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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

New brew system at Roscoe NY Beer Co.

ROSCOE, NY — More beer will be flowing out of Roscoe this summer. In addition to its flagship beer, Trout Town™ American Amber Ale, Roscoe NY Beer Co. will begin distributing new styles of beer throughout the area. The installation of the new brewing system in early May has allowed for production of new brews on a larger scale. Kegs of the new beer will be sold to local bars and restaurants, and customers will be able to purchase growler fills at the company’s Rockland Road retail store. Michigan-based Psycho Brew, LLC is manufacturing and installing the new five-barrel system.  Read more

Rolling V Bus Corp. donates fly fishing equipment to local school district

SOUTH FALLSBURG, NY — Rolling V Bus Corp., a passenger transportation company based in the Catskills region, recently donated fly-fishing equipment to the Livingston Manor School District to help teach children about this Sullivan County pastime.
“Fly fishing remains a great part of the history of recreation in Sullivan County and particularly in Livingston Manor and Roscoe. We want to make sure it becomes an important part of our future,” said Rolling V President Phil Vallone.  Read more

Health system introduces new leadership

MIDDLETOWN, NY — The Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS), comprised of Catskill Regional Medical Center and Orange Regional Medical Center, recently added three people to its leadership.
Janet Connery has joined the GHVHS Human Resources Leadership Team as director of Labor and Employee Relations. Eugene Heppes joined GHVHS as director of Infrastructure and Corporate Information Security Officer. Kathleen Thornton joined GHVHS as director of Applications, Clinical Focus.  Read more

Local business supports children to attend camp

CLARYVILLE, NY — In 2013, Frost Valley YMCA unveiled a new sponsorship program, which allowed local businesses to support families and help send children to the camp. This year, Frost Valley continues this program with a premiere sponsorship from the Blue Hill Lodge & Café, which gave $5,000 to support local families.  Read more

Stein ‘Woman of the Year’

PORT JERVIS, NY — The Business & Professional Women’s (BPW) Club of Port Jervis, NY presented Roberta Stein of Huguenot with the Woman of the Year Award for outstanding contributions to the club and to the community.  Read more

Hortonville Cemetery Association elects Reginald Hillriegel as trustee

HORTONVILLE, NY — The Hortonville Cemetery Association announced the election of Reginald Hillriegel as board trustee, and appointment to second assistant superintendent.

A special meeting convened Saturday, May 24, at the Hortonville Fire Department Pavilion to elect Hillriegel. Attending trustees included President Walter Egner, Vice President and Superintendent Harold Roeder, Secretary-Treasurer Arnold Baum and senior clerk Patricia Baum. Assistant Superintendent William Hess was unable to attend.  Read more

Outdoor networking event and family fun

HAWLEY, PA — The Pike County Chamber of Commerce will hold an outdoor networking event on Wednesday, June 18 (rain date June 19) at the Costa’s Family Fun Park on 2111 Route 6 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Members and non-members are welcome to bring your friends and business associates along with business cards and take advantage of this event to network your business, organization or upcoming event.  Read more

Builders association announces resignation of executive officer

HAWLEY, PA — The Wayne County Builders Association (WCBA) announced that Executive Officer Laurie Lourie has resigned from her position. Lourie began her career with WCBA over 21 years ago in a part-time role and was later promoted to the full-time position. In 1993, Lourie’s first year with the builders, the association’s membership totaled 38. As of May 2014, Wayne County serves over 170 members.  Read more

Free business workshop

LIBERTY, NY — Sullivan County Score will hold a free business workshop at Liberty Library, 189 N. Main St. on June 12. Sign-in is from 5:30 to 6 p.m. and presentations, Q & A and networking are from 6 to 7:30 p.m.  Read more

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