As in other towns in Sullivan County, the issues of gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing have been percolating through the local political process in the Town of Bethel for the past couple of years. At a town meeting on August 27, the town board gave its clearest indication to date about the likely path the board will follow. Read more
Combination of Hip Hop & Zumba for ages 5+ at Duggan School, 10am-12noon, free. RSVP: 845/482-3324.
Lakeside 55, 11:30am-2:30pm, $15 incl. bagels, lox, pastries, fruit, OJ & coffee. 50/50. 845/583-6419 or 807-2290.
Tarot card readings, handcrafted jewelry, henna tattoos, cosmetics, massages & more at Bubba's BBQ, 5:30-8pm. 845/551-8905.
Sponsored by Boys & Girls Club of Town of Wallkill at Bubba's BBQ, chamber members free, non-members $10. RSVP by 7/20: 845/791-4200., ext. 302.
4-day program w/ music, crafts, Bible stories & snacks for Kindergarten through grade 5 at Reformed Presbyterian Church, 6/30-7/3, 10am-12noon. RSVP: 845/583-7082.
As promised, James Bacon, an attorney representing property owners in the neighborhood called Beechwood, produced a letter from a title company that said that a five-foot boundary created during a land dispute back in the 1930s cannot legally be breached. Read more
Reformed Presbyterian Church, 4:30-6:30pm, ½ chicken $9, ¼ chicken $7. Take-out avail. Advance tickets: 845/583-7082.
Cobalt Studios, festivities 5:30pm, ceremony 7pm. 845/583-7025.
James Bacon explained the meaning of a negative reciprocal easement. He said it’s just a fancy term to say that if you buy property in a community with deed restrictions, such as no businesses, no clotheslines or whatever the restriction might be, you must abide by those covenants, and every owner of a lot in the community has a right to enforce those covenants against everyone else. Read more