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Friday, March 27, 2015

Community

In General

Chamber hosts April 3 First Fridays gathering

MONTICELLO — The Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce will present its First Fridays Networking Breakfast on Friday, April 3 from 7:45-9 a.m. at New Hope Community, 5 New Hope Drive, Loch Sheldrake. Sponsored by New Hope Community: “We combine our passion with a spirit of innovation to create ...read more


Military Notes

National Guard announces promotions

LATHAM — Major General Patrick A. Murphy, The Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership.
Angelique Ramos from Swan Lake, serving with the 727th ...read more


Education

Fallsburg stages anti-abuse play

FALLSBURG — Through a contact with the Sullivan County Department of Public Health and the Rural Health Network, Fallsburg High School Principal Michael Williams was able to bring a production of “I am the Brother of Dragons” to an assembly of 9-12 graders last month in the high school auditorium. ...read more


Business

McKerrell joins Wayne Bank

HONESDALE, PA — Wayne Bank President/CEO Lewis J. Critelli announced that Juliette McKerrell of Eldred has joined the Bank as an assistant vice president and commercial loan officer. Juliette is based in the Milford Community Office in Pike County and will be working with businesses in the Delaware ...read more


Family

Welcome, Mia!

Nikki and Eric Horton of Neversink are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Mia Ann, born on February 11, 2015 at Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris.
Mia weighed 7 lbs. and was 21 inches long. She is welcomed by big sisters Sophia and Alexandra.
Maternal grandparents are ...read more


Agriculture

County launches maple syrup directory

LIBERTY — March is New York State Maple Syrup Month, a time when the sap is flowing from the trees and the sweet smell of maple syrup is coming from the sugarhouses. As part of a buy local effort, Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC), along with partners Catskill Mountainkeeper, ...read more


College Notes

Steele earns scholarship

ALFRED — Josiah Steele of Roscoe has been awarded $4,250 per year for the "All-American Scholarship" to attend Alfred State.
Steele is slated to graduate in 2015 from Roscoe Central School and intends to enroll in the agricultural business program.
The "All-American Scholarship" (free board ...read more


Arts & Culture

Shakespeare in the Barn

CALLICOON — On Saturday, April 11, Tannis Kowalchuk performs a song-filled solo performance depicting the life of Anne Hathaway, the wife of William Shakespeare in “Shakespeare's Will” by Vern Thiessen at Moore's Barn, 29 Head Rd, Callicoon. Potluck at 6 p.m., show to follow.
The play begins on ...read more


Celebrations & Anniversaries

Catskill Brewery celebrates Earth Award

LIVINGSTON MANOR — Last weekend the Catskill Brewery in Livingston Manor celebrated its receiving the Earth Award from Sullivan Renaissance earlier that day in recognition for its sustainable construction and environmentally friendly business practices.
The highlight was a performance by The ...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

County allocates $1000,000 for small grants program

MONTICELLO — The Sullivan County Legislature allocated $100,000 for fiscal year 2015 to revive a small grants program aimed at assisting municipalities, not-for-profit and community groups with implementing projects to enhance the county. Program guidelines have now been released with details on ...read more


Religion

Unitarians meet April 5

BEACH LAKE, PA — At 10:15 a.m. on Sunday, April 5 at the Berlin Township Community Center in Beach Lake, Pa., the Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will shared videotaped sections of the 2014 General Assembly worship service of the Church of the Larger Fellowship.
Please join the ...read more


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