Liberty High School honors athletes

LIBERTY, NY — The Liberty High School Athletics Department hosted the Athletic Block "L" Awards banquet on June 6 in the high school gymnasium. The event honors the varsity …
Ruffed Grouse at Deep Water

NARROWSBURG, NY — On Friday, June 21 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., The Ruffed Grouse will host “Towards Creative Utopia.” Ryan Ward, director of The Ruffed Grouse, will speak about …

Time to celebrate local strawberries

BETHANY, PA — The annual Strawberry Festival will be held on Saturday, June 22 from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 8 Court St. in Bethany Borough.  General admission is free, but guests can …

Lake Huntington News

A whirlwind of emotion

It is that time of year again! The final week of high school and New York State Regents testing is a whirlwind of emotions and activities. It’s a time when the reality of graduation starts to …
Narrowsburg News

The how and when of being informed

According to Wikipedia and the 2020 United States census, Tusten, NY has a population of 583 households, representing 376 families, for a total of 1,415 people. Among those 1,415 people are 1,416 …
Honesdale News

Flower arrangements for a season full of holidays

HAWLEY, PA — November was a very special month for all the members of the Country Gardeners’ Club because they celebrated their 30th anniversary.   Nobody would have expected that …
Seniors
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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, which will be observed on June 15, signifies our collective struggle against the mistreatment of older adults. Elder abuse is not only an individual problem; it's a …
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NEW YORK STATE — On May 14, Older New Yorkers’ Day, the New York State Office for the Aging honored two Sullivan County residents for their volunteerism. Maureen Hopper As a …
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Sustainability
Public meetings on the Neversink Watershed Management Plan

MONTICELLO, NY AND ONLINE — Join us in person or online for our last two Neversink Watershed Management Plan (NWMP) public meetings. We will be reviewing and taking comments on the NWMP …

Celebrate Earth Day at PEEC 

DINGMANS FERRY, PA — All are invited to Earth Day at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), observed on Saturday, April 27 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. You can learn about sustainable …

Recovery

NAMI Northeast PA schedules support groups

NORTHEAST PA — The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) chapter in Northeast PA has scheduled support groups for people living with mental illness as well as family, friends and …
Looking Back
Hon. Judith Smith Kaye

In honor of Women’s History Month, we are highlighting an exceptional woman and celebrated judge: The Hon. Judith Ann Smith Kaye, born on August 4, 1938 in Monticello, NY.  Judith was …

Community living stories
Empowering a Healthier Generation grants awarded

SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Sullivan 180 recently announced the Healthier Generation District Impact Grant recipients for the 2023-2025 grant cycle. The $20,000 grant supports specific goals of the …

Pike County Democratic Committee to honor Michael Weinstein

The Pike County Democratic Committee (PCDC) will honor former Pike County District Attorney and longtime Democratic activist Michael Weinstein at the annual gala on Saturday, June 29 at the Steer …

Shields Scholarship recipients honored 

LIBERTY, NY — The Sullivan County Shields, an organization composed of active and retired law enforcers and supporters, offers scholarship aid to a Sullivan County graduating senior who plans …

DKG Tau Chapter welcomes new members

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — Recently, the Tau Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society (DKG) met for the spring dinner meeting at Michelangelo’s Restaurant and Pizzeria. Members enjoyed …

Feeding the neighbors

HUDSON VALLEY, NY — It was a banner year for ShopRite Supermarkets’ 10th annual Feeding Our Neighbors campaign. The two-week event raised $107,663 to support Catholic Charities’ …

Summer Youth Leadership Academy one-week workshops

NEWBURGH AND PORT JERVIS, NY — Fearless! Hudson Valley will hold its week-long Summer Youth Leadership Academy (SYLA) in July. One academy week will be held in Newburgh from Monday, July 8 …

Sullivan 180 interns at work

SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — The 2024 class of Sullivan 180 interns have begun their work to care for gardens and other public spaces in communities throughout Sullivan County. From small planters and …

Second graders receive books from Monticello Kiwanis Club

MONTICELLO, NY — The Kiwanis Club of Monticello recently delivered chapter books to the 11 second-grade classes at the George L. Cooke Elementary School just before summer break …

Kevin Scot Graham named fifth Sullivan County poet laureate

SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — On May 4, Kevin Scot Graham was inaugurated for a two-year term as the Sullivan County poet laureate in a ceremony held at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library in …

Sullivan CCE nets grant

LIBERTY, NY — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced nearly $3 million in grants for 43 projects to reduce the negative impacts of invasive species on New York State’s natural resources, …

About that ‘Tiny Mighty Tick’

DAMASCUS, PA — Got ticks? They’re everywhere. Learn more about them at “The Tiny Mighty Tick,” an educational workshop to be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 20 at the …

Honesdale’s fireworks display needs your help

HONESDALE, PA — As we gear up for the upcoming Independence Day celebrations, the Greater Honesdale Partnership is calling on anyone who loves fireworks, or Honesdale, to do more than just show …

Aktion Club helps with Sweet Dreams Project

LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — The Aktion Club of Sullivan County recently held a successful Hoop-a-thon at New Hope Community.  The Aktion Club is a community service leadership group …

Ascend Acton Academy celebrates five years

MILFORD, PA — Enrollment for Ascend Acton Academy is now open to students aged four to 13.  Founded in 2020 by Alyssa and Rob Verdi, the school offers a unique alternative to …

Historic notes and reflections on Thompson’s three parks

  As a lifelong resident of Thompson, I have grown up enjoying our public open spaces and parks alongside thousands of other residents and visitors, even former President Jimmy Carter. …

Juneteenth closings in Wayne County

WAYNE COUNTY, PA — The Wayne County Courthouse and administrative offices, along with the recycling center, will be closed on Wednesday, June 19 in honor of the Juneteenth federal holiday. …

Wayne Bank promotes McConeghy

HONESDALE, PA — Jim Donnelly, president/CEO  of Wayne Bank, announced the promotion of Trust Operations Officer Marianne McConeghy to Assistant Vice President. McConeghy joined the …

Three recognized with Excellence in Service Awards at BOE meeting

LIBERTY, NY — Three more staff members were honored during the Liberty Central School Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, June 11. Earning Excellence in Service Awards were art teacher Kath …

'Called to Dance' with Lea Morris

NARROWSBURG and ONLINE — Lea Morris will be the focus of the June 16 meeting of the Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (UDUUF). The service will be conducted in person by the Rev. …

Liberty expands pre-K program

LIBERTY, NY — Liberty Central School District is expanding its pre-kindergarten program in the 2024-25 school year, thanks to the Statewide Universal Full-Day Prekindergarten Expansion Grant. …

Dime Bank website transitions to ‘.bank’

HONESDALE, PA — The Dime Bank recently transitioned its website from “thedimebank.com” to “thedime.bank” domain to provide customers with an even more secure banking …

Morningside Fishing Classic returns

HURLEYVILLE, NY — The 23rd annual Morningside Fishing Classic, sponsored by the Town of Fallsburg Parks and Recreation Program and the Hurleyville Fire Department, will be held Saturday, June …

A significant achievement for students

LIBERTY, NY — The Career and Technical Education Center at Sullivan BOCES proudly inducted 71 students into the National Vocational Technical Honor Society (NTHS).  Induction into the …

Honoring county's top students

MONTICELLO, NY — On June 10, Sullivan BOCES held its Thirty-Ninth Annual Academic Achievement Celebration at the Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark to honor the county’s top students …

When past and present collide 

NARROWSBURG, NY — The Delaware Valley Arts Alliance (DVAA) will hold an opening reception for artists Glenn Lieberman and Danielle Klebes from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 15 at the DVAA. …

Dragtastic weekend with divas and more

FORESTBURGH, NY — It’s described as a chance to let loose, celebrate Pride Month and enjoy stellar entertainment. Over the weekend of June 14-16, Drag Me to the Catskills offers …

Tables available for library yard sale/craft fair

HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne County Public Library will hold its yard sale/craft sale fundraiser on Saturday, July 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Park Street Complex.  Vendor space is …

Is a young person in your life a budding Picasso? 

ELDRED, NY — Young artists (up to age 16) are being given a platform to showcase their work. And they’ll have the experience of an opening night with their work on display at the Delaware …