HAWLEY, PA — Woodloch Resort recently added a country market and gas station, called The Market at Woodloch. The Market, a 6,000 square-foot storefront located on Route 590, will have a soft opening the first week of May.
The gourmet selections will include homemade bread, cakes and pastries from the Woodloch Bakery, a Boar’s Head deli, daily prepared hot and cold foods, and local organic produce and dairy when in season and available. Read more
BETHEL, NY — Catskill Distilling Company’s “Most Right Bourbon” was named one of the top 10 bourbons in a competitive tasting of small-batch, single-barrel and special-selection bourbons conducted by a panel of whiskey experts at the request of The New York Times recently. Judges described “Most Righteous Bourbon” as “soft, smooth and straightforward with flavors of maple, mind and honey.” At a cost of $32 for a 375 ml bottle, the 93-proof bourbon was also judged to be the best value among those tasted.
MONTICELLO, NY — Combined Energy Services (CES), a regional energy supplier, continues to help the Sullivan County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) keep its homeless dogs and cats protected and warm during the toughest winter months with its annual heating fuel donation.
In March, CES presented manager Debbie Dittert and president Dana Hawk-Heimbach of the SPCA with a $2,500 propane gas credit. Throughout the winter months, the SPCA struggles to heat its kennel due to lack of proper insulation in the aging cinderblock building. Read more
HONESDALE, PA — Paula Ralston Nenish, vice president and compliance officer at The Dime Bank, was recently appointed Community Reinvestment Act Officer. Ralston Nenish, who joined The Dime Bank in May 2013, is responsible for the direction and oversight of the bank’s compliance management system including developing the compliance plan that covers compliance administration, monitoring, training, board reporting and complaint resolution. Read more
HONESDALE, PA — The public will be able to grab a bite from one of Honesdale’s popular eateries in a new place, Wayne Health Pharmacy and Medical Equipment in the Stourbridge Professional Complex at Maple Avenue and Route 6. Camp Umpy’s Bagels & Stuff will now offer sandwiches, wraps and salads at the retail outlet. Read more
HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne County Conservation District (WCCD) will host a series of workshops on completing your Manure Management Manual. Three flexible two-hour sessions are scheduled at the county’s Park Street Complex, 648 Park St. on April 17 at 7 p.m., May 14 at 7 p.m. and May 17 at 9 .a.m. Attendees will receive a comprehensive infopak. Attendees should be able to complete their manual that day or at home. A presentation on PA Onestop also will be given. Light refreshments will be served. Read more
MILFORD, PA — The Pike County Public Defender’s Office recently welcomed attorney Kelly Gaughan as an assistant public defender. She has over 15 years of courtroom experience in the areas of family and criminal law. Gaughan will be handling the criminal matters that occur within the jurisdiction of Magisterial District Court Judge Alan Cooper.
Gaughan adds her part-time position with the public defender’s office to her practice at the law offices of Levy, Stieh and Gaughan, P.C. Gaughan has been a partner and vice president of the firm since 2003.
BETHEL, NY — The harsh winter has forced the Bethel Motor Speedway (BMS) to postpone its scheduled preseason practice, originally slated for Saturday, April 12, to the following Saturday, April 19.
“With significant snowfalls and a slow warm-up, there is still snow on the property,” stated BMS Business Operations Manager Tracy Chirico. “We believe that our racers and fans deserve a quality experience when we swing open the gates, so we feel it is in everyone’s best interests to postpone practice.” Read more
MILFORD, PA — Davis R. Chant, founder of the area’s largest independent real estate firm, recently welcomed Paul M. Boos as a new addition to the highly qualified and experienced Chant team of real estate professionals serving the needs of buyers and sellers in the Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey areas. Read more
ELDRED, NY — Charles Petersheim, Hudson Valley designer, builder, and realtor of traditional homes in the Catskill Mountains, has been selected by Country Living Magazine to build its 2014 House of the Year. The 1,500 square-foot, three-bedroom, two-bathroom house, located in Rhinebeck, will be showcased during the annual Country Living Fair this June. The magazine will also publish a 10-page spread of the home in its September issue, featuring a profile on Petersheim and Catskill Farms. Read more