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October 24, 2014
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Ashley and Sierra Fund to award $10,000 in scholarships

MONTICELLO, NY — The Ashley and Sierra Memorial Scholarship is available to graduating seniors at Monticello High School who exhibit well-rounded scholarship and vocational aptitude geared to the service of others and the ever-changing needs of society.  Read more

Shohola Scoutmaster and Boy Scout Troop recognized

SHOHOLA, PA — Shohola Boy Scout Troop #76 Scoutmaster Herb Rinkel was recently recognized at a Hudson Valley Council Roundtable meeting where he was presented with the “Unit Leader of Merit” award for dedicated service, responsible leadership, and for providing an opportunity for young people to grow.  Read more

Jeff Bank collects for The Children’s Center food drive

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — Jeff Bank recently participated in The Children’s Center at Sullivan County Family Court’s first annual food drive. Nonperishable foods were collected from Jeff Bank customers and employees to make baskets for 25 needy families throughout Sullivan County.  Read more

Celebrates all things green

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — A series of events is planned at the Western Sullivan Public Library for a celebration of all things green in March and April.

"Cooking Irish" will be on Sunday, March 16 at 11 a.m. in Callicoon. Savor the cuisine of Culinary Institute of America chef Steve Peck from The Callicoon Brewery for cooking Irish dishes.  Read more

Master Gardener volunteers win national grant

LIBERTY, NY — Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Sullivan County Master Gardeners were selected as one of 50 award winners from a pool of more than 3,000 applicants for the 2013 Subaru Healthy Sprouts Garden Grants administered by the National Gardening Association and funded by Subaru of America. The Sullivan County Master Gardener program is one of only 47 to receive a $500 award package. CCE was delighted to accept this opportunity to support garden education through its Master Gardener program.  Read more

Genealogy Research Day in memory of Noel McCullough

MILFORD, PA — The Pike County Historical Society will offer a free day of genealogy research at its library, located in the Columns Museum, in loving memory of the recently passed, long-time volunteer Noel McCullough. The museum’s research and genealogy library will be open and staffed to assist visitors in their Pike County ancestry search on Saturday, March 15 from 12 noon to 4 p.m., free of charge.  Read more

World Day of Prayer held locally

BEACH LAKE, PA — People in more than 170 countries and regions will celebrate the World Day of Prayer (WDP) on Friday, March 7. A local service will be jointly led by the women of Beach Lake United Methodist Church and St. Bernard’s Roman Catholic Church on Friday, March 7 at Beach Lake United Methodist Church, 7 Milanville Rd. A covered dish dinner begins at 6 p.m. with an ecumenical service to follow immediately after.  Read more

Vendors/sponsors wanted for Community Expo & Job Fair

MILFORD, PA — The Women in Business Committee of the Pike County Chamber of Commerce will host a Community Expo & Job Fair on Saturday, April 5 at Delaware Valley School. There is free admission to the public from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Attendees can visit the many vendors representing various businesses, civic and non-profit organizations, restaurants, artisans and more. Food and refreshments will be available to purchase.  Read more

Ithaca mayor to give keynote at Sullivan Renaissance annual conference

FERNDALE, NY — Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick will deliver the keynote address at Sullivan Renaissance’s annual Conference, Local Market & Expo on Saturday, March 8 at the CVI Center. The theme is “Revitalizing Sullivan County: the Difference Is You.”  Read more

Patricia Claiborne accepts position as CCE interim director

LIBERTY, NY — The Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Sullivan County has announced the appointment of Patricia Claiborne of Middletown as interim executive director (ED). Claiborne is currently the interim ED for Cornell Cooperative Extension Rockland County. After having served 37 years in previous positions as an educator, program leader, and ED for Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County, she retired in 2010.  Read more

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