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‘Do the Right Thing’ awards

SOUTH FALLSBURG, NY — Fallsburg High School seniors Nyasia Harris and Karryn Smith received Al Rasnick “Do the Right Thing” Awards from Judge Bart Rasnick on February 26, 2015. Members of the school community nominated these students as deserving recognition for performing positive actions in school, in the home and in the Fallsburg community. They represent good citizenship and good values that we all want to encourage.  Read more

Neighbors helping neighbors

HONESDALE, PA — On Sunday, May 3, Honesdale High School freshman Mackenzie Porter, suffered a fracture in her back and a head trauma from doing what she loves, riding a horse. She is currently in ICU at Albany Medical Center with her family by her side. In the beginning of the school year her brother, Taylor, underwent multiple surgeries from a life-changing wrestling arm injury.  Read more

Vote on Fallsburg school budget, board

SOUTH FALLSBURG, NY — The polls will be open for a vote on the 2015-2016 Fallsburg Central School District budget on May 19, between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. at the high school library. During the past week residents received a copy of the school district budget, with details for their review, as part of a district-wide mailing with the April/May Fallsburg Comet Newsletter. Details of the proposed budget can be found on the school website,  Read more

JEMS meets

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — Jeffersonville Enhances More of Sullivan, Inc. (JEMS) meets the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in the basement of the First Presbyterian Church. The next meeting is on Thursday, May 21. JEMS inspires community pride and supports volunteerism among many of the area youth organizations. Call 845/482-5354.

Library bike fundraiser

MILFORD, PA — The Pike County Public Library will raffle off one Trek Marlin 6 Bike, provided by Action Bikes and Outdoor to raise funds. Tickets are available for a tax-deductible donation of $25. There are only 215 tickets being sold to give you a better chance at winning. The winner will be selected when all 215 tickets are sold.The winner also has the option of taking the Trek Marlin 6 or an equivalent bike model from Action Bikes and Outdoor. Store credit may also be issued toward a bike of a greater value if the winner prefers.  Read more

Patriot Connectors meeting

HAWLEY, PA — David Madeira will be the guest speaker for the Patriot Connectors on May 14 at the Wallenpaupack High School Library. The school is located two miles east of Hawley. Social hour begins at 6:30, with the meeting starting at 7 p.m.
Madeira is host of “The Talker,” which airs from 6 to 9 a.m. weekdays on 94.3 FM Bold Gold Radio Network. He calls himself a recovering politician and says this is his therapy.  Read more

Comments solicited on brownfield cleanup

MONTICELLO, NY — The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application from EPR Concord II, L.P. for the site of the proposed Adelaar development (site ID #C353014), located in the Town of Thompson at Concord Road, Kiamesha Lake.

Comments regarding this application must be submitted no later than May 29. The application can be reviewed at Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 393 Broadway.  Read more

Recognizing caregivers

LIBERTY, NY — The Caring for Caregivers Committee, created by Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC) and Catskill Regional Medical Center, invites Sullivan County residents to help formally recognize caregivers by sending brief letters describing how a caregiver they know is exceptional. Family caregivers will be recognized at a future special ceremony and will be invited to a ‘Blessing of the Hands’ on May 12 at Catskill Regional Medical Center.  Read more

Clothing drive at Sullivan West

LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — The Sullivan West Student Council is sponsoring a clothing fundraiser at the high school in Lake Huntington until Monday, May 25. A dumpster donated by Thompson’s Sanitation is next to the parking circle at the high school for your convenience in dropping off bags. Acceptable items include clothing and shoes, pocketbooks, backpacks, briefcases, belts, hats, gloves, scarves, ties and baby accessories. All household items made of fabric are accepted as well as soft and hard toys.  Read more

Stand-up paddle from Hancock to Port

UPPER DELAWARE RIVER — Professional stand-up paddleboard coach, guide and founder of Paddle on Purpose, Kevin Joseph of Rock Hill, NY, will attempt to be the first person to descend the Upper Delaware River (80 miles) from Hancock, NY to Port Jervis, NY, performing his paddling feat from May 7 through 10. He plans to cover about 20 miles day.  Read more

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