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March 2011

Camp laundromat considered

The director of the camp appeared before the planning board on March 1 to seek a special use permit to build a modest laundromat. The unusual part of the process was that the proposed facility was meant to replace a smaller one that was built last summer without notification to the town or the required permits.  Read more

Seasons change

SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — “Spring forward,” asserted by this past weekend’s reminder to set the clocks ahead, is an annual ritual that bodes longer days ahead. And with such comes the advent of golf, baseball, softball and track, those wonderful spring sports still weeks away from their first actual debut. Sullivan County teams are already practicing, mostly in gyms, but gearing up nonetheless.  Read more

Arts Alive open house and auction

BARRYVILLE, NY — An open house and silent auction on Saturday, March 19 at Brook House Gallery will support the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance’s Arts Alive drive. The event, which will run from 4 to 7 p.m., will feature an exhibition and silent auction of works by guest neon artist Rocky Pinciotti, Brook House artists Kim Lust, Tom Holmes, Laurie Stuart, Janet Rutkowski and Walter Kenul, and resident artist David Bush. Other contributing artists to the silent auction are Nancy Wells, Julie Gross, Jane Biron and David Soete. The gallery is located at the junction of Routes 55 and 97.  Read more

Root Out Ur Rhythm Tour hits Narrowsburg

NARROWSBURG, NY — Join the Root Out Ur Rhythm Tour at Narrowsburg Inn on Bridge St. on Friday, March 18 from 6 to 9 p.m. for an open mic event. The Narrowsburg Inn will donate $1 per bottled beer sold between 7 and 8 p.m. Admission is free. The event benefits Honesdale’s Roots & Rhythm festival. Calll 570/352-4768 or email

Self-guided maple tour

WAYNE COUNTY, PA — Wayne Conservation District has partnered with the Wayne County Cooperative Extension and the Northeastern Maple Producers Association to organize a self-guided maple tour of producers in and around Wayne County. The tour is scheduled for March 19 and 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A list of area maple producers, along with directions and map, is available at wayne Those without internet access can call Paul Reining at 570/253-0930 or Ed Pruss at 253-5970 to have information mailed to them. Fliers are also available at local Agway stores.

Potluck and music by Rupert Wates

NARROWSBURG, NY — RiverFolk will present Rupert Wates in concert at Jill & Mike’s at 78 Kirk Road on Wednesday, March 23. A potluck dinner will start at 6:30 p.m., and music will start at 7:15.

Mark Tucker of the Folk and Acoustic Music Exchange wrote, “We have a new and unique songwriter-musician already in the first rank… Rupert Wates is an exceedingly rare talent.” Tickets cost $10 and reservations are required. There is a limit of 15 guests. BYOB. Call 845/252-6783.

Casino Royale fundraiser

SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — The Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce is planning a Casino Royale fundraiser on Saturday, April 9 at the Monticello Motor Club, and is currently seeking sponsors.  Read more

‘There but for Fortune’

NARROWSBURG, NY — RiverFolk, with the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, will present “There But for Fortune,” a documentary on Phil Ochs, followed by a question-and-answer session with Sonny Ochs, at the Tusten Theater on Bridge Street on Saturday, March 26 at 7 p.m.

After the screening, there will be a reception downstairs with the songs of Phil Ochs, featuring Mike Jung, Gil Anderson and John Weber. Admission costs $15 at the door, $13 for members in advance. Call 845/252-7576.

Forelli’s photographs featured at the Dime

HAWLEY, PA — The Wayne County Arts Alliance and The Dime Bank have partnered to exhibit photography. In March, the bank is exhibiting the photography of Chip Forelli. Forelli is a local artist whose work is exhibited in New York at the Mercedes Benz Gallery, at the Hoopers Gallery in London and at the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies. His photography career has spanned 25 years and his art has been included in advertising campaigns for BMW, Land Rover, AT&T and Eastman Kodak.  Read more

Local organic farmers the focus in ‘The Greenhorns’

LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — There will be a screening of a new film, “The Greenhorns,” preceded by a “Farmer’s Market” event of food and wine tastings by local growers, restaurants and shops, at the Catskill Art Society (CAS) Center on Saturday, March 25 starting at 6:30 p.m.  Read more