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May 2013

Catskill Mountainkeeper Memorial Day Weekend REUSE Tag Sale

May 25, 2013
May 26, 2013

The Catskill Mountainkeeper Memorial Day weekend tag sale at the Mountainkeeper office, 10am-3pm.

Vesak program

May 26, 2013

Dharmakaya Retreat Center hosts a Vesak program to celebrate the significant events of Buddha Shakyamuni’s life, 2pm. Dharma teacher Colin Foote will give a talk on Buddha Shakyamuni followed by prayers and praises of Buddha. Tea and cookies served.
The event is free but donations are always welcome. RSVP: retreatus@dharmakaya.org.

Damascus Township Historical Society opening

May 25, 2013

The Damascus Township Historical Society welcomes all to the opening of their museum for the 2013 season, 1-4pm. The museum building is located at the corner of Cochecton Turnpike (Route 371) and High School Rd. The museum will be open every Saturday thereafter from 1-4pm through the month of October.

Damascus Memorial Day service

May 27, 2013

A Memorial Day Program in honor of our nation's veterans is being sponsored by the Damascus Township Historical Society at the Veterans Memorial near the Society's Building, 11am. The speaker will be Joseph Davis. All are welcome. 570/224-4535.

'Mounted' gallery opening

May 26, 2013

Artist Gordon Graff presents "Mounted," artwork incorporating taxidermy and reclaimed wood, at the River Market, opening night party with food and wine, 6-9pm. Show runs until September 9. itzmaggie@yahoo.com.

River Gallery artists reception

May 25, 2013

The River Gallery is holding an artist reception for Ishwar Malleret, 6-8pm. Mixed media paintings. 845/252-3238.

Wigsticks

May 25, 2013

WIGSTICKS—Girl Talk, a Drag Show feature at The Historic Milford Theatre, 8:15pm. The show will again feature the illustrious Steady Mess and her wonderful troupe of performers. Advance tickets: $25, VIP tickets: $60. Benefits Upper Delaware GLBT Center. www.wigsticks.org.

Upper Delaware Magazine Summer 2013

Published twice a year as a stand alone and online, Upper Delaware Magazine provides a substantial and entertaining guide to the Upper Delaware River valley. Its literate features and fine photography highlight the special character of our region: its history, beautiful countryside, colorful people, restaurants, shops and galleries and top notch entertainment. Upper Delaware gives you an insider’s look on a whole range of activities, as well as emphasizing ways to stay fit and have fun with the family.  Read more

Armed confrontation with man who called terrorism hotline

On Sunday morning (5/19/13), at approximately 1:22 A.M., a woman telephoned the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office and advised that she had called the County’s Mobile Mental Health Team because her husband was becoming agitated and acting violent.

She requested that a Sheriff’s Patrol come to her house at 20 Haddock Rd. in the Town of Thompson and stand by until the Mental Health Team could arrive. When deputies arrived at the location they encountered the husband, John Ortiz, 43.  Read more

Turmoil in Tusten

If you’ve been to a Town of Tusten board meeting recently, you know they have been rife with arguments and shouting matches.  Read more