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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Community

In General

Slate August 8 program about homeless animals

PORT JERVIS — Saturday, August 15th is International Homeless Animal Day. The Hub, the Public Computer Center at The Port Jervis Free Library, announced that it will host representatives of the Humane Society of Port Jervis/Deerpark on August 8 from 10:30 a.m. to noon. They will share information ...read more


Military Notes

Heroism, brutality, sorrow: At church dinner, Vietnam vets recall war experiences

The room full of veterans agreed - it was their first official “thank you” dinner ever.
Close to 40 Sullivan County men who fought in the Vietnam War and their family members gathered in the church hall at St. George's Catholic Church in Jeffersonville on June 1 for a dinner hosted by Father ...read more


Education

BOCES students in top 10 nationally

LIBERTY — Sullivan BOCES' Health Knowledge Bowl Team placed ninth in the National SkillsUSA competition held in Louisville, Kentucky last month.
The BOCES team, made up of students from the New Vision Health Program, included Mandilyn Lounsbury, Liberty CSD; Carly Leventoff, Fallsburg CSD; ...read more


Business

Chamber hosts Aug. 7 First Fridays gathering

MONTICELLO — The Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce will present its First Fridays Networking Breakfast on Friday, August 7 from 7:45-9 a.m. at Lazy Pond Bed & Breakfast, 79 Old Loomis Rd., Liberty.
Sponsored by Thunder 102, home of Lightning Hot Country heard in NY and Pennsylvania on ...read more


Family

Reimer to wed Steinberg

Christine and Craig Reimer of Callicoon are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sabrina Ann, to Alex Steinberg, son of Debra and Jerry Steinberg, of Wilmington, Delaware.
Sabrina is a 2005 graduate of Sullivan West High School in Lake Huntington, a 2012 graduate of New England ...read more


Agriculture

CCE hosts herd health class

LIBERTY — An educational workshop on livestock herd health management for farmers looking to develop agricultural knowledge will take place on Monday, July 20 from 11: 30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center on 64 Ferndale-Loomis Road in ...read more


College Notes

Area transfer students to attend SUNY Oswego

OSWEGO — More than 640 transfer students have reserved places at SUNY Oswego for fall 2015, among them several area residents.
Zackary Keller of Jeffersonville. He last studied at Sullivan County Community College, and plans to major in computer science at Oswego.
Sayvon Whidbee of ...read more


Arts & Culture

Gann's paintings become ideas

NARROWSBURG — “Altered Land-Escapes,” an exhibit of paintings by James Gann, opens with a reception on Friday, August 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Delaware Arts Center's Alliance Gallery in Narrowsburg. The exhibit will be on view through August 29.
“I get my ideas from everywhere and piece them ...read more


Celebrations & Anniversaries

A perfect day for a Street Fair in Wurtsboro

A beautiful, sunny day welcomed visitors to the Wurtsboro Founders Day Street Fair last weekend. The annual street fair hosts various bands on multiple stages, bouncy houses and games for kids and a plentiful assortment of foods and vendors.
Visitors were provided with lots of activities but a ...read more


Parades

The ‘green stripe' leads the way in Jeffersonville

It may have rained, but nothing could dampen the Irish spirit in Jeffersonville on Saturday at the village's fourth annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. Co-hosted by the Jeffersonville Fire Department and the Ancient Order of Hibernians, the parade drew marchers and onlookers alike to turn the village ...read more


Awards & Milestones

Honoring ladies, departed members

LIBERTY — Liberty Lodge #521 recently held its annual Ladies Night to honor the ladies in their lives. They also held a Lodge of Remembrance to honor those Brothers who in the past year laid down their working tools and entered the celestial lodge.
The ladies ceremony included accolades and ...read more


Religion

Temple Sholom honors Rabbi Medwin

MONTICELLO — Temple Sholom of Monticello will honor Rabbi Michele Medwin's 10-year anniversary as the spiritual leader of the congregation on Sunday, August 16, at 1 p.m., at Bernie's Holiday Restaurant in Rock Hill.
Program will feature a luncheon and silent auction. Tickets are $40 each for ...read more


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