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December 21, 2014
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Community Curriculum

Tips and tools to preserve scenic views

LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — Planning and zoning board members, local officials and community volunteers are invited to attend a planning seminar on “Preserving Scenic Views.” It will take place on Wednesday, September 3 at 7 p.m. in the Cochecton Town Hall, 74 Smales Rd.  Read more

Healthy Choices course offered in Sullivan County

MONTICELLO, NY — HRHCare (Hudson River HealthCare), a nonprofit, federally-qualified healthcare system offering a range of medical services for underserved areas throughout the Hudson Valley and Long Island, is teaming with the Sullivan County NYConnects to present a free six week Healthy Choices program, starting September 8.

The workshops will be held between 1 and 3:30 p.m. on Monday afternoons at 2 Jefferson St., Room 2. The dates are September 8, 15, 22 and 29, and October 6 and 20.  Read more

Farmers can earn pesticide credits at free field day

COCHECTON, NY — A free educational Corn Plot Field Day for producers will be offered on Monday, September 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. by Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC). The day includes lunch. The site and demonstration plot are located near Cochecton Mills on My Place Road.  Read more

Learn the basics of making jams and jellies

LIBERTY, NY — On Saturday, September 13 Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County offers a workshop titled Learn the Basics: Jams & Jellies at the Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center, 64 Ferndale-Loomis Rd. from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The class, taught by master food preservers, will be held in the Entrepreneurial and Teaching (EaT) Kitchen. The cost is $25 per person.

Learn how to prepare jams, jellies and preserves at home by determining the proper amounts of fruit, pectin, acid and sugar. Class members will take home samples.  Read more

Extend the life of your plants with cold frames

HONESDALE, PA — A cold-frame workshop will be held on Saturday, August 23 from1 to 3 p.m. at 648 Park St. Cold frames are season-extension devices that can be as large or small as you want. We will build several cold frames from different materials and discuss when to plant and what to plant in them. We will also talk about using the cold frame for starting your own plants and hardening off plants in the early spring. The workshop is led by Wayne County Master Gardener Judy Trudgen.

Children, chocolate and cheer are coming to Livingston Manor

LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — Labor Day is on its way and so is the annual Livingston Manor Labor Day Festival & Parade. This year’s event will be held on Sunday, August 31. The parade takes place on Main Street in Livingston Manor, followed by entertainment and more at Renaissance Park, located at the intersection of Main and Pearl streets (at the traffic light). The festival begins at 11 a.m. with musical entertainment on the Renaissance Park stage, and the old-fashioned country-style parade starts at 12 noon.  Read more

15 chefs, 15 pigs: It’s Pig Mountain!

NARROWSBURG, NY — Pig Mountain pig roast and veggie fest will once again be held on Main Street in Narrowsburg. This year’s event will be held Saturday, August 23 from 5 to 9 p.m. A foodie favorite, the roast will boast 15 chefs and 12 vendors offering food and drinks. Last year’s event drew hundreds, pigging out on everything from pulled pork to unheard of creations.  Read more

Sketchbook Art Program at Hasbrouck Old Stone House

HASBROUCK, NY — The Old Stone House of Hasbrouck, a regional arts and education center, has received a $630 grant through the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance to support a local sketchbook art program inspired by The Sketchbook Project, the national arts endeavor operated by the Brooklyn Art Library.  Read more

Dog obedience classes begin

Dog obedience classes begin
SHOHOLA, PA — A new session of classes will begin with orientation on Tuesday, September 2 at 7 p.m. at the Tri-State Dog Obedience Club (TSDOC) facility at Shohola Business Center, Rte 6. TSDOC offers a wide variety of classes, held days and evenings, Monday to Friday. Registration prior to orientation is recommended. For a schedule of classes and times, and an application form visit www.tristatedogobedienceclub.org or call 570/296-5594 and leave a message with your address.

BOCES offers firearm safety course

MONTICELLO, NY — The Adult and Continuing Education Program at Sullivan BOCES is offering a home firearm safety course on Saturdays at the Kauneonga Lake fire hall from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The cost of the class is $65.  Read more

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