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Thursday, August 16, 2018


In General

Hudson Valley Honor Flight accepting applications for “Mission 21” to Washington, D.C. on October 6

WALDEN - Hudson Valley Honor Flight is still seeking veterans for its 21st mission taking place on Saturday, October 6th.
The flight will depart New York Stewart International Airport in New Windsor taking veterans on an all-expense paid trip to visit our nation's war memorials. Veterans will more


Senior Stroll at Walnut Mt.

LIBERTY - The public is invited to join a Senior Stroll on Wednesday, August 15th at 5:00pm at Walnut Mountain Park in Liberty, NY. This group outing is the third in a monthly series aimed at engaging folks age 60 and up to come out and enjoy several beautiful beginner trails in Sullivan County. more

Military Notes

Polomcean graduates Boot Camp

SOUTH CAROLINA — Austin Polomcean graduated from Boot Camp in Great Lakes, Illinois on November 9, 2017, Div. 001. He graduated top 5 in his division.
A June 2017 graduate of Tri-Valley, he is the son of Aaron Polomcean of Long Eddy and Melanie Hornbeck of Grahamsville.
Polomcean is now at more


Discover SUNY Sullivan Day on August 16th

LOCH SHELDRAKE - President Jay Quaintance invites prospective students interested in beginning their college careers this fall to attend “Discover SUNY Sullivan Day” on Thursday, August 16th. The day begins at 12 p.m. in the Kaplan Student Union.
Discover SUNY Sullivan Day is an opportunity for more


Dimeco, Inc. announces 2nd quarter earnings

HONESDALE, PA - Dimeco, Inc., parent company of The Dime Bank, reported net income of $3.6 million for the first six months of 2018, an increase of 9.4% over the same period 2017. At this income level, return on average assets was 1.10% and return on average shareholders' equity was 9.53%, an more


Birth Announcements

Welcome, Alynna!
Marisol Alvarado and Angel E. Martinez of South Fallsburg announce the birth of a daughter, Alynna E. Martinez Alvarado, born July 22, 2018, at the Seelig Division of the Catskill Medical Center in Harris.

Welcome, James!
Fernanda and Eugene Wiesbeck of Bloomingburg more


Willow Wisp Organic Farm hosts Lenape Nation Leaders

DAMASCUS - On Sunday, August 5th, farmers Greg Swartz, Tannis Kowalchuk and their 10 year old son Simon Kowalchuk-Swartz were honored to welcome members of The Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania to their farm, Willow Wisp Organic Farm, located in Damascus, Pennsylvania.
Led by Chief Gentle Moon, a more

College Notes

Johaneman awarded Dean's List with honors

LIVINGSTON MANOR - College freshman Jeremy Johaneman from Livingston Manor, son of Robert Johaneman and Christie Skope, made it onto the Dean's List with honors at The College at Brockport State University of New York this past spring semester. Congratulations on your achievement!

Arts & Culture

Shadowlands Theater - Sean Astin in John Cleese's “Bang Bang!” at Shadowlands

The name John Cleese will evoke images of hilarity, funny walks, and farcical nonsense. Most of us will relate this imagery to television's Monty Python's Flying Circus of the early 70's along with the handful of successive Monty Python movies and British television's Faulty Towers. Now comic more

Celebrations & Anniversaries

Celebrating year of bird, rivers and Zane Grey in Lackawaxen

LACKAWAXEN (Pa.) - The 14th Annual Zane Grey Festival not only celebrated the classic Western author, but also highlighted the beauty of the Delaware River by celebrating two anniversaries for legislative acts that protect migratory birds and the wild Delaware River itself.

“We have a lot of more


Honey Bee Festival increases respect for the species

The late Borscht Belt comedian Rodney Dangerfield used to complain that he never got any respect.
Well, after a third annual Narrowsburg Honey Bee Festival, it looks like honeybees are getting a little more respect through educational programs and the beekeeper vendors who are a key component of more

Awards & Milestones

Longtime Firefighter Honored by Sullivan County Legislature

MONTICELLO - Sixty-one years into fighting fires, you'd think Nelson Durland would take a break from the active roster of his beloved Hurleyville Volunteer Fire Department.
Not a chance.
“I still answer daytime fire calls,” the 79-year-old affirms, the deep sense of pride and obligation so more

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