Meet the candidates, clothing swap, meditation and more

What's going on in your community October 10 to October 16

Posted 10/9/19

What's going on in your community October 10 to October 16

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Meet the candidates, clothing swap, meditation and more

What's going on in your community October 10 to October 16


Simple techniques of breathing meditation

NARROWSBURG, NY — On Sunday, October 13 at 10:15 a.m. in the Narrowsburg Union room 102, Christian Gauthier of the Kadampa Meditation Center in New York will present a service about the Buddhist perspective of inner peace and how to cultivate it within our hearts using simple techniques of breathing meditation.

This one-hour service is free and open to the public. Visit for more information.

Community children’s clothing swap

MONTICELLO, NY — On Saturday, October 12, the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library will celebrate Great Give Back Day by hosting its first annual community clothing swap. This initiative began in Suffolk County, NY with a mission to provide opportunities for library patrons to participate in meaningful, service oriented experiences.

Bring clean, good-condition children’s clothes, shoes and Halloween costumes to the library between 10 and 11 a.m. Those who donate clothes can start to shop the selection; anyone who does not can still shop from 2 to 3 p.m.

For more information, email Cheryl Jones at or call 845/794-4660 ext. 8.

Meet the candidates

NARROWSBURG, NY — The Narrowsburg Union will host a Meet the Candidates event on Sunday, October 13, from 12 noon to 1 p.m. Candidates running for Town of Tusten offices, along with those running for Sullivan County Legislative District 1, county judge and county clerk will each make a five-minute presentation about their qualifications and background, why they are running and what they hope to accomplish. There will be no debating or commentary from the public during the presentations, but candidates will be available afterward to meet audience members, answer questions, or hear concerns.

The event will be moderated by Greg Triggs, and presentations will be made by Scott Samuelson and Rob Doherty, running for Sullivan County Legislative District 1; Jim Farrell and Cynthia Dolan running for county judge; David Sager and Russell Reeves, running for county clerk. Also presenting are Tusten office seekers Kevin McDonough and Ben Johnson for supervisor; Brandi Merolla, Bruce Gettel and Bernie Lohman for town council; and Don Neiger (running unopposed) for highway superintendent.

Meet the Candidates is free and open to the public and will be held in the Delaware Hall of the Narrowsburg Union. For further information, visit www.narrows or call 845/252-3100.

‘Live, Love, Serve: 4-H 5K Race’

HORTONVILLE, NY — Small Town Country 4-H Club invites the public to its second annual Live, Love, Serve: 4-H 5K Race on Sunday, October 13. The fundraiser will begin at 9 a.m. on a USA Track and Field certified course on Main Street. Day-of registration will begin at 7 a.m. Participants must be at least eight-years old and accompanied by a parent or guardian if under age 14. You do not need to be a current 4-H member to enter.

Cost is $25 for adults and $15 for 4-H youth members. For more information, visit

Across the bridge 5K Run/Walk

SHOHOLA, PA — Shohola Boy Scout Troop 76 invites the tristate community to join the Shohola-Barryville Bridge 5K Run/Walk scheduled for Saturday, October 12, at 9:30 a.m. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.

The course begins at Rohman Park, winds through the town of Shohola, then across the Delaware River into Barryville, NY before looping back to Rohman Park.

This 5K event will serve as the kickoff to Pumpkins in the Park that begins at 11:30 a.m.

For additional information and to register, visit the race website at

Eagles in our region

LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — On Saturday, October 12 at 4 p.m., the public is invited to Morgan Outdoors for “Eagles in the Upper Delaware River Watershed” with Ken Myett to learn about the relationships of bald eagles with the region. Watch the film “Eagles, an American Success Story” produced by the Delaware Highlands Conservancy and featuring Peter Nye who took the lead and brought bald eagles back to New York State. Enjoy the complimentary exhibit currently showing at Morgan Outdoors, on loan from the Delaware Highlands Conservancy, “The Eagle in Its Environs.”

To reserve a seat to this free event, call 845/439-5507 or email


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