Happy birthday to Audrey Cohen, Rocky Klugman, Councilperson Dawn Ryder, Joy Tunno, Gordon, Zane Morganstein, Aldo Perrelli, Eileen Morey, Sue Runnels, Tonya Cohen, Theresa, Alexandra Dietz, Ellen …
Happy birthday to Audrey Cohen, Rocky Klugman, Councilperson Dawn Ryder, Joy Tunno, Gordon, Zane Morganstein, Aldo Perrelli, Eileen Morey, Sue Runnels, Tonya Cohen, Theresa, Alexandra Dietz, Ellen Jaffe, Braydan Levine, and Adrianne Dollard. Best wishes to Arielle and Jordon Herzog on their wedding day. Happy anniversary to Analey and Tom Stratton and to Amy and Alan Kulchinsky.
Public Service & Covid alert: Wear your mask. Get tested. The vaccine is now available, and will roll out slowly. In the meantime, protect yourself with a flu and /or pneumonia shot. If you must travel, check area Health Department protocols.
Town of Bethel-583-4350. Community Assistance-807-0925. Public Health-292-5910. Mental Health-292-8770. Food Security: The area food issue is quite serious and families are relying on our local resources. Donations can be made directly to the pantries:
Shephard's Pantry-583-5885, 707-2333. MV Methodist Church-583-5149. SC Federation for the Homeless-Veteran's Pantry Service (Monti)-794-2604. Meals on Wheels- 807-0241. Food benefit service applications: www.MyBenefits.ny.gov or contact NOEP at HV Community Services 845-842-1232.
Call 583-4350 about Bethel resident program applications: CEAP heat assistance or the ‘Save A Life' Smoke CO2 Alarm Program.
Business & To Do: Check Ora's Yoga classes (email@example.com) and on-line programs at Crawford Library (www.ebcpl.org. The Bethel Business Association is growing their committees for 2021.
BBA members and new businesses are welcome to contact bethelnybba@
gmail.com to volunteer. Support the SC SPCA on the ‘Sullivan County SPCA Prize Wheel' facebook site, running weekly fundraisers. Drop by the Past Perfect Bookstore at Duggan (closed 31 and 1st.)
Culture: Drive through the Bethel Woods -SCVA “Peace, Love & Lights” light show until Jan 3rd from 5-10pm. ‘Walk through the Lights' earlier at 5 (gather 4:30p) on Wednesday, the 30th to support Sullivan 180. The drive through starts at 6pm that day.
Visit the Bethel Woods Museum or shop the Bethel Woods BindyBazaar Museum Gift Shop (583-2051)at www.shopBethelWoods.com. Info: 583-2000.
Before or after the Lights, you can find spirit and entertainment on weekends at the “Cat”-Catskill Distilling Co. Catch local musicians on line: Albi, Aerial Acoustics -The Wagners, Fisher & Kean, Laura Garone, Joanna Gass, Keith Newman, Shlomo Franklin, or Steve and Antoine. Alert me of others.
Support our artists and area art centers: CAS, DVAA, Farm Arts Collective, Forestburgh Playhouse, HPAC, NACL, Narrowsburg Union and SCDW. SCDW will hold “Poets Circle“ Auditions on Jan 2 and 3 at the Rivoli or on Zoom for virtual performances the weekend of Jan 22 and 29. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or (845)401-6364.
Support the SCDW's annual fundraiser by the 1st with a $10 Lottery ‘game ticket'. FMI: 807-7212.
“Support Local 845”: Purchase appreciation or gift certificates, shop or buy on-line from area businesses. There are many small businesses that need the boost!
Suz Sez,“Here's to a wonderful, healthy and prosperous new year. Best wishes to you and yours for 2021!”