Sundays, 11am – 12:15 PM. These classes offer a simple introduction to Buddha’s teachings, emphasizing kindness, respect for others and keeping a happy heart. Suggested for ages 4-10. Class in Conjunction with Prayers for World Peace (for adults). Fee: $1/class, no pre-registration required. For more information contact: tel: 845/856-9000 email: firstname.lastname@example.org / website: www.kadampanewyork.org. Kadampa Meditation Center New York, 47 Sweeney Road.
Sundays, 11am - 12:15pm. Classes include clear teachings, meditations, and prayers in the inspiring Kadampa World Peace Temple. Kadampa Meditation Center New York, 47 Sweeney Road. Class held in conjunction with Meditation for Kids. Fee: By Donation. For more information contact: tel: 845/856-9000 email: email@example.com / website: www.kadampanewyork.org.
During this series, we will learn five special techniques to harness the power of our mind and unlock our inner potential - the secret to a happy and fulfilling life. Classes are self-contained; drop in any week. Everyone welcome! Fee: $10 per class. For more information contact: tel: 845/856-9000 email: firstname.lastname@example.org / website: www.kadampanewyork.org. Kadampa Meditation Center New York, 47 Sweeney Road.
Noel Warren van Swol
Noel Warren van Swol, a lifelong area resident and community activist for more than 40 years, died unexpectedly as a result of injuries sustained in a car accident, on Monday, October 15, 2012. He was 70.
Funeral services were held on Monday, October 22 at the Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home with The Reverend Doctor Norman David officiating.
Burial was in the Halsey Cemetery, Long Eddy, NY.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Assoc., PO Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.
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When Wayne Memorial Hospital’s administrative team plans ahead, quality healthcare for everyone in our region is always at the heart of our long-range vision. But negotiating the road is not easy, especially in today’s climate. The economy is sluggish. The federal government—think “Obama-care”—has mandated dramatic changes in reimbursement formulas for Medicare patients. State budget cutbacks are always an issue. Insurance companies routinely change the rules for payment.
For some hospitals, the mix has been toxic. Read more
Noel van Swol’s voice was courageous and always at the center of the storm. He had a big vision of the benefits gas drilling could bring to our community and a forceful determination to get it done. While it wasn’t easy to discuss tactics with him—he could be maddeningly stubborn—I often wished I had his clarity and focus. I mourn our loss.
As the grief takes its course, we should look at what problems need solving. Read more
It was interesting to read that Sullivan County legislators and supervisors are frustrated by the number of properties exempted from property and school taxes. No one was frustrated when the Monticello Motor Track in the year 2011 received a $3-million tax exemption—$1,081,550 in school taxes, $527,800 plus $1,635,300 in town and county taxes.
The Monticello Motor Club is not a veterans’, religious, educational, seniors’, or cultural group.
Explain the need for the Monticello Motor Track exemption to the Sullivan County tax paying residents. Read more