Maternal Infant Services Network is sponsoring a breastfeeding how-to-make-it-work-for-you class for expectant parents and other family members on Monday, 6:30pm - 8:30pm at the Catskill Regional Medical Center, 2nd Floor Board Room. Contact Violet Cleary at email@example.com, 845/561-3575 or visit www.misn-ny.org. A donation of $10 per family is suggested, but not required. Class size is limited. Pre-registration is required.
Maternal Infant Services Network will be holding a special One Day Express Childbirth Education Class at Catskill Regional Medical Center on Saturday, 10am - 4pm. Contact Violet Cleary at firstname.lastname@example.org, 845/561-3575 or visit www.misn-ny.org. A donation of $25 per couple is suggested but not required. Class size is limited; pre-registration is required.
Join Belle Reve Senior Living on Sunday, from 1–3 p.m. and get to know the therapy services offered! Located at 404 East Harford Street. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, or to RSVP contact Jaci or Kaitlyn by October 12 by calling 570/409-9191.
William Roos is 91 years old. A World War II veteran, he is also wheelchair-ridden due to his weakened condition.
His family was among the first to settle in Honesdale and established a business employing hundreds of Honesdale residents. He has voted in every general election since 1941, mostly as a Democrat. Read more
DINGMAN TOWNSHIP, PA — Businessman Phil Scollo, who is running against U.S. Representative Tom Marino to represent the 10th PA District in the House of Representatives, accuses Marino of voting against funding for the Tobyhanna Army Depot located in Monroe County. Read more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Whereas football is king of the fall in terms of headlines, crowds, chatter and popularity, fútbol, aka soccer, rules in terms of sheer volume of games played as both boys and girls teams have 16-game schedules, which can be extended for those teams that qualify for the postseason. But make no mistake, it’s quality, not quantity, which makes the world’s most popular sport equally riveting on the local scene. Read more
I know, I know...they come callin’ every year when the leaves begin to turn and there’s frost on the pumpkin. Mice. With apologies to Santa, autumn is (IMHO) “the most wonderful time of the year” and I spent the last week attending events throughout the Upper Delaware Valley, basking in the explosion of fall foliage that helps define life in the Catskills and the incredible bounty that Mother Nature provides. Read more
Elsa V. Mercado
Elsa V. Mercado of Chatworth, GA, formerly a long-time resident of Port Jervis, NY, died Thursday, September 27 in Glen Spey, NY. She was 71.
Graveside funeral services were held on Monday, October 1 in Laurel Grove Cemetery, Port Jervis, with Rev. Glenn Borne officiating.
Visit www.grayparkerfuneralhome.com to leave a condolence note.
Deacon Dolores ‘Dee’ Anita Zeese
The Reverend Deacon Dolores “Dee” Anita Zeese, of Tryon, NC, died September 25 at Mission Heart Center, Asheville, NC. She was 80. Read more
When you’re short on religion, as is my family, you have to make your own ceremonies for important occasions. It helps if you have good planning skills. We don’t. In spite of all our shortcomings and recent obstacles, like my aunt’s stroke, we wanted to have a family memorial for my uncle at the place he loved best, on Fire Island. His cremains had been languishing since May on a marble mantelpiece in the townhouse he shared with his wife for the last 40 years of his life. Read more
Despite hundreds of petitions sent to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture asking for a milk hearing, despite the fact that dairy farmers are caught up in the worst price cost squeeze since the Depression days, and despite nearly half of the counties in the United States having been designated a drought disaster area, the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture has announced that he is turning down the request from the petitioners to hold a national milk [price] hearing. Read more