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New Cooperative Extension executive takes the reins in Sullivan County

LIBERTY, NY — The Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC) has announced the appointment of Colleen Monaghan of Walker Valley, NY as executive director effective October 6. Most recently, Monaghan has been program, planning, and contract management coordinator for the Orange County Youth Bureau.  Read more

Republican candidate mixer and forum

CALLICOON, NY — The Sullivan County Republican Committee will host Congressman Chris Gibson, State Sen. John Bonacic, Supreme Court candidate Lisa Fisher and Lt. Governor candidate Sherriff Chris Moss for a candidate mixer and forum about jobs, the Safe Act and Common Core on Wednesday, October 22 at The Club House at Villa Roma from 6:30 to 9 p.m. All are welcome to participate in this forum with the proceeds going to spread the word.  Read more

Celebrate ‘Our Democratic American Values’

BLOOMINGBURG, NY — The Sullivan County Democratic Committee (SCDC) will hold the 97th annual Jeffersonian Dinner on Saturday, October 25. This celebration “Honoring Our Democratic American Values” will be held at the Eagle’s Nest. A cash-bar cocktail hour begins at 6:30 p.m. and dinner follows at 7:30 p.m.  Read more

Unitarian Universalists announce 22nd annual Bud Rue Walk

BEACH LAKE, PA — On the third Sunday in October each year, the Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (UDUUF) hosts its Bud Rue Walk for Social Justice. Started in 1993 by the late Bud Rue, the walk has now raised $66,000, which has been distributed to local organizations that work for social justice.  Read more

Public forum on facilities plan for Eldred schools

ELDRED, NY — The Eldred Central School District Board of Education will host a public forum to discuss the need, size and scope of the Five Year Capital Facilities Plan for the Eldred schools. The public hearing will take place on Thursday, October 2 at GRM Elementary School beginning at 6:15 p.m. A meeting of the Board of Education will follow.  Read more

Scarecrow Decorating Contest underway

HONESDALE, PA — The Greater Honesdale Partnership recently announced that its ninth annual Scarecrow Decorating Contest is now officially underway. Participating businesses were asked to create a scarecrow that represented their business and give it a name. Thirty-six businesses rose to the challenge. Each scarecrow is required to have some characteristics of a traditional scarecrow, such as hay protruding from the neck or sleeves. People can view these fall-time creations from now until October 14 at participating businesses in Honesdale.

Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Service

BEACH LAKE, PA — Mary Tiebout will present a program called “Stars” on Sunday, October 5 at 10:15 a.m. at the Berlin Township Community Center. A conversation between a professor and a student and selected poems by Robert Frost will lead us to thoughts about the dimensions of the universe and the measure of our lives.
Join the Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship for this one-hour service, which will be followed by a social time with light refreshments. For directions see www.uduuf.org/directions.

Patriot Connectors meeting addresses drug issue

HAWLEY, PA — The Patriot Connectors October speakers will be Kelly and Martin Gaughan. The meeting will be held in the Wallenpaupack High School Library on Thursday, October 9 from 7 to 9 p.m. Area residents are invited to this free and open forum on the issue of crime and drugs in our community.  Read more

Crawford Public Library budget vote and trustee election

MONTICELLO, NY — The Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library’s annual budget vote will be held on Wednesday, October 15 from 3 to 8 p.m. Voting will take place at the library in Monticello. All registered voters of the library district composed of the Towns of Thompson, Bethel and Forestburgh residing within the Monticello Central School District are eligible to vote in this election.  Read more

Woodloch Resort raises money for Dessin Animal Shelter

HAWLEY, PA — The staff at Woodloch Pines recently raised money for Dessin Animal Shelter in Honesdale. In an attempt to save the shelter from closing, the staff at Woodloch raised over $1,500 in individual donations alone. On Thursday, September 4, Sarina Betz, Woodloch’s Executive and Human Resources Assistant, presented a donation to the shelter on behalf of the staff at the family resort.  Read more

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