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Saturday, July 21, 2018


In General

‘Starry Messenger'

LIBERTY — The ancient people of Earth have used the stars to find their way around the world and to let them know when to plant and harvest their crops. They told stories by the fire about heroes and gods and named the stars after them, like Jupiter the Roman god of light and the sky or Saturn, more


Governor signs Gunther bill establishing drug take back locations in chain pharmacies

ALBANY - Governor Cuomo has signed legislation (A.9576-B) sponsored by Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther to require prescription drug manufacturers to pay for a statewide prescription drug take-back program.
“Currently, unused medications are being released into our soil and water through improper more

Military Notes

Polomcean graduates Boot Camp

SOUTH CAROLINA — Austin Polomcean graduated from Boot Camp in Great Lakes, Illinois on November 9, 2017, Div. 001. He graduated top 5 in his division.
A June 2017 graduate of Tri-Valley, he is the son of Aaron Polomcean of Long Eddy and Melanie Hornbeck of Grahamsville.
Polomcean is now at more


Sullivan BOCES to Offer Welding to Fit your Needs

MONTICELLO - The Adult and Continuing Education Program at Sullivan BOCES is offering Welding to Fit Your Needs. This course will run Mondays and Wednesdays July 9th - August 27th 5:00 pm-8:00 pm at the Rubin Pollack Education Center Welding Shop. The cost is $750 (includes supplies and more


Wayne Bank Hires Sullivan County Business Lending Officer

HONESDALE, PA - Lewis J Critelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wayne Bank, is pleased to announce that Colleen A. Osterhout has joined the Bank as a Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer for the Sullivan County market. Colleen will be working out of the Monticello Community Office more


Miss Neumann to wed Mr. Garigliano this fall

Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Neumann of Jeffersonville, New York are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Janine Neumann to John Garigliano son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Garigliano of Grahamsville, New York.
Ms. Neumann, a graduate of SUNY Oneonta, is a teacher at Livingston Manor Central more


‘Tended with care'

DAMASCUS - Fifty varieties of vegetables and flowers: some in open fields, some inside green houses, and others under protective cover from the heat of the beating sun. Vegetables like mustard spinach, brassica, beets, carrots, radicchio, scallions, green garlic, and any and every kind of lettuce more

College Notes

SUNY Orange anounces 2018 Spring Semester Dean's List

Semester Dean's List
MIDDLETOWN - SUNY Orange's Dean's List for the 2018 Spring semester, as announced recently by College president Dr. Kristine Young, includes 661 full- and part-time students hailing from all parts of the Hudson Valley, as well as New York City, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, more

Arts & Culture

‘A Taste of India'

India is a country of bright beautiful colors, of delicious chai teas, incredible flavors and spices, and traditions that date back a millenia, including its music.

The Jeffersonville JEMS aimed to bring a taste of India to the countryside Saturday evening, hosting two musicians and a more

Celebrations & Anniversaries

Celebrating year of bird, rivers and Zane Grey in Lackawaxen

LACKAWAXEN (Pa.) - The 14th Annual Zane Grey Festival not only celebrated the classic Western author, but also highlighted the beauty of the Delaware River by celebrating two anniversaries for legislative acts that protect migratory birds and the wild Delaware River itself.

“We have a lot of more


Honey Bee Festival increases respect for the species

The late Borscht Belt comedian Rodney Dangerfield used to complain that he never got any respect.
Well, after a third annual Narrowsburg Honey Bee Festival, it looks like honeybees are getting a little more respect through educational programs and the beekeeper vendors who are a key component of more

Awards & Milestones

Garnerville Man Drives off a Winner with 2018 Corvette Convertible Stingray at Resorts World Catskills

MONTICELLO - The list of grand prize winners continues to grow at Resorts World Catskills, New York's newest and closest integrated commercial casino resort to Manhattan. A loyal patron, Ariel Pagala was chosen as the Grand Prize winner in the “Life in the Fast Lane” promotion and won a 2018 more

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