From a political point of view, one of the things that makes it hardest to do anything about climate change and its impacts is the fact that a substantial portion of the general populace refuses to believe the scientific consensus that such a thing is happening. Others concede it is happening, but refuse to believe the scientific consensus that it is related to human activity, especially carbon emissions. This refusal is a boon to the major multinational corporations who benefit from the status quo, like the heavily taxpayer-subsidized fossil fuel industries. Read more
United Methodist Church, 7pm, 12-week session: $25.. Anyone desiring to attend "First Place 4 Health" must attend. 570/729-7011.
On Wednesday August 15, 2012 at approximately 6:30 PM, Ann VanEtten discovered her husband trapped under his 2005 Subaru Legacy in their garage on VanEtten Rd. in Monticello. Robert VanEtten Jr, 54, was working on the car’s C/V joint when the jack collapsed with the undercarriage pinning his chest. Ann dialed 911. Read more
Drive-thru only at United Reformed Church, 4-7pm, $9.
"The Jazz Culture of Sullivan County" moderated by Walter Keller at the Liberty Museum & Arts Center, 7pm, free.
Memorable afternoon of music at the Liberty Music & Arts Pavilion, 2-6pm, free.
Sullivan County District Attorney Jim Farrell announced that John Armbruster, 52, of Monticello, N.Y. was sentenced in Sullivan County Court to 1 2/3 to 5 years in state prison for the daytime robbery of the Eldred branch of the First National Bank of Jeffersonville. Read more
Share experiences, ideas, situations, solutions & frustrations at Earl J. Simons Senior Center, 1:30-3pm. For someone to "sit" w/ your loved one: 570/253-4262.
Guest speaker Kitty M. Vetter at 240 Chestnut St., 7pm. All welcome, refreshments. 845/439-5401.
Take-out only at Emergency Service, 11:30am-1pm, $9.