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January 30, 2024

Suzanne White
Posted 1/30/24

Birthday wishes to Maria Spannos, Marie Smith, James Loney, Noah Regan, John Ferrara, Barbara Garigliano, Antoine Magliano, Saul Nash-Gips, Mario Pannullo, Jan Metzger, Danielle Stratton, Linda …

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January 30, 2024


Birthday wishes to Maria Spannos, Marie Smith, James Loney, Noah Regan, John Ferrara, Barbara Garigliano, Antoine Magliano, Saul Nash-Gips, Mario Pannullo, Jan Metzger, Danielle Stratton, Linda Charpentier, and Tom Morse.  Anniversary wishes to Albi and Gentjana Beluli and BobbiJo and Bryan Ryder.

Peace and sympathy to the family and many friends and admirers of Melanie Safka, the ‘First Lady of Woodstock’ who passed away last week at the age of 76. To honor her, a candlelight vigil was held on the 24th and her children have announced a future Celebration of Life being planned.

PSA: Emergency: 911. OD: 988 or 866-832-5575. SC Health: 845-292-5910.

For Town of Bethel departments, Parks & Rec (845-583-5360), meeting links, minutes, use www.townofbethelny.us.                                         

Bethel resident CEAP grants are available at Town Hall. Apply for NYS HEAP grants (mybenefits.ny.gov).  

Think Snow! Contact BP&R for ski program dates and rates. Plan a day at Villa Roma. Check for daily and special Thursday night rates at Holiday Mountain for skiing, snowboarding and tubing (845-796-3161).

Business Watch: Dine, shop and support local business, services and professionals! Refer to www.bethelnybba.com.

The Bethel Business Association is now accepting 2024 Memberships. FMI: Attend a BBA Meeting, ‘Meet & Greet’ or use www.bethelnybba.com for the new member or renewal form.

Valley Daycare added and is offering ‘Federal Holiday Child Care’. Reg/FMI: valleydaycare.org.

Make reservations before Hennings Local’s final dinner service on the 4th. Monti Mediterranean Delight Buffet has closed.

Talk on the street: The ‘Taste of Sullivan’ Restaurant Discount Card supports SC NAMI (845-794-1029).

Attend T&C Salon’s Ribbon Cutting at their new location on Sheeley Lane, Rock Hill on the 3rd.

Farm Arts Collective has been approved for a National Endowment for the Arts Challenge America award of $10,000 to support ‘24 ‘Dream on the Farm’.

EB Crawford Library offers a virtual talk about food, nutrition and modern medicine with the author of  “Metabolical” on the 30th at 2pm (845-794-4660). Cornell Cooperative Extension’s 8-week Tai Chi classes begin on the 30th. Registration is closed. Sign up for future classes/FMI: 845-292-6180x122.

Bethel Parks & Rec offers Thursday “Wellness Activities” at 4:45-5:15pm and “Dance It Off” from 5:30-6pm at the Duggan Gym. It’s free for Town residents. Want to be a Girl Scout? Sign up at Cochecton Town Hall on the 1st at 6:30-7:30pm. FMI:845-236-6002x223 or jwarren@girlscoutshh.org.

Attend the SC Chamber’s First Friday Breakfast at Liberty Diner on the 2nd at 7:30am. Member $25./NM$35.

Waterway Outdoors’ Lake Superior Ice Fishing Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, the 3rd, at 5am-2pm. FMI/ Reg: 845-978-6161. Something broken? Need a fix? Take it to the ‘Repair Cafe’ at Narrowsburg’s Tusten Town Hall on the 3rd at 11am (RD 2/10).  

Monticello St John’s Episcopal Church will present a Community Mass to honor SC Law Enforcement & First Responders on Sunday, the 4th, at 9:30am.

Bethel Woods hosts a Virtual Volunteer Open House on the 5th at 5:30pm. Register on line for link.   

On the Calendar: 17th- The pre-KOTI inaugural BBA “Bethel Big Burn”, is planned for Saturday, the 17th, from 4-10pm at the Alton Distillery. Free/tkts per carload at Eventbrite. FMI: www.bethelnybba.com. 18th- SC Conservation Club’s  ‘King of the Ice’ Fishing Event at WLFirehouse on White Lake. FMI/Reg: Sullivancountyconservationclub.org. 

Support Arts & Culture: BCA@BethelArt.org, Bethelwoodscenter.org, Callicoontheater.com, Catskillartspace.org,  Delawarehighlands.org, DelawareValleyartsalliance.org, DelawareValleyopera.org, Ebcpl.org, Hurleyvilleartscentre.org, Narrowsburgunion.com, Nesinculturalarts.org, Theeldredpreserve.com, scnyhistory.org, waynecountyartsalliance.org.

Catskill Art Space offers the ‘Day, Magid, and Shirley’ exhibit until February 24th.

DVAA galleries are closed until the 10th.

DVO Arts Nest’s Winter Concerts host ‘Poison Love Band’ on the 3rd in Lake Huntington at 7pm.

Eldred Preserve offers ‘Game Day-Sunday Happy Hour’ on the 4th at 3-8pm and ‘Wine About Mondays’ specials on the 5th.

HPAC shows “Renaissance: A Film by Beyonce” on the 2-4th (Fri 6pm, Sat 2 & 7pm, Sun 2pm).

Callicoon Movie Theater screens “The Boy and the Heron” on the 2-5th (7:30 all/ 2pm Sat and Sun).

Reserve a Delaware Highland’s Eagle Watch Tour at 570-226-3164, 845-583-1010 or rachel@delawarehighlands.org. 

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Suz sez: “The fact that a great many people believe something is no guarantee of its truth.” W. Somerset Maugham


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