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Thursday, July 20, 2017


In General

Shorts and Sweets at Mamakating Library

WURTSBORO — The Mamakating Library presents Big Sky Productions in a performance of Shorts & Sweets on Friday, July 28 at 7 p.m. The program performed by Big Sky's Artistic Director, Carol Montana along with actress DeLois "Cookie" House, will include jokes and short stories on a variety of more


Crystal run healthcare implants world's smallest leadless pacemaker

MIDDLETOWN - Crystal Run Healthcare recently announced that its Cardiology division successfully inserted the world's smallest pacemaker, Micra TPS, into a patient, for treatment of bradycardia, a condition defined by slow or irregular heart rhythm. Pacemakers are the most widely used methods to more

Military Notes

Will Quackenbush graduates from USMA

WEST POINT — William Lawton Quackenbush of Claryville graduated from West Point on May 27, 2017. He is the fourth generation of the Quackenbush family to graduate from West Point.
His great-grandfather, Colonel Robert Quackenbush graduated from West Point in 1931 and served in WW II and the more


Career & Technical BOCES grads honored

LIBERTY — The Sullivan County BOCES held its Recognition Ceremony for 180 graduating Career & Tech students at the Tri-Valley Central School recently.
Parth Patel (MCS), Lillie Carnell (MCS), New Vision Health students, and William Waterton, (MCS) Public Safety student spoke on behalf of their more


City Girl Cakery Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

ELLENVILLE - The Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce & Ellenville-Wawarsing Chamber of Commerce is proud to support City Girl Cakery, at 163 Canal Street, Ellenville, NY on July 15, 2017 at 11am.
City Girl Cakery, LLC is a small custom cake shop and bakery offering everything from muffins, more


Welcome to the world

HARRIS — Catskill Regional Medical Center, in Harris, has announced the following recent births:
• A son, Lucas Michael Houghtaling Hopkins, on June 15, 2017, to Kristin Hopkins and Daniel Houghtaling of Liberty.
• A daughter, Aliza Anne Kautz, on June 14, 2017, to Amanda and James Kautz more


Willow Wisp Organic Farm Store Opens July 21st in Callicoon

CALLICOON —Willow Wisp Organic Farm, founded by Greg Swartz and Tannis Kowalchuk in 2008 in Damascus, PA will be opening a weekend farm store in Callicoon, NY on Friday, July 21st. The pop up farm stand store will feature freshly harvested organically certified vegetables, herbs, and flowers. more

College Notes

Binghamton U. names Spring ‘17 Dean's List

BINGHAMTON — Binghamton University, State University of New York, has announced the Dean's List for the Spring 2017 semester. The following students qualified for the Dean's List honor at the college, all are residents of Monticello:
• Patrick Cook
• Heather M. Giza
• Morgan Elizabeth more

Arts & Culture

August 5 event at Barryville Arts

BARRYVILLE/SHOHOLA - The history of women is music is an embarrassment—not to women, but to male historians like the ones who compiled the Concise Oxford History of Music. Clara Schumann is briefly mentioned, and not one other woman's name appears in the entries.
As we know from our research on more

Celebrations & Anniversaries

Antique appraisals set at ‘Douglas City Days'

LONG EDDY — Did you ever wonder what that vase that your great aunt gave you was worth? Or maybe you have an old object that you don't know what it is.
On Saturday, July 15, between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. in the Long Eddy Firehouse, and as part of “Douglas City Days,” you may bring your items to more


Liberty celebrates Independence

LIBERTY — Hundreds of people flooded out onto Main Street on Tuesday for the 23rd annual Fourth of July Festival hosted by the Greater Liberty Chamber of Commerce.
Vendors lined the streets and classic cars packed the parking lots surrounding Liberty Elementary School.
The New York State more

Awards & Milestones

Monticello Kiwanis recipient of distinguished awards

MONTICELLO - Hudson River West Past Super Distinguished Lieutenant Governor Barbara Ewanciw presented the Kiwanis Club of Monticello with the Distinguished Club Certificate and patches for 2015-2016. Jane Sorensen and Kathy Garlick received Distinguished Past President and Distinguished Past more

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