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Catskill Regional Medical Center laboratories awarded national accreditation

HARRIS, NY — Catskill Regional Medical Center’s Seelig Division Medical Laboratory in Harris, and Grover Hermann Division Medical Laboratory in Callicoon have been awarded recognition from the accreditation committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP). This accomplishment was attained following an on-site inspection of both hospitals, as required by the CAP’s Accreditation Program.  Read more

Matamoras restaurant voted best in county, debuts new bar

MATAMORAS, PA — For the third time since opening its doors in 2010, Two Rivers Grille was the recipient of a Times Herald-Record Readers’ Choice award. The Pennsylvania Avenue restaurant was voted this year’s “Best Restaurant in Pike County,” having previously earned the distinction of “Best Soup Place in Pike County” in 2012 and “Best Restaurant in Hudson Valley” in 2011. Announcement of the award came on the heels of a grand opening celebration held earlier this week to debut the restaurant’s new bar and expanded dining area.  Read more

Business without Borders joint networking event

MILFORD, PA — The Tri-State Chamber of Commerce and the Pike County Chamber of Commerce will present “Business without Borders,” a summer joint networking event at the Hotel Fauchere on Tuesday, July 29 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. This is an opportunity to meet and connect with businesses from all over the tri-state area. The Hotel Fauchere will offer a selection of hors d’oeuvres in their gardens, as well as drinks for purchase.  Read more

The Lodge at Woodloch earns top destination spa award

HAWLEY, PA — It was recently announced (and will be in the magazine’s August issue) that The Lodge at Woodloch is third in the destination spa category in Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards, selected by readers choice. This is the fourth year in a row The Lodge has made the list.  Read more

Builders association hires new executive officer

HAWLEY, PA — The Wayne County Builders Association (WCBA) has hired Nicole Sanchez as the executive director. “It is my pleasure to accept the position of executive officer,” said Sanchez. “I would like to thank the board of directors for the opportunity to serve the Wayne County Builders Association. I have admired their accomplishments in the community and for our members. Now I am fortunate to be able to focus on the continued success of our association.”  Read more

New soap and candle business launched in Callicoon Center

CALLICOON CENTER, NY — Grosbeak Gardens LLC, a new handmade soap and candle company, has begun operation in Callicoon Center. The business is run by Bill Bakker and Stephen D’Agostino, homeowners in the village since 2005.  Read more

Green Lodging Partnership welcomes two new partners

HAWLEY, PA AND BETHEL, NY —The Delaware Highlands Conservancy’s (DHC) Green Lodging Partnership has welcomed two new partners: Villa Roma Resort in Callicoon, NY and the Roebling Inn on the Delaware in Lackawaxen, PA, bringing to the number to 12 local lodgings that have asked their guests to join them in the long-term protection of our quality of life. Guests pay a $2 donation with each lodging reservation, which is contributed directly to the DHC to support its conservation mission to protect the natural assets that bring tourists to the Upper Delaware River region.  Read more

Mixer to connect business community of Sullivan County

MONTICELLO, NY — The Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development has joined forces with the Sullivan County Visitors Association, the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce, and the Sullivan County Industrial Development Agency to jointly host a networking mixer designed to unite Sullivan County’s business community. The Sullivan United Mixer will be held on Tuesday, July 15, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Monticello Motor Club, 37 Cantrell Rd.  Read more

The Settlers Inn, Ledges Hotel offer special deal for teachers

HAWLEY, PA — From now through August 26, The Settlers Inn and Ledges Hotel are thanking teachers for their hard work and dedication by offering a special discount on Mondays and Tuesdays as part of BedandBreakfast.com’s® “Travel for Teachers” program. Both lodging facilities invite teachers to take advantage of a special deal that includes a one- or two-night stay in a standard contemporary room, two coffee mugs with a $15 voucher for Cocoon Coffee House, and a full country breakfast.  Read more

Honesdale salutes independents prior to Independence Day

HONESDALE, PA — Honesdale Mayor Jack Bishop proclaimed the week of June 29 through July 5 as “Independents Week,” a time to salute and support locally owned independent businesses, because they “give back to the community in goods, services, time, and talent” and because “the health of Honesdale’s economy depends on our support of businesses owned by our friends and neighbors.” The Greater Honesdale Partnership offers these reasons to support local businesses: They help create jobs and strengthen the local economy; they build relationships and give back to the community, shape our town’s chara  Read more

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