KINGSTON, NY — Following a year-long media campaign highlighting Delaware, Greene, Sullivan and Ulster counties as a tourist destination, the regionwide Catskill Association for Tourism Services (CATS) has announced dramatic increases to the organization’s overall web activity. Read more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — CD Trips will launch a new service for patrons of Bethel Woods Pavilion Concerts in partnership with four Sullivan County restaurants. The Park Dine & Ride (PD&R) package is available to concert goers who dine at Crust Italian Eatery in Rock Hill, Dutch’s Tavern in Rock Hill, Cracolici’s on the Green in Liberty or White Sulphur Spring Inn in White Sulphur Springs. Read more
EQUINUNK, PA — Chapel Mountain Nursery is flourishing in Equinunk. Located next to Braman Methodist Church on Braman Road, the greenhouse and soon to be antique shop are owned by Peter Grunn and his partner Paul Wetzel. They sell plants that can thrive in the area, from hanging baskets, herbs and vegetable plants and many varieties of perennials, trees and shrubs. Read more
BETHEL, NY — American Sportsman Firearms, LLC officially opened on May 3 with several Sullivan County and Bethel dignitaries present. The retail store is located at 141 Fairweather Rd. in Swan Lake and is owned by Patrick Rotondo. The store has everything for the outdoor sportsman and avid shooter, specializing in handguns, long guns, all kinds of ammo and hunting supplies, target supplies, holsters, scopes, knives and bow supplies. You can buy, sell and trade. Always call before coming, 845/798-0365.
NEVERSINK, NY — Superior Building Supply will hold its annual Contractor Day and Sander Races on May 15 at 1 p.m. with vendor displays to show new products and the manufacturers’ representatives on hand to answer product or installation questions.
A barbeque and the sander races will start at 6 p.m. and run until the last racer stands in the winner’s circle with the gold. Read more
HAWLEY, PA — The Pocono Lake Region, Southern Wayne Regional, and Wayne County Chambers of Commerce announce a Tri-Chamber Business Card Exchange/Mixer will be held at Cove Haven Entertainment Resort, located on Route 590 in Lakeville, on Wednesday, May 21 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The evening is sponsored and hosted by Cove Haven Entertainment Resorts, and Bold Gold Media Group, who promise many surprises for the evening. Plan to attend this regional networking event. Bring your business cards, and enjoy a cash bar, hot and cold hors d’ oeuvres, door prizes, giveaways, and much more. Read more
HONESDALE, PA — The Greater Honesdale Partnership (GHP) will host “Improving Your Decision Making Skills” on Thursday, May 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the third-floor training room at Honesdale National Bank. Read more
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