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110 Years Ago - 1912 At the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Bauernfeind of the Beechwoods Wednesday evening, their eldest daughter, Ruth, was united in marriage with Ralph Harold Myers, son of Mr. and … more
It was June of 1965, and Judge Lawrence H. Cooke was about to render a decision that would have a profound impact on Sullivan County government, and ultimately its politics, as well. From the … more
110 Years Ago - 1912 During the heavy storm last Tuesday afternoon, a small-sized cyclone swept through Beechwoods, ruining orchards and damaging trees that were in its course of destruction. … more
Although James Eldridge Quinlan’s 1873 History of Sullivan County has consistently received high marks as a local history, with many over the years ranking it among the very best, it certainly … more
110 Years Ago - 1912 At a meeting of the Delaware town board at Kenoza Lake last Tuesday, it was voted to give the contract for lighting the streets of Callicoon to the Busy Bee Club, whose bid of … more
Sometime after 4 o’clock on the afternoon of Friday, June 13, 1913, the fire alarm sounded in the village of Liberty, and by the time firemen responded, a number of buildings were already in … more
110 Years Ago - 1912   Born to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Huff of Fremont Center, a son, Wednesday…born to Mr. and Mrs. George Segar of Briscoe, a daughter, on May 19. The following class … more
It was June of 1949, and people from Roscoe to Bloomingburgh were all abuzz about an upcoming event that promised to usher in a new era of entertainment in Sullivan County. Everywhere local … more
110 Years Ago - 1912 The boys are having great sport catching suckers lately, which are quite plentiful. The White Sulphur Springs House is being cleaned and renovated prior to its opening for … more
On Friday, August 8, 1902, the surviving members of the 28th New York Volunteer Regiment held their annual reunion at the National Cemetery in Culpeper, Virginia.  Among those attending that … more
110 YEARS AGO - 1912 The Isaac Walton Fishing Club of Callicoon started on their annual outing to Stevensville on Tuesday evening, fully equipped with “Bait,” tents and other good things … more
On Sunday, May 29, 1927, Patrick Cardinal Hayes, of the Archdiocese of New York of the Roman Catholic Church, traveled to Sullivan County to dedicate the new chapel at St. Joseph’s Seraphic … more
SCRANTON, PA — General Lemnitzer was born in Honesdale, PA on August 29, 1899 and was the first of three generations graduating from West Point. In an Army career which extended over more than … more
140 Years Ago - 1882 If some businessmen should go as long without eating as they do without advertising, their stomachs would no doubt be in as dormant a condition as their business.Martin J. … more
While it would be unfair—and inaccurate—to say that James W. Burbank got the idea to build Fort Delaware in Narrowsburg because of the popularity of the Walt Disney television production of … more
110 Years Ago - 1912 Born to Mr. and Mrs. W.E. Holiday of Callicoon, a girl, Sunday morning. . . Born to Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Hogencamp, a boy, Friday afternoon. — Callicoon Corresp.Billy … more
Of all the 538 hotels of Sullivan County’s Golden Age, none were as innovative as the Laurels Country Club on Sackett Lake. The Laurels, the brainchild of Hyman and Sadie Novick, had … more
110 years ago - 1912 Adam Metzger, one of the oldest and best known residents of Callicoon, passed away at his home on Sunday evening, the result of old age. He was 82 years of age. Born in … more
It was April 24, 1966, and Sullivan County’s Golden Age of tourism was beginning to perceptibly slip away when the New York Times ran an article with a Fallsburg dateline about an incongruous … more
110 Years Ago - 1912 The Jeffersonville Motor Car Co. started Thursday running a car to Liberty to meet the train leaving for New York at 10:14 a.m., and the train arriving at 12:29.May 1, the … more
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