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Monday, July 6, 2015


In General

Dramatic Workshop to stage ‘Godspell'

SOUTH FALLSBURG — “Godspell,” (an archaic spelling of “gospel”) remains one of the most popular rock musicals of all time. Messages of love, generosity, joy, and faith are presented in song, dance, and all forms of theatrical play in this exuberant, rocking, rolling, and riveting production by the 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 more


Cooke ES students have perfect attendance

MONTICELLO — Few students are able to reach the high expectation of Perfect Attendance for an entire year. Achieving this lofty goal at the George L. Cooke ES in Monticello were: Kindergartener Jacob King, first grader Macy Miros, Second Graders Jasmine Hall, Gabriella Kegler, fourth graders John more


Delaware Bancshares announces dividend

WALTON — The Board of Directors of Delaware Bancshares, Inc. (OTC: DBAI), the holding company for National Bank of Delaware County (NBDC Bank), declared a $0.20 per common share dividend for the semi-annual period ending June 30, 2015. The dividend will be payable on July 10, 2015, to shareholders more


Welcome to the World - June 26

HARRIS — Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris has announced the following recent births:
• A son, Daniel William, on June 4, to Christine and Russell Olsen Jr., of Livingston Manor; big sister: Rose
• A son, Bryson Ryan Evans, on June 9, to Sarah Lemoine and Joshua Evans, of Swan more


Tractor auction will benefit Boy Scout Troop

It's not every day that someone brings you a tractor to give away, but that's what happened to Joe Kaiser, Scout Master for Glen Spey Boy Scout Troop 102. An anonymous donor gave this 1957 Massey Ferguson to the troop to sell, with the promise that all proceeds go straight to the troop. Kaiser more

College Notes

Area residents named to SUNY Oswego list

OSWEGO — Several area residents have been named to the Deans' List for the spring 2015 semester at SUNY Oswego. To be included on the list, students must have a semester grade average of 3.30 to 3.79.
Alysha A. Lawton of Bloomingburg, a junior majoring in accounting.
Alexandra Dolzhenko of more

Arts & Culture

Studio tour set July 10-12

HONESDALE, PA — The 13th Annual Wayne County Arts Alliance Artists' Studio Tour will take place Friday - Sunday, July 10-12 in the greater Honesdale area.
This is an opportunity for the public to travel from studio to studio visiting the artists who have opened their doors from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. more

Celebrations & Anniversaries

Jeff twins mark 96th birthday

As of this week on Tuesday, I‘m the very proud granddaughter of a 96-year-old grandmother and her twin sister. It got me thinking.
The Thony Twins (as they are referred to because that is their maiden name) have been around for 96 years. They have witnessed wars, poverty, prosperity, the Roaring more


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 more

Awards & Milestones

Students receive scholarships, awards and advice

LIBERTY — The Liberty Central School Auditorium was recently the setting for two special ceremonies. The Senior Assembly Program for Liberty High School took place on June 13. On June 18, Sullivan County BOCES Career and Technical Education Center held Recognition Night for the Class of more


Vacation Bible School planned July 13 - 16

BEACH LAKE — A summer kids' event called Everest Vacation Bible School will be hosted at Beach Lake United Methodist Church, 7 Milanville Road (across from the Beach Lake Fire Hall), Beach Lake, Pa., from July 13 to 16.
At Everest, kids discover what it means to hold on to God's mighty power more

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