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Sunday, April 20, 2014


In General

Animals have a friend in CES

MONTICELLO — Combined Energy Services (CES), a regional energy supplier, continues to help the Sullivan County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) keep its tenants – homeless pooches and felines – protected and warm during the toughest winter months of the year with its annual more


Sush recognized by NYS Senate

ALBANY — State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C - Mount Hope) announced that retired teacher and long-time community volunteer Barbara Sush has been chosen to be a New York Senate Woman of Distinction. This annual program honors women who make an exceptional contribution to their community.
Sush more

Military Notes

Houghtaling serves with Seabees

Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Houghtaling, a construction mechanic and 2011 Tri-Valley High School graduate from Grahamsville, is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133 specializing in advance base construction, battle damage repair, contingency more


BOCES LPN program accepting applications

LIBERTY — The Licensed Practical Nursing Program at Sullivan County BOCES is now accepting applications for the September 2014 class.
Call 295-4900 for an application and testing appointment. Entrance exams will be held on April 22, May 13 and June 3.
The LPN Program prepares both high more


Merklin joins Rolling V

SOUTH FALLSBURG — Rolling V Bus Corp., a Sullivan County-based bus transportation company, announced the hiring of Tracy Merklin of Liberty to the position of Accounting Manager. Merklin will be responsible for all accounting management functions for Rolling V and related entities in the counties more


Welcome to the World

HARRIS — Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris has announced the following recent births:
• A son, Lincoln Hawk O'Neal, on March 12, to Dawn Flamholtz and Joseph ONeal Jr., of South Fallsburg;
• A daughter, Aedea Shaelyn, on March 15, to Megan Sheeley Bates and Jason Bates, of more


Beetle Busters training set at CCE May 20

LIBERTY — Members of the community are invited to learn more about invasive species at an educational evening on Tuesday, May 20. Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Sullivan County's Master Gardener program will be offering a Beetle Busters training from 5:30–7:30 p.m. This class will be held at more

College Notes

Marist College announces Dean's List for Fall 2013 Semester

POUGHKEEPSIE — The following local students have been named to the Marist College Dean's List for the fall 2013 semester:
Linda Ligreci of Glen Spey, NY. She is a member of the Class of 2014.
Marist is an independent comprehensive liberal arts college with an enrollment of 4,700 full-time more

Arts & Culture

Lifelong shutterbug exhibits work

LIBERTY — Poetry and photography by Barbara Anne Heitz are currently on exhibit at the Liberty Public Library through May 16. Both Barbara's photographs and her poetry depict her love for travel and nature.
Barbara, who recently retired and moved to Sullivan County from Staten Island, more

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