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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Community

In General

Orthodox/Hasidic community forum to be sponsored by Human Rights Commission

MONTICELLO — The Sullivan County Human Rights Commission (HRC) has announced a new Community Outreach Series with the objective to help bring the diverse communities of Sullivan County together.
The initial forum will focus on Orthodox/Hasidic Community Relations in Sullivan County and will be ...read more


Health

Tick bite prevention

SULLIVAN COUNTY — With warmer weather arriving, we look forward to spending more of our time outdoors. Sullivan County Public Health Services would like to remind everyone that with warmer weather comes tick season. While ticks are capable of spreading several different diseases, there are many ...read more


Military Notes

Ratner completes US Army basic training

LIVINGSTON MANOR — Travis M. Ratner, a 2015 graduate of Livingston Manor Central School and president of the Class of 2015, completed United States Army Basic Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri on March 24, 2016.
Travis earned the medals of Grenade Marksman and Carbine Sharpshooter. Travis ...read more


Education

Sullivan West singer awarded Bodenstein Music Scholarship

LAKE HUNTINGTON — The 2016 Dr. Barry & Jane Bodenstein Music Scholarship Award of $500, available to a Sullivan West senior who plans to continue in music, was awarded to Brandi Burk for voice. Auditions were held on Thursday, May 15, and auditioning students were required to perform on the ...read more


Business

Stephens Pharmacy announces two certified technicians

HONESDALE, PA — Stephens Pharmacy is proud to announce the certification of Pharmacy Technicians Amy Curtis and Elizabeth Landers. Both Curtis and Landers earned their Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) designation by completing extensive course work, practical training and by successfully ...read more


Family

Welcome to the world

HARRIS — Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris has announced the following recent births:
• A son, Jacob Ryan, on April 10, to Julie E. and James W. Buck, of Roscoe;
• A son, Kameron Nasir Sanders, on April 14, to Chantel Gattling and Kenny Sanders Jr., of Monticello;
• A son, ...read more


Agriculture

CCE Sullivan beginning farmer classes continue

NARROWSBURG — An educational series of beginning farmer classes will continue with a Vegetable Farm Tour on June 8. Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC) is offering this class from 6 to 8 p.m., hosted by Gorzynski Ornery Farm at 7460 Route 52 in Narrowsburg.
John Gorzynski, ...read more


College Notes

Liberty native named to Dean's List

SENECA FALLS — Kathleen Burns of Liberty was recently named to the Dean's List at New York Chiropractic College. In order to be so named, a student must achieve and maintain a GPA of 3.5 or better.
Kathleen graduated from Liberty High School in 2010 and thereafter earned a Bachelor of Science ...read more


Arts & Culture

June is for marriage

ELDRED — “The month of June derives its name from Juno, the Roman goddess of marriage,” notes Ari Mir-Pontier of the Barryville Area Arts Association. “It was thought that couples who married in June would be blessed with prosperity and happiness”. So the Barryville Area Arts Association, the ...read more


Celebrations & Anniversaries

‘Take your mama dancing!'

NARROWSBURG — A honeybee hive is normally divided into three types of bees: the Queen, the workers and the drones.
Honeybees are extremely social and often perform the “waggle dance” - a figure-eight dance that allows worker bees to communicate to the colony the whereabouts of nectar, pollen, ...read more


Parades

Mild weather draws huge crowd to Jeff's holiday parade

JEFFERSONVILLE — Mild weather infused with holiday spirit attracted thousands of parade lovers from near and far to Jeffersonville's Main Street for the 21st Annual James Dworetsky Memorial Holiday Parade on Friday, November 27.
Over 90 floats, emergency vehicles, trucks big and small, fancy ...read more


Awards & Milestones

Five community members honored

CALLICOON — The Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce has been honoring individuals as the pride of their community for 25 years; individuals who are involved and committed to making their communities prosper and thrive.
This past Sunday five individuals were commended for their contributions at ...read more


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