Cochecton Democratic Club hosts "Meet and Greet Our Candidates" at Tony's on the Lake, 7-9pm. $15pp. Discussion with candidates, prizes, appetizers, cake, coffee and tea. All are welcome. 845/932-8104.
Cochecton Day on The Lake and Lake Huntington Fire Co annual chicken BBQ and parade at the new fire house on County Rte. 116.
Craft fair, car show, food, games and music.
Arrayed in their caps and gowns, beaming with pride and savoring the moment, 93 Sullivan West graduates experienced a rite of passage through touching speeches, lovely music and finally the awarding of their well-deserved diplomas at the 2013 Sullivan West commencement ceremonies on June 22. Read more
At the June 12 monthly meeting of the Cochecton Town Board, the cursory review of correspondence directed to supervisor Gary Maas was unusually remarkable. A letter from Mark DePaul Lowery, Climate Policy Analyst with the Office of Climate Change at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, was openly critical of Town of Cochecton Resolution 29, Climate Smart Community Pledge. Read more
The tires on some buses that serve students that go to the Sullivan West Central School District were deflated sometime before school began on June 7. Read more
Voters in the Sullivan West School District overwhelmingly approved a $34.4 million budget, 453-185, for 2013-14. The spending plan comes with a tax levy increase of 1.99%, which is beneath the district’s state-mandated tax cap and lower than six other districts in Sullivan County. Read more
The lighter side of local government was evident at the Cochecton Town Board’s May 8 monthly meeting, after the board addressed the serious issues on its agenda, including highway maintenance materials bid and litter pluck results. Read more
Sullivan West SADD (Students Against Desructive Decisions) will hold a 5K Run/Walk, 10am. The course will be held in and around the Lake Huntington area. Participants should report to the Sullivan West High School Campus for registration. 845/932-8401.
The Sullivan West Central School District’s proposed spending plan for 2013-14 totals $34,470,595, a 3.10% increase from 2012-13. The preliminary local tax levy is listed at 1.99%, lower than six other districts in Sullivan County, according to a presentation given at the April 23 board meeting. Read more
Phelim McAleer, director of the controversial “pro-fracking” documentary “FrackNation,” will speak at a screening of his film on May 8 at 7 p.m. at Sullivan West High School in Lake Huntington. Read more