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June 8, 2021

Suzanne White - Correspondent
Posted 6/8/21


BETHEL: The Corner Suzanne White 583-4808 swhite747@gmail.com Birthday wishes to Denise Rappaport, Jessica Butler, Don Simkin, Patty Armstrong, Ann Marie Franklin, Karen K, Joyce …

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June 8, 2021


Birthday wishes to Denise Rappaport, Jessica Butler, Don Simkin, Patty Armstrong, Ann Marie Franklin, Karen K, Joyce N, Erin Z, Justin Z, Leo P, Linda D, Noah Hindley, Ellen Stratton, Debra Gabriel, Hal Coopersmith, Harper Altman, Andrew Trombley, Dina Sturm and Saumik ‘Sonny’ Patel.

Anniversary wishes to the Moneleones. Our sympathy to the family of Jeffrey Lohmeyer, who passed recently in NJ. The funeral service was held in Mongaup Valley on June 3rd.

Condolences to the family and community friends of Swan Lake’s Ira Zolchonock. Our sympathy is extended to the family of Rosemary Heins, who passed on Memorial Day weekend.

Our condolences to the family and many heartbroken friends of Rikheil Patel who died in a boating accident recently. We mention a debt of gratitude to the many emergency rescue-recovery workers for their concern.

Good news from Eileen and Steve Morey. Their new grandbaby, Leah, joins big brother, Jackson. Also, welcome wishes to their daughter Emily and husband, Jason Depew, who purchased a home in Mongaup Valley. Congratulations to Debra Gabriel on her retirement!

‘Join Sullivan County Fire’ (FB) spotlighted Gavin Hauschild, a deserving Jeffersonville volunteer firefighter. RCS Students honored Roscoe’s Coach Ahart with a Gymnasium Dedication banner. That deserves a RahRah!

Public Service: Get vaccinated! Masking optional. Info: SC Public Health - 845-292-5910. Mental Health - 292-8770.

To Do: Check the Townofbethelny.us site for the newsletter, jobs, and Parks and Rec info. The summer schedule includes basketball, Zumba, TaiChi, Pickleball, ‘Dance it Off’ and ‘Walk Lakeside’.

Bethel, a Sullivan Renaissance Municipal Partnership grant participant, will install pavers at a Heritage Trail site and hire two landscape-caretaker employees.

Tour the Bethel Heritage Trail www.bethelheritagetrail.org or ride the Dove Trail (sullivancatskills.com) if you haven’t already.

Continue Litter Pluck and call 807-0287 for free trash deposit tokens. Join and volunteer with local organizations, especially emergency groups. Support the Bethel Business Association (www.bethelbusiness.com) and look for the ‘21 BBA Bethel Guide, due to launch mid June.

Small and for-profit independent arts and cultural organizations may benefit from Small Business Recovery Grant Program. Info:(esd.ny.gov). Sustainable Bethel (FB) reminds us that the Bethel Community Solar Campaign is open to subscribe to with a guaranteed 10% savings on your electric. The solar array should be completed by the end of the year. FMI: 888-887-5711 or bethel.sourceppowerco.com.

Sign up for SUNY Sullivan’s ‘Nutrition and Wellness in the Catskills’ series. Register, buy raffles and donate to the June 19th R4-Rhulen Rock Hill Run, live and virtual, using rockhillrun.com. Mark your calendar for the start of Bethel Lakeside Music on Thursday, June 24 and Yoga with LeeAnna and the KL Farmers Market on the 26th.

Register for EB Crawford Library’s “Sullivan County’s (Not So) Secret Civil War” program with John Conway on Thursday, the 10th at 6pm (live-outside stage or virtually). The exciting ‘Tri-State NY Spartan Sprint 5K Weekend’ at Bethel Woods starts on the 11th with Obstacle Specialist Training at 9am and opens to Elite/Sprint Heats on the 12th at 7:30am. It runs through the 13th. You must be registered for access at this limited spectator event. Use race.spartan.com.

A Friday ‘Spartan Trail 10K Night Run’ is also on the schedule if you dare (Register ahead or at 7pm/ Run 8pm). The Bethel Woods Museum offers a ‘Sensory Friendly’ visit on June 12th from 9-10:30am.

Town of Bethel will be unveiling a memorial bench, dedicated to Constable Darryl Yates, at the Forest Reserve in Smallwood on Saturday, the 12th, at 11am. Rock Hill SCSPCA w/RHBA is holding a Yard Sale to benefit the shelter on the 12th and 13th from 8-4pm. Celebrate Flag Day on Monday, the 14th. Regard for that day and thoughts of Bill Burns coincide...

Culture: Plan Arts center visits: Bethelwoodscenter. org, Delawarevalleyartsalliance.org, Catskillartsociety.org, Nesinculturalarts.org, Hurleyvilleartscentre.org, fbplayhouse.org, Farmartscollective.org, and Narrowsburgunion.com. View previously recorded Crawford Library programs/ Youtubes on www.ebcpl.org. Visit Bethel Woods Museum and take the ‘Augmented Reality Tour- Meet me at Woodstock’.

Register for Youth programs: Forestburgh Playhouse Music-Theater education, NCA’s August Arts Academy (akiko@SCCOplayers. com) and Bethel Woods P.L.A.Y Summer Sessions.

“Support Local 845”: Now that we’re free to roam, stop by the local spots. Catch local entertainment. Send me your news.

Suz Sez, “Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for awhile, including you”.


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