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Sunday, August 30, 2015

Community

In General

Tour the NYC reservoir system Sept. 26

GRAHAMSVILLE — As the last reservoir water supply system to be built in New York State, the Delaware System provides over 50 percent of New York City's drinking water. If you've ever been curious about the history and construction of this amazing system, be sure to sign up for the Time and the ...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

MCSD tabs new transportation chief

MONTICELLO — According to the new director of transportation, Helen S. Herbert, she is ready to bring her extensive experience and energy to the Monticello Central School District, just in time for the start of another school year. Herbert has been serving as assistant director of transportation at ...read more


Business

Formaggio is ‘big cheese' at world dairy contest

HURLEYVILLE — Formaggio Italian Cheese Specialties in Hurleyville took home first place at the 2015 World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Product Contest.
Anthony Mongiello, The Big Cheese ™ is the owner of Formaggio, with a strong family tie to cheese innovation. His grandfather Lorenzo ...read more


Family

Welcome, Kayleigh

David and Rebecca Abram of Willowemoc announce the birth of their daughter, Kayleigh Elizabeth, on July 18, at Orange Regional Medical Center, in Middletown.
Kayleigh weighed seven pounds one ounce and was twenty inches long.
Her maternal grandparents are Kathy Steele of Fremont Center and ...read more


Agriculture

Corn plot field day offered by Cornell CE

COCHECTON — A free, educational Corn Plot Field Day for farmers will be offered on Wednesday, September 9 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. by Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC).
Participants will earn 2.0 in pesticide credits within New York State Department of Environmental ...read more


College Notes

Boyes makes the list

DOYLESTOWN, PA — Aric Boyes of Parksville was named to the spring 2015 Dean's List at Delaware Valley University. The 2013 graduate of Tri-Valley CS completed his sophomore year and carried a GPA of 3.3 or better to earn a place on the list.


Arts & Culture

3D printing comes to Callicoon

CALLICOON — North School Studio (NSS) will present a weekend of 3D Printing Workshops, Kids Circuitry Workshops, Presentations, Exhibitions and more to highlight the future of technology within Sullivan County. Events will be held Friday, August 28 and Saturday, August 29 at various locations in ...read more


Celebrations & Anniversaries

Bethel Woods supporters feted at reception

More than 355 guests attended the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts' annual Recognition Reception held Sunday, August 2 prior to a performance by Peter Cetera with the Hudson Valley Philharmonic. The event recognizes the Center's members, sponsors, and donors, whose contributions support 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

Bonacic secures funds for area libraries

MIDDLETOWN — Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) announced that he has secured $5,000 in state aid for each of the 27 libraries in the 42nd Senate District. This aid is in addition to a $5 million increase in funding for libraries, secured by the legislature in the 2015-2016 state budget, over ...read more


Religion

Unitarians meet Aug. 30

BEACH LAKE, PA — Barbara Leo, Service Committee Chair, will read a sermon by the Rev. Laurel E. Hallman entitled “Is It OK Not to Be What I Have Been?” This talk is based on an essay by The Reverend Ron Clark on the steps people generally take on the road to becoming Unitarian Universalists. In ...read more


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