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May 2011

Teacher workshop

June 15, 2011

"Growing Up Wild" at Promised Land State Park, 9am-3pm, $10. 5.5 hours of ACT 48 hours avail. RSVP: 570/676-0567.

Teacher workshop

June 8, 2011

"Integrating Children's Books Across the Curriculum" at Promised Land State Park, 9am-3pm, free. RSVP: 570/676-0567.

Cardio Fit exercise class for adults

May 26, 2011

Simple movements to music from 50's through present at Liberty Fitness Center, 1-2pm, free. Blood pressure tests avail. 845/292-0756.

DIGit media exposition

June 18, 2011

Competition of 3-minute videos for $500 prize at Tusten Theatre, 7pm. Entry requirements: 845/252-7576.

BBQ dinner & auction

May 29, 2011

Belleayre Music Festival summer season kick-off featuring music by Special Delivery at Bealleayre Mt. Ski Center, 5pm, adults $65, under 14 $40. 845/254-5600, ext. 1344.

Milford Enhancement Committee benefit

June 25, 2011

Meet & support others who help improve the county at Tom & Jean Hoff's home, 4-7pm, auction 5:30pm, $50. Tickets: milfordenhancement.com or e-mail pdbeck@ptd.net. Rain date: 6/26.

Penny social

May 29, 2011

Central firehouse, doors open 1pm, calling 2pm, $2 incl. 1 sheet of chances. Refreshments avail.

Children ask DRBC to protect their water

The River Reporter received the following correspondence from 6-year-old Kate Cortright and her 10-year-old brother Chaz expressing their concerns about protecting water quality in the Upper Delaware region.  Read more

County lawmakers table college cut; would trigger massive state cuts

A $600,000 cut in funding from the county will trigger a massive cut in state funding, with the total reduction amounting to $2.6 million.

That was the message Johanna Duncan-Poitier, vice chancellor for community colleges for the State University of New York (SUNY) system, brought to Sullivan County lawmakers at the government center on May 19. Duncan-Poitier brought a handful of other SUNY officials to try to persuade lawmakers that the proposed cut in county funding to Sullivan County Community College will have devastating consequences.  Read more

ForestConnect webinar

June 15, 2011

"The Distribution, Ecology & Control of Hemlock Wooly Adelgid" webinar, 12noon & 7pm. Must register: http://www2.dnr.cornell.edu/est/forestconnect/web.htm. 570/296-3400.