November 30 - Birthday wishes to Diane Nastro, Eric Garchik, Michael Ryder, Elena Ruef, Chase, Alan Perrelli, Ilana Gold, Sam, Glenn, Barbara Pavlak, Dan Young, Olivia Altman, Ellen Herfield, Empress …
November 30 - Birthday wishes to Diane Nastro, Eric Garchik, Michael Ryder, Elena Ruef, Chase, Alan Perrelli, Ilana Gold, Sam, Glenn, Barbara Pavlak, Dan Young, Olivia Altman, Ellen Herfield, Empress Heyward, Robin Meddaugh, Chase Israel, Kelly Levi, Ora Ramat, Mel Gitlin, Jamee Schleifer, Lillian Hendrickson, and ‘Mary-Renee-Tina’s’ husband, Jay Meddaugh. Send Eleanore Kessler a card for her 100th birthday on the 10th.
Happy anniversary to the Paradiso’s and to Ellie and Danielle Herbert-Hyde.
Our condolences to the family and friends of Paul Kasofsky.
Kudos to the Monti Kiwanis Club for the donation of Thanksgiving turkeys and $350 to SC United Way and to the Aktion Club of Sullivan who prepared and distributed holiday baskets of non-perishable items to needy families. Crawford Library has been nominated by Congressman Delgado for the National Medal for Museum and Library Service. Finalists will be announced in March and winners in late Spring ‘22.
PSA: Follow suggested protocols. SC Public Health is now vaccinating 5-11 yo. Pre-registration is required (845) 807-0925. Public Health - 292-5910 Mental Health - 292-8770. Use ‘988’ for the Emergency Hotline.
To Do: Send me your news. Use Townofbethelny.us for local information.
Mark your calendar for the Bethel Business Association and SC Chamber hosted ‘Opioid Awareness and NARCAN Training’, free and open to the public, on Tuesday, Dec 7th, at Duggan Community Center at 6pm! SC Public Health Services, the SC Opioid Task Force, SC Opioid Overdose Prevention Program, HOPE not Handcuffs and Harm Reduction Programs: (HOPE Education Referral Line and the Interactive Resource Guide) will be available with important information, demos and confidential discussion. Register: 845-292-5910 x0. It would be wonderful to have young folks (18+), emergency and other local organization members attend to be informed. “The more we know...”
You can drop ‘Toys for Tots’ donations at Town Offices with Rita until December 9th. Also, check with the three local firehouses about filing app forms for the special Holiday Toy Delivery!
Hope Alive 845 is in need of sponsors or Xmas donations, too. Contact: HopeAlive845@ gmail.com (845-707-4124). Call Julian at United Way to inquire what families in need are requesting at holiday time (845-794-1771). Reach out to Kathy, director at Federation for the Homeless, and be a ‘good elf’ (845-794-2604).
The Mongaup Valley Methodist Church is accepting donations of new/clean clothing and outerwear (no household items) for their Clothing Exchange, scheduled for Saturday, the 11th. Contact Cora (845-583-5885) at Shepherd’s Pantry about what donations they need and are accepting.
Business Watch: Local businesses are hiring full and part-time holiday help. Support our year-round business community by purchasing holiday gift certificates from local professionals, restaurants and services. For information and BBA Member’s list, use www.bethelbusiness.com
Hanukkah is celebrated until Dec 6th and Advent continues until Dec 24th.
SUNY Sullivan and Sullivan 180 offer a 2-hr online Suicide prevention course on Wednesday, the 1st. Reg: firstname.lastname@example.org. Cab Frank’s hosts Open Mic on the 1st and Cab’raoke on the 2nd.
Crawford Library hosts ‘Holiday Wreath Making’ with Friends of the Garden on the 2nd at 6pm. IP/$5 fee. Reg: (845) 794-4660. Eileen Ivers performs at Bethel Woods Event Gallery on the 2nd at 8pm.
SC Chamber of Commerce’s First Friday Holiday B’fast will be held at the Kartrite on the 3rd. The Bethel Holiday Tree Lighting will take place on the 3rd at 7pm at Kauneonga Lake Veteran’s Square with activities, refreshments and family fun!
Delaware Valley Opera presents “The Gift of the Magi” at the DV Opera Center in Lake Huntington on the 4th (7pm) and the 5th (2pm). FMI: delawarevalleyopera. org.
On Sunday, the 5th, enjoy an afternoon with the ‘Young Peoples Chorus of NYC’ at BW Events Gallery at 3pm.
Register for Crawford Library’s ‘Back to Bach’ with Barry Wiesenfeld on Monday, the 6th, on Zoom/YoutubeLIVE at 6pm.
Callicoon Farm Market continues every Sunday. Stop by Eldred’s Monteleone Gardens or Bethel’s JR’s Beef. Continue donating nonperishable food to the Shephards Pantry bin at White Lake Church on 17B.
Culture: Bethelwoodscenter.org, Delawarevalleyartsalliance.org, Catskillartsociety.org, Hurleyvilleartscentre. org, Narrowsburgunion.com, Nesinculturalarts.org, Shadowlandstages.org. Crawford Library: www.ebcpl.org for program info.
Support the arts! View the CAS Members exhibit on weekends through mid-December. DVAA’s Annual ‘Art in Sixes’ exhibits through December 23rd and the treasures are for sale, post show! HPAC offers “Encanto” on December 3-5. Shadowland offers the show,“Handle with Care”, on weekends, December 3-19.
The SC Dramatic Workshop offers “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus” and “A Christmas Carol” on Dec 10-12th at the Fallsburg Senior Center. Tkts/FMI:scdw.net.
Bethel Woods presents ‘Peace, Love & Lights’ through January 2nd (Sun-Thur 5-9 and Fri, Sat 5-10pm). Mondays are reserved for Sullivan 180 Walk-through only from 5-9pm. FYI: The Holiday Market will be open 2-9pm on Dec. 4-5, 11-12, and 18-19. Dinner with Santa can be had on December 3-4, 9-10, and 16-17. Find all event/ticket info on the website. The Museum is open everyday until Jan 2.
Suz Sez, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!”
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