REGION — With sequestration, or across-the-board spending cuts now the law of the land, at least for the time being, federal entities of all stripes are being asked to make due with less. For the National Park Service (NPS), that means cutting the budget by 5%. For the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River, that works out to about $164,000 for the remainder of this year. Read more
The destination resort project being planned for the site of the old Concord Hotel is ambitious. According to documents on the project’s website (www.eptconcordresort.com), “When complete, the EPT Concord Resort will include an 18-hole golf course, a casino resort, harness horse race track, grandstand/showroom, simulcast facility, hotels, a recreational vehicle park and an entertainment village with supporting retail stores. In addition, there will be a residential village with a mix of housing, including condos, apartments, townhouses and detached single-family homes. Read more
“Anything Goes” a Cole Porter musical presented by Liberty Performing Arts at the David E. Panebaker Auditorium at Liberty High School, 7pm. Tickets: $8 adults, $5 students and senior citizens. Visit www.libertyk12.org or call 845/292-5400 ext. 2055.
Sullivan County Philatelic Society will meet in the Ted Stroebel Recreation Center, 1pm. A DVD on postal stationary of Switzerland will be shown. There will be regular stamp trading sessions, door prizes and giveaways. Refreshments will be served. Call 845/794-2586.
"Greek Folk Stories Old & New" a book reading/signing by author Mary Ziavras at The Port Jervis Library, 7pm. Free. Refreshments will be served. 845/856-7313.
Antique appraisal by Jenack Appraisals at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 1:30-4pm. Admission is free. You must arrive before 3pm and there is a 3-item limit per person. The cost per item appraised is $5. Register: 845/794-4660 ext. 6.
Claryville Vol. Fire Department Annual St. Patricks Day Corned Beef Dinner, 4-8pm. Cost: $10 adults, $5 5-11 years, under 5 free. Takeout available. 845/985-7270.