BEACH LAKE, PA — People in more than 170 countries and regions will celebrate the World Day of Prayer (WDP) on Friday, March 7. A local service will be jointly led by the women of Beach Lake United Methodist Church and St. Bernard’s Roman Catholic Church on Friday, March 7 at Beach Lake United Methodist Church, 7 Milanville Rd. A covered dish dinner begins at 6 p.m. with an ecumenical service to follow immediately after. Read more
MILFORD, PA — The Women in Business Committee of the Pike County Chamber of Commerce will host a Community Expo & Job Fair on Saturday, April 5 at Delaware Valley School. There is free admission to the public from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Attendees can visit the many vendors representing various businesses, civic and non-profit organizations, restaurants, artisans and more. Food and refreshments will be available to purchase. Read more
FERNDALE, NY — Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick will deliver the keynote address at Sullivan Renaissance’s annual Conference, Local Market & Expo on Saturday, March 8 at the CVI Center. The theme is “Revitalizing Sullivan County: the Difference Is You.” Read more
LIBERTY, NY — The Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Sullivan County has announced the appointment of Patricia Claiborne of Middletown as interim executive director (ED). Claiborne is currently the interim ED for Cornell Cooperative Extension Rockland County. After having served 37 years in previous positions as an educator, program leader, and ED for Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County, she retired in 2010. Read more
LIBERTY, NY — The Town of Liberty Parks and Recreation Department will hold Hanofee Park Pavilion rental reservations for Town of Liberty residents starting March 3. Non-resident reservations will begin March 17. Pavilions are a great place to hold family parties and gatherings from May 1 through September 30. There are two open pavilions and one enclosed pavilion to choose from. All pavilions are equipped with a kitchen area, grills and picnic tables. Also enjoy all the recreational areas that the park has to offer. For further information, contact the office at 845/292-7690.
POUGHKEEPSIE, NY — “Under Pressure... Not Cracking” is the theme of the 2014 breakfast series, which Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress will kick off on Monday, March 10, in Poughkeepsie. Four county leaders in the northern part of the region will discuss issues facing their communities. The panel includes Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro, Orange County Executive Steven Neuhaus, Sullivan County Legislative Chair Scott Samuelson and Ulster County Executive Michael Hein. Read more
BEACH LAKE, PA — At the Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship service on Sunday, March 2, Ginny Nordstrom will introduce yoga’s ethical observance of Svadhyaya titled “From The Yamas & Niyamas: Exploring Yoga’s Ethical Practice.” She will share Deborah Adele’s interpretation of this guideline as self-study. The program will be held at 10:15 a.m. at the Berlin Township Community Center. Refreshments and a social time will follow the program.
ALBANY, NY — Students from Sullivan County BOCES will join more than 100 other high school students from across the state to compete for over $2 million in scholarships at the 10th annual New York State ProStart Invitational held at The Culinary Institute of America, in Hyde Park on March 7 and 8. Read more
MONTICELLO, NY — The awards committee for the 2014 Nonprofit Leadership Summit is currently seeking applications for its second annual Nonprofit Innovation Award. The award honors local nonprofit organizations that demonstrate innovation in the areas of collaboration, marketing, organizational operations and programs. It offers a $5,000 cash prize, as well as an opportunity for the organization’s team to present its creative initiatives to the judges and nonprofit leaders at the March 27 event at Bethel Woods. Read more
REGION — Students are invited to play in the Northern Tier Symphony Orchestra’s high school/college invitational to be held on Saturday, April 12 in Tunkhannock, PA and on Saturday, April 26 in Hawley, PA. You could be paid to play the violin, viola, cello, bass, or percussion. To be considered, video yourself playing the excerpts on the website www.NorthernTierSymphony.org, and send the video to NorthernTierSymphony@yahoo.com by March 1. For more information, call 570/289-1090.