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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Community

In General

Woodland Weavers and Spinners Guild meeting Nov. 16

DAMASCUS, PA - The Woodland Weavers and Spinners guild will be holding their last meeting of the year on Saturday, November 16 at the Damascus (PA) Community Center.
The day will start with a spinning study group meeting at 9 a.m. Anyone interested in spinning is welcome to attend. We will ...read more


Health

Sullivan 180 Welcomes Record Crowd for its “Take Charge Of Your Health” Bimonthly Health Education Series Featuring Dr. Wendy Suzuki

FERNDALE - On Tuesday, October 22, Sullivan 180 welcomed Dr. Wendy Suzuki as the presenter of its fifth “Take Charge of Your Health” education series. A popular TED talk presenter, Dr. Suzuki focused on how we can improve our brain health throughout the life span. Despite the inclement weather, ...read more


Military Notes

Civil Air Patrol Cadets go Flying!

BETHEL - September 22 dawned with fog and mist but by 11 a.m. the visibility had improved and the clouds had lifted to allow seven cadets from the Sullivan County Cadet Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) to fly in a Cessna 172.
As part of their membership, CAP cadets get five flights in the ...read more


Education

Cornell Cooperative Extension Provides After-School Programs at FCSD

FALLSBURG - Since the beginning of Fallsburg Central School District's (FCSD) After-School Program, Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of Sullivan County has been offering three classes: a cooking class in the Junior High School, a cooking class and a nutrition/exercise class at Benjamin Cosor ...read more


Business

Wayne Bank Celebrates Employee Service Milestones

HONESDALE, PA - Wayne Bank recently held a luncheon and awards presentation to recognize employees celebrating years of service milestones with the Bank. Twenty-seven employees were honored at the luncheon which was held at The Honesdale Golf Club on October 23.
“The foundation of Wayne Bank's ...read more


Family

Welcome to the world!

• Katelyn Kipp & Trevor Kipp of Ellenville announce the birth of a daughhter, Emmie Mae Kipp, born October 18, 2019, at the Seelig Division of the Catskill Medical Center in Harris.
• Grace Porter of Ellenville announce the birth of a daughter, Nataliya Rae Porter, born October 19, 2019, at the ...read more


Agriculture

Growing Garlic For Fun Or Profit Workshop

HONESDALE, PA - Fall will soon be here! Before you tuck the garden in for winter, consider planting garlic.
Come and learn all about “Growing Garlic for Fun or Profit” on September 11 from 6 - 7:30 p.m. at the Wayne County Extension Office, 648 Park Street, Suite E, Honesdale, PA.
In this ...read more


College Notes

University at Albany Announces Incoming Students for Fall 2019

ALBANY — UAlbany has welcomed nearly 5,700 new Great Danes to campus for the fall of 2019.
Of the new students, some 2,700 freshmen, from 28,000 applicants, make up the Class of 2023. Approximately 1,400 transfer students and 1,550 graduate students are also joining the campus community this ...read more


Arts & Culture

WJFF Radio Catskill Holds Community Barn Dance in Liberty Nov. 15

LIBERTY - Join us on Friday, November 15, at 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30) for WJFF Community Barn Dance featuring Little Sparrow with special guest Van Manakas held at Downtown Barn, 14 Darbee Lane, Liberty. Tickets are $10 per person. Tickets at the door or through wjffradio.org.
Join the WJFF ...read more


Celebrations & Anniversaries

Holiday in Hurleyville set for December 7

HURLEYVILLE - Planning is well underway for the third annual “Holiday in Hurleyville” event, scheduled for Saturday, December 7, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Organizers say this will be the biggest and best event so far.
“We will have so many activities for people of all ages,” says Heather ...read more


Parades

Boo in the 'Boro

WURTSBORO — Ghost and ghouls filled the streets of Wurstboro as the Wurtsboro Board of Trade held their annual Halloween festival.
Children and adults paraded around town in their unique costumes before the big costume contest. Many local artists painted the windows of businesses along Sullivan ...read more


Awards & Milestones

County Budget Again Wins National Award

MONTICELLO - For the fourth time, the Sullivan County Manager's Office and the Division of Management and Budget have earned the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).
“This award is the highest form of recognition in governmental ...read more


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