Petitions signed by voters in the Sullivan West Central School District, which may force a voter referendum on the sale of the Narrowsburg School, were delivered to superintendent Dr. Ken Hilton on January 3.
According to Dick Riseling, the resident who had put in a rejected bid to purchase the school, there were 1,255 signatures opposing the sale which, according to everyone involved, is enough to trigger the referendum and, according to Riseling, is 200 more than needed. Read more
About 50 tourism businesses exchanged rack cards and other literature in advance of the opening of the summer tourist season in Sullivan County. The event this year was held at the Fort Delaware Museum of Colonial History in Narrowsburg on May 16. Read more
The River Gallery is holding an artist reception for Ishwar Malleret, 6-8pm. Mixed media paintings. 845/252-3238.
If you’ve been to a Town of Tusten board meeting recently, you know they have been rife with arguments and shouting matches. Read more
Join the Park Rangers for a guided hike of the Tusten Mountain Trail for National Trails Day at the Ten Mile River Access, 10:30am. Free. 570/685-4871.
Prix fixe dinners at The Heron and Gerard's River Grill, starting at 6pm. Performance by David Driver at the Tusten Theatre, 8pm. Tickets: $25. 845/252-7272.
Fort Delaware Museum of Colonial History opens for the 2013 season Memorial Day weekend with a three-day market fair. 845/252-6660.
A formal offer to buy the Narrowsburg School was made on Thursday, May 9 by The Solution Project (TSP), a community group with a seven-member board founded in December 2012. TSP is currently making plans to turn the vacant building into a center for community, local food development projects, education and more. Read more
At one time there was some $850,000 available to build a Scenic Byway Visitors Center on Route 97. But because there was a county match required of $150,000, and tough economic times gripping the county and world, the project has not come to fruition. Read more
“Above and Beyond,” an exhibit of mixed media works by Erica Hart, opens with a reception at the Delaware Arts Center’s Alliance Gallery, 7-9pm. The exhibit will be on view through June 8. 845/252-7576 or visit www.ArtsAllianceSite.org.