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February 2013

Silent majority in Town of Callicoon? In rare move, Sullivan County denies approval of town plan

President Richard Nixon famously appealed to the “silent majority” in 1969 to support his efforts in waging the war in Vietnam, while the supposedly vocal minority took to the streets in opposition to the war.

The silent majority was invoked at a public hearing in Jeffersonville on February 6, as residents sounded off about the proposed comprehensive plan, which, in the eyes of critics, invites gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing into the town.  Read more

Lenten fish fry dinner

February 15, 2013

VFW Post 531, 5-8pm. Every Friday throughout Lent. Menu: fried fish, French fries, coleslaw, dessert and coffee. Cost: adults $10, senior citizens $9, children ages 5 to 10 $5, children under 5 are free.

Sweetheart Dinner: Bring your sweetheart

February 16, 2013

VFW Post 531, 5-8pm. Menu: pork loin dinner, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, dessert and coffee. Cost: Adults $10, senior citizens $9.

Film screening

February 17, 2013

Wayne County Arts Alliance's winter film series "Enigmatic Endings" will show the Chinese film "Postman in the Mountains" at the Wayne Chamber of Commerce's Community room, 6pm. Suggested donation: $5. 570/390-4420 or visit www.waynecountyartsalliance.org.

Casino and Game Show Night

March 16, 2013

The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce presents "Luck of the Irish Casino and Game Show Night" at Erhardt's Waterfront Resort, 6-10pm. Tickets: $65, includes buffet and chance to win a $500 gift certificate. Reservations required: 570/253-1960.

Church square dance

February 23, 2013

The Uphill String Band will be having square dances at the Grace Episcopal Church the 4th Saturday of each month. The band will start at 7pm. 570/253-3232.

Valentine's Dance Party

February 16, 2013

Peter Florance and the New Kings will head up a Valentine's Dance Party at the Catskill Distilling Company, next to the Dancing Cat Saloon on Route 17B, 8pm. Visit www.dancingcatsaloon.com.

Valentine's Dinner

February 14, 2013

The Dancing Cat Saloon will host an intimate Valentine's dinner, with a surf-and-turf main course, chocolate goodies for dessert and intimate acoustic music in the background, 5:30pm. Cost: $35.

Coffee House at The Cooperage

February 16, 2013

Coffee, treats and music at The Cooperage, 7-10pm. Featuring musicians Loose Ends Blue's Band, Linus Myers and Black Onion. Donations accepted. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.

Tricky tray

March 9, 2013

The Business and Professional Women's Club of Port Jervis will host the 12th annual "Stars Of Tomorrow" Tricky Tray at the Port Jervis High School, doors open at noon with calling at 2pm. No admission fee, tickets $1 per sheet. Proceeds are used to award scholarships. 845/858-7898.