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May 2013

Ellis at The Cooperage

HONESDALE, PA — RiverFolk Concerts will present Ellis on The Cooperage stage on Saturday, May 4 at 8 p.m. After her recent appearance on A Prairie Home Companion, Ellis’ music charted in the Folk Top 100 in iTunes and Folk Top 20 on Amazon.com.  Read more

Catskill Fly Fishing Center goes wild

LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — In conjunction with the Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum, the Audubon and Friends Too art show opens in the new Wulff Gallery on May 4. This year the Sullivan County Audubon Society artists and friends have branched out to include not only local artists but those from around the region.  Read more

Watercolorist shows works at Inn at Starlight Lake

STARLIGHT, PA — The gallery at the Inn at Starlight Lake will feature the watercolors of Merilyn Hillman during the month of May.

The artist’s paintings often feature figures and pets, including cats and dogs. She is a member of the Big D Arts and Crafts League.

The exhibit opens on Friday, May 3 and will also feature works by other league members including oils, watercolors and photography.

Hillman, who now spends most of her time in Roscoe, NY, has been a student of Jack Yelle, a well known Roscoe watercolorist.  Read more

Tusten Theatre Spring Concert Series featuring jazz, blues and pop

NARROWSBURG, NY — Delaware Valley Arts Alliance recently announced the lineup for its Tusten Theatre Spring Series. All concerts are held at the Tusten Theatre at 8 p.m.

The Gypsy Jazz Quintet will perform on Saturday, May 4. They were formed in 2006 as a musical tribute to the 1930’s “hotclub” jazz.

Organized by guitarist/music arranger, John Curtin, band members also include Vice Marrone, guitar; Bob Wilson, bass; Nick Driscoll, clarinet; and Mark Woodyatt, violin. Admission is $22.  Read more

Tickets on sale for bus trip to see “Noah”

NARROWSBURG, NY — St. Paul’s Lutheran Church is sponsoring a trip to see “Noah The Musical” at the Sight & Sound Theatre in Strasburg, PA on Saturday, September 28. The tickets cost $125 for adults, teens (13-18) $95, children (12 and under) $75. The price includes bus transportation, a stop at the Bird in Hand Farmers Market to purchase lunch (or bring your own), 1 p.m. show at the theater and dinner after the show at the Shady Maple Restaurant.  Read more

Lightning in a bottle

It’s almost impossible to think about Sullivan County (www.scva.net) without recalling a little music festival that put the town of Bethel on the map during a rain-soaked three days in 1969. Since then, music lovers have flocked to the region seeking to rekindle memories of that event, or create new ones in honor of it.  Read more

Building a masterpiece; One LEGO at a time

WAYMART, PA — There’s nothing like a kid’s imagination.

Put 41 kids under one roof, ask them to build a house out of LEGOs®, tell them it’s a contest, and you’re sure to get some colorful and creative structures. The young contestants, ranging in age from five to 12 years old, gathered Saturday afternoon for the annual LEGOs competition sponsored by the Wayne County Builders Association (WCBA) at Ladore Camp and Conference Center in Waymart.  Read more

April 25, 2013 - May 2, 2013

Claire Allegretta

Claire Allegretta of Youngsville, NY, a homemaker, died Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at Catskill Regional Medical Center, Harris, NY. She was 79.

A funeral mass was held Monday, April 29 at St. Georges Church, Jeffersonville with Father Ignatius Vu officiating. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery, Youngsville.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association.

Thomas Patrick Glendon

Thomas Patrick Glendon of Beach Lake, PA passed away on April 23, 2013 of complications due to Lou Gehrig’s Disease. He was 45.  Read more

Barbara J. Wendt

Mrs. Barbara J. Wendt of Harriman, NY died Monday, April 29, 2013 at Orange Regional Medical Center, Middletown. She was 80.

She was born August 31, 1932 in Ft. Madison, IA, the daughter of the late Harold H. and the late Mildred Anna Finley Edlen.

Barbara was married for 42 years to Donald L. Wendt, Sr. prior to his death on March 10, 1999.

She was a LPN. She worked at Arden Hill Hospital, Goshen, NY for 18 years.

A family statement read: “Mom loved fishing for trout, big family gatherings, raising a large family and big holidays”  Read more

Margaret Vincent

Margaret “Marge” Vincent of Narrowsburg, NY, a longtime resident, passed away quietly at home in her sleep with her husband by her side on Saturday, December 29, 2012. She was 84.

Marge was the daughter of the late Grace O’Neil Murphy. She was born October 19, 1928 in Brooklyn, NY. She was the beloved wife for 62 years of Leslie J. Vincent, who survives. She was a member of St. Francis Xavier R.C. Church in Narrowsburg. Marge will be remembered by those who knew her well for her forthright opinions and outgoing personality.  Read more