Pre-K story time at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 10am. This program will continue to develop early literacy skills with stories and crafts. Free. 845/794-4660.
Toddler story time at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 10am. This program uses rhymes, books, crafts and finger plays to develop skills that will help children get ready to read. 845/794-4660.
Mohegan Sun (Pocono Downs, Wilkes-Barre, PA) casino trip on March 5. Sponsored by Monticello Kiwanis Club. Bus leaves parking lot of Town of Thompson Town Hall (located at Monticello Shop Rite Mall) at 8am and returns by 5pm. Cost: $35 per person, includes $25 free play plus $5 food coupon. Deadline for reservations is Feb. 18. 845/794-2888.
Special Prosecutor Patricia E. Gunning announced on January 8, that Michael Cubero, 39, was sentenced to eight years in prison for sexually abusing woman in his care in a group home. It is the maximum penalty allowed by law. Read more
After some behind-the-scenes jockeying, the nine members of the Sullivan County Legislature united on the morning of January 4. They all voted in favor of making Luis Alvarez the new chair of the legislature. Read more
Monticello Senior Citizens meeting at the Ted Stroebele Center, 2 Jefferson St. Mary Paige Clouse, the director of the new Monticello Public Library, will explain all its functions and programs available to everyone.
The Sullivan County Philatelic Society will have a ten lot auction at the Ted Stroebele Recreation Center, 2 Jefferson St., 1pm.
Members of the Country Voices Poetry Group will read their original works in the reading room of the new Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 479 Broadway, 6:30pm.
The Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library is starting a Lego Club. The first meeting will have one morning and one afternoon session. Kids ages 7-12 can sign up to come from 11am-12noon, or 3-4pm. Register: 845/794-4660 ext. 109.
WJFF 90.5 FM presents a community Messiah sing-along at St. John's Episcopal Church, 15 St. John's St., 2pm. Admission: one or more non-perishable food items for the Caring Hands Food Pantry. 845/482-4141.