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January 2013

Roy Howard dies; Owner of Yasgur’s Farm

PHOENIX, AZ — Roy Howard, who, with his wife Jeryl Abramson, waged a long-running legal battle with officials from the Town of Bethel, has died, according to numerous sources. Howard’s Facebook page, titled The Woodstock Guru, had several posts lamenting his passing.  Read more

Cold enough for good ice

Unlike last year, the weather has been cold enough to form ice on most bodies of water in the region, including the Big Eddy in the Upper Delaware River, where a trio of ice fisherman traveled onto the ice on January 28.  Read more

Canine howling may leave project in doghouse

Decibel levels of barking and howling Alaskan Huskies and the high-pitched noise of snowmobiles were some of the concerns brought up by the half a dozen neighbors who spoke against a proposed commercial dog sledding and snowmobiling business at a public hearing on January 22, while the potential of boosting employment and helping the economy were two points brought up by the potential proprietor of said business.  Read more

Professional Women of Sullivan County meeting

February 20, 2013

Professional Women of Sullivan County meeting at the White Sulphur Springs Inn, networking 6pm, followed by dinner at 6:30pm. The speaker will be Matt Kansy RD CPT, and the topic is Rejuvenating New Year's Resolutions for Healthy Eating. The cost including tax and tip is $22. All are invited (including men). RSVP: mjcat12@hotmail.com or 845/791-7723.

Sullivan County Singer Songwriters group meeting

February 2, 2013

Elizabeth Rose will lead the Sullivan County Singer Songwriters group meeting at the Catskill Distillery, 3pm.

Spaghetti and meatball dinner

February 2, 2013

The Rock Hill Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary spaghetti and meatball dinner at the Rock Hill Fire House, 4:30-7:30pm. Children 3-12 $6, adults 13-59 $8, seniors 60 and up $6. Take-outs available. 845/794-6865 or email pamnchet@aol.com.

Cellini to introduce resolution that opposes gun control legislation

Town of Thompson supervisor Anthony Cellini says his town board will vote on a resolution that opposes the recently passed gun control legislation in New York. He will present the resolution at the Town Board meeting on February 5 at 7:30 p.m. Printed below is the resolution:  Read more

Congressman Gibson announces Liberty District Office Open House on January 30

Congressman Chris Gibson (NY-19) announced today that he will be holding an Open House at the Liberty District Office in Sullivan County on Wednesday, January 30 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served and Congressman Gibson and district office staff will be in attendance.  Read more

Honesdale man convicted on multiple charges of assault

A Wayne County Jury convicted James Mihalis, age 54 of Honesdale, PA of Aggravated Assault With a Deadly Weapon, a Felony of the 2nd Degree, Simple Assault, a Misdemeanor of the 2nd Degree and Recklessly Endangering Another Person, also a Misdemeanor of the 2nd Degree.  Read more

Valentine's fundraiser

February 9, 2013

“Shorts & Sweets for Sweethearts” dinner theater at the United Methodist Church of Monticello, 6pm. Guests will be served salad, bread, lasagna, ice tea, and coffee or hot tea. Following dinner, the entertainment will begin while guests are enjoying homemade desserts. Tickets: $15. 845/262-2376.