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Thursday, April 9, 2020

Community

In General

Town of Lumberland Memorial Day Observance canceled

LUMBERLAND - The Town of Lumberland Memorial Day Observance events to be held on May 25 at the Lumberland Town Hall at 1054 Proctor Road are cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Health

Wayne Memorial confirms COVID patients in isolation unit

HONESDALE, PA - Wayne Memorial Hospital began preparing for confirmed and suspected COVID-19 patients more than six weeks ago. Since then, the hospital has admitted and treated both confirmed positive patients and “persons under investigation,” a Centers for Disease Control term referring to ...read more


Military Notes

Civil Air Patrol Cadets go Flying!

BETHEL - September 22 dawned with fog and mist but by 11 a.m. the visibility had improved and the clouds had lifted to allow seven cadets from the Sullivan County Cadet Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) to fly in a Cessna 172.
As part of their membership, CAP cadets get five flights in the ...read more


Education

Fallsburg High School hosts CCE's ‘Healthy Cooking Again'

FALLSBURG - For the past two years, Fallsburg High School's after-school program has held cooking classes given by Ms. SueAnn Boyd of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Sullivan County (CCE). Her purpose has been to introduce healthy foods cooked with healthy recipes. Because of a revised ...read more


Business

Dimeco, Inc. declares cash dividend

HONESDALE, PA - On March 19, The Board of Directors of Dimeco, Inc. (OTC Pink: DIMC) declared a dividend of $.33 per share for the first quarter of 2020, which represents a dividend yield of 3.57% based on the closing stock price of $36.99. The dividend is payable on April 23, 2020, to shareholders ...read more


Family

Welcome to the world!

• Kristina Marie Brighton & Ralph Matthis Torelli Jr. of Bloomingburg announce the birth of a daughter, Amelia Rose Torelli, born March 9, 2020, at the Seelig Division of the Catskill Medical Center in Harris.
• Kelly Forbes Avery & Robert Avery of Jeffersonville announce the birth of a ...read more


Agriculture

Growing Garlic For Fun Or Profit Workshop

HONESDALE, PA - Fall will soon be here! Before you tuck the garden in for winter, consider planting garlic.
Come and learn all about “Growing Garlic for Fun or Profit” on September 11 from 6 - 7:30 p.m. at the Wayne County Extension Office, 648 Park Street, Suite E, Honesdale, PA.
In this ...read more


College Notes

Lepes earns Dean's List

CORTLAND — Jordan Lepes, a resident of Glen Spey, was named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2019 semester at The State University of New York at Cortland. Students must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average to qualify for Dean's List.
A 2017 graduate of Eldred Central School, Lepes is the ...read more


Arts & Culture

HPAC launches new series of “From Home” events and activities

HURLEYVILLE - As governors around the country issue orders to keep us safely distanced during this global pandemic, countless arts events have been canceled or put on hold. Regardless, the Hurleyville Performing Arts Centre (HPAC) is finding creative ways to connect with audiences.
“The show ...read more


Celebrations & Anniversaries

Sullivan BOCES Honors Veterans

LIBERTY - On November 7, Sullivan BOCES honored veterans from across Sullivan County with a free breakfast at the Rubin Pollack Education Center in Liberty.
This special day welcomed veterans of all ages to show appreciation for their service to our nation. Students and staff worked hard to ...read more


Parades

Boo in the 'Boro

WURTSBORO — Ghost and ghouls filled the streets of Wurstboro as the Wurtsboro Board of Trade held their annual Halloween festival.
Children and adults paraded around town in their unique costumes before the big costume contest. Many local artists painted the windows of businesses along Sullivan ...read more


Awards & Milestones

Fallsburg Hall of Fame welcomes three inductees

FALLSBURG - At the FCSD Board of Education Meeting on March 4, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Ivan Katz announced the selection of three FCSD graduates for the Fallsburg Hall of Fame (HOF): Dr. Louis Lemberger from Class of 1954; Jammiene S, Studley, J.D., Class of 1968, and Dr. Myra Young ...read more


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