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Saturday, October 25, 2014


In General

LaBuda receives Masons' highest honor

LIBERTY — At the Liberty Masonic Temple recently, Fallsburg Lodge No. 1122 and the New York State Grand Lodge of the Masons honored State Judge and Surrogate Frank J. La Buda for his outstanding service to the community.
His Honor received the prestigious Dewitt Clinton Award for Community more


Bethel gets $50K grant to repair town pool

ALBANY — Senator John Bonacic (R/I/C - Mt. Hope) announced that the Town of Bethel has been awarded $50,000 in funding from the State & Municipal Facilities Capital Program.
The funding will go towards major repairs to the swimming pool including new liner and plumbing and piping upgrades, as more

Military Notes

Eldred grad finds niche as marine recruiter

Staff Sgt. Kelly Brodmerkel, a 2003 graduate of Eldred High School, is now working as a United States Marine recruiter based in Albany. Her mission is to educate youth about the Marine Corps and the career opportunities it offers.
Brodmerkel recently spent an entire week at the main Marine more


Monticello adds five to Hall of Distinction

MONTICELLO — The Monticello Central School District announced its 2014 Hall of Distinction Inductees, with a ceremony to take place on Sunday, November 2 at 11 a.m. at the Arnold Packer Hughes Auditorium at Monticello HS.
A reception for all inductees and invited guests will follow the more


Rolling V is Business of the Year

WALTON — Rolling V Bus Corp. has been recognized as Business of the Year by the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce. Rolling V is being honored for its achievement at the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce annual awards dinner on Oct. 23 at the Old Schoolhouse Inn in Downsville.
“This award is more


Welcome to the world - October 24

HARRIS — Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris has announced the following recent births:
• A son, Grayson Calvin, on October 9, 2014 to Billie W. and Calvin R. Waterton, of Kiamesha Lake;
• A daughter, Marline Irene, on October 10, 2014 to Dorothy R. and Gary M. Mott, of Livingston more


Ag, farmland protection workshop set Nov. 3

MONTICELLO — The Sullivan County Agricultural Protection Board and the County's Division of Planning and Environmental Management will hold a public workshop on the Sullivan County Agriculture and Farmland Protection Plan Update.
The event will take place on Monday, November 3 at 6 p.m. at more

College Notes

Schadt enrolls at CCC

CORNING — Corning Community College welcomes Angie Schadt of Glen Spey as a first year student. Schadt is a 2014 graduate of Eldred Central School. Learn more about Corning Community College, visit Corning Community College is a premier two-year school, offering degree more

Arts & Culture

New exhibit takes a whimsical look at recreation and Catskill Waters

Water has always been a fundamental part of the history of the Catskills. The back story of sacrifice, urgent need, progress and change tends to be the focus of the reservoirs, but another important facet is the role that Catskill waters played on tourism and recreation.
A new exhibit at the more

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