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November 23, 2021

Suzanne White
Posted 11/23/21

Birthday wishes to Rita Coleman, Herb Ruggeri, Kathy Kreiter, Gary Lasher, Richie Sturgis, Kelly Pleascia, Helen Budrock, Janet Gula, Steve Morey, Melissa Shawn, Suzy Zimmerman, Irene O’Leary, …

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November 23, 2021


Birthday wishes to Rita Coleman, Herb Ruggeri, Kathy Kreiter, Gary Lasher, Richie Sturgis, Kelly Pleascia, Helen Budrock, Janet Gula, Steve Morey, Melissa Shawn, Suzy Zimmerman, Irene O’Leary, Judy Balaban, and Mark Moore.

Eleanore Kessler is turning 100 yrs young December 10th. Send her a card (contact me for address).

I’m mentioning Rose and John Bogaert’s 55th Wedding Anniversary twice! Happy anniversary to the Weiss’s, the Suarez’s, and Ina and Allan Wakstein. Steve and I celebrate 42 years of wedded bliss on Thanksgiving day.

We extend condolences to Marcia, the family and friends of Eugene Raponi and to the family of the lovely Molly Turner. Our sympathy is also extended to the families of Eunice Stanton, James Farquhar, Herman Lamoreox, Terry Dubas and Lisa Ann Leonardo who passed recently.

The obituary of Malcolm Brown is on the WJFF Radio Catskill site. He was a ‘Renaissance man’ and among many interests and accomplishments, was co-founder of WJFF, uniquely powered by the hydro facility he and his wife, Anne, developed.

Congrats to Evan Waterton who made it to the NY Federation Championships after placing in the Section 9 Championships and the Class B NYS Cross Country Championships. Moreen Lerner earns a nod from the SC Business Women’s group. Good news: Garnet Health Medical Center received a donation of $85,000 from this year’s WSUL Heart-A-Thon! $790,000 from the federal infrastructure package is slated for the SC International Airport.

PSA: Follow suggested protocols.. SC Public Health has schedules to vaccinate 5-11yo. Pre-registration is required 845-807-0925. Health-292-5910 Mental Health-292-8770. Reminder: Because of the new ‘988’ Emergency Hotline, all calling must include area code.

To Do: Send me your news. Use Townofbethelny.us for town and P&R information. Alert: Mark your calendar for the BBA and SC Chamber hosted ‘Opioid Awareness and NARCAN Training’ on Dec 7th at Duggan Community Center at 6pm!

You can drop ‘Toys for Tots’ donations at Town Offices with Rita until December 9th. Also, check with the three local firehouses about filing forms for the special holiday Toy Delivery!

The MV Methodist Church is accepting donations of new/clean clothing and outerwear (no household items). They will hold a Clothing Exchange on Saturday, December 11th.

Business Watch: Local businesses are still hiring and can use part-time holiday season help. Annie’s Ruff Cut, Alexy Associates, DVAA, One Time Construction, 7X Motors, Sorella, Sticky Fingers Delectables, and Town (Bethel Bldg).

Big Kev’s BBQ closes on the 27th (845-798-7395). Order holiday desserts: Bethel Market Cafe (845-583-3130).

Support our year round businesses. For information and BBA Member’s list, use www.bethelbusiness.com. Purchase holiday gift certificates from our local professional, service and restaurant businesses.

Cab Frank’s hosts Open Mic on the 24th and Cab’raoke on the 25th!

Celebrate a wonderful Thanksgiving Day on the 25th. Town offices will be closed Thursday and Friday.

Catch Johnny Jules Band at Hector’s Inn on the 27th at 7 and Mickey Barnett on the 28th at 2pm. Jeffersonville’s Jeff Bank hosts a ‘Meet Santa’ event on the 27th from 12:30-3:30 with photo op and activities.

Join the community on Sunday, the 28th, at the ‘Menorah Lighting’ for the first night of Chanukah. The celebration at Veteran’s Park-Kauneonga Lake Town Square at 5:30pm includes music and treats. Hanukkah is celebrated until Dec 6th. Also, the 28th marks the beginning of Advent and is observed until December 24th.

Callicoon’s Farm Market continues every Sunday. Stop by Eldred’s Monteleone Gardens. Drop by or order from Bethel’s JR’s Beef. Nonperishable food can be donated at the Shephards Pantry bin at White Lake Church on 17B.

Area Culture: Bethelwoodscenter.org, Delawarevalleyartsalliance.org, Catskillartsociety.org, Nesinculturalarts.org, Hurleyvilleartscentre.org, Fbplayhouse.org, Narrowsburgunion.com, Waynecountyartsalliance.org, Crawford Library: www.ebcpl.org.

See the CAS Members exhibit on weekends through mid-December. HPAC offers “Encanto” on 11/26-28 and 12/3-5. Check out exhibits at Narrowsburg Union and at Narrowsburg’s Mildredslane.com until the 30th. DVAA’s Annual ‘Art in Sixes’ exhibits through December 23rd and these treasures are for sale, post show! Support the arts!

Bethel Woods presents ‘Peace, Love & Lights’ through January 2nd (Sun-Thur 5-9 and Fri, Sat 5-10pm). Mondays are reserved for Sullivan 180 Walk-through only from 5-9pm. FYI: The Holiday Market will be open 2-9pm on the 27-28th, 12/4-5, 11-12, and 18-19. Dinner with Santa can be had on December 3-4, 9-10, and 16-17. Find event tickets, times and locations on their website. The Museum is open everyday until Jan 2. Docent Tours are only available Fri-Sun thru Nov 28.

Suz Sez, “There will be more lights in Bethel this season.”


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