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March 28, 2023

Suzanne White
Posted 3/28/23

Birthday wishes to Karen Fisher, Gerry Dietz, Ina and Allen Wakstein, Sandra Croissant, Bill Rozar, Melanie Green, Paige Walsh, Pam Dorn, Crosby Hughes, Hailey Hiatt, Alma Krasniqi, Amanda Motl, Tom …

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March 28, 2023


Birthday wishes to Karen Fisher, Gerry Dietz, Ina and Allen Wakstein, Sandra Croissant, Bill Rozar, Melanie Green, Paige Walsh, Pam Dorn, Crosby Hughes, Hailey Hiatt, Alma Krasniqi, Amanda Motl, Tom Stratton, Dylan Herfield, Emma Levi, Parker Raynor, Sara Halprin, Gregory VanLowe, and Jake Gold. 

Christopher Evans and Desiree Suarez are engaged! Wedding day wishes to Laurie Schoonmaker and Antonio Bonkalski.

Happy anniversary to the Castellows.

Our sympathy extends to Nick and the family of ‘Bobbi’ Ercoline. You might recall the famed picture of the Woodstock couple, Bobbi and Nick, hugging, standing wrapped in a blanket on the field during the festival.

Condolences to the family and SCDW family of Bunny Woloszczak.

We’re sorry to hear that Freda Eisenberg has left the County Planning Commissioner position.

PSA: SC Health: 845-292-5910. Crisis Lifeline: Call 988. Alcohol-Drug, Overdose Help: 911 or 866-832-5575.

Bethel News: Town information: www.townofbethelny.us or 845-583-4350. For Parks & Rec activities, use 845-583-5360.

The Town Board meets the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month at Duggan (IP-Z) at 7:30pm. The Planning Board meets the 1st Monday each month for Meeting at 7:30pm (IP only) and Work at 7pm. Zoning meets on the 3rd Monday at 7:30pm (IP).   Current issues: The Mansion House application, short-term rental regulation (#1-2023), Bethel’s Highway Garage replacement, Town Offices remodel and the Bethel Solar agreement changes and result.

Bethel taxes are due by March 31st. Have questions? Call 845-583-4350 x108.

Call Town offices to apply for CEAP or for summer jobs.                                                  

Join The Lake Association of White Lake, NY (white.lake.bethel@gmail.com) and Briscoe Lake (ananda.haldar@yahoo.com), two non-town affiliated groups with local lake concerns.

Bethel Lions Club, who meet on the second Tuesday of the month at Duggan at 7pm, are reaching out for volunteers and support. The group’s focus is with sight and hearing impairment and scholarship grants among other community issues. The familiar “Lion in the Lake” ice-dependent annual fundraiser is currently a 50/50 raffle. Contact jimgordon83@gmail.com for tickets or further information.

Business Watch: I will spread your news if you let me know it.

Support surrounding area BBA member and Bethel businesses. Join the Bethel Business Association during the ‘23 membership campaign, ending soon. Use www.bethelnybba.com for forms and as a services resource.

Think about a www.theclubatsmallwood.com membership for the pool, clubhouse and seasonal activities.

Apply for Sullivan 180 health initiative grants and learn about programs. FMI: www.sullivan180.org or 845-295-2680.

Get in Shape: Spend time at the Forest Reserve trail or at the Dog Park. Investigate Delaware Highlands Conservancy’s programs or explore the DHC Van Scott Nature Reserve acreage and trails.

Be active with Ora for Yoga in Bethel (oraramat@gmail.com), Yoga with Miriam in Jeff (miriamhernandezart@mac.com), ‘Journey Dance with Danielle’ on zoom (https://bit.ly/suuperfineflow), Jen’s Pilates Body in Monti (917-608-1437), or Nicole’s Zumba in Jeff (nmuscara@yahoo.com).

Free Tax Preparation is offered at Crawford Library on the 28th and 30th. Appt req. 845-794-4660 x2. Register for link as April Fools Day! The Bethel Woods Museum opens on the 1st from 10a-5pm. Available walk-In or advance ticket prices vary. The Yasgur’s Farm Cafe, within the lobby space (cashless), is open from 10-3pm.

The Bethel Youth Egg Hunt will be held at Duggan on Saturday at 1pm with prizes and fun activities for 1-10yo (RD 4/8). DVAA’s ‘Spring Exhibitions’ opening reception in Narrowsburg is the 1st from 4-6pm. The show runs until May 7th.  Purchase tickets online or fb page to attend the Farm Arts Collective Gala fundraiser, ‘April Fools Fete’, on the 1st at Catskill Provisions Distillery at 6:30pm.

Palm Sunday is celebrated on the 2nd.

Arts & Culture: Bethel Council of the Arts (fb) or BCA@bethelart.org. Bethelwoodscenter.org, Catskillartsociety.org, Cobaltstudios.net, Delawarehighlands.org, Delawarevalleyartsalliance.org, ebcpl.org, Hurleyvilleartscentre.org, Narrowsburgunion.com, Nesinculturalarts.org, sccoplayers.org, scdw.net, shadowlandstages.org and scnyhistory.org.

Support Bethel Woods with a membership, performance tickets or by attending special program classes.

Cobalt Studios is currently offering spring programs.

Narrowsburg Union hosts the “Come As You Are” Art Exhibit through May 3rd.

Attend DVAA’s Salon Series events on Saturday, the 8th and 15th, at 2pm.

Follow ‘Live from Nutshell Hall at the DVOC’ on Saturdays in Lake Huntington. Tkts:CollabonationProductions.com. ‘JELLY with Dysfunktone’ is scheduled for April 1st at 7pm.

Look for a variety of entertainment at Cabernet Frank’s, Dutch’s, Rafter’s and 17 West Brewery.

Suz sez, “I’m speechless. Say it ain’t so, Joe.”


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