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Saturday, December 5, 2020

Community

In General

Light up the night: Callicoon celebrates tree lighting, small businesses

CALLICOON - For the past five years the Callicoon Business Association has kicked off the holiday season with the annual tree lighting at the Train Depot.
This year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the organizers were not permitted to hold a gathering and had the community's safety in mind as the ...read more


Health

Want kids to excel in school? Good Nutrition Is The First Lesson

By Dr. Anjana Poonthota
Pediatric Hospitalist, Garnet Health Doctors
Medical Director of Women and Children's Services, Garnet Health

The right food choices can help students learn better as they attend class, either online or in person. Nutrition provides fuel - and can give ...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

Sullivan West honor rolls for 1st MP

LAKE HUNTINGTON — Sullivan West Central School has announced the students who have achieved academic honors for the first quarter period of the 2019-2020 school year. The following criteria are used: Superintendent's List - average 95 to 100, Principal's List - average 90 to 94.99 and Honor Roll - ...read more


Business

Jeffersonville Bancorp announces Third Quarter Earnings

JEFFERSONVILLE - Jeffersonville Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQB - JFBC) announced today third quarter net income of $1,296,000 or $0.30 per share compared to $1,698,000 or $0.40 per share for the same quarter in 2019.
The decrease in quarterly net income compared to 2019 of $402,000 was primarily ...read more


Family

Welcome to the world!

• Jennifer & Orlando Noriega III of Westbrookville announce the birth of a daughter, Lorelai Noriega, born November 25, 2020, at the Seelig Division of the Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills in Harris.
• Blu & Nelson Saravia Jr. of Swan Lake announce the birth of a child, Rheagan Annas ...read more


Agriculture

Hope Farm responds to Covid-19 Crisis providing fresh produce for the community

LOCH SHELDRAKE - Countless heroes stand out for the essential help they continue to provide throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. Some wear badges or scrubs, while others grow our food or work in markets or kitchens to prepare our meals.
During the recent health crisis, dedicated farm workers at ...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

Farm Arts Collective presents a new outdoor performance around a bonfire, Solstice Saturnalia

DAMASCUS, PA - Farm Arts Collective, based on Willow Wisp Organic Farm, will present a new outdoor devised performance entitled Solstice Saturnalia December 17 at Upward Brewing Company in Livingston Manor, and December 19 at Willow Wisp Organic Farm in Damascus, PA.
Known for its devised ...read more


Celebrations & Anniversaries

CCE Sullivan invites you to celebrate 106 Years!

SULLIVAN COUNTY — The public, inclusive of youth and families, is invited to attend the Virtual 106th Annual Meeting of Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC) on Wednesday, November 18.
This free, 45-minute session will be held virtually through Zoom at 6:00 pm. Individuals must ...read more


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

UDC Technical Assistance Grants accomplish four projects in 2020

NARROWSBURG - The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) distributed $17,011.17 to fund four projects by three towns in its Fiscal Year 2020 Technical Assistance Grants (TAG) round.
The planning-oriented grants are available competitively to the UDC's 13 member towns and townships, and their five ...read more


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