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February 2013

Fracking health survey needs more time

In a letter to Joe Martens, commissioner of the NY Department of Conservation (DEC), Dr. Nirav Shah, commissioner of the NY Department of Health (DOH), said his review of the health impacts of hydraulic fracturing would require a few more weeks to complete, which means a deadline regarding the SGEIS will be pushed back.  Read more

New York State Police arrest three men from Bronx, NY for possession of heroin

On February 12, 2013, the New York State Police announce the arrest of DAVID MONSERRATE-TORRES, age 25, CHAZ WALKER, age 27, and ROBERT OJEDA, age 21, all of Bronx, NY, for two counts criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree and unlawful possession of marijuana.  Read more

American Girl tea party

March 23, 2013

Girls ages 6–12 celebrate Women’s History Month. Join the Wayne County Public Library to learn about strong, smart girls from America’s past. Learn the custom of a “proper tea,” create a masterpiece from the past and enjoy delicious refreshments from various times in history. RSVP:, 570/253-1220.

Open mic night at Cafe Devine

February 15, 2013

Cafe Devine, 8-11pm. Full menu will be available until 9pm and the cafe is open until 11pm for grab and go items, drinks and beer and wine. Visit, 845/887-3076.

Soup & chili fundraiser

February 16, 2013

St. Mark's Lutheran Church, soup & chili fundraiser, 11am-4pm. Eat in or take out.

February Thaw Chicken BBQ

February 16, 2013

Shohola Twp. Volunteer Fire & Rescue Annual February Thaw Chicken BBQ, 4-7pm. Tickets: $10. 570/559-7525.

Jam band at Catskill Distilling

March 2, 2013

Is, a three-piece jam band, performs at the Catskill Distilling Company, 8pm. Visit, 845/583-3141.

Gypsy Jazz at the Distillery

February 22, 2013

The Catskill Distilling Company hosts the award-winning Ameranouche Gypsy Jazz Trio, 8pm. Featuring two French acoustic gypsy jazz guitars and an upright bass. Visit, 845/583-3141.

Acoustic dinner hour at Dancing Cat

February 15, 2013

Dan Brother stops by the Dancing Cat Saloon for a set or three of his great blues and covers, another acoustic dinner hour at the Dancing Cat Saloon, 6:30pm. Visit, 845/583-3141.

Sullivan County Workforce Development Board meeting

February 19, 2013

Sullivan County BOCES Rubin Pollock Center – Career & Tech Dining Room, 8-9am. 845/807-0385.