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March 2014

Benefit dinner for Safe Haven at The Grotto

MILFORD, PA — The Grotto Italian Restaurant will offer a fundraising night to benefit Safe Haven of Pike County, Inc. on Friday, April 4 from 4 to 9 p.m. Adam Haygood, owner and executive chef, has a special menu planned for the supporters of Safe Haven. The Grotto will donate 75% of the evening’s proceeds to support Sexual Assault Awareness Month.  Read more

United Way sponsors Broadway theatre trip

MONTICELLO, NY — On Wednesday, June 4, you can join United Way of Sullivan County for a day trip to see the acclaimed Broadway musical “Pippin” at the Music Box Theatre in New York City. The ticket price of $165 includes round trip luxury motor coach transportation, all-inclusive lunch at the renowned Carmine’s Restaurant, theatre ticket, fully loaded refreshment bag, onboard activities, giveaways, raffles and more. The bus leaves Monticello Shoprite Plaza at 9 a.m.  Read more

Hospital to Home: Web Class on Preparations for Seniors

LIBERTY, NY — The Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Sullivan County Caregiver Resource Center (CRC) will hold a free web lecture, “Hospital to Home: Preparations for Seniors,” on Wednesday, April 9 from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center. This lecture will help caregivers avoid unnecessary readmissions through preparations of the home and family for the older adult’s return. Crucial aspects on what to expect the first day and first month after they return home will also be detailed. Coffee will be available.  Read more

GLBT Center announces Easter cookie decorating class

MILFORD, PA — The Upper Delaware GLBT Center (UDGLBT), 201 W. Harford St., will hold its second cookie-decorating class with Lora Wiley-Lennartz on Sunday, April 6 from noon to 3 p.m.  Read more

Explore a career in nursing at BOCES

MONTICELLO, NY — The Sullivan County BOCES Career and Technical Education Center will host an information session for the BOCES Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program on Thursday, April 3. Multiple sessions are offered, 1 to 2 p.m. or 6 to 7 p.m., in the Eugene D. Nesin Theatre/Auditorium at the St. John Street Education Center.  Read more

Did You Know?

Pictured here in a snowy February 1940, is a scene of Narrowsburg’s Main St., looking toward the river bridge from the railroad overpass. On the right is Stranahan’s store, then the Mike Pries building (now housing the weaver and the jewelry shops), then the Gebbart building (it burned in 1945 and the bank was then built). The Gutheil’s private home was torn down to make way for the post office, built in 1967. The dark shape behind the tree is the Arlington Hotel with the Decker building at the very end. On the left is a gas station owned and run by Stranahan’s Store.  Read more

Free gardening training: Go from a brown thumb to a green thumb

FERNDALE, NY — The first of three free hands-on instructional trainings to teach the public about gardening will be held on Wednesday, April 2. The classes will be taught by Sullivan County Master Gardener Volunteers at the Gerald Skoda Extension Education Center.  Read more

Using technology to advance your career and your business seminar series

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — A series of business seminars will be offered at the Delaware Free Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library in Callicoon on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 12 noon beginning April 2. These seminars will help business owners and employees explore technology to plan, market, budget, communicate, track, store, and share important business content.  Read more

Home winemaking course offered

HONESDALE, PA — Penn State Extension will host a home winemaking class on Saturday, April 5. This course is for hobby winemakers as well as aspiring winemaking entrepreneurs.  Read more

Lake Huntington News

Well, according to the calendar it is springtime. The snow needs to go away, however, and the sun needs to shine. With the arrival of nicer weather, many local meetings will be starting up again. On the third Monday of the month, April 21, the Cochecton Democratic Club will have its monthly meeting, and here’s another reminder—dues will be collected, $5 per member. The Republican Club meets the first Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m. The Women’s Community Club of Cochecton will hold its first meeting of 2014 on Tuesday, April 8 as long as the weather is good.  Read more