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June 2011

No indication of foul play in men’s death at Esopus Creek

The Esopus Creek South of Fording Place Rd in the Town of Marbletown claimed two lives earlier this week when three men were last seen Monday, May 30th walking across the rapids. The current swept Kenneth Garland age 47 away. Kristopher Quinn, age 38, tried to help Garland but was unsuccessful. The third person, Jeffrey Galloway, age 39 tried to help, but he too was swept away downstream by the current. Quinn was able to make it to shore and run for help. Galloway was found 5/31/11 and Garland today at 11:01AM.  Read more

No indication of foul play in men’s death at Esopus Creek

The Esopus Creek South of Fording Place Rd in the Town of Marbletown claimed two lives earlier this week when three men were last seen Monday, May 30th walking across the rapids. The current swept Kenneth Garland age 47 away. Kristopher Quinn, age 38, tried to help Garland but was unsuccessful. The third person, Jeffrey Galloway, age 39 tried to help, but he too was swept away downstream by the current. Quinn was able to make it to shore and run for help. Galloway was found 5/31/11 and Garland today at 11:01AM.  Read more

No indication of foul play in men’s death at Esopus Creek

The Esopus Creek South of Fording Place Rd in the Town of Marbletown claimed two lives earlier this week when three men were last seen Monday, May 30th walking across the rapids. The current swept Kenneth Garland age 47 away. Kristopher Quinn, age 38, tried to help Garland but was unsuccessful. The third person, Jeffrey Galloway, age 39 tried to help, but he too was swept away downstream by the current. Quinn was able to make it to shore and run for help. Galloway was found 5/31/11 and Garland today at 11:01AM.  Read more

Two missing fishermen’s bodies found in Esopus Creek.

The Esopus Creek South of Fording Place Rd in the Town of Marbletown claimed two lives earlier this week when three men were walking across the rapids. The current swept Kenneth Garland age 47 away. Kristopher Quinn, age 38, tried to help Garland but was unsuccessful. The third person, Jeffrey Galloway, age 39 tried to help, but he too was swept away downstream by the current. Quinn was able to make it to shore and run for help. Galloway was found 5/31/11 and Garland today at 11:01AM.  Read more

PHILIP SCHILLING CHLANDA

Philip S. Chlanda of Barryville, NY and New York City died tragically on May 17, 2011. He was 28.

The son of Gisela Shilling Chandla and Edward Chandla, he was born on December 12, 1982.  Read more

WILLIAM J. COOPER JR.

William J. Cooper Jr. of Port Jervis, NY, died Thursday, May 26, 2011 at Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis after a courageous fight with cancer. He was 64.

He was born October 17, 1946 in Port Jervis, the son of the late William J. and Catherine Hinkley Cooper Sr.

He served our country during the Vietnam War in the Marine Corps.

A family statement reads: “Bill was a wonderful person who loved golfing and going to the casino. He also enjoyed the company of his cat, Phoebe. He will be greatly missed.”  Read more

Concert at St. James celebrates ‘this fragile earth’

CALLICOON, NY — St. James Episcopal Church on Route 17B will present an evening of music and praise on Saturday, June 11 at 7 p.m. Kevin Vertrees, organist and musical director, has assembled a group of local musicians to present a program consisting of a series of “musical meditations” themed on a line from the Book of Common Prayer: “this fragile earth, our island home.”  Read more

Sullivan’s longest running antique car show

ROCK HILL, NY — Antique and classic car owners from all over the region will gather at the Rock Hill Firehouse on Sunday June 5 to show off to the public their antique and classic cars, trucks, motorcycles and tractors. The car show is the longest running and largest car show in Sullivan County. The Rock Hill firemen will provide food, there will be merchandise at a flea market and DJ Eric Bressi’s Elvis show will provide entertainment. The gates will open at 9 a.m. Call 845/292-3849 or 932-8923.  Read more

‘Frack’ on the Delaware, with potluck

CALLICOON, NY — Catskill Citizens for Safe Energy will present an evening on the Delaware featuring a potluck of homemade desserts and a special screening of the movie “Frack,” with music by Marc Black, on Saturday, June 4 at the Delaware Valley Youth Center at 8 Creamery Road. Participants are invited to come early and picnic in the park and BYOB. The program begins at 6:30 p.m. Frack director David Morris and others will be on hand to answer questions. Win a homemade pie in the raffle. Donations accepted at the door.

Free watercolor classes with Jack Yelle

ROSCOE, NY — Renowned artist Jack Yelle of Morning Star Creations will offer a series of free watercolor workshops this summer for adults and youth 14 years and older at the Roscoe Free Library. There will be nine classes given on Saturdays starting June 4 and ending August 20. The two-hour sessions will run from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., and all materials will be supplied. Each class will consist of a demonstration and a hand-out on the subject, presenting the step-by-step procedure for completing the watercolor painting.  Read more