Postcards and Poetry: An Historical View of Tusten through Verse will be featured at the annual local history event of Tusten Historical Society at the Tusten Town Hall, 200 Bridge St., 2pm. Regional poets have written poems to accompany postcards from the historical society’s archives. Free. Light refreshments served.
An Evening with Akiko Hosoi and Andrew Trombley at thy E.B. Crawford Public Library, 6:30pm. Akiko and Andrew present a documentary on the history of violin making followed by a musical performance. Free. 845/794-4660.
Fall genealogy program at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 479 Broadway, 6–7:30pm. Gordon MacAdam will explain how he and his brother Henry weaved together information using government agencies and online resources to gather their comprehensive family history. 845/794-4660.
Pre-K Story Time is every Friday at The Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 10:30am. This program will continue to develop early literacy skills with stories and crafts. 845/794-4660 ext. 5.
Toddler Story Time is every Monday at The Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 10am. Early literacy program for toddlers and their caregivers. This program uses rhymes, books, crafts and finger plays to develop skills that will help children get ready to read. 845/794-4660 ext. 5.
Fall Culinary Program at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 479 Broadway, 6– 7:30pm. Celebrity Chef Johnny Ciao will do a cooking demonstration preparing an inventive cuisine recipe while sharing fun stories of hanging out with Carlos Santana, Huey Lewis and Michael Jackson. Signing and selling of his cookbooks. 845/794-4660.
The next meeting of the full Sullivan County Workforce Development Board will take place at Robert Green Truck Division, 162 Bridgeville Rd., 8-9am.
Sullivan County ATV Association annual fall ATV Run held September 17-18. It will take place on Poli Field at the corner of Sackett Lake Road and South Maplewood Road. Camping offered Friday and Saturday nights with rides on Saturday and Sunday. Food available for purchase throughout the weekend. $45 per person to ride, camping $20 per night.
Sullivan County District Attorney Jim Farrell announced today that Jefferson Alvarez, 35, of Union City, N.J. was convicted on September 1 by a Sullivan County jury of two counts of sexual abuse in the first degree, both class D violent felonies, after a four day trial in Sullivan County Court.
The jury deliberated for about an hour before returning its guilty verdicts. Farrell said that the evidence at trial established that Alvarez subjected an eleven year old child to sexual contact at a home in the Village of Monticello in August of 2013. Read more
The Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce presents a formal night of Sullivan Stars & Starlets at Mr. Willy’s, 3695 Route 42, 7-11pm. Tickets $100/person include hors d’oeuvres, dinner, complimentary sangria and beer. Table games, photo booth, prizes and DJ by Party Master. 845/791-4200.