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November 2013

Gunther legislation regarding volunteer firefighters signed

ALBANY, NY — Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther announced that Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation she sponsored providing relief to fire districts and volunteer fire-based emergency medical service (EMS) providers.  Read more

Grants available—try and get them

Widespread northeastern hurricane damage last fall led to a grant opportunity for town officials to finally relocate a historically flood-prone town facility, but actually getting to the money turned out to be like snagging an elusive brass ring.  Read more

Thanksgiving seating for 100

TOWN OF COCHECTON, NY — Stacey Millman and Scott Goodman are relatively new to farming, having established Butchie’s Organic Farm off Route 97 in Cochecton only two years ago. But they are successful enough that this year they have decided to share the bounty.  Read more

Sullivan legislators mark arrests; New direction for county announced

With dozens of staff of the Department of Family Services (DFS) attending, legislator Cindy Gieger held a press conference outside of the Travis Building in Liberty to mark the arrests of two members of the DFS team. Since the formation of the DFS Fraud Investigative Unit earlier this year, dozens of cases of fraud and abuse have been uncovered, but this is the first time an investigation has resulted in the arrest of individuals within the department.  Read more

Kids' Christmas Fun Day

December 7, 2013

All children age 3 to grade 5 are invited to join in the fun as we celebrate the reason for the season with free games, Bible story time, crafts, and yummy snacks at the Beach Lake United Methodist Church, 9-10:30am. 570/729-7011.

For More Information: 
www.beachlakeumc.com
Contact Phone #: 
570/729-7011

Christmas Tree Lighting

November 30, 2013

Amidst local musicians providing seasonal music, a fire truck will bring Santa and Mrs. Claus downtown (Front St./Jersey Ave.), 6pm. The evergreen tree will be lit and the holidays will officially begin. Santa will spend time with the children to find out who’s been naughty or nice. 845/858-4017.

For More Information: 
www.PortJervisTourism.com
Contact Phone #: 
845/858-4017

Sullivan legislators mark DFS arrests; new direction for county announced

With dozens of staff of the Department of Family Services (DFS) looking on, (DFS) legislator Cindy Geiger held a press conference outside of the Travis Building in Liberty on November 19 to mark the arrests of two members of the DFS team.  Read more

Holiday Concert with string ensemble

December 14, 2013

Come enjoy all-time favorite Christmas, Hanukkah and seasonal music performed by the Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra's String Ensemble, at historic Deerpark Reformed Church, 30 East Main St., 7pm. Reception follows. Tickets: $10 advance, $15 at the door, students no charge. 845/858-7820.

For More Information: 
www.PortJervisArts.org
Contact Phone #: 
845/858-7820

Christkindlmarkt and The Santa Express

December 1, 2013

More than 50 quality vendors offering unique handcrafted gifts and tasty holiday treats at Christkindlmarkt (German Christmas Market) in downtown Port Jervis, Front St/Jersey Ave. Live entertainment. The spectacular Santa Express arrives at 5pm. Vendors in the Erie Trackside, nearby outside in large tents, and street-side. 845/856-1611.

For More Information: 
www.PortJervisTourism.com
Contact Phone #: 
845/856-1611

Narrowsburg Fine Wine and Spirits Sorel Liqueur Tasting

November 30, 2013

Come taste Sorel, a delightful liqueur made with Brazilian clove, Nigerian ginger, Moroccan hibiscus, Indonesian nutmeg and cassis at Narrowsburg Fine Wine and Spirits, 44 Main St., 12-4pm. Great alone or for creating fun cocktails. Jack, the creator, will be here to discuss and distribute samples of his delightful spirit. 845/252-3242.

For More Information: 
Narrowsburg Fine Wine & Spirits
Contact Phone #: 
845/252-3242