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August 2012

Dissenters on climate change

That was a laughable letter written by Ms. Jane W. Prettyman. She trots out those academics that believe in global warming, or climate change, or whatever they are calling it today. This gives the impression that all scientists are in agreement with her stand. Not so.  Read more

Scientific consensus

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

Faith-based weight loss orientation

September 10, 2012

United Methodist Church, 7pm, 12-week session: $25.. Anyone desiring to attend "First Place 4 Health" must attend. 570/729-7011.

Responders save life of Monticello man trapped under car

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

Chicken BBQ

September 22, 2012

Drive-thru only at United Reformed Church, 4-7pm, $9.

Panel discussion

August 31, 2012

"The Jazz Culture of Sullivan County" moderated by Walter Keller at the Liberty Museum & Arts Center, 7pm, free.

Jazz festival

September 1, 2012

Memorable afternoon of music at the Liberty Music & Arts Pavilion, 2-6pm, free.

Monticello Man Sentenced to state prison in Eldred bank robbery

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

Caregiver support meeting

September 12, 2012

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.

Sullivan County Tea Party Patriots meeting

September 6, 2012

Guest speaker Kitty M. Vetter at 240 Chestnut St., 7pm. All welcome, refreshments. 845/439-5401.