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Monticello

Valentine's fundraiser

February 9, 2013

“Shorts & Sweets for Sweethearts” dinner theater at the United Methodist Church of Monticello, 6pm. Guests will be served salad, bread, lasagna, ice tea, and coffee or hot tea. Following dinner, the entertainment will begin while guests are enjoying homemade desserts. Tickets: $15. 845/262-2376.

Dance for Special Occasions

February 6, 2013
February 13, 2013
February 20, 2013
February 27, 2013
March 6, 2013
March 13, 2013
March 20, 2013
March 27, 2013
April 3, 2013
April 10, 2013
April 17, 2013
April 24, 2013
May 1, 2013

St. John Street Education Center, 5-6:30pm. Class fee: $139. 845/295-4900 or 845/791-4070 or visit www.scboces.org.

Dances from Around the World

February 6, 2013
February 13, 2013
February 20, 2013
February 27, 2013
March 6, 2013
March 13, 2013

St. John Street Education Center, 7-8:30pm. Class fee: $139. 845/295-4900 or 845/791-4070 or visit www.scboces.org.

Dances from Around the World

February 4, 2013
February 11, 2013
February 18, 2013
February 25, 2013
March 4, 2013
March 11, 2013
March 18, 2013

St. John Street Education Center, 7-8:30pm. Class fee: $139. 845/295-4900 or 845/791-4070 or visit www.scboces.org.

Ballroom Dancing 101

February 4, 2013
February 11, 2013
February 18, 2013
February 25, 2013
March 4, 2013
March 11, 2013
March 18, 2013
March 25, 2013
April 1, 2013
April 8, 2013
April 15, 2013
April 22, 2013
April 29, 2013
May 6, 2013

St. John St. Education Center, 5-6:30pm. Class fee: $139. 845/295-4900 or 845/791-4070 or visit www.scboces.org.

Sullivan farmers and newsprint; One person’s waste may be an animal’s bedding

With Sullivan County Legisl ators keeping a careful eye these days, Ed McAndrew thought that they should consider a county policy of since the late 1990s of allowing farmers to walk away with newsprint to be used for bedding for cattle or cows.

McAndrew, deputy commissioner of the Division of Public Works, said he did not have an exact figure about how much newsprint the farmers were taking, but he estimated “it’s in the neighborhood of 200 tons per year, and you’re looking at about $20,000 a year of newsprint that isn’t being marketed.”  Read more

Two men sentenced for cocaine in Monticello

District Attorney Jim Farrell announced that two men, David Guisewhite, 25, of Elmira, N.Y. and Jose Brigannti, 21, of Bronx, N.Y. were sentenced in Sullivan County Court to state prison terms for the possession of over 4 ounces of cocaine after a traffic stop on State Route 17 in the Town of Rockland on May 12, 2012.  Read more

Great Books Discussion

February 12, 2013

"I Stand Here Ironing," a short story by Tillie Olsen, will be discussed at the next meeting of the great books discussion program at the E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. Copies of the story are available at the library. New members are welcome. 845/794-4660.

Sullivan chair takes the blame for auditing firm controversy

“I screwed the process up, guilty.” Those were the words of Scott Samuelson, chair of the Sullivan County Legislature, at a meeting on January 17, regarding a resolution about an agreement with a firm named PKF O’Conner Davies, which has audited the county’s books for the past few years.  Read more

Cochecton councilman proposes drilling ban; Fellow lawmakers not interested

Larry Richardson said his views on gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing have evolved over the years. He’s now convinced that the best way to protect the town against the possible harms of drilling is to follow the lead of four other Sullivan County towns, and adopt a ban on gas drilling.  Read more

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