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College internships available at Grey Towers

MILFORD, PA — Applications are currently being accepted for a number of different internships at Grey Towers National Historic Site. College students who are interested in natural resource conservation, history, art, gardening, landscape architecture, forestry, museum services and recreational or visitor services, such as tour guides, are encouraged to apply.  Read more

Paty named Chamber President/CEO

MONTICELLO, NY — Cathy Paty has been named the new president/CEO of the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce.  Read more

Conservancy accepting scholarship applications

REGION — The Delaware Highlands Conservancy is currently accepting applications from eligible high school seniors for the “Delaware Highlands Conservancy/Yeaman Scholarship” in the amount of $1,000. The scholarship has been awarded annually since 2004 to a student planning to pursue a field in environmental studies in college.  Read more

8th annual Blood Bowl

MONTICELLO, NY — On Thursday, January 23, Thunder 102 will partner with the American Red Cross to host the eigth annual Thunder 102 Blood Bowl blood drive from 1 to 7 p.m. at the Monticello Casino and Raceway.  Read more

Fourth annual Nonprofit Leadership Summit set for March 27 At Bethel Woods

BETHEL, NY — The Steering Committee of the Nonprofit Leadership Summit announced that the 2014 summit will take place at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts on Thursday, March 27. The event marks the fourth annual convergence of regional nonprofits for the purpose of fostering collaboration, advocacy and innovation.  Read more

New video showcases region as tourist destination

KINGSTON, NY — The Catskills Association for Tourism Services (CATS) recently released a new video showcasing travel opportunities for the nearly five million people who visit the region each year. The video, which highlights everything from quaint main-street charm to exciting outdoor adventures, was a collaborative project of Delaware, Greene, Sullivan and Ulster counties.  Read more

2013 senior tax assistance scheduled

WAYNE COUNTY, PA — The Wayne County Area Agency on Aging announces the schedule for the annual Senior Tax Assistance Program at the Honesdale and Hamlin Senior Centers. The AARP volunteers will again assist Wayne County’s senior citizens with 2013 Federal tax returns. There is no charge for these services performed by well-trained volunteer tax counselors. Appointments are necessary; no walk-ins. Call 570/253-4262. Tax assistance will be cancelled if schools are closed due to inclement weather.  Read more

Zane Grey birthday celebration

MILFORD, PA — On Friday, January 31 at 7 p.m., the Pike County Historical Society will host a birthday celebration in honor of Lackawaxen’s Zane Grey. Grey spent much time at his home on the conflux of the Delaware and Lackawaxen Rivers either fishing or writing; two things he loved to do. The event will be held at The Columns Museum and is free to the general public.  Read more

Reservations still available for auxiliary gala

Hawley, PA — Reservations are still available for the 73rd annual Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Gala Ball on January 18 at Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Resort.

Co-chair Martha Wilson invited the public to “a fun evening dining and dancing, and at the same time supporting our local hospital, which does so much to care for the health of our community.”  Read more

Unitarians present Bud Rue Walkathon checks

BEACH LAKE, PA — Wayne County Habitat for Humanity, VIP (Victims intervention Program), Sullivan County Habitat for Humanity, and RISE (Rape Intervention Services and Education) of Sullivan County each received a check for $1,000 from the Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship on Sunday, January 12. The donations were funded by proceeds from the annual Bud Rue Walk for Social Justice organized by the fellowship. Pat Sanders, president of the fellowship, is shown presenting the checks.  Read more

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