learn a brand new language, further their ESL learning as non-native ...read more


Business

Chamber starts off the year with a bang!

The 2017 kickoff networking breakfast for the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce was a rousing success.
With nearly 80 people in attendance, even with a little snow on January 6, the energy of the Sullivan County business community was in evidence.
Rose Hendrix of New York Life Insurance ...read more


Family

Wayne Memorial welcomes first 2017 baby

HONESDALE — It's a new year and a new addition to the Derrick family at Wayne Memorial Hospital.
Little Greyson was born on January 1 at 3:36 p.m. to mom Jessica Derrick. He weighed in at 6 pounds 2 ounces and 17 and a quarter inches long.
Greyson will live in Hawley with three siblings ...read more


Agriculture

Farm Credit invests in 200th farm business

MIDDLETOWN — Farm Credit's FarmStart program recently announced the approval of its 200th investment in a new farmer's business.
Since the first investment approved in August 2006, FarmStart has invested more than $8.5 million with 200 participants throughout New York, New Jersey and New ...read more


College Notes

Pisall on Dean's List at Saint Rose College

ALBANY — Scott Pisall, a 2014 graduate of Sullivan West School is a student at College of Saint Rose, where he made the Deans' list for the Fall semester.
Scott lives in North Branch and is the son of Bob and Julie Pisall.


Arts & Culture

Zac Brown Band Announces North American Tour Stopping at Bethel Woods June 23rd

BETHEL - Zac Brown Band will kick off their 2017 headlining North American concert tour on May 12th in their hometown at Atlanta's Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park stop at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts on Friday, June 23rd, 2017. The 40+ date tour sees the band returning to stadiums ...read more


Celebrations & Anniversaries

Chanukah in Woodbourne

Woodbourne - During the recent holiday, Rabbi Mordechai Jungreis of Congregation Bnai Israel in Woodbourne enjoyed a moment with his grandchildren after lighting the Chanukah menorah. The synagogue is located on Route 52 in Woodbourne, and welcomes everyone. Contact RabbiJungreisww@gmail.com for ...read more


Parades

A great day for a parade

ROCK HILL — It was a special day in Rock Hill on Saturday as the Sullivan County Volunteer Firefighters Association (SCVFA) held their 88th Annual Parade hosted by Rock Hill Fire Department.
As usual, hundreds of community members greeted and applauded the marchers, anxious to let our ...read more


Awards & Milestones

Conneely retires after 21 years of service

MONTICELLO — Mary Grace Conneely, Esq. retired from the New York State Unified Court System on Friday, December 30 after 21 years of service.
During her tenure, Conneely variously served as Principal Law Clerk to Judge and Principal Court Attorney to Judges Anthony Kane, Nicholas Clemente, ...read more


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