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August 20, 2014
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SUNY Sullivan Foundation announces golf tournament

LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — Grossinger’s Country Club in Liberty will be the site of the SUNY Sullivan Foundation’s “Start of Something Great” 15th annual golf tournament, Tuesday, June 24. The annual event will raise money to support the foundation’s student scholarship program.

Registration and lunch are at 11 a.m. with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. This year’s golf tournament sponsor is Jeff Bank. Co-chairing the event are longtime friends and supporters of the college, Robert Ernst and Jared Kaufman.  Read more

ORMC offers lung cancer support group

MIDDLETOWN, NY — Orange Regional Medical Center will begin offering a lung cancer support group on June 26. The group will meet the fourth Thursday of each month from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Orange Regional Medical Center’s Outpatient Conference Room, 707 East Main St.  Read more

Wayne County Fair entry forms available online

HONESDALE, PA — The 2014 Wayne County Fair has published its updated Premium Book, and it is available at www.waynecountyfair.com on the homepage under “additional news.” Anyone planning to exhibit, show, or enter a major contest at the fair must pre-register and pay the listed entry fees. The many departments in which one can enter exhibits, plus rules, instructions and basic information are in PDF formats and can be downloaded and printed out from the fair’s website. All entry and registration forms must be postmarked by the given deadline listed for each department.  Read more

Western Sullivan Library summer reading program

REGION — The Western Sullivan Public Library Summer Reading registration kickoff will be held at the Delaware Youth Center in Callicoon, NY on Saturday, June 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration is also available June 2 to 27 at your local branch or online at ny.evanced.info/wspl/sr/homepage.asp.  Read more

New hours at Bethany Library

BETHANY, PA — Starting Monday, June 16, Bethany Library will be open during the following hours: Mondays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Starting Wednesday, June 18, Children’s Story Hour with Anna will be held on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. An open house will be held on Wednesday, June 25 during library hours to introduce the library’s new director, Anna Scarfalloto. The summer reading program will start soon. The library is located at 8 Court St. Call 570/ 253-4349.

Rededication of Woody the Bear: a little local history

COCHECTON, NY — The members of the Cochecton Preservation Society will be re-dedicating Dick Guttzeit’s carved bear on Saturday, June 14, at the train station located at 8537, Rt. 97, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The event is to remember Dick Guttzeit; Melvin Pierce, who inspired Dick to carve the bear; Woody Schlegel, for whom the bear was named; the brutal events Woody suffered by villains and Mother Nature; and to meet John Supino, the man who saved Woody from being scrapped. Refreshments will be served. There is plenty of parking and handicap accessibility. Tour the train station too.  Read more

Music in celebration

BEACH LAKE, PA — On Sunday June 15 percussionist Obi Kaye will present a program for the Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (UDUUF) focusing on the spiritual aspects of drumming and its religious uses in different cultures from shamanic (meditative) to ritual (ecstatic) drumming. He will touch on how it used to be employed in early Western traditions, including its use in the early Judeo Christian and Islamic traditions as well as its use in Native American, West African and Eastern traditions.  Read more

Strawberries at St. Paul’s

NARROWSBURG, NY — St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church will hold its Strawberry Festival on Sunday, June 15 from 7 to 8 p.m. A free-will donation is welcomed.  Read more

Summer reading at the Monticello library

MONTICELLO, NY — The summer reading program at Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library will offer a variety of programs for children and teens. This summer’s reading theme for kids is “Fizz Boom Read,” and the theme for teens is “Spark a Reaction.”

On June 18 at 5 p.m. the teen book discussion will consider “Th1treen R3asons Why” by Jay Asher. On June 26 at 6:15 p.m. the monthly millennial book discussion will talk about “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins.  Read more

Eastern Pike Regional Police announce nonprofit foundation

PIKE COUNTY, PA — Officials announced the formation of a nonprofit foundation benefiting the Eastern Pike Regional Police Department, in order to help provide additional crime prevention resources.

The foundation, created by members of the Eastern Pike Regional Police Department, allows individuals and businesses to make tax-deductible donations to the department, with funds to go toward police programs, community projects and other initiatives.  Read more

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