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What's going on in your community January 20 to 26

Posted 1/18/22

What's going on in your community January 20 to 26

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What's going on in your community January 20 to 26


Mobile DMV in Narrowsburg

NARROWSBURG, NY — The Mobile DMV will be at the Tusten Town Hall in Narrowsburg from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 25.

Call the Sullivan County DMV to make an appointment.

The office can be reached Monday through Friday, 9 a.m to 4:30 p.m. at 845/794-3872.

Kayla Maas receives Frank O’Hara award

SCRANTON, PA — Kayla Maas of Barryville was recognized by the University of Scranton for having the highest grade-point average in her junior year.

She received the Frank O’Hara medal.

Now a senior, she is majoring in kinesiology and volunteers for the university’s Center for Service and Social Justice. Maas serves as a teaching assistant for anatomy and physiology, and works as a nursing assistant at Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis.

Bingo at the Elks Lodge

MONTICELLO, NY — The Monticello Elks Lodge is hosting bingo every Saturday at 2 p.m. at the lodge, 46 North St.

The doors open at 12:30 p.m.

Previously, bingo was held every Tuesday evening. Bingo chair Ronni Scannell said, “The change was made to allow more people to attend on Saturday afternoons.”

There’s a full payout and a progressive jackpot, with weekly door prizes. Food is also available in the kitchen.

The Monticello Lodge supports local veterans, scouts, Little League and the Homeless Federation. It also provides coats and gloves for elementary school children. For information, contact bingo chair and past exalted ruler Ronni Scannell at 845/701-0695.

COVID-19 recovery program offered locally

PORT JERVIS, NY — As confirmed cases of COVID-19 rise, Westchester Medical Center Health Network reminds the community that recovery services are available at three regional hospitals.

The comprehensive program is offered at Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis, St. Anthony Community Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital.

The program treats individuals at any phase of COVID-19 infection, from testing and diagnosis to treatment for lingering symptoms afterward.

For more information, visit

New substance-abuse treatment, including MAT, in Monticello

MONTICELLO, NY — Restorative Management, which has been treating substance abuse in Orange County since 1995, is opening a new location at 64 Jefferson St., Ste. 2.

Services will begin in February and will include medication-assisted treatment. Spanish-language services are also available.

Restorative offers group therapy, with groups focusing on recovery, relapse prevention, gambling, anger management, co-occurring disorders, parenting skills and much more. Intensive outpatient services are also offered.

Counseling for individuals, families, couples and significant others is also available.

NARCAN training is offered, with kits provided.

For more information, hours of operation, or to schedule an appointment, visit their website at or call them at 845/250-1115 or email Restorative accepts most insurances, Medicaid managed care insurance and self-pay.

Get your trees and shrubs here

SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — The Sullivan County Soil and Water Conservation District will hold its annual tree and shrub program this year.

Landowners can choose from a variety of deciduous and conifer trees and shrubs, plus specialized packets with nut trees, flowering trees and shrubs, wildflowers, butterfly-attracting plants and perennials.

The district offers a range of quantities at a reduced cost to promote conservation plantings.

Other items available through the program are fruit trees and wildlife-habitat housing.  

Trees and shrubs offered through the program can be planted for a number of purposes, such as wildlife habitat, windbreaks, hedges, screens and stream bank or road bank stabilization.

To order, call the conservation district office at 845/292-6552  and request the brochure and order form, or visit its website at The order deadline is Monday, April 11.

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