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December 2011

May I quote you?

Scanning through the archives of columns I’ve penned in the last year, I failed to find inspiration in a single word I’ve written. Rather than be depressed, I decided to turn to others for pithy comments and have (blind, unfounded) faith that I may say something worth remembering as 2012 unfolds.  Read more

Monticello couple arrested for shoplifting, throwing drill at cop

On Monday December 26th, 2011 Village of Liberty Police arrested Gerson “Loco” Diodonet 31 and Maria Diodonet 36, husband and wife, both of Monticello. Village police were called by employees of the Sears store after they watched Gerson Diodonet stuff over $400 worth cordless drills, sanders, battery charges and hand tools in his jacket and pants.  Read more

Richard Parkinson performs

July 27, 2012
August 25, 2012
September 2, 2012
September 15, 2012
September 29, 2012
October 13, 2012
October 27, 2012
November 10, 2012

Guitar & vocals, originals & covers at Baker's Tap Room, 7:30pm.

Locally shot film screening

January 6, 2012 - January 10, 2012

"Martha Marcy May Marlene" written/directed by Sean Durkin, edited by Zac Stuart-Pontier, starring Elizabeth Olsen & John Hawked at Callicoon Theater, 7:30 daily; matinees 2pm Sat. & Sun, adults $9, children $6, $& Mon. & matinees. Q&A w/ Stuart-Pontier follows Sat. eve. screening. 845/887-4460.

Santa Express rolls into town

Click photos at left to see a slideshow of the Santa Express.

Caregiver's support group

January 11, 2012

Speaker: Judy Eisenhauer at Earl J. Simons Senior Center, 1:30-3pm. Need someone to sit w/ your loved one while attending? Call 570/253-4262.

Woodsongs Coffeehouse

January 7, 2012

Live folk & bluegrass music by Mike Baglione & Anne Loeb hosted by Little Sparrow at Sullivan County Museum, 6-9pm, $5 suggested. 84/434-8044 or 866-0378.

Gift ideas from Pike County Historical Society

MILFORD, PA — The Pike County Historical Society (PCHS) offers a number of gift ideas this season. It currently has several paintings by Joe Splendora on exhibit and available for purchase. Splendora was a local artist who became known for what he dubbed “Splendorascapes.” It also has several books available for purchase that detail the history of Pike County. For music lovers, 2012 Season Passes are available for the society’s Winter Wednesdays music series, which will run on consecutive Wednesday evenings starting on February 22, 2012.  Read more

Little Lambs help families in need

PORT JERVIS, NY — The children of St. Mary’s Little Lambs Early Childhood Learning Center in Port Jervis are helping families in need this Christmas. Little Lamb families collected food for St. Mary’s Church to distribute to those in need.

They also participated in Catholic Charities Community Service of Orange County’s “Adopt a Family” program, providing clothes, toys and household items for two families currently dealing with unemployment and substance abuse.