The Catskill Mountain Chapter of Hadassah will have a book review meeting at the home of Lauren Miller, 1pm. The book that will be discussed is “The Man in the White Sharkskin Suit” by Lucette Lagnado. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or 845/794-3962.
The United Methodist Church of Monticello (UMC), 445 Broadway, presents Big Sky Productions in “Shorts & Sweets for the Holidays,” 2pm. Enjoy homemade sweets following the performance. Tickets cost $10 and all proceeds will benefit the UMC’s purchase of new media and sound equipment.
Kimberly Sabatini will speak about her debut young adult novel "Touching the Surface," at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 6:30pm. Free event. 845/794-4660 x 8.
Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service in the Bethlehem Temple Church on Fairground Road, 7pm. Sponsored by the Monticello Interfaith Council. All people of faith are invited. An offering of canned goods and donations will be collected for the Caring Hands Food Pantry at St. John’s Episcopal Church. Light refreshments served.
Sheriff’s Deputies are battling the latest crime wave to besiege Sullivan County: larcenies from automobiles. In the last 3 months deputies have investigated 53 incidents from Livingston Manor to Rock Hill, from Smallwood to Glen Spey. All the vehicles involved had one thing in common: they were unlocked. Read more
Gordon Jenkins, the mayor of Monticello, reportedly turned up at the site of a car accident on Broadway on November 16, and a volunteer firefighter suspected that he had been drinking. He reported his suspicion to the Monticello police. Jenkins left the scene but was later arrested by the Monticello police and taken to the station. Read more
Press release from Monticello Central School District:
On Monday, November 18, 2013 at approximately 12:30 p.m., the Robert J. Kaiser Middle School received a bomb threat. A note was found, turned into a teacher, who then brought it to the attention of the administration. Read more
The Sullivan County Human Rights Commission has issued the following statement: “We are pleased that the U.S. Senate passed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) that will provide basic protections against workplace discrimination to LGBT people. However, we are concerned that the House of Representatives will not get enough votes to make this important bill into the law of the land. The Human Rights Campaign has been working toward this moment for nearly two decades. Read more
Meeting of the Transportation Subcommittee of the Long Term Care Council in the Legislative Committee Room at the Sullivan County Government Center, 1:30-2:30pm. 845/807-0257.
Meeting of Long Term Care Council in the Board Room at Discovery Health Center, 3-5pm. 845/807-0257.