Attendees from Sullivan and surrounding counties congregate at the trade show for the Farm to Market Connection conference held at the CVI building on March 25. The conference, organized by the Pure Catskills Buy Local Campaign, featured keynote speaker Chris Fowler of Syracuse First, who discussed the importance of localization vs. globalization with regard to small businesses in general and agriculture in particular, and a “transformational, not transactional” paradigm of economic development that targets community building as well as economic growth. Read more
Avoid invasive plants & other pitfalls at CVI Center, 7pm. Refreshments. RSVP: sulllivanrenaissance.org or 845/295-2445.
The Sullivan Renaissance Annual Conference & Expo was held at the CVI Building on March 10 and unofficially kicked off the gardening and beautification season.
The new Sullivan County Legislative Chairman Scott Samuelson started the program with an a cappella rendition of America the Beautiful. Can he sing? Senator John Bonacic thought so, and said Samuelson was in the wrong business, meaning he should be a professional singer. Read more
Overview of Mid-Hudson Regional Plan & what makes a good project, presentation on navigating the grant process & how to prepare at CVI Bldg., 7pm. RSVP: 845/295-2443.
Learn how to work smarter in the garden at CVI Center, 12/7, 7pm. RSVP by 12/5: 845/295-2445.
Meet Town of Liberty candidates at CVI Building (auditorium), 7pm. Q&A follows. 845/292-9797.
"Beyond Kübler-Ross: New Perspectives on Death, Dying & Grief" exploring current theoretical perspectives at Cornell Cooperative Ext., 3-5pm, free. Refreshments. RSVP: 845/292-5250.
Detailed instructions in simple techniques to provide comfort & relaxation at Cornell Cooperative Ext., 6-8pm, free. RSVP: 845/292-5250.
Gardening seminar at CVI Center, 10/5, 7pm. RSVP by 10/3: 845/295-2445.
Saturday, September 10, 2011 - Troopers responded to a two car property damage accident on Ferndale Road in the town of Liberty. A 2003 Silverado driven by David French, age 58 of Rome, PA was struck by a 2010 Dodge Avenger driven by Nathaniel C. Duffy, age 26 of North Branch, NY. The investigation resulted in the arrest of Mr. Duffy for Driving While Intoxicated. He was issued tickets returnable to the town of Liberty court on September 15, 2011.