Ladies get their due from Liberty Masons
LIBERTY — Worshipful Master Joseph Beirne of the Liberty Masons knows which side his bread is buttered on. At the beginning of the lodge's ceremonies earlier this year he introduced Margaret (Peggy) Beirne as “Worthy Matron, Revonah-Lincoln Kiamesha Chapter #443, Order of the Easter Star, our ...read more
Mamakating Democrats plan meeting July 20
BLOOMINGBURG — The Mamakating Democratic Committee is sponsoring a “Promises made, promises kept” get together on Sunday, July 20 at the Mamakating Town Park Rotary Pavilion from 2-4 p.m.
The invitation states, “Let's celebrate all the positive changes that our newly elected Town Board has ...read more
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 ...read more
Overcoming obstacles is his way
Tré Branch, a 2011 graduate of Monticello Central School, has secured one of two national internships with the National Center for Border Security & Immigration at The University of Texas at El Paso.
Branch, who just finished his junior year at University of Albany, is a sociology major and has ...read more
Villa Roma joins 'Green Lodging'
BETHEL — The Delaware Highlands Conservancy's Green Lodging Partnership has grown to include 12 local lodgings in New York and Pennsylvania that have asked their guests to join them in the long-term protection of our quality of life. The Conservancy welcomes the two newest partners, Villa Roma ...read more
Welcome to the world
HARRIS — Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris has announced the following recent births:
• A son, Robert David Evans, on June 25, to Amanda and Rob Evans, of Roscoe;
• A son, Henry Richard Wright, on July 6, to Sandra A. Costello and Johnathan M. Wright, of Kiamesha Lake;
• A ...read more
Getting a first-hand look at sustainable farming
Snowdance Farm, in the tiny Livingston Manor hamlet of DeBruce, hosted a contingent of Robert J. Kaiser Middle School eighth graders last Wednesday for a tour of the family-run operation.
And the theme of the day was “sustainable agriculture.”
A diversified livestock operation, Snowdance ...read more
Arts & Culture
ORMC seeks proposals from local artists
MIDDLETOWN — Orange Regional Medical Center invites local artists to submit proposals for artwork in multiple mediums. The artwork will be commissioned for and featured in public areas of the hospital. The deadline for art submissions is August 15.
Orange Regional's call for artwork is open to ...read more