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Sunday, January 17, 2021

Community Calendar

Friday, January 15

Virtual Tech Talk Time: Great Movies With Kanopy 1 p.m. Join Dale and learn more about Your Library Card and Kanopy's free video, movie, and documentary streaming services available to you. Register in advance on the calendar for the Zoom meeting link. Call 845-482-4350 for more information.

Sunday, January 17

WSPL Take & Make - Color Your Own Mini Puzzle. January 17 - 23. The winter will be merry and bright when you have these fun 4" x 4" puzzles! Great art activities that will turn into a game when they're done! Children just need their own markers and colored pencils to make these puzzles glow! All of our kits are free and available for contactless pick-up at each branch while supplies last. Please register so we can have your packet ready for you

Monday, January 18

QPR Suicide Prevention Training Online Course 4 - 5:30 p.m. via ZOOM. Free online course in suicide prevention training for the community at large presented by SUNY Sullivan, in partnership with Sullivan 180. QPR Suicide Prevention Training will teach students how to recognize the warning signs of suicide and employ the QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) method. The class is being offered once a month through May, with a long-range goal of training several hundred Sullivan community residents in this life saving intervention. Repeat sessions on February 15th, March 15th, April 19th, and May 17th. The workshop will run for more

Local Events

Youth Ice Fishing Derby set for Jan. 30

BETHEL - The Ten Mile River Youth Ice Fishing Derby has been scheduled for Saturday, January 30, 2021 at Crystal Lake in the Town of Bethel.
The Derby, which is sponsored by the Boy Scouts and the Sullivan County Sportsmen's Federation, will be held from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m., ice conditions ... read more

Renowned Bird Expert to speak at Virtual Bird Club Meeting

SULLIVAN COUNTY - Rich Guthrie, one the New York's most experienced and knowledgeable bird experts, will be the presenter at the January 14th VIRTUAL meeting of the Catskill Exotic Bird Club to be held on Thursday, January 14, 2021.
Guthrie, who spearheads the Christmas Bird Count and who has ... read more

Mysterious Stone Sites in the Hudson Valley virtual program by the Time and the Valleys Museum

GRAHAMSVILLE - Join the Time and the Valleys Museum for an online virtual program: Mysterious Stone Sites in the Hudson Valley, on Sunday, January 24, 2021 at 2 p.m.
Author and researcher Linda Zimmermann explores mysteries in the woods of the Hudson Valley of New York and northern New Jersey. ... read more

Meet-the-Author: Gray Basnight for a Virtual Book Discussion of Madness of the Q

SULLIVAN COUNTY - Meet special guest and local author, Gray Basnight at WSPL's, Virtual Book Discussion Group on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 6 p.m. We'll be discussing Gray's latest political thriller, (and sequel to Flight of the Fox), Madness of the Q.
In Madness of the Q, Gray brings back ... read more

A Virtual Craft Lovers Zoom Party Project: 2021 Vision Boards!

CALLICOON - Celebrate 2021 virtually, with Raina Bowers and other Craft Lovers, on Tuesday, January 12 and 26, 2021 at 7 p.m., for a Vision Board Making Zoom Party!
What is your 2021 going to look like? While supplies last, visit any one of our branches and “take” some vision board making ... read more

“Bells Will Be Ringing” from your home

JEFFERSONVILLE - The spirit of the season will ring loudly and clearly throughout the valley and mountain communities of Jeffersonville and beyond on Christmas Eve.
“Bells Will be Ringing” will be held Thursday, December 24, 2020, Christmas Eve, beginning at 6 PM at your home! Ring your bell ... read more

“Ringing of the Bells” in Jeffersonville

JEFFERSONVILLE - The Jeffersonville Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Sullivan 180, would like to invite you to an evening of caroling and remembrance for the lives that we have lost this year due to COVID.
On Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 7 p.m, we will gather safely outside at ... read more

Holiday parade brings cheer to Care Center

Family members and supporters of residents of the Care Center at Sunset Lake gathered outside the facility this past Sunday, as they've done several times over the past few months. This time it was to bring some holiday cheer to all those inside.
Dressed in festive costumes and carrying signs of ... read more

Veterans Day Events

November 11: Flag Exchange Ceremony, 11 a.m., Grahamsville Rural Cemetery

Halloween fun in Smallwood

SMALLWOOD -- Skies cleared on Saturday, making for a nice day for trick or treating. Luckily for local youth and their families, the Smallwood Civic Association held their first Halloween Trick or Treat Walk.
Costume creavitity was abundantly evident, and participants left with plenty of ... read more

Friday's car and truck rally jazzed up Trump supporters in Jeff

They honked and waved, their American flags and Trump banners flashing by. Close to 50 trucks and cars driven by supporters of President Donald J. Trump dashed through downtown Jeffersonville on Friday, October 30 for a pre-election show of solidarity. Jim Hughson of J. Hughson Excavating and Jeff ... read more

Things get spooky at the Villa Roma Resort

Ghosts, goblins, superheroues and cultural icons were just a few of the guests who decorated their cars and brought the Villa Roma Club House Parking lot to life for Halloween this past Saturday.
The COVID-19 pandemic has been hard on everyone. It's been especially hard for many local kids ... read more

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