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Register for summer reading program

June 3, 2013

The Western Sullivan Public Library holds Summer Reading Program. Registration will begin June 3 and go through July 1 by going to www.wsplonline.org.

High School River Clean Up Day

June 8, 2013

High School River Clean Up. Earn community service hours by helping the National Park Service clean up the Delaware River. To register call 570/685-4871.

Western Sullivan Public Library Board of Trustees meeting

June 10, 2013
July 8, 2013
August 5, 2013
September 2, 2013
September 30, 2013
October 28, 2013
November 25, 2013
December 23, 2013
January 20, 2014
February 17, 2014
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April 14, 2014
May 12, 2014
June 9, 2014

Western Sullivan Public Library Board of Trustees meets on the second Monday of the month at 5pm. Meetings rotate to all three branches. Call 845/482-4350 for location or more information.

Western Sullivan Public Library Budget Vote

April 24, 2013

Western Sullivan Public Library Budget Vote at all three library branches, 2-8pm. Sullivan West School District residents can vote on the proposed 2013-2014 budget for the Western Sullivan Public Library. 845/482-4350.

Catskill Mountain Club hike/snowshoe

March 1, 2013

Join CMC board member Bob Moses on a scenic hike or snowshoe (if snow) from the parking area on Campbell Brook Rd., 11am. It is a moderate hike, over a couple of hills down to the lean-to at Trout Pond. The total round trip is about 6 miles and will take about 5 hours. Bring lunch or snacks. Maximum group size is 20. Dogs are welcome. Email rmoses@delhitel.net or call 607/746-3645.

Catskill Mountain Club snowshoe/cross-country ski trip

February 3, 2013

Superbowl Sunday Snowshoe Scramble beginning at Dry Brook Ridge Trail, 10:30am. Level of difficulty: moderate to difficult. Bring lunch. Dogs welcome. Bring snowshoes or cross-country skis. Length: 6 miles round trip. Approx duration: 4 hours. 845/586-3101 or email bodyworx@catskill.net.

Catskill Mountain Club cross-country ski trip

February 2, 2013

Two-trail cross-country ski tour on ski trails on Route 28 near Pine Hill: the Belleayre Mountain Cross Country Ski Trails and Rochester Hollow. Meet at the parking area at the Belleayre Mountain trail, 9am. Visit www.catskillmountainclub.org.

Catskill Mountain Club hike/snowshoe

February 1, 2013

Join Bob Moses for a hike/snowshoe from Big Pond to Alder Lake, 11am-4pm. Meet at the upper parking lot just past Big Pond. Bring lunch or snacks. Dogs are welcome. Group size is limited to 20. Email rmoses@delhitel.net or call 607/746-3645.

The Great Sullivan County Food Raiser

February 2, 2013

Local food pantry benefit held in three locations: The Dancing Cat Saloon in Bethel, Dutch's Tavern in Rock Hill and Mr. Willy's Restaurant in Monticello, all at 6pm. Donation: $5 or more at the door. 914/584-4119, 845/798-8018 or visit www.dancingcatsaloon.com.

Fracking film gets mixed reviews; Multiple spoiler alerts for ‘Promised Land’

The broad outlines of the film “Promised Land” could have been found in numerous towns in the region in recent times. A landman, in the person of Steve Butler (played by Matt Damon), turns up in a struggling Pennsylvania farm town trying to convince local landowners to sign gas leases.

That might have been an easy task were it not for an outsider environmentalist named Dustin Noble, played by John Krasinski, who turns up to work against Butler’s goal, not to mention the efforts of a local teacher Frank Yates, played by Hal Holbrook.  Read more

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