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February 4, 2022

Sue Bodenstein
Posted 2/4/22

I received a ‘thank you’ letter from the Youngsville Firecrackers. They had collected a total of 1662 socks, gloves and mittens, hats and scarves that were donated to families in need …

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February 4, 2022


I received a ‘thank you’ letter from the Youngsville Firecrackers. They had collected a total of 1662 socks, gloves and mittens, hats and scarves that were donated to families in need within the Sullivan West Central School District, the Jeffersonville Adult Home, the Recovery Center, First Way Life Center, United Way and others.

They had several very kind and crafty people that made hats, mittens and scarves who are already working on this year’s supply. Their time and effort in making the beautiful items was is greatly appreciated. For more info contact Carla 845-482-4588.

Jack Costello informed me he is busy again this year helping with the Heart-A-Thon being held on Friday, February 11th from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

This year’s Honorary Chair is Robert DeSalvio, President of Resorts World Catskill. Most of the businesses in Jeffersonville are selling hearts for $1 or $10 with 100 percent of the proceeds going to the Garnet Health Medical Center’s Cardiopulmonary De­part­ment.

For more information, go to WSUL.com. Jack is himself a survivor, having a triple bypass operation in 2014.

Sal’s Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant, located on Route 52 in Jeffersonville, is having live music, dancing and a delicious buffet from 6-10 p.m. on Saturday, March 5th.

Cost is $35/person, call 845-482-5004 for more information. Domingo Ramous from Hope Alive 845 will be there accepting donations to be used for the purpose of trying to find missing children.

For more information about this group contact 845-707-4124. Bring your family and friends out for a fun filled time, enjoy some good music and delicious food too!

The New York Farm Bureau Agricultural Youth Scholarship sponsored by the NYFB Promotion & Education Program will be offered again for 2022 graduating high school seniors.

Scholarship application is due by 5p.m. on March 1st. This year the application is on the Review on-line platform. For information about the application, questions and essay topic please contact a 4-H Staff member.

To order pheasant chicks for the yearly DEC raise and release program, submit order forms to the CCESC (Cornell Cooperative Extension of Sullivan County) by March 20th.

Delivery date of chicks will be TBA until DEC notifies CCESC staff of a date they will be dropped off at the CCESC building in Liberty. Pheasants arrive as day old chicks and must be picked up on the same day they are delivered to CCESC.

Questions about the program can go to the CCESC 4-H team.

It’s time for the AOH Annual parade! A fundraiser for their St. Patrick’s Day Parade is being held on Friday, February 26th from 2-6 at the Courtyard in Roscoe.

The parade will be led by the McPadden Pipes & Drums, AOH Sullivan Brothers, our own Jeffersonville Protection Hose #1 and several of Sullivan County’s Fire Depts. They are looking for floats, kids’ groups, marchers, marching bands, dancers, car clubs, veteran groups, Fire Department & Ambulance Corps to join them.

Lineup at Noon on Willy Avenue – Chapel Street is an “alcohol free” zone for the kids. Parade steps off at 1 p.m. Before the parade they will be selling chances for Bethel Woods season lawn tickets (includes chairs) for $10 each – drawing for 2 tickets will happen after the parade.

Call 845-482-3872 for FMI.


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