There was a festive atmosphere at the barn in Jeffersonville where full-time residents and weekenders gathered for a voter registration drive on October 6. Posters for the drive urged residents to “vote where it counts,” and was aimed at, among others, people who own second homes in Sullivan County, and who are, according to various court decisions, therefore eligible to vote in Sullivan County, even if the residents spend more time at a home elsewhere. Read more
It’s well-established law in New York State that residents who occupy more than one home have a choice about where they can register and vote. A person who owns or rents an apartment in New York City, for instance, and who also owns a second home in the Town of Delaware, is permitted to register and vote in the Town of Delaware even if that home is not the voter’s primary place of residence. Read more
WJFF's annual "Wonderful Things" silent auction takes place at the Jeffersonville Fire Hall on Main St., 1-4pm. Attendees will bid on vintage handbags, home goods, kitchenwares, fine furniture, decorative items and more. www.wjffradio.org.
National Alpaca Farm Days at Imagine Alpacas!, 8am-4pm. They will welcome guests to join them for many activities including hands on with the alpacas, feeding them, educational lectures on their care and breeding and demonstrations on fiber spinning, and wet and dry felting, all free. 845/231-3315 or 845/325-2968.
Jack Costello, a member of Jeff Lions and Jeffersonville Enhances more of Sullivan (JEMS), was dubbed volunteer of the year at the Jeffersonville Firehouse on September 14. The award came from Village of Jeffersonville Mayor Bill Thony and his board. Costello said in an email, “I was speechless and for once kept quiet especially after our exciting JEMS duck race earlier, but I need to set the record straight.” Read more
Join actors Debra Winger and Arliss Howard for a voter registration drive at the Eddie Adams Barn (247 North Branch Jeff Rd.), 3-6 pm. Music by the Needmore Brothers. Potluck. All are welcome. 845/468-7063.
Sullivan County CROP Hunger Walk. Meet at Jeffersonville Presbyterian Church, Main Street (Route 52). Registration at 2pm, step-off at 2:30pm. Form a team, join a team or donate to the CROP Walk. www.cropwalk.org.
On September 12, Marie Zelesky thought she was going to the regular meeting of the Jeffersonville Seniors Club at the Jeffersonville Town Hall. Little did she know that Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther had planned a surprise birthday party for Marie, who will turn 106 years old on September 20. There were balloons, cake, party hats and Marie’s closest friends for the celebration. Read more
Jeffersonville Fire Department 93rd annual roast beef supper served family style at the Jerffersonville Fire House, 4:30-8:30pm. Donations: adults $11, children 5-12 $5, under 5 free. All takeouts $11.
The public is invited to attend a traditional BBQ dinner using the original Cornell University chicken recipe, with an old-fashioned dance to follow, dinner is 6 to 7pm and dancing is 7-10 pm at Bridle Hill Farm on 190 Hemmer Rd. Tickets: $30 for adults and $15 for youth under 10 years of age. 845/292-6180.