Now that there are two lawsuits challenging the proposed casino resort at the site of the former Concord Hotel, the way seems clear for the project to go forward. Read more
Sullivan County Philatelic Society 20 lot stamp auction at the Ted Stroeble Recreation Center, 1pm. 845/794-2586.
On October 24, 2013, the New York State Police announced the arrest of Deshawn Booker and Melissa Figueroa of 75 High St., Apt 6, Monticello, NY. Read more
Temple Sholom will hold a Holiday Bazaar and Craft Show, 11am-3pm. The bazaar, which is sponsored by the religious school, will feature handmade crafts, jewelry, books, raffles, kids' activities, food, gifts, and fun. Vendor space available. 845/807-6013.
The E.B. Crawford Library will host a makeup application class for teens, 6:15pm. A professional makeup artist will teach the basics of makeup application, along with tips and tricks for specific looks. This class is limited to 10 people. Bring your own makeup. Call to reserve your spot: 845/794-4660 x 303.
The E. B. Crawford Public Library will begin hosting a book
discussion group for young adults in their 20s and 30s (Millenials). The discussion group will meet monthly, reading books aimed at this age group. Mysterious Magic is the theme for the first 3 months. 845/794-4660.
Sullivan County Acting Manager Joshua Potosek recently issued a statement on the county budget. He wrote, “Sullivan County has faced extreme budgetary challenges through the financial crisis over the past five years. As we approach the conclusion of 2013, the county is slowly beginning to improve financially. This proposed budget is the first since the beginning of the recession that does not include drastic service cuts, layoffs, exorbitant tax increases, or the use of fund balance in the general fund, but instead maintains existing service levels and modestly builds capacity in a few key strategic areas.” Read more
Fall Fun Day at the E. B Crawford Public Library, 1-3pm. Scarecrow-making, face-painting, fall stories and refreshments. Everyone is invited to participate in the scarecrow-making contest. 845/794-4660 ext. 303.
Rose sale sponsored by Monticello Kiwanis Club. Multi-color roses. $15/doz. Orders must be received no later than Nov. 15th; Pick-up is on Nov 26. Call Lori Benjamin at 845/794-7050 for further info.
"The Diamond as Big as the Ritz," a short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald, will be discussed at the next meeting of the great books discussion group at the E.B. Crawford Public Library. 7:30pm. Copies of the story are available at the library. New members are always welcome. 845/794-4660.