On the issue of fracking, where agreements about facts are scarce, there is never a shortage of passion and emotion. Read more
It’s usually not a good sign when Noel van Swol says, “I almost feel like saying, ‘I told you so.’” And that’s what the board member said at a meeting of the Sullivan West Central School District at the high school on August 23.
Speaking as the chairman of the Facilities Needs Committee, van Swol informed his colleagues that a sinkhole had been discovered at the high school, and the estimated cost to repair it was $3,000 to $8,000. Read more
For some in the town of Cochecton, the Road Use Law, which was listed under the title of new business, is anything but new. Read more
Paintings, sculpture, photography & ceramics on display at The Nutshell Arts Center through 8/19, weekends. 845/614-5456 or 423-2905.
Pancake breakfast, vendors, Thunder 102 live, craft fair, car cruise & judging, parade, chicken BBQ & more at the firehouse, 7am-5pm, rain or shine. Car show & craft fair: 845/932-8586, tractors: 594-4973, breakfast, BBQ or firetrucks in parade: 932-8514.
Hundreds of relatives, friends and faculty members packed into the gym at Sullivan West Central High School (SW) to celebrate the accomplishments of the 100-plus graduates who successfully completed the final year of their high school careers. The Class of 2012 Commencement Ceremony was a very successful event on that flowed smoothly and had some pleasant surprises along the way. Read more
DVO presents Giuseppe Verdi's Otello based on William Shakespear's tragedy at Sullivan West High School, 8pm, $25. 845/252-3136.
Hosted by Cochecton Youth Commission at the firehouse, 10am-2pm, cars $5, trucks/vans $7. Raffles. 845/252-6559.
Sullivan West High School, 2:30-7:30pm. Drawing for chance to win a tablet. 800/733-2767.
Hosted by The Janice Center & Sullivan County Alzheimer's Assoc. at The Nutshell, 6-7:30pm, $10 suggested. Raffles. 845/482-5430.