PIKE COUNTY, PA — Safe Haven of Pike County, Inc. will offer a training opportunity for volunteers to become victim advocates for our agency. Victim advocates help survivors of traumatic victimization on their road to recovery and healing by providing them with direct emotional support, information on the criminal justice system, resources in the community and crisis counseling. Read more
BETHEL, NY — Literacy Volunteers of Sullivan County will sponsor a Dessert Extravaganza on Sunday, March 15 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Friends Restaurant in Smallwood. Tickets cost $15, two for $25. All proceeds from ticket sales go to support the Bethel Literacy Center satellite and its Past Perfect Bookstore, located in the former Duggan School in White Lake. Call 845/794-0017 or mail your check to Connie Keller, P.O. Box 759, Monticello, NY 12701. Checks should be made payable to Literacy Volunteers of Sullivan County. Read more
LIVINGSTON MANOR AND ROSCOE, NY — The 2015 Visitor’s Guide for Livingston Manor, Roscoe and Lew Beach has now been put into a digital version at Livingstonmanor.org and Roscoeny.com.
The guide features articles, photographs, lodging and eateries, and things to do in the area. A collaborative effort of neighboring towns Roscoe, Lew Beach and Livingston Manor, the guide is produced by Quik Type.
LIBERTY, NY — The Town of Liberty Parks and Recreation Department will hold park pavilion rental reservations for Town of Liberty residents starting on March 2. Nonresident reservations will be accepted starting on March 16. Read more
MILFORD, PA — The Ann Street School will host an open house on Tuesday, March 3 from 4 to 7 p.m., in the education wing of the Milford United Methodist Church, 206 East Ann St. Meet the teachers, tour the school, and learn about preschool and pre-K programs and more. A book fair for those who would like to purchase childrens’ books and gifts will be held at the same time. Call 570/296-6124.
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — The Sullivan County Soil & Water Conservation District has announced its annual spring tree and shrub program. Landowners can choose from a wide variety of deciduous and conifer trees and shrubs and specialized packets such as nut tree, flowering tree amd shrub, wildflower, butterfly and perennials. Tree size and age allows the purchaser to select what’s right for their needs. A range of quantities is offered at reduced costs to promote conservation plantings. Other items available through the program are fruit trees, ground covers and wildlife habitat housing. Read more
LACKWAXEN, PA — After having a winter break in January and February, the Sons of Norway Bernt Balchen Lodge #3-566 will meet on Sunday, March 15, at its new location, the Lackawaxen Volunteer Firehouse, 774 Rte. 590. The lodge will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a corned beef luncheon at 1 p.m., followed by a business meeting at 2 p.m. Read more
MONTICELLO, NY — Brian Tedaldi, who graduated from Monticello High School graduate in 2011, has made the dean’s list at SUNY Cortland for 2014.
Tedaldo graduated Monticello on the superintendent’s list as a senior athlete who maintained an academic GPA of over 90 for his entire high school career.
At Sullivan County Community College Brian was on the dean’s and president’s list and graduated in spring of 2013 in the Physical Education Teaching Program. He is expected to graduate in 2015 from SUNY Cortland, and plans to become a physical education teacher.
REGION — Photographers are encouraged to submit up to four color images for the Jeff Bank 2016 Calendar Photo Contest. Submissions will be accepted February 20 to April 17. Organized by the Catskill Art Society (CAS), the theme of the contest is the Four Seasons of Nature and Landscapes in Sullivan County, NY. Recognizable locations are preferred, but not mandatory. Read more
HAWLEY, PA — Established in 1989, the Little League’s Challenger Division gives mentally and physically challenged boys and girls the opportunity to enjoy the full benefits of participation in a Little League program structured to their abilities. Playing with the same uniforms and equipment on the same fields, participants have the opportunity to experience the joys of pulling together as a team, being cheered, earning awards for their achievements and learning about the game of baseball, maybe even becoming a fan. Read more