MONTICELLO, NY — The Monticello Business Association (MBA) will hold its first meeting of the year at Mr. Willy’s Restaurant on Route 42 South on January 15 from 6 to 7 p.m. This is not a membership drive and there is no cost to be a member of MBA. The only requirement is that you own or work for a business in the greater Monticello area. Read more
SOUTH FALLSBURG, NY. — Rolling V Bus Corp., a leading passenger transportation company based in the Catskills Region, is the first bus corporation accepted as a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Weather-Ready Nation (WRN) Ambassador. Read more
MONTICELLO, NY — An informational meeting on Sullivan County’s new Microenterprise Assistance Program (MAP), designed to assist owners of small businesses in Sullivan County and people looking to start a business here, has been moved from December 9 to Thursday, December 18 at 6 p.m. at the government center. Read more
CALLICOON, NY — Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce representative Carl Santos, far right, and Sullivan County Legislator Cindy Geiger, far left, joined New York State Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther and guests as Ellany Gable cut the ribbon celebrating the grand re-opening of Callicoon’s Honey Hill Pottery. Gable has now joined forces with potter Franco Lo Pinto (fourth from left) who is “thrilled to be in the Upper Delaware River region,” where he “looks forward to becoming an active member of the arts community.” For hours of operation visit www.facebook.com/Honey-Hill-Pottery.
ROCK HILL, NY — The Sullivan Hotel recently welcomed Tony Carlucci, a Monticello native, as the hotel’s general manager. Carlucci will be responsible for continuing to foster and cultivate the vision of the hotel created by the Resnick Group. Read more
HONESDALE, PA — Consignments, clothing, collectibles, jewelry and antiques are just some of the things you’ll find at a new store in Honesdale: Divine Finds. Located next to the Trackside Grill in Honesdale, 742 Main St., the new store opened its doors on Black Friday.
Divine Finds has something for everybody on your gift list, from old-fashioned wooden lures for your favorite fisherman, tools to help Dad with his “Honey Do List,” furniture and antiques that remind you of Gram’s. Read more
ROSCOE, NY — The Roscoe NY Beer Co.(RNYBC), creators of the Trout Town™ Hand Crafted Beer brand, have teamed up with local, family-owned and operated Dutchess Beer Distributors and Dana Distributors to put the Trout Town Hand Crafted Beers into stores, restaurants, bars and beverage centers throughout the Hudson Valley.
“These relationships fit well with the mission of the Roscoe NY Beer Co., which is to support the local economy by providing good products and good opportunities for all involved with the organization,” said RNYBC Marketing Director Shannon “Birdie” Feeney. Read more
WAYNE COUNTY, PA — Chuck and Amy Theobald of Creamworks Creamery, located at Riverside Farm in Creamton, were named Innovators of the Year by the Wayne Economic Development Corporation (WEDCO) at its annual awards luncheon recently. Read more
JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — Jeff Bank announced that starting January 1, 2015, all branch locations owned by the bank will be tobacco-free. They are implementing this initiative to improve the health and quality of life of their employees and the community. Read more
NEW YORK CITY, NY — The Village Voice “Best of Awards” has named Catskill Distilling Company the best local distillery in New York in 2014. The Voice reported the award this way: “Across the street from the Woodstock Festival grounds sits Catskill Distilling Company, where you can find some of the best spirits in the state. Owner Dr. Monte Sachs, a practicing horse veterinarian, is devoted to craft and innovation, and he developed an accelerated-maturation house that stimulates the flavor compounds and speeds the aging process for his whiskeys. Read more