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Family services programs detailed

Representatives from the Sullivan County Division of Family Services (DFS) appeared at a meeting at the government center on August 7, and gave detailed reports about some of the division’s programs and operations.  Read more

First Friday Networking Breakfast

September 5, 2014

First Friday Networking Breakfast at the Blue Horizon Diner, 4445 Route 42, 7:45am-9am. Sponsor: The Keats Agency. Cost: $15 members
845/791-4200. Email office@catskills.com.

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Leading chicken expert to speak

August 14, 2014

Craig Russell, foremost chicken expert, will speak at the meeting of the Catskill Exotic Bird Club at TD Bank North Bldg, Broadway, 7:30pm. He will bring weird and rare chickens. Free admission and refreshments.

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Richie Chiger

Salvaged Art for the Garden

August 14, 2014

Master Gardeners Susan Dollard and Sandra Nackley from Cornell Cooperative Extension on "Salvaged Art for the Garden" at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 7pm. Learn creative ways to re-use and recycle ordinary objects into garden art. 845/794-4660.

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Literacy Volunteer book sale

August 10, 2014

Literacy Volunteers to hold a huge book sale at its Read it Again Book Store, 10am-4pm. This is a buy one, get one free sale. All proceeds benefit Literacy Volunteers. 845/794-0017.

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Program on beekeeping

August 5, 2014

Summer program at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library beekeeping with Don Bertholf, 7pm. Bertholf, a seasoned beekeeper, will share tips for beginner, intermediate and advanced beekeepers on how to get a hive/hives of bees up and producing honey, plus tips on how to protect your hives. Free. 845/794-4660.

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Philatelic Society meeting

August 10, 2014

The Sullivan County Philatelic Society will hold its meeting at the Ted Stroebele Recreation Center, 1pm. A 20-lot auction and short business meeting will take place first.

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Art Rosenzweig

Monticello remains believed to be homicide victim

Monticello Police Chief Robert Mir announced today that the skeletal remains found on June 10, 2014, in a wooded area located behind the Sleepy Hollow Apartments Complex in the Village of Monticello have been positively identified, by DNA tests performed at the New York State Police Crime Laboratory, as the remains of April Parker, 31, of Terry Lane, Monticello, N.Y. An autopsy conducted has determined that Parker’s death was a homicide.  Read more

Turmoil in Sullivan Family Services; legal battle escalates

The battle that has been brewing for nearly two years in the Sullivan County Department of Family Services (DFS) boiled into the open on July 22, with a lawyer for DFS commissioner Randy Parker issuing a press release that harshly criticizes an investigation that targeted Parker.

The legislature in June passed a resolution to spend $175,000 to pay for an investigation into various complaints within DFS.  Read more

Walk for a Cause

July 26, 2014

Second annual indoor 5k walk fundraiser, 9 Monticello St., 9am-12 noon. Benefits Sullivan County Federation for the Homeless and the United Way of Sullivan County. Health and wellness vendors, 50/50 raffle. Suggested donation $10, kids under 10 free. 845/807-6013.

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Jessi-Ann Rosenbaum
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