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May 2013

Body found in river identified

The body of a man located in the Upper Delaware River by a group of canoeists on May 4, has been positively identified through dental records.

On May 4, State Police at Liberty responded to the Delaware River in the Town of Tusten, approximately 5 miles south of Narrowsburg for a report of a body being located by a group of canoeists.

An autopsy was conducted by Dr. Margaret Prial on May 5, 2013.  Read more

Silent auction

June 8, 2013

The Livingston Manor Library will hold a silent auction offering services at the Catskill Art Society, the day of the Trout Parade, from 11am-3pm. Proceeds from the auction will help support special programs and projects at the library. 845/439-5440.

Children's Games of Long Ago

June 8, 2013

Retired educator Sherry Zona will present Children's Games of Long Ago, a program geared toward children and families, at The Equinunk Historical Society 1pm. 570/224-6722.

‘Mist & Mystery’ in Bethel

May 25, 2013

“Mist & Mystery,” a two-person show featuring the works of Barbara Zweig and Kit Jones, opens at the Stray Cat Gallery, just opposite the Dancing Cat Saloon, with a reception from 4-7pm. Visit www.straycatgallery.com or call 845/423-8850.

Drive-thru chicken bbq

June 8, 2013

BBQ chicken, baked potato, cole slaw, three bean salad, roll & cake at the United Reformed Church, 4-7pm. Tickets: $9. 845/482-4814.

A chef with a garden of his own; Relishing summer’s bounty at Hotel Fauchere

MILFORD, PA — For years, chefs have been championing the local foods movement, buying from local farmers who provide fresh, top-quality ingredients. But how many chefs have their very own garden to work with? Chef Christopher Bates at Milford’s Hotel Fauchère does, and he says it makes all the difference.  Read more

The Catskills: Centuries of artistic expression ...and still going strong

During the summer of ‘69, I stuck out my thumb and hitched a ride from the Finger Lakes to Bethel, NY, in search of a music festival that like-minded hippies were flocking to—Woodstock. Little did we know that history was in the making, but by the time I arrived, the story had already begun to unfold and at this point, that tale has been told in books, films and songs that echo the sound of a generation and still inspire musicians and artists around the world.  Read more

Agritourism blossoms in Sullivan County; Local farms schedule summertime tours

Sean Zigmund and Cheyenne Miller are already deep into the 2013 spring and summer growing season, rising at dawn and working till dusk and still never quite finishing all that needs to be done. But offered the choice, they wouldn’t want to have any other job.

On a beautiful spring Sunday, I visited their farm, Root n’ Roost Farm (www.rootnroost.com) in White Sulphur Springs, NY. While Sean was busy working, Cheyenne kindly gave me a tour of their two-and-a-half-acre farm, complete with chickens, pigs, veggies and more.  Read more

A jewel of the Catskills: The Neversink Unique Area

The Neversink Unique Area, otherwise known as the Neversink Gorge, is a 5,466-acre tract of land encompassing the Neversink River Gorge and surrounding upland forest in the towns of Thompson and Forestburgh in Sullivan County, NY.

Administered by the New York State Department of Envrionmental Conservation (NYSDEC), this designated Unique Area first came into being in 1981, when the first 2,805-acre tract of land was acquired.  Read more

On the path of history; Touring along the D&H Canal

Whether you’re looking for scenic beauty, or perhaps you want to learn more about how our region was developed in times gone by, why not take a weekend and follow the trail of the old Delaware and Hudson (D&H) Canal? You’ll be exploring the remnants of our country’s early industrial and transportation history—the story of how, early in the 19th century, two clever entrepreneurs, the Wurts brothers, were able to bring Pennsylvania’s black gold—anthracite coal—to New York City.  Read more