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April 2014

Device workshops at the Western Sullivan Public Library

NARROWSBURG, NY — The Western Sullivan Public Library will hold a series of device workshops in Narrowsburg in May.

The workshops include “Learn How to Use Your New Device” on Saturday, May 3 from 1 to 3 p.m.; “Windows 8 Workshop” on Saturday, May 10 from 1 to 3 p.m.; “Tips and Tricks for Your Tablet” on Saturday, May 17 from 1 to 3 p.m.; “Tips and Tricks for Your iPad” on Saturday, May 24 from 1 to 3 p.m.; and “Preventing and Removing Viruses” on Saturday, May 31 from 1 to 3 p.m. Participants should bring the device they would like to learn to use to each workshop.  Read more

United Way accepting applications for community impact funding

MONTICELLO, NY — United Way of Sullivan County is accepting applications for community impact funding from not-for-profit agencies within Sullivan County that serve the county’s residents and meet the grant criteria. Organizations must have a paid executive director and community-based board of directors.  Read more

Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship service

BEACH LAKE, PA — The Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will hold a service at 10:15 a.m. on Sunday, May 4 at the Berlin Township Community Center (50 Milanville Rd. off Route 652). Sheila Vaswani will present a multimedia program on the topic of Eastern religions, encompassing Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism and Islam. Refreshments and a social gathering will follow the program.

Wayne County Safe Kids Fair

HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne County Safe Kids Committee will hold its third annual Safe Kids Fair on May 31 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Park Street Complex (rain or shine). All are welcome to attend this free event. Each child visiting at least half of the safety tables will be able to enter their name for a chance to win a new bicycle, donated by Elegante’s Restaurant. A few of the safety issues being covered will be bike safety, toy safety, fingerprinting and gun safety (free gun locks). There will also be free refreshments, fun activities and handouts.  Read more

Keller Williams Real Estate part of global community service initiative

MILFORD AND HAWLEY, PA — Keller Williams Real Estate associates will be taking the day off on Thursday, May 8, but it will hardly be a day of rest. Associates with the Milford and Hawley business centers have chosen to “Give Where They Live” as part of RED Day, the company’s annual day of service, dedicated to renewing, energizing and donating to their local communities.  Read more

Annual Spring Book Sale at the Western Sullivan Public Library

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — The Western Sullivan Public Library will hold its annual Spring Book Sale at the Jeffersonville branch May 3 through May 10, during library hours. Browse hundreds of “gently used” books and audiovisual materials. Call 845/482-4350 if you are interested in volunteering at the book sale or would like additional information. The library’s hours are Tuesday and Wednesday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Thursday and Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This year’s sale is sponsored by the Friends of Western Sullivan Public Library.

Christian motorcyclists to hold annual fundraiser

PORT JERVIS, NY — The Christian Motorcyclists Association (CMA), a non-profit, interdenominational organization dedicated to reaching people for Christ in the highways and byways through motorcycling, will hold its 26th annual Run for the Son on May 3 at Riverside Park.  Read more

Milford-Matamoras Rotary Club announces two special events

MILFORD, PA — The Milford-Matamoras Rotary Club will honor long-time Rotarian, community servant and native son Arthur K. Ridley, Esq., by hosting Art Ridley Day on May 10. The day kicks off with the 5k Ridley Rotary Run at the Delaware Valley High School cross-country trail at 9 a.m. If you pre-register (deadline May 7), the fee is $20 for adults and $15 for kids under 13, and you are guaranteed a T-shirt. On race day, the fee is $25 for adults and $20 for kids under 13, and T-shirts will be first come, first served.  Read more

GAIT receives special horse halters from 4-H

MILFORD, PA — The Horse and Pony Club, a Pike County 4-H club at Van Wyk Farms in Hawley PA, chose to donate 10 fire halters to the GAIT Therapeutic Riding Center in Milford. The 4-H members studied the design, followed the directions provided, and presented these special halters to Martha Dubensky, executive director of GAIT, on Saturday, April 19.  Read more

‘Connecticut Yankee Redux,’ a talk by Stephen Skye

CUDDEBACKVILLE, NY — The Neversink Valley Museum of History and Innovation will hold a talk on Wednesday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the D & H Canal Park Visitor’s Center, 58 Hoag Rd., (just off Route 209). Museum Historian Stephen Skye will speak about the settlers known as the Connecticut Yankees who played an important part in the rise of the Delaware and Hudson Canal.  Read more