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Open Space Institute issues report on development

While development in the Catskills is often controversial, a new report from the Open Space Institute (OSI) says there is room for substantial development in the region without causing negative impacts to the environment.  Read more

A water walk for awareness

A beautiful vessel holding water from Buttermilk Falls in New York’s Catskill Mountains will be borne by five women on a 90-mile trek beginning at the Neversink Reservoir near Liberty, NY and concluding at Salt Springs State Park in Susquehanna County, PA. The women will walk 15 miles daily to accomplish their mission to raise awareness of the sacredness of the water and the land upon which life depends.  Read more

Call for submissions: 'DIGit Media Arts Exposition'

April 12, 2011 - April 29, 2011

DVAA calls for video & audio works for June exhibition in Narrowsburg. Must be rec'd by 4/29. Submission form: ArtsAllianceSite.org or 845/252-7576.

Youth weekend turkey hunt contest

April 23, 2011 - April 24, 2011

Ages 12-15 may register birds at Fur, Fin & Feather Sport Shop (Livingston Manor), 7am-1:30pm, free for Sullivan County Long Beards NYS Chapter Extreme Jakes (others may purchase membership ($10) at weigh-in station). 845/439-3738.

'Come Paint with Me'

June 2, 2011 - October 13, 2011

On-site outdoor painting & sketching throughout the region through 10/13, Thurs., 10am-3pm, free. 570/775-6896.

'Savor the Arts'

April 9, 2011 - April 10, 2011

Weekend of simultaneous house parties (Sat.) & open house benefitting DVAA's "Arts Alive Drive' (Sun.), 11am-1pm, $15 brunch. 845/252-7576.

DEP ‘clarifies’ drilling inspections

A memo leaked on March 30 seemed pretty clear. Notices of violation (NOV) could not be issued by gas drilling inspectors without first getting approval from headquarters.  Read more

Pot growing operation may be linked to organized crime

Sullivan County’s largest pot-growing bust began late last Tuesday, and has expanded to reveal operations at seven locations in the towns of Highland, Lumberland and Mamakating.  Read more

Library amnesty

April 10, 2011 - April 16, 2011

Bring back overdue books or DVDs to any Western Sullivan Public Library branch & no fines will be charged through 4/16. wsplonline.org.

Water webinar

April 27, 2011

"Rain Barrels & Rain Gardens" live seminar, 12noon & 7pm, free. Must register: extension.psu.edu/water/webinar-series/schedule/registration. 570/296-3400.

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