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Saturday, January 23, 2021

Community

In General

Virtual First Friday Networking Breakfast taking place on Feb. 5

SULLIVAN COUNTY - On Friday, February 5, from 8:30 to 10 a.m. the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce will be holding their First Friday Networking Breakfast virtually in February.
Meet Michael Brooks Vice Chair of the Sullivan County Legislature and Chair of the newly formed Sullivan Broadband ...read more


Health

Virtual Family Caregiver Support Groups continue

SULLIVAN COUNTY - Family caregiver support groups are offered several times a month, providing guidance, community resources and educational materials to individuals assisting an aging or ill family member or friend.
Hosted virtually until further notice, Caring for Caregivers support groups ...read more


Military Notes

Census takers beginning local visits on August 11

MONTICELLO - If you haven't yet completed the 2020 Census form for your Sullivan County address, expect a knock on your door from a Census worker in a few weeks. Non-Response Follow Up, where Census Bureau employees go door-to-door for households that haven't self-responded through one of the three ...read more


Education

FCSD welcomes new Principal to Junior/Senior High School

FALLSBURG - Fallsburg Central School District (FCSD) Superintendent Dr. Ivan Katz introduced Mr. Kyle Roddey as the new Principal of Fallsburg Junior/Senior High School on January 7. Mr. Roddey was approved at the January 6 Board of Education meeting and he will begin his duties on February ...read more


Business

Governor Cuomo announces $130 million proposal to help highly impacted small businesses with tax credits as part of FY 2022 executive budget

Proposal would utilize four tax credits to help highly impacted small businesses in the Accommodation, Arts and Entertainment, Restaurant and Musical and Theatrical Production Industries

REGION - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced a $130 million proposal to enact the Pandemic Recovery and ...read more


Family

Welcome to the world!

• Desirea Lara & Jesse Rhyne of Rock Hill announce the birth of a daughter, Everleigh Blake Rhyne, born December 16, 2020, at the Seelig Division of the Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills in Harris.
• Joseph & Harika Rivera of Rock Hill announce the birth of a son, Lincoln Michael Rivera, ...read more


Agriculture

U.S. Department of Agriculture announces Key Staff Appointments

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced the names of individuals who will hold senior staff positions in Washington, D.C.
Gregory Parham, D.V.M., was named Interim Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration. Dr. Parham served as Assistant Secretary for ...read more


College Notes

College notes 11/3

Niemann earns Dean's List
CORTLAND — Emily M. Niemann, a resident of Parksville and majoring in UG, BS, ECDW, was named to the Dean's List for the spring 2020 semester at The State University of New York College at Cortland. Students must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average to qualify for ...read more


Arts & Culture

Bethel Woods welcomes more than twelve thousand vehicles at inaugural drive-thru light show

The socially-distant experience ran for 40 consecutive days on the historic grounds
BETHEL - This winter, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts hosted the first-ever Peace, Love & Lights, a drive-thru holiday light experience at the historic site of the 1969 Woodstock festival in Bethel. The light ...read more


Celebrations & Anniversaries

Happy 99th Birthday Harold!

On January 25, Harold Stangel of Neversink will be celebrating his 99th birthday. He is with his wife Connie at home working on their 73rd year of marriage. What better present could you have? Happy Birthday from Chris, Dave, Pete and Jim. We love you and miss being with you.


Parades

Motorcycle ride thanks law enforcement

Motorcycle groups and independent riders from throughout Sullivan County and beyond gathered at Lorenzo's Bistro in Jeffersonville on Saturday afternoon for a group ride up to Callicoon in order to show support for law enforcement officials.
“It was a pretty decent day all around,” said rider ...read more


Awards & Milestones

“Earth Angel” Hospice Nurse WMH Employee of the Year 2020

HONESDALE, PA - Hospice nurse Charlene Whitmore, RN, was “honored” to be chosen Wayne Memorial Hospital's Employee of the Year 2020—“especially when so many others deserved it, too,” she said humbly.
Whitmore's colleagues call her an “earth angel,” and the longtime hospice nurse says in fact ...read more


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