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Friday, August 7, 2020

Community

In General

Garden Hopping with WSPL and the Artists' Market Community Center

SULLIVAN COUNTY - Join us virtually, on our social media platforms as we tour the gardens of patrons and friends throughout the summer.
Gardening takes patience, faith and a great deal of hard work - similar to living through a global pandemic! Due to Covid-19, we are unable to offer programs ...read more


Health

WMH awarded funds to help addicted moms and babies

HONESDALE, PA - The New Beginnings staff at Wayne Memorial Hospital has received a $15,000 grant to recognize and support their work to improve the quality of care for women and newborns affected by opioids. The funds, which were awarded by the Pennsylvania Perinatal Quality Collaborative (PA PQC) ...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

Hancock Community Preschool and Children's Center Open House

HANCOCK - The Hancock Community Preschool and Children's Center will be holding an Open House and Registration on August 18 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Hancock Community Preschool located in the lower level of the Father Rausch Hall.
If you have a child you would like to register for the 2020-2021 ...read more


Business

Dimeco, Inc. announces earnings at June 30

HONESDALE, PA - Dimeco, Inc., parent company of The Dime Bank, reported significant balance sheet growth for the first half of 2020. Total assets were $848 million at June 30, an increase of $138 million or 19.5%, from one year earlier. The most significant gain was in the loan portfolio.
Total ...read more


Family

Welcome to the world!

• Jacquelynn & Adam Greenspan of Neversink announce the birth of a daughter, Emilia Frances Greenspan, born July 28, 2020, at the Seelig Division of the Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills in Harris.
• Sage Pere & Zachary Mapes of Monticello announce the birth of a son, Thomas Henry Mapes, ...read more


Agriculture

Narrowsburg Farmers Market celebrates National Farmers Week 2020

NARROWSBURG - Narrowsburg Farmers' Market joins markets across the country in celebrating National Farmers Market Week from August 2-8.
Narrowsburg's market, open on Saturdays, rain or shine, from 10 am - 1 pm through October 31, is located on the rear lawn of the Narrowsburg Union, 7 Erie ...read more


College Notes

Area students make Hartwick College Dean's List

ONEONTA — A number of Sullivan County students were named to the Dean's List for the spring 2020 semester at Hartwick College in Oneonta.
Inclusion on the Dean's List is an indication of excellent academic work, including the completion of a full course load with at least a 3.5 grade point ...read more


Arts & Culture

WSPL: Polymer Clay Button Making via Zoom with Ellen Silberlicht

SULLIVAN COUNTY - Ellen Silberlicht, local clay and fiber artist, will be teaching us how to make polymer clay buttons via Zoom on Tuesday, August 25 at 1 p.m.
Join Ellen and create one of a kind buttons for your favorite jacket, sweater, bag or perhaps something not yet made. Sewers, knitters, ...read more


Celebrations & Anniversaries

Sullivan BOCES Honors Veterans

LIBERTY - On November 7, Sullivan BOCES honored veterans from across Sullivan County with a free breakfast at the Rubin Pollack Education Center in Liberty.
This special day welcomed veterans of all ages to show appreciation for their service to our nation. Students and staff worked hard to ...read more


Parades

Boo in the 'Boro

WURTSBORO — Ghost and ghouls filled the streets of Wurstboro as the Wurtsboro Board of Trade held their annual Halloween festival.
Children and adults paraded around town in their unique costumes before the big costume contest. Many local artists painted the windows of businesses along Sullivan ...read more


Awards & Milestones

Legislator appointed to National Committees

MONTICELLO - Sullivan County District 6 Legislator Luis Alvarez has been named to a number of committees of the National Association of Counties (NACo).
In a July 20 letter from NACo President Gary W. Moore, Alvarez was notified of his appointment to the national advocacy organization's Health ...read more


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