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July 04, 2015
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Sullivan West seniors win Bodenstein Music Scholarship

LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — The Bodenstein Music Advancement Scholarship of $500 has been awarded to Noah Bauer of Callicoon, who plays tenor saxophone. Noah plans to study electrical engineering at New Paltz in the fall, but, he says, “I plan on continuing my music career in college by auditioning for bands and gigs throughout the campus.”

Vocalist Leeann Bruestsch was awarded the Bodenstein Music Achievement Scholarship of $100. Her application states, “In order to lead a fulfilling life, you need to find something you’re passionate about and give all your energy in pursuit of that passion.”  Read more

Penny social in Damascus

DAMASCUS, PA — There will be a penny social to benefit the Conklin Hill Union Church maintenance fund, on Saturday, June 27, at the Damascus Community Center on Conklin Hill Road. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m., with drawing at 1 p.m. Hot dogs, cold drinks, coffee and tea will be available.

Riding academy receives Bryant grant

HONESDALE, PA — Fair Hill Farm Riding Academy (FHFRA) has received funding from the Michael Bryant Memorial Fund, in association with the Wayne County Community Foundation, which recently awarded its annual grants. FHFRA is a horse-centered therapeutic program for adults and children with emotional, physical and cognitive challenges. The grant will be used to provide scholarships for two individuals. Pictured in the front row are Abraham Bryant, left, and Jack Montgomery.  Read more

Shred Day

MILFORD, PA — Safe Haven of Pike County, Inc., has announced that Rodgers Olver Polley Insurance will host a Community Shred Day on Friday, June 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Individuals and businesses can bring all their papers and documents for shredding, with a $5 minimum donation for each box of materials to shred. All proceeds benefit Safe Haven of Pike County, the community’s crisis resource for victims of crime and abuse. The event will occur at Rodgers Olver Polley’s office at 106 Broad St. For more information about Shred Day, call 570/296-5588.  Read more

‘Do the Right Thing’ awards

SOUTH FALLSBURG, NY — Fallsburg High School seniors Nyasia Harris and Karryn Smith received Al Rasnick “Do the Right Thing” Awards from Judge Bart Rasnick on February 26, 2015. Members of the school community nominated these students as deserving recognition for performing positive actions in school, in the home and in the Fallsburg community. They represent good citizenship and good values that we all want to encourage.  Read more

Neighbors helping neighbors

HONESDALE, PA — On Sunday, May 3, Honesdale High School freshman Mackenzie Porter, suffered a fracture in her back and a head trauma from doing what she loves, riding a horse. She is currently in ICU at Albany Medical Center with her family by her side. In the beginning of the school year her brother, Taylor, underwent multiple surgeries from a life-changing wrestling arm injury.  Read more

Vote on Fallsburg school budget, board

SOUTH FALLSBURG, NY — The polls will be open for a vote on the 2015-2016 Fallsburg Central School District budget on May 19, between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. at the high school library. During the past week residents received a copy of the school district budget, with details for their review, as part of a district-wide mailing with the April/May Fallsburg Comet Newsletter. Details of the proposed budget can be found on the school website,  Read more

JEMS meets

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — Jeffersonville Enhances More of Sullivan, Inc. (JEMS) meets the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in the basement of the First Presbyterian Church. The next meeting is on Thursday, May 21. JEMS inspires community pride and supports volunteerism among many of the area youth organizations. Call 845/482-5354.

Library bike fundraiser

MILFORD, PA — The Pike County Public Library will raffle off one Trek Marlin 6 Bike, provided by Action Bikes and Outdoor to raise funds. Tickets are available for a tax-deductible donation of $25. There are only 215 tickets being sold to give you a better chance at winning. The winner will be selected when all 215 tickets are sold.The winner also has the option of taking the Trek Marlin 6 or an equivalent bike model from Action Bikes and Outdoor. Store credit may also be issued toward a bike of a greater value if the winner prefers.  Read more

Patriot Connectors meeting

HAWLEY, PA — David Madeira will be the guest speaker for the Patriot Connectors on May 14 at the Wallenpaupack High School Library. The school is located two miles east of Hawley. Social hour begins at 6:30, with the meeting starting at 7 p.m.
Madeira is host of “The Talker,” which airs from 6 to 9 a.m. weekdays on 94.3 FM Bold Gold Radio Network. He calls himself a recovering politician and says this is his therapy.  Read more

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