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April 2011

Nursing students sue college

A group of nursing students, who were dropped from the nursing program at Sullivan County Community College (SCCC) after inadequate performance on “skillings,” have brought a lawsuit against the college seeking re-admittance to the program.  Read more

Nursing students sue college

A group of nursing students, who were dropped from the nursing program at Sullivan County Community College (SCCC) after inadequate performance on “skillings,” have brought a lawsuit against the college seeking re-admittance to the program.  Read more

An evening of Spanish Zarzuela and song

April 16, 2011

Selections from Central & South America, the Caribbean & Spain at Tusten Theatre, 8pm, $15. 845/252-3136.

An evening of Spanish Zarzuela and song

April 15, 2011

Selections from Central & South America, the Caribbean & Spain at Tusten Theatre, 8pm, $15. 845/252-3136.

First cast at Junction Pool

For many who pursue the sport, fly-fishing is as much about quietly communing with nature as it is about landing the big one.  Read more

Crowd flocks to ‘FRACK!’

Even the air seemed energized with possibility and impassioned activism at a special event held in the Town of Lumberland on April 2. Organized to raise both awareness and funds, the event drew a large crowd who turned out to view “FRACK!,” the new drilling documentary by David Morris, which examines multiple aspects of natural gas extraction.  Read more

It’s not the message, it’s the size

Members of the appeals board repeated several times that it was not the content that was being objected to, but rather the size of the sign, which clearly is larger than the four square feet allowed by town code.  Read more

News briefs

Damascus barn burns

DAMASCUS, PA — An abandoned bard on de Court Road was burned to the ground on April 4, with dozens of firefighters responding to the scene at about 4:15 a.m.  Read more

Which way for the world?

Regional activists have responded to the April 11 cover of TIME magazine with this image. The original cover depicts a shale clump and declares: “This rock could power the world: Why shale can solve the energy crisis.” The proposed cover depicts a glass of water and declares: “This water will save the world: Why water can solve the moral crisis.”

Spring into action

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — Spring training is an essential forerunner to the Major League Baseball season as teams spend more than a month in the warmth of Florida or Arizona, getting ready for the season ahead by honing their skills in hitting, pitching, fielding and base running. This past week, the long-awaited MLB season began as teams travelled north to begin the 2011 campaign.  Read more