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Monday, January 22, 2018

Community

In General

UDSB has funds to reduce vegetation on Rt. 97

NARROWSBURG - Owners of private and public properties along New York State Route 97 that would benefit from reducing vegetative overgrowth to enhance views from the highway are encouraged to contact the Upper Delaware Scenic Byway (UDSB) Committee about funding opportunities.
All trimming work ...read more


Health

Honesdale Bariatric Program Announcement, Free Seminar

HONESDALE - Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers is pleased to announce the establishment of Honesdale Bariatrics, a weight loss program offered by Honesdale Surgical Associates and Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers. Both non-surgical and surgical procedures will be performed at Wayne ...read 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 ...read more


Education

Fallsburg Volunteer Training emphasizes sensitivity to diverse cultures

FALLSBURG - On January 11, the Fallsburg Volunteer in the Classroom (VIC) program presented a lively morning of diversity training with Aleta Lymon, Family and Community Engagement Liaison for Fallsburg schools. The training focused on recognizing the developmental needs of Fallsburg's students, ...read more


Business

New Hope announces appointment of Vice President of Philanthropy

LOCH SHELDRAKE - New Hope Community, whose mission is to enhance the lives of those with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is pleased to announce the appointment of Edward Winters to the position of Vice President of Philanthropy.
In this newly created position, Ed will spearhead a ...read more


Family

Welcome to the world

HARRIS — Catskill Regional Medical Center, in Harris, has announced the following recent births:
• A son, Harrison Cole Aweh, was born on January 13, 2018, to Brittney and Eric Aweh of Ellenville.
• A daughter, Jayde Amelia Conroy, was born on January 09, 2018, to Tiffany Melendez and Jason ...read more


Agriculture

FarmStart has record year

ENFIELD, CT - FarmStart, an innovative Northeast program to help individuals get started in agriculture, announced it invested in 44 beginning farmer and fishing businesses last year, making it a record year for the program. Since the program's inception, it has committed more than $11.3 million ...read more


College Notes

McPhillips graduates Syracuse University

SYRACUSE — Matthew V. McPhillips of Parksville graduated from Syracuse University in May 2017, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of Arts & Sciences and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.
A 2013 graduate of Liberty High School, Matthew is the son of Joanne ...read more


Arts & Culture

Upcoming theatre residency program

HIGHLAND - NACL Theatre is proud to offer Deep Space, a performance residency program for artists and groups who make devised, original, or ensemble performance. NACL will support artists who need extended time in the theatre for projects in an advanced staged of development, to incorporate ...read more


Celebrations & Anniversaries

Janice Center holiday shows performed by 120 students

One-hundred twenty students of the Janice Center participated in a variety of Holiday shows and recitals over a two-week span in December.
On Sunday, December 10, the Ballet and Hip Hop Dance recital kicked off the festivities with a spirited show at The Villa Roma's Club Forum nightclub. An ...read more


Parades

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 ...read more


Awards & Milestones

UDVAC applauds members, community, at awards dinner

CALLICOON - Saturday evening, the Upper Delaware Volunteer Ambulance Corps (UDVAC) hosted over forty attendees in celebration of a monumental event. Not only would they celebrate the installation of new officers for 2018, including the passing of the torch from mother to son, but they would also ...read more


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