St. John Street Education Center through 3/26, Fri., 10am-4:30pm, $100. RSVP: 845/295-4900 or 791-4070.
Receive 4 hours of state mandated training credits in Legislative Hearing Room, Gov't Center: State Environmental Quality Review Act Basics, 4-6pm; Farmland Protection & Agricultural Viability, 6:30-8pm. Free, public welcome. RSVP: 845/807-0527.
E.B. Crawford Public Library, 6pm.
"What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank" by Nathan Englander will be discussed at E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. New members welcome. 845/794-4660.
Info on long-term care services in Sullivan County in Legislative Meeting Rm. (Gov't Center), 3-4:30pm. Public welcome. 845/807-0257.
“The resolution came about because the legislators heard the public and they wanted to respond.” That was how lawmaker Ira Steingart, chair of the Community and Economic Development Committee introduced a resolution dealing with the Sullivan County Visitors Association (SVCA) on February 2. The resolution supersedes another resolution passed the previous week, which called for immediately issuing a request for proposals (RFP) from interested nonprofit organizations to promote tourism in the county. Read more
Make Hamantaschen for Purim at Temple Sholom, 1pm. 845/794-3962.
A valuable Torah stolen in December from the Landfield Avenue Synagogue has been recovered. Police arrested Christopher Colvill, 41, of Woodridge, on Tuesday, January 24 morning and charged him with criminal possession of stolen property. They recovered the scroll, valued at $35,000, from his house. Read more
Visitors association compared to Halliburton;Democratic chair responds to change in tourism money (updated story)
MONTICELLO, NY — Darryl Kaplan, the chair of the Sullivan County Democratic Committee, issued a press release on January 31, defending the decision of five of the newly elected Democrats of the legislature to change the way tourism dollars are awarded. Read more