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Monticello student receives scholarship for law enforcement

LIBERTY, NY — Every year the Sullivan County Shields presents an annual scholarship of $500 to a Sullivan County high school senior who intends to pursue a career in some branch of law enforcement. They announced that this year’s recipient is Anthony Lombardi, a senior at Monticello High School.  Read more

Survey for BOCES adult classes

WHITE LAKE, NY — There is an opportunity for Sullivan County BOCES Adult Education to offer an afternoon class over the summer months at the Bethel Literacy Center/Past Perfect Book Store located in the former Duggan Elementary School. The class would be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, tentatively, between 3 and 6 p.m.  Read more

Knights of Columbus to hold 8th annual golf outing

MONTAGUE, NJ — Golfers are wanted for a charitable event presented by the Port Jervis and Matamoras-Milford councils of the Knights of Columbus, scheduled for Wednesday, June 25, at High Point Golf Course in Montague. The event features numerous prizes and contests. Registration is at 11 a.m., and a shotgun start at 12 noon. Lunch is provided on-course and dinner is at The Erie Trackside in Port Jervis. The cost is $110 per golfer or $100 if paid by June 11. Sponsors are also needed, in order to make this event a success.  Read more

New physician joins staff of Honesdale Family Health Center

HONESDALE, PA — Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC) recently welcomed board certified family medicine practitioner James G. Cruse, MD to the Honesdale Family Health Center. Dr. Cruse will offer outpatient primary care services to adolescents and adults at the center’s Stourbridge Medical and Professional Complex in Honesdale.  Read more

Master Gardeners offer annual plant sale

LIBERTY, NY — A plant sale offered annually by Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County Master Gardener (MG) Volunteers will be held on May 31 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center.

The selection of plants will include perennials, annuals and vegetables. Locally handcrafted owl boxes will also be for sale. Owls can be beneficial near a garden because they are natural predators of many pests like mice, voles and moles.  Read more

Big clean-up day for Lackawaxen residents

LACKAWAXEN TOWNSHIP, PA — Lackawaxen Township will hold its annual spring clean-up day for residents and property owners only on Saturday, May 31 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine, at the township’s municipal building, 169 Urban Rd., Hawley. Participants must show proof of residence, such as a driver’s license or property tax bill. No items will be accepted before or after clean-up day.  Read more

Golf tournament to benefit Liberty Skate Park

LIBERTY, NY — The Liberty Skate Park will hold a fundraising golf tournament on Saturday, May 31 at the Sullivan County Golf and Country Club. Tee times are 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. Meals are provided by Cracolici’s. Burgers and hotdogs are provided during golf sessions. All proceeds go to the Liberty Skate Park Project.

Reservations are being taken at the clubhouse, or call Sal at Cracolici’s 845/747-4337. Buffet dinner will follow at 6 p.m. The cost is $75 for golf and dinner, and $25 for dinner only.  Read more

Tri-Gal celebrates Super Club of the Year

HONESDALE, PA — The Tri-Gal 4-H Club recently held its annual awards dinner at Elegante’s Restaurant. The club enjoyed pizza, wings and a cake decorated in honor of the members achieving “Super Club” for the 2012-2013 4-H year.  Read more

Rock Hill Farmers’ Market opens for 2014 season

ROCK HILL, NY — The Rock Hill Farmers’ Market, sponsored by the Rock Hill Business and Community Association, will kick off the 2014 season on Saturday, June 7. The market will be held every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. until September 6 at 223 Rock Hill Dr. (next to Pizza the Rock and across from the Trading Post).  Read more

New community garden seeking gardeners

DAMASCUS, PA — The new Galilee Community Garden is open for any who wish to garden organically. Plots of all sizes are currently available and can be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis by calling 570/224-4178. The garden is on the grounds of the Unity Grange on 544 Galilee Rd. Both experienced and beginning gardeners are invited to apply. Gardeners are asked to agree to practice organic gardening methods, not using chemicals on their plots.  Read more

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