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October 2012

Latest forecast from the National Hurricane Center

Tropical SYSTEM SANDY WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE NORTHWARD OVER THE ATLANTIC THROUGH THE WEEKEND...BEFORE MAKING LANDFALL ALONG THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST EARLY THIS COMING WEEK...AND THEN TURNING INLAND.

THIS POWERFUL STORM WILL LIKELY HAVE ITS GREATEST IMPACTS ON
CENTRAL NEW YORK AND NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA FROM LATER MONDAY INTO WEDNESDAY. A PERIOD OF HEAVY RAINFALL CAN BE EXPECTED...WITH URBAN FLOODING PROBABLE. MAIN STEM RIVERS COULD SEE LEVELS RISE INTO THE MINOR OR MODERATE FLOOD RANGE BY MID-WEEK. HIGH WINDS COULD ALSO DOWN TREES AND POWER LINES...RESULTING IN POWER OUTAGES.  Read more

Woman charged with scratch off lottery scam in Monticello.

A Cuddebackville woman has been charged with Felony Forgery in a scratch off lottery scam in Monticello. Nicole Schultz, 29, who worked at the Smoker’s Choice store on Route 42 next to McDonald’s, has been arrested by Sheriff’s Deputies for allegedly scamming customers.

Between September 24 and October 16, 2012, Deputies allege that Schultz very carefully scratched off the tiny control number located in the bottom corner of instant winning lottery cards and then scanned them in the lottery terminal to see if they were winners.  Read more

Sullivan prepares for potential impacts of Hurricane Sandy

Sullivan County Manager David Fanslau issued the following statement: "The National Weather Service (NWS) in Binghamton has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Sullivan County. Hurricane Sandy will move north along the Eastern Seaboard over the weekend.This powerful storm may ultimately impact the Northeast with the potential for locally heavy rainfall and high winds beginning on Monday and continuing through midweek."  Read more

Marijuana grow operation busted in Shandalee

Two men have been arrested after a three month investigation by the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office, the DEA, and the Sullivan County District Attorney’s Office. On Thursday October 25 at approximately 2:25 a.m. sheriff’s deputies and agents from the DEA Strike Force executed a search warrant at 879 Shandelee Road in the Town of Callicoon. Inside the residence, officers discovered a sophisticated marijuana growing operation.  Read more

Gunther calls on NYCDEP to begin releases from Neversink Reservoir in response to 'Frankenstorm'

MONTICELLO, NY — Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther has called on the New York City Department of Environmental Protection to begin releases from the Neversink Reservoir in anticipation of next week’s expected storms. The Neversink Reservoir is currently at 98% capacity.

The potentially severe storms are expected to buffet the U.S. east coast during Halloween week, as Hurricane Sandy and a winter storm may combine into what forecasters are referring to as a "Frankenstorm."  Read more

Two men indicted in death of Narrowsburg woman

Two men have been indicted in the death of Catherine Novak, a Narrowsburg woman who died in a fire that officials say was deliberately set on December 13, 2008.  Read more

Big Apple Comedy Club Brings Big Laughs to Newton

November 23, 2012

The next segment will feature Rich Francese, Rodney Laney, Patty Rosborough and Brad Trackman. 8pm. Tickets are only $25 for the Orchestra and $20 for the Balcony but even better: Buy tickets for 3 different Big Apple Comedy Club shows now and receive 10% off your entire order! Tickets are available now at the Box Office 973-383-3700 and through the theatre’s website at www.thenewtontheatre.com. Newton Theatre is located at 234 Spring Street in Newton, NJ. For more info:contact 973/383-3700 or visit www.TheNewtonTheatre.com.

PEEC's 40th Anniversary Celebration & Game Dinner

November 17, 2012

Dinner features PA game and seasonal harvests, cooked to perfection. 6pm Reception in the Ecozone. 7pm Dinner celebration. $25 per person. $40 per couple. For reservations, please call 570/828-2319, email peec@peec.org or visit www.peec.org. Pocono Environmental Educational Center located at 538 Emery Road, Dingman's Ferry.

Santa at The Hudson Valley Marketplace

December 23, 2012

Stop by with the kids to visit Santa! Sunday, 12pm - 3pm. Located at 130 Salt Point Turnpike, Poughkeepsie, NY. For more info: www.hvmarket.com P: 845/483-1234 F: 845/483-1235

Love Holds Life Fundraiser at The Hudson Valley Marketplace

December 16, 2012

LHL provides assists familes with children diagnosed with cancer. www.loveholdslife.org. Sunday, 9am - 5pm. Located at 130 Salt Point Turnpike, Poughkeepsie, NY. For more info: www.hvmarket.com P: 845/483-1234 F: 845/483-1235