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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

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Bethel - March 2

Mar 2, 2021

By Suzanne White - correspondent

Happy birthday to Carole Rosen Abramson, Christopher Connally, Dennis Newberg, Cole Winarick, Harriet Thespy, Parker and Landin Raynor, Joan Booth, Ronnie Dickman, Elias Hart, Bill Sipos, Joanie Scheinfeld, Steve Vegliante, Corrine Lane, Jill Holland, Terri Gozza, Bruce Kaufman, Trudy Hindley, Jacob Billig, Carla Mansfield and Nicole Newick. Happy anniversary to Katy and Rocco Sforza.
Kudos to the 43rd Annual WSUL HeartAThon, which raised $93K for a state of the art EKG machine at the Cardio-Pulmonary Unit at Garnet Health Medical Center. Every personal donation, organizer and volunteer effort is appreciated year after year.
Congratulations to Hayden Carnell for his win of SC Conservation Club's “King of the Ice” on White Lake with a 8.2-pound walleye, caught within 15 minutes of the tournament start.
Along with first-timer, 7 year old Delana Weyandt, hundreds participated this year on the 21st.
We are indebted to the Bethel Highway Department this season. The question of “What's a roof rake?” has now been answered for the newest residents of Bethel. If any child missed the opportunity for sledding, making snowmen or snow angels, well, it's your loss!
Public Service and Covid Alert: Maintain protocols and double mask for best protection. Get vaccinated. Call SC Public Health for appointment information. Keep your physical and mental health and react if you need help.
Town of Bethel - 583-4350. Community Assistance - 807-0925. Public Health - 292-5910. Mental Health - 292-8770.
Relying on Federal or State stimulus aid? Certify for UI or PUA benefits. For assistance, small business loans and grants, use, ‘Am I Eligible' or NYS.Gov.
Food Security: Donate to or use Shephard's Pantry (583-5885), SCFH/Veterans (794-2604), Meals on Wheels (807-0241).
Want some outdoor good, clean fun with a positive outcome? Start and plan a project or get your town involved with!
If you missed the special rate deadline, you can still join the Bethel Business Association by using or
Browse the local Past Perfect Bookstore. Check out workshops at and view the Crawford Library programs for all ages on
Register beforehand as Crawford Library offers “Medicare 101” virtually on the 2nd at 6pm and ‘Sullivan County Irish Immigrants' with John Conway on the 4th at 6pm.
Use to register for the SC Chamber's free Wednesday Morning business sessions on Zoom at 8am. “Marketing for 2021” is up for the 3rd. Sign up for Sullivan Renaissance's “Making a Lasting Impression”, the business signage, landscaping facade, and improvement ideas seminar, on the 3rd at 6pm. Use For a site visit or a Business Assistance Grant Application, contact
Attend BP&R's ‘Dance It Off' at Duggan on Thursdays at 6pm and meet for “Walk Lakeside” at Duggan parking on Mondays at 4:30pm.
Culture: Visit these sites for current event information:,,,,, ‘NYPopsUp Initiative' has allowed partial In-Person community art events and additional virtual shows.
The Laundry King will be used for exhibits while CAS is closed for renovations. You must check in ahead for DVAA's double In-Person March exhibits. Look forward to ‘Salon Series', premiering on their website on Saturday, the 6th at 2pm. ‘On Location', showcases area artists at work each week.
Make a bid on the NCA fundraiser Cabin Fever Basket prize on-line or facebook. Register now for Bethel Woods adult wellness and teen art programs starting mid-March. Mark your calendar for the return of Bethel Lakeside Music on June 24th.
“Support Local 845”: Shop local!
Suz Sez, “Advice of the week, ‘Keep trying'”.

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