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Birth Announcements

Wayne Memorial Hospital announces the following births:

November 17, 2014 — Landon Jacob Van Varick was born to Cassandra Klim and Jordan Van Varick of Honesdale, PA. Maternal grandmother is Lina Klim of Moscow, PA. Paternal grandparents are Steven and Shelley Van Varick of Damascus, PA.

December 4, 2014 — Carter James Buehring was born to Sandra and Erich Carl Buehring Jr. of Beach Lake, PA. Grandmother is Edna Mahne of Carbondale, PA. Grandfather is Erich Buehring Sr. of Carbondale, PA.  Read more

What you need to know about MRSA

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a bacteria responsible for difficult-to-treat and potentially fatal infections in humans. MRSA is any strain of Staphylococcus aureus that has developed resistance to specific antibiotics.  Read more

Free mammograms

MIDDLETOWN, NY — Orange Regional Medical Center’s (ORMC) Ray Moody, MD Breast Center and Orange Regional Medical Group will offer free mammograms on Saturday, December 6, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.. at the Orange Regional Medical Pavilion, 75 Crystal Run Rd. Pre-registration is required. The event is open to women without insurance who are currently not experiencing breast problems, are over 40 years of age and have not had a mammogram through this program within the last year. Women who have had a mammogram within one year and are now experiencing breast problems may still meet requirements.  Read more

Dentistry practice holds grand reopening

PORT JERVIS, NY — After an eight-month long renovation and office expansion, Aesthetic Family Dentistry will host an open house to celebrate the grand reopening of its new building on Friday, December 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. at 155 E. Main St. Light refreshments and cocktails will be provided.

The practice will also officially announce new programs and services during the open house, such as an in-house dental savings plan, and dental cleaning services to non-patients, available without an exam or x-rays. Visit www.AestheticFamilySmiles.com or call 845/610-6732.

Birth Announcements

Wayne Memorial Hospital announces the following births:
11/7/2104 — Jordyn Elizabeth LaBelle was born to Jessica LaBelle and John Andrew LaBelle Sr. of White Mills, PA. Maternal grandparents are Elizabeth and Dennis Carney of Lake Ariel, PA. Paternal grandparents are John and Jodi LaBelle of Greeley, PA.
11/15/2014 — Jack Elliot Gallager was born to Melissa and Robert Gallager of Beach Lake, PA. Maternal grandparents are Diane Vitale of Lafayette, NJ and Eugene Clyne of Franklin, NJ. Paternal grandparents are Robert and Marian Gallager of Summerville, SC.

Sleep

Four centuries ago, the Elizabethan writer Thomas Dekker accurately called sleep “the golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.”  Read more

Growing older together

BEACH LAKE, PA — The Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship warmly invites you to the first of a series of programs dedicated to growing older together in community. Carol Rocklin, Beverly Sterner and Ginny Nordstrom will lead this sesssion, exploring ways to support one another as our needs change with age.

The program will be held at 10:15 a.m. at the Berlin Township Community Center in Beach Lake on Sunday, November 9. A social time and light refreshments follow. For further information, call 570/448-3174. For directions, visit www.uduuf.org/directions.

Caregivers complete workshop on dying

LIBERTY, NY — The Caregiver Resource Center (CRC) of Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County was honored to have Padma Dyvine, RN, MA, CHPN and end-of-life care practitioner, present “Presence at the Bedside, Care in the Last Days of Life” recently to 10 individuals. The caregivers all received a certificate of completion and flowers at the close of the four-hour session.  Read more

Wayne Memorial Hospital announces the following births:

9/21/14 — Joseph Jayden Burton was born to Michelle Burton of Beach Lake, PA. Maternal grandparents are Joseph and Karen Burton of Beach Lake, PA.
9/29/14 — Sayre Morgenstern III was born to Jennifer Morgenstern and Sayre Morgenstern II of Beach Lake, PA. Maternal grandparents are Garry and Sherry Freiermuth. Paternal grandparents are Henry and Althea Morgenstern.  Read more

Navigating health care reform for farmers and independent workers

LIBERTY, NY — Farmers and the general public are invited to attend a free workshop, Navigating Health Care Reform, offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC) on Friday, November 14. Nicole Tapia, a bilingual health care navigator will present this educational opportunity for anyone confused about health care and the Affordable Care Act. The class will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center.  Read more

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