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April 23, 2024

Suzanne White
Posted 4/23/24

Birthday wishes to my number one son, Tyler White, Allie Colon, Alice Manzi, Deborah Allen, Chuck Ramat, Laurie Weiss, Vicky Simpson, Eli VanEtten, Barry Somerville, Michele Klugman, Nellie Broskin, …

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April 23, 2024


Birthday wishes to my number one son, Tyler White, Allie Colon, Alice Manzi, Deborah Allen, Chuck Ramat, Laurie Weiss, Vicky Simpson, Eli VanEtten, Barry Somerville, Michele Klugman, Nellie Broskin, Jackson Broskin, Mati Friehling, Darlene Fedun, Brad Hindley, Susan Otto Brown, the lovely Erin Lynch, and 103 wishes to Zita Speer!

We welcome Dr. David Potash, recently appointed President of SUNY Sullivan, to our community. After the Board of Trustee’s extensive search we can be optimistic that his acquired experience and leadership will foster continued growth and  student’s success at SCCC.

Town of Bethel departments, meeting links, and minutes: www.townofbethelny.us. Town Offices: 845-583-4350.  

Government contacts: GuntheA@nyassembly.gov. senator@gillibrand.senate.gov. senator@schumer.senate.gov.

Having Hochul’s approval, the SC International Airport project will move ahead.

Bethel approved a 60-day Green Building Policy for the Town buildings project. A second Town playground is planned for Smallwood. Get involved with the Town’s Comprehensive Plan and mark the calendar for an Open House on June 2nd. Watch the progress of the Faith-Based Affordable Housing Act (Association of SC Supervisors recently sent letter in opposition to the state), the Bethel Mapping Project, and follow The Roundtable. Learn more about ‘Lake Association of Business Watch: Support local businesses. Refer to the Member Listing at www.bethelnybba.com.  

Join the Bethel Business Association and grow your business. FMI: www.bethelnybba.com. Mixers are held monthly. 

A recreational use marijuana dispensary business, Rock Hill’s Platinum Leaf, had a Grand Opening last week-not on 4/20.

Join Bethel Lions or the local Senior’s group. Volunteer for Fire, Ambulance or Emergency workers organizations.

Support and purchase discounted reading materials at the volunteer run ‘Past Perfect Bookstore’ at Duggan.

Following Earth Day, let’s DO something more to minimize our footprint. It’s been twenty five years of Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and now we can, “Put your food waste where it belongs -not in a landfill”! Participate in the SC Food Scrap Recycling Program. FMI: Ms. Thelman at 845-807-0291. And for goodness sake, Stop Littering! Litter-pluck your road!

Attend “Relax & Move” at 5pm and “Dance It Off” at 5:30pm at Duggan on Thursdays. 

Take the time for the Indoor KLFarm & Makers Market at Duggan Center Gym on the 27th from 11a-2pm. Enjoy food, art and craft vendors with music, activities and demonstrations.

Bethel Lions’ Health Fair will be held at Faith Hall on the White Lake Presbyterian Church property on Saturday, the 27th from 11-3:30pm. Expect health screenings, awareness vendor tables for blood pressure, nutrition, testings and monitoring, tons of information and the specialized Lion’s Eye Screening, especially purposeful for children 3-10yr old. Food available and possibly some favors or give-a ways. Don’t miss it. Believe me, events like this can save your life or help you initiate a healthier lifestyle.

Stop by Callicoon Farmers Market on Sundays from 11-2pm. 

Hector’s hosts a Kim Simons’ ‘Paint & Sip’ on the 29th at 6:30-9pm. Materials: $40. Reg: 201-655-1158.

Passover ends on the 30th at sundown. 

Support Arts & Culture: BCA@BethelArt.org, Bethelwoodscenter.org, Callicoontheater.com, Catskillartspace.org, Cobaltstudios.net, Delawarehighlands.org, DelawareValleyartsalliance.org, DelawareValleyopera.org, Ebcpl.org, FarmArtsCollective.org, fbplayhouse.org, Hurleyvilleartscentre.org, Nacl.org, Narrowsburgunion.com, Nesinculturalarts.org, shadowlandstages.org, Theeldredpreserve.com, scnyhistory.org, waynecountyartsalliance.org.

Support Bethel Woods and the Museum. See ‘Alan Doyle with Adam Baldwin’ in the Events Gallery on the 24th at 8pm.

The Crawford Library offers programs for all ages.

Catskill Art Space’s ‘Brock, Dooling, and Hegarty” exhibit ends Saturday.

DVAA has Giersbach’s ‘Anxious Nature’ and Pardi’s ‘The Curvilinear Form’ exhibits through the 28th.

Narrowsburg Union offers a 5 Gallery Exhibit until May 26th.

View DVO Arts Nest’s “Metamorphosis Exhibition” through May. Open Mic is on for the 23rd at 6pm.

Shadowland Stages hosts Jefferson McDonald’s “Great Balls of Fire”, a Jerry Lee Lewis tribute, on the 23rd and 24th at 7:30pm. Tkts: 845-647-5511. 

HPAC offers Sensory Cinema: ‘Super Mario Brothers’ on the 24th at 10am.  Come May, enjoy a revamped Tango Cafe. 

Callicoon Movie Theater will be closed until May 2.                                                                                                                                        Eldred Preserve: Look forward to the Cabaret season after their Mother’s Day specials.  

Tour the ‘Good Taste Craft Beverage Trail’ or the ‘SC Dove Trail’ (sullivancatskills.com). 

Send me your news and events.

Suz sez: “I’ll leave you with the area’s 12 Seasons: Winter, Fool’s Spring, Second Winter, Spring of Deception, Third Winter, The Pollening, Actual Spring, Summer, Hell’s Front Porch, False Fall, Second Summer, Actual Fall. What season are we in?”       


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