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October 09, 2015
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Business group at the library

CALLICOON, NY — The Western Sullivan Public Library runs a business group that provides businesspeople the opportunity to meet like-minded professionals, share ideas with the team, determine discussion topics, and explore the technical skills necessary to grow and manage more effectively. The business group meets every Wednesday at the Delaware Free Branch in Callicoon on alternate weeks from 10:15 a.m. to 12 noon, or from 5 to 7 p.m. Check with the library for specific times each week.  Read more

‘Hats off to the Ladies’

BLOOMINGBURG, NY — Kathy Kreiter, Priscilla Bassett and Isabelle Rawich are honored at the Democratic Women of Sullivan County’s inaugural “Hats Off to the Ladies” Spring Fling fundraiser on June 14, 2015. Bassett is a lifelong devotee to the cause of peace and justice, and is a member of Sullivan County Peace and Justice, the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, and head of the Senior Legislative Action Committee.  Read more

UDGLBT announces board changes

MILFORD, PA — The Upper Delaware GLBT (UDGLBT) Center Board of Directors has announced changes to its board effective in June of 2015.

Cary J. Giacalone, who joined the UDGLBT as secretary/treasurer and chair of the planning committee in 2012, has been elected executive director and president. He replaces Patty Tomaszewski, who has been executive director and president since the inception of the UDGLBT in 2009.  Read more

Local students on Albany dean’s list

ALBANY, NY — Two local students have been named to the University at Albany Dean’s List of Distinguished Students for Spring 2015. They are Lexi Reeves, of Narrowsburg; and Celia Garcia, of Woodbourne.

Long Term Care Council meets

MONTICELLO, NY — The Long Term Care Council (LTCC) will meet on Wednesday, July 15 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. The LTCCis the advisory board for Sullivan NYCONNECTS, the single Point of Entry for information on long-term services and supports in Sullivan County. The meeting will take place in the Legislative Committee Room (second floor) in the Sullivan County Government Center. Meetings of the LTCC are open to the public, and all are welcome to attend. Call 845/807-0257.

Fallsburg Alumni Association reunion

WOODRIDGE, NY — The Fallsburg Alumni Association (FAA) will hold its 11th annual reunion and lunch buffet on Saturday, July 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Woodridge Municipal Hall, 2 Dairyland Rd. The FAA’s mission is to recognize and reward deserving graduating seniors. Receiving scholarships this year are Ashlyn Nardi, Allison Weiner, Ida Dumbaya, Nathaniel Payton and Nyasia Harris. Two other scholarships are awarded: the Sheryl Kalter Memorial Scholarship goes to Carly Leventoff and the Robynne Anderman-Pacheco goes to Kali Seastrand.  Read more

GHP seeks vendors for Sidewalk Sales Days

HONESDALE, PA — The Greater Honesdale Partnership (GHP) is looking for craft vendors, antique dealers and artists/artisans, to participate in Hidden Treasures, Honesdale’s 55th Sidewalk Sales Days. The theme is Honesdale’s Hidden Historical Treasures, and the event, which is sponsored by Wayne Bank, will be held on Honesdale’s Main Street on Friday, July 17, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, July 18, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For a registration form or additional information, call the GHP at 570/253-5492 or email ghp@visithonesdalepa.com. Deadline for registration is July 6.

Potluck picnic with the Unitarians

SHOHOLA, PA — The Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship invites you to a potluck picnic and short service at 11 a.m. on Sunday, July 5. Bring a dish to share and a bathing suit, if you would like to swim in the Delaware River. For directions call 570/559-7541.

Library receives gift of children’s books

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — The Western Sullivan Public Library (WSPL) has just received a gift of 100 new children’s books, ranging from pre-Kindergarten through early readers. These books were a donation from the Brownstone Book Fund, a private foundation in New York City, interested in fostering early reading, a love of books and encouraging parents and children to read together. The books can be found at all three WSPL branches—located in Callicoon, Jeffersonville and Narrowsburg. Call 845/482-4350.

Read It Again open Sundays in summer

MONTICELLO, NY — Read It Again Book Store, a not-for-profit used book store located in the Literacy Center at 63 North St., will add Sundays during July and August from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to its schedule. The store will also be open on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays, and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will be open on both Saturday and Sunday for the Fourth of July weekend.  Read more

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