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December 01, 2015
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Library sets up food-pantry drop box

EQUINUNK, PA — Patrons of the Manchester Community Library have set up a large drop box to collect donations of food items and cash for the Equinunk Food Pantry, which is stressed due to lagging food donations and a shortage of funds. All food donations are welcome and encouraged. Library volunteers will deliver the items to the collection location. Donated items should be unopened and within the recommended dates for consumption.  Read more

Fall festival at library open house

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — Join us at the Jeffersonville Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library on Saturday, October 24 to celebrate fall and to show appreciation to the Friends of the Western Sullivan Public Library and others who have made the library a success. From 10 a.m. to 12 noon there will be fall-themed activities and refreshments for all. Visit www.WSPLonline.org, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @westernsullivan or call 845/482-4350.

Bud Rue Walk for Social Justice

BEACH LAKE, PA — The Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s (UDUUF) Bud Rue Walk for Social Justice will be held this year on October 18, stepping off from the Berlin Township Community Center at 12 noon. The walk was started in 1993 by the late Bud Rue, and has now raised a total of $70,000.

Prior to the walk, there will be a service at 10:15 a.m. to which all are invited. Carol Rocklin will present a talk on altruism, focusing on why people help others even at the risk to their own lives.  Read more

Chef’s United dinner at Woodloch

HAWLEY, PA — The owners of the Woodloch Pines Resort will host the 12th annual Chefs United Dinner at the Inn at Woodloch. The dinner is scheduled for Wednesday, October 21. The event will begin with cocktail hour at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will follow at 7 p.m. The evening will showcase chefs from the finest area restaurants, who will prepare their restaurant specialties for everyone to enjoy. There will also be raffles and a silent auction. All proceeds to benefit the United Way of Pike County.  Read more

Historical society honors Gold, Winterberger

ROSCOE, NY — The Sullivan County Historical Society (SCHS) has named Harold Gold as this year’s winner of its History Maker Award and Elsie Winterberger as winner of its History Preserver Award. The 2015 honors will be presented during the SCHS annual meeting and awards dinner on Sunday, October 18 at the Rockland House, starting with a 4 p.m. social hour followed by the dinner at 5 p.m. The cost of the dinner is $30 per person. The public is also invited to support the SCHS with ads in the SCHS Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner Journal.  Read more

Chamber holds open house

MILFORD, PA — The Pike County Chamber of Commerce would like to invite you to our fall open house on Thursday, October 15 at 209 East Harford St. From 5 to 7 p.m., stop in and enjoy light refreshments and snacks from our board members, take photos with fellow Pike Chamber members, meet and greet the chamber’s board of directors, network with business professionals and find out more about all of the benefits and services that Pike County Chamber provides its members.  Read more

Hispanic Heritage Month

MONTICELLO, NY — The Sullivan County Human Rights Commission, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, will present plaques to three people for their contributions to the Hispanic community. The event will take place at 2 p.m. on Thursday, October 16, during the full meeting of the Sullivan County Legislature in the county government center, 100 North St.  Read more

Maderia speaks at Patriot meeting

HAWLEY, PA — David Maderia, host of “The Talker,” will be the speaker at the Patriot Connectors meeting, held on October 8 at the Wallenpaupack High School Library. There will be a social hour starting at 6:30 p.m., followed by the meeting from 7 to 9 p.m.
Maderia’s show airs on BoldGold, 94.3 FM radio, from 6 to 9 a.m. every weekday, year round. His subject will be a surprise.  Read more

Philatelic society meets, holds show

MONTICELLO, NY — The next meeting of the Sullivan County Philatelic Society will be held on Saturday, October 3 at 1 p.m. in the Ted Stroebele Recreation Center, 2 Jefferson St. A 10-lot auction and upcoming stamp discussion will take place. It will be the last meeting of the year.

On Saturday, November 7 there will be a stamp show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. as a salute to veterans of the United States. There will be many stamp dealers as well as the U.S. Postal Service.

Auxiliary sponsors Lancaster trip

HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will sponsor a bus trip on November 12 to American Music Theatre, Lancaster, for its Christmas show, with a stop at Plain and Fancy Restaurant for a family-style lunch.

The bus will leave at 7 a.m. from behind McDonald’s in Honesdale, with a pickup in Waymart at 7:15 a.m., and will return at approximately 8:30 p.m. The cost is $98. A portion of the proceeds benefits Wayne Memorial Hospital. For more information or reservations, call Sandy Kline at 570/253-4931 or 352-4991.

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