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Pit bull attacks mother, daughter; dog to be euthanized

Jamie Fico, who is six months pregnant, received an alarming surprise on the afternoon of April 16. She said, “The neighbor down the road came knocking on the door screaming. She doesn’t speak English very well. I came out to find out what’s going on and she tells me, 'The dog bites in the woods.' So now, I’m hearing about a dog bite, I’m pregnant, so I put my daughter in the car and I drive down there,” a short distance away from her Smallwood home.  Read more

86th annual Smallwood Day

August 23, 2014

Smallwood Civic Association celebrating the 20th anniversary of their Mountain Lake purchase. Join them from noon to evening at their Lake Hill Lodge, 302 Pine Grove Rd. Food, music, games. 845/583-8439.

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Fighting Fires5K run/walk

July 6, 2014

13th annual 5k run/walk around Smallwood Lake benefiting Smallwood-Mongaup Valley Fire Dept. Walkers 8:30am, runners 9am. $18 pre-register before 6/27, $20 day of race. Register online at Awards and after party. Certified course.

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Dessert Extravaganza

February 16, 2014

Dessert Extravaganza to benefit the Bethel Literacy Center and Past Perfect Book Store at Friends Restaurant, 1-3pm. $15 per person or $25 for 2 people. RSVP: 845/794-0017.

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Smallwood Forest Preserve unveiled; Positive ending to a long struggle

The 200 acres were once the center of a battle between a developer and a local pressure group. Now, about 137 of those acres are called the Smallwood Forest Preserve, and will remain forever wild under a conservation easement to be overseen by the Delaware Highlands Conservancy.
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Penny social

August 24, 2013

Super penny social at the Smallwood Community Center, 250 Sgt. Andrew Brucher Blvd. (next to Friends Restaurant), doors open at 6pm, calling 7:30pm. Kids table, door prizes. 845/583-0244, 845/583-5737.

Mohegan Sun Casino trip

August 19, 2013

Mohegan Sun PA Casino trip to benefit the Smallwood Mongaup Valley Fire Dept. Departing Smallwood-Mongaup Valley Fire Department at 9am and returning at 5:30pm. $40 per person. 845/796-8068.

Penny social fundraiser

July 13, 2013

The Smallwood-Mongaup Valley Fire Company and Ladies Auxiliary will co-host a penny social fundraiser. Proceeds benefit its 9/11 Memorial Park. 845/796-8068.

Appellate court on Toronto Reservoir; Ruling against Chapin Estate developer

Another court has weighed in on the matter of the Toronto Reservoir, and said that residents have the right to use a road in Chapin Estate to reach the recreational access area at the reservoir.  Read more

Professional Women of Sullivan County meeting

April 17, 2013

The Professional Women of Sullivan County will hold their next meeting at Friends Restaurant. The speaker, Scott Samuelson, will be talking about Sullivan County. Networking begins at 6pm, followed by dinner at 6:30pm. Dinner choices are: stuffed filet of sole, penne ala vodka, and eggplant parmesan. Cost: $22, includes salad, dessert, coffee/tea, tax and tip. RSVP by April 15 with your dinner order to or 845/791-4501.

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