Everyone agreed that the building that houses Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Sullivan County is in serious need of repair. The heating system, for example, is on its last legs, and staff this year strung some temporary wires and thermostats to coax heat into some of the colder places used for public programs. Read more
Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce First Friday Networking Breakfast at the Liberty Diner, 7:45-9am. Sponsored by Sullivan County Community College. Cost: $15 for members/$25 for non-members. 845/791-4200.
The Sullivan County Visitors Association will host its second “Grow Digital” workshop as part of its initiative to empower Sullivan County's tourism assets at The Cornell Cooperative Extension Building, 10am-3pm. Free for members, $25 for non-members. 845/747-4449.
The Town of Liberty third annual Town of Liberty Holiday Parade in conjunction with the Town’s annual Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony, Main St., 6pm. Following the parade the annual Tree Lighting will take place at the Town Hall and Liberty Main Street Stage. Light refreshments will be served. 845/292-7690.
The first annual Team Young Kick-a-Thon will be held at Young’s Tae Kwon Do School, 99-101 S.Main Street, 10-11:30am. Each athlete has spent the last few weeks recruiting sponsors to donate pledges based on how many kicks they can throw in a 90-minute period. Email TeamYoungTKD@gmail.com.
The Catskill Mountain Chapter of Hadassah will have its Chanukah Dinner Meeting at Yiasu Restaurant, 6:30pm. Bring your menorah for display and an interesting family story, if you have one. Chanukah gifts collected in conjunction with United Way; hats, scarves and gloves wrapped and labeled either boy or girl. 845/292-5133 or 845/292-8023.
Join Liberty Parks & Recreation, members of Renegades mountain bike club, and Morgan Outdoors, for a Walk to Witch Way at Walnut Mountain Park, 5:15pm. 60-minute roundtrip walk, along a wide, graded carriage road. 845/292-7690, 845/439-5507.
Monthly meeting of the Sullivan County Tea Party Patriots will be held at 240 Chestnut St., 7pm. Legislator Gene Benson will be the guest speaker. All are welcome. Email email@example.com or call 845/439-5401.
At their regularly scheduled monthly meeting on October 21, the Liberty Town Board accepted the preliminary budget for 2014 as presented to them by budgeting and accounting coordinator Cheryl Gerow.
A public hearing for the preliminary budget is scheduled for Monday, October 28 at 5:30 p.m. at the Town Hall, 120 North Main Street in Liberty. Read more
The project has been on the drawing board for at least 10 years, with numerous twists and turns along the way. Now, finally, the earth-moving machines are moving lots of earth in preparation of the Southern Catskills Red Meat Processing Facility. Read more