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GHP seeks vendors for Sidewalk Sales Days

HONESDALE, PA — The Greater Honesdale Partnership (GHP) is looking for craft vendors, antique dealers and artists/artisans, to participate in Hidden Treasures, Honesdale’s 55th Sidewalk Sales Days. The theme is Honesdale’s Hidden Historical Treasures, and the event, which is sponsored by Wayne Bank, will be held on Honesdale’s Main Street on Friday, July 17, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, July 18, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For a registration form or additional information, call the GHP at 570/253-5492 or email ghp@visithonesdalepa.com. Deadline for registration is July 6.

Potluck picnic with the Unitarians

SHOHOLA, PA — The Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship invites you to a potluck picnic and short service at 11 a.m. on Sunday, July 5. Bring a dish to share and a bathing suit, if you would like to swim in the Delaware River. For directions call 570/559-7541.

Library receives gift of children’s books

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — The Western Sullivan Public Library (WSPL) has just received a gift of 100 new children’s books, ranging from pre-Kindergarten through early readers. These books were a donation from the Brownstone Book Fund, a private foundation in New York City, interested in fostering early reading, a love of books and encouraging parents and children to read together. The books can be found at all three WSPL branches—located in Callicoon, Jeffersonville and Narrowsburg. Call 845/482-4350.

Read It Again open Sundays in summer

MONTICELLO, NY — Read It Again Book Store, a not-for-profit used book store located in the Literacy Center at 63 North St., will add Sundays during July and August from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to its schedule. The store will also be open on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays, and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will be open on both Saturday and Sunday for the Fourth of July weekend.  Read more

Lackawanna signs articulation agreements

SCRANTON, PA — Lackawanna College recently signed new articulation agreements with Mansfield University and Widener University, further expanding the already diverse options that Lackawanna students have to transfer their credits after graduation.

“We at Lackawanna are proud of the quality of our students, as well as our curriculum and programs, which make possible the direct articulation to exceptional four-year institutions like Mansfield University and Widener University,” Lackawanna College President Mark Volk said.  Read more

Catskill Regional to host 37th annual Golf Classic

HARRIS, NY — The Catskill Regional Medical Center Foundation has announced its 37th annual Golf Classic. Local golfers and sponsors are invited to tee up in support of the hospital’s mission of providing exceptional healthcare to the community.

The tournament will be held at the Villa Roma Resort’s award-winning golf course in Callicoon on Wednesday, July 15. Breakfast starts at 9:30 a.m. Golfers tee off at 11 a.m. Cocktail hour begins at 4 p.m. and is followed by a buffet dinner and awards.  Read more

New director, board members for UDGLBT

REGION — The Upper Delaware GLBT Center (UDGLBT) Board of Directors announced changes to its board effective June 14.

Cary J. Giacalone, who joined the UDGLBT as secretary/treasurer and chair of the planning committee in 2012, has been elected executive director and president. He replaces Patty Tomaszewski who has been executive director and president since the inception of the UDGLBT in 2009.  Read more

Fair seeks entries

NEWFOUNDLAND, PA — The Greene-Dreher-Sterling Fair is seeking entries for its 98th annual fair this summer, which runs from August 28 to September 7.

The 2015 Exhibit & Premium Handbook is now available online: visit www.gdsfair.com and select “Get Involved—Exhibitors.”  Read more

SCVA photo contest underway

FERNDALE, NY — The Sullivan County Visitors Association’s (SCVA) #Sul livanSummer Photo Contest has officially kicked off and will continue through Sunday, July 26.  Read more

Monticello Kiwanis awards scholarships

MONTICELLO, NY — Eight Monticello High School seniors and their parents/guardians were guests of honor at the Monticello Kiwanis Scholarship Dinner that was recently held at the Blue Horizon Diner. A total of $8,500 was awarded in scholarships to these most deserving students. The recipients were Morgan Huebner, Alison Wells, Jasmine Ulger, Angelica Mack, Brandi Moore, Christiana Poli, Courtney Wissman and Jane Hyman. Pictured are Brandi Moore, seated left, Alison Wells and Jasmine Ulger.  Read more

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