The death of Robert Schenk, 33, of Narrowsburg in a head-on collision on State Route 17B on August 2 sparked action on the part of Sullivan County Sheriff Mike Schiff, who vowed to step up police presence in an effort to curb the many accidents that occur on the busy highway. Read more
Bethel Flea Market on the corner of 17B and Pine Grove Rd. Antiques, jewelry, shoes, bags, Dollar Store fruits and vegetables, crafts, household goods and more. All vendors and yard sellers welcome. 845/798-5088.
Craft and flea market at Faith Hall, 6 Mattison Rd., 9am-4pm. Hamburgers, hot dogs and other treats available from food concession. Sponsored by Faith Ministries for the purpose of fundraising to support events for community families. Held rain or shine. 845/583-7082.
The meeting of the Town of Bethel on May 28 attracted more people than usual as a number of residents came to voice their displeasure over the volume of the amplified music that pulsed over the hills surrounding Bethel Woods Center for the Arts until 2 a.m. over the Memorial Day Weekend. Read more
Chicken barbecue in Faith Hall at the Reformed Presbyterian Church, Rt. 17B across from Bethel Medical Center, 4:30-6:30pm. Donations are $12 for ½ chicken and $8 for ¼ chicken meal. Take-outs are available.
WHITE LAKE, NY — The Gays of Sullivan County are getting together at Benji and Jake's Restaurant Saturday, February 15, 2-6pm. Free admission and food/beverages for purchase. A great day for Gay/Gay-friendly folks to come meet friends and make new ones.
The Town of Bethel has become the latest municipality in Sullivan County to adopt the Climate Smart Communities Pledge. At the town meeting on November 13, the board voted unanimously to adopt the pledge, which is promoted by the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). Read more
There is a newly created bit of land surrounded by rocks in White Lake that has been the subject of complaints from neighbors. The matter was addressed at the Bethel Town Board meeting on September 23. Read more
Italian banquet from at Faith Hall beside the Reformed Presbyterian Church of White Lake (across from Bethel Medical), 4:30-6:30pm. Take-outs are available. Dinner includes a medley of Chicken Cacciatore, sausage and peppers, lasagna, along with salad, bread & dessert. Donations: $10 for adults, $8 for ages 4-12.
The victim/pedestrian involved in the accident on State Route 17B near Ballard Rd. in Smallwood (Town of Bethel) has been identified by next of kin. The victim is Rita S. Sherman, age 32, of White Lake, NY. Read more