May 18 - Birthday wishes to Jerry Cohen, Ken Cohen, Andrew Dollard, Nikki Zedek, Darrin Raynor, Jake VanEtten, Milly Gold, Amy Kristt, Joann Ehrlich, Jake Rubin, Kim Franklin, Joseph Lasher, Blake …
May 18 - Birthday wishes to Jerry Cohen, Ken Cohen, Andrew Dollard, Nikki Zedek, Darrin Raynor, Jake VanEtten, Milly Gold, Amy Kristt, Joann Ehrlich, Jake Rubin, Kim Franklin, Joseph Lasher, Blake Levine, Scott McBride, Larry Belling, Doug Phillips, Ron Borella, and a couple of our favorite folks, Michelle Albrecht and Tommy Wasserman.
Happy anniversary to Julie and Bill Rozar, Denise and Chris VanLowe and to the Gariglianos.
Our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of retired Monticello Police Officer and beloved Harry Lawrence. Condolences to the family and friends of artist Carol Hepper.
Congratulations to recently engaged, always lovely, Jenna Widman. Thumbs up to the recent SC Sheriff announcement: the appointment of Cheryl Crumley to first female Lieutenant.
Public Service Info: Get vaccinated for utmost protection and follow changes in protocol as restrictions loosen. For information, call SC Public Health - 292-5910. Mental Health - 292-8770. Community Assistance - 845-807-0925.
Check the Townofbethelny.us site for the newsletter, Summer jobs, and Camp registration. Take a self-tour on the Bethel Heritage Trail www.bethelheritagetrail.org.
Support the Bethel Business Association (www.bethel business.com) by joining the group and/or placing an ad in the widely distributed ‘21 BBA Bethel Guide before the 28th deadline (firstname.lastname@example.org). Members receive an advertising discount! BBA welcomes newest members Prestige Energy Solutions, Black Oak Buildings, Lakeview Cottages and Motel and Industry, retail shop in Kauneonga.
Volunteer with local emergency and social organizations. Do a neighborhood Litter Pluck and use the SC Catskills' program free offers until 6/30. FMI: 807-0287. Participate in Sullivan Renaissance (email@example.com).
Register for the June R4-Rhulen Rock Hill Run & Ramble and purchase TLF raffles using rockhillrun.com. Drop by the farmer's markets that are opening. Narrowsburg Union is open Saturdays 10-1pm. We look forward to Kauneonga Lake Market opening on June 26th. Mark your calendar for the start of Bethel Lakeside Music starting on the June 24th!
The restaurants and ice cream spots are open. Friends Bar & Grill and The Fat Lady Cafe are coming soon. Make reservations at the highly anticipated Eldred Preserve-Old Homestead.
Look for openings of the Eldred Preserve-Bradstan Boutique Hotel property, The Chatwal Lodge at Chapin and Callicoon Hills. If you have made a contribution to Bethel Woods (or a donation to a charity on their “Give Where you Live” list), you can then register to attend a “Gratitude Party” on the 19th at the Bethel site.
Register for EB Crawford Library's virtual program, ‘Opening the Door to the Other Side - What Happens When a Person Crosses Over' with Psychic Cyndee on Thursday, the 20th, at 6 p.m. (www.ebcpl.org). Attend ‘Dance It Off' on Thursdays at Duggan at 5:45 p.m.
The Bethel Volunteer Ambulance Corp is hosting an Open House and Recruit Day at their location behind Town Hall on Rt 55 on Sunday, the 23rd from noon to 5 p.m. Join “Walk Lakeside” on Monday at Duggan at 4:15 p.m.
Culture: Plan ahead for arts center visits: Bethelwoodscenter.org, Delawarevalleyartsalliance.org, Catskillartsociety.org, Nesinculturalarts.org, Hurleyvilleartscentre.org, fbplayhouse.org, Farmartscollective.org, and Narrowsburgunion.com. View the Louv're Art Database (collections.Louvre.fr). Use VanGoghExpo.com to book the NYC summer event. The “Banksy Expo: Genius or Vandal?” outdoor street event pops up in the City in August (banksyexpo.com).
Register now for Youth programs: ‘Academy at Shadowland Stages', the Forestburgh Playhouse Music-Theater education, NCA's August Arts Academy (akiko@SCCOplayers.com) and Bethel Woods P.L.A.Y Summer Sessions. Visit Bethel Woods Museum or take a Virtual or In-Person Field Trip. Walk the grounds and Bindy Bazaar Trail, do a Monument Photo Op or attend a ‘More than a Meal' event.
Keep tabs on the ‘21 concert calendar additions. The Black Crowes, Chicago, Zac Brown, James Taylor and Jackson Browne, Dead & Company, Chris Stapleton and Gordon Lightfoot have made the pavilion list.
“Support Local 845”: Please eat, drink, entertain yourselves and shop where you live. Let me know your news in advance.
Suz Sez, “You just can't live in that negative way...Make way for that positive day.” ~ Bob Marley