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May 2013

Maverick Concerts presents documentary film

June 15, 2013

"Orchestra of Exiles," a documentary film by Oscar-nominated director Josh Aronson, will be shown, for one special screening only, at Upstate Films at Tinker Street, 1:15pm. Tickets: $15. Visit www.maverickconcerts.org.

Roscoe Independence Day parade & festival

July 6, 2013

Parade lining up at the Roscoe Central School parking lot at 10am, begins 11am. All are welcome to participate. Craft show starts at 10am and runs until 4pm. All sorts of wares. Roscoe Fire Department will be selling barbecue chicken. 607/498-5347.

Fired family services deputy issues statement

Former Sullivan County Legislator Dr. David Sager, who was fired from his position as deputy commissioner of the Department of Health and Family Services (DHFS) on May 16, has issued a statement about the matter.  Read more

Caregiver’s Support Group

June 12, 2013

Wayne County Area Agency on Aging welcomes you to join with other caregivers at the monthly meetings of the Caregiver’s Support Group at the Earl J. Simons Senior Center, 1:30-3pm. 570/253-4262.

“The Roots & Rhythm Posters" on display at The Hanson Gallery

June 8, 2013

“Roots & Rhythm” First Annual R&R Gig Posters will debut at The Hanson Gallery Open House, 6-8pm. On display through Friday, June 14. Twenty-five artists’ original gig posters will be auctioned off at Honesdale’s Roots & Rhythm Music & Art Festival, Saturday, June 15. Proceeds will help keep the music alive in Honesdale. 570/253-2525, www.thehansongallery.com.

Discover Hudson Valley Ride

June 30, 2013

Bike New York will bring its annual Discover Hudson Valley Ride back to the Hudson Valley region for its fourth year. The ride starts and finishes at Waryas Park. Times: 7:30am – Forgotten Bridge 3 County Tour (100 miles); 7:45am – Forgotten Bridge 2 County Tour (75 miles); 8:45am – Walkway 50 (50 miles); 9:30am – Walkway 33 (33 miles); 9:30am – Hudson Valley Rail Trail Loop (15 miles). Registration: $65. Visit www.bikenewyork.org/ride/discover-hudson-valley-ride.

Plein air painting at Grey Towers

June 6, 2013

Grey Towers National Historic Site hosts “Come Paint with Me,” 10am-4pm. This free plein air painting program is open to the public. Bring your own materials. Park in the field on Old Owego Turnpike and meet at Grey Towers' Main Entrance Gate for orientation (Visitor Pavilion in inclement weather). No reservations needed. 570/775-6896 or www.joanpolishook-art.com.

Bonacic introduces casino legislation; three proposed for the Catskills

ALBANY, NY — State Senator John Bonacic has introduced legislation that would create three casinos in the Catskills and authorize up to seven in the state, if voters in November approve a referendum to change the state’s constitution to allowing non-Indian gambling.  Read more

TRR Rewind May 5

Jail deaths stir outrage and denial
New York City tragedy touches the valley
No FTD for Mother Nature
Buckingham considers zoning