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Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Community

In General

Sullivan Public Library Alliance and Sullivan County Youth Book Festival to host online auction to benefit 2022 Book Festival

MONTICELLO - The second bi-annual Sullivan County Youth Book Festival (SCYBF), originally scheduled for May 29, has been postponed to the same weekend in 2022. In its place the planning committee will host an online auction to help raise money for a bigger, better festival in 2022.
In light of ...read more


Health

Virtual Medicare 101 with James Farnham, MBA, MS at WSPL

SULLIVAN COUNTY - Virtually join James Farnham, MBA, MS, via Zoom, for this free educational session on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 6 p.m.
Are you currently enrolled in Medicare? Will you be turning 65 over the next year or two? Learn about eligibility, how and when to enroll, when you can make ...read more


Military Notes

Census takers beginning local visits on August 11

MONTICELLO - If you haven't yet completed the 2020 Census form for your Sullivan County address, expect a knock on your door from a Census worker in a few weeks. Non-Response Follow Up, where Census Bureau employees go door-to-door for households that haven't self-responded through one of the three ...read more


Education

Chicks hatch in kindergarten wing at George L. Cooke Elementary School

MONTICELLO - Introducing Yellow Pillow, Cock-A-Doodle-Doo and Yellow Chickie Fluff!
They're three of the new additions to the kindergarten wing of the George L. Cooke Elementary School. Last week, 27 chicks hatched under the attentive care of Ms. Liebman and Ms. Wells/Ms. O'Sullivan's ...read more


Business

Jeffersonville Bancorp announces first quarter earnings; declares dividend

JEFFERSONVILLE - Jeffersonville Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQB - JFBC) announced today first quarter net income of $1,314,000 or $0.31 per share compared to $1,046,000 or $0.25 per share for the same quarter in 2020.
The increase in quarterly net income compared to 2020 of $268,000 was primarily ...read more


Family

Welcome to the world!

• Besi Castillo Pineda & Franklin Ramos Morales of South Fallsburg announce the birth of a son, Franklin Fabian Ramos Castillo, born April 21, 2021, at the Seelig Division of the Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills in Harris.
• Athena Hopkins & Gene Morton of Woodbourne announce the birth ...read more


Agriculture

A new podcast follows locally-grown food from the farm to your table

REGION - “Today's Main Ingredient,” a podcast produced by SEEDS of Northeastern Pennsylvania, will launch a series of weekly, 15-minute audio programs on May 16, 2021, focusing on local farms and food businesses one ingredient at a time.
The first installment will be “Asparagus: How It's Grown, ...read more


College Notes

Farrell named Aquinus Scholar

NEWBURGH — Kelsey Farrell, of Cochecton, a 2018 graduate of Sullivan West High School, has been named the College's prestigious Aquinas Scholar for 2020-2021 at Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh.
The Aquinas Scholar honor recognizes intellectual involvement in the life of the College and ...read more


Arts & Culture

FARM ARTS COLLECTIVE opens its season with a world premiere by Theatre Three Collective

DAMASCUS, PA - Farm Arts Collective is pleased to announce the opening of its 2021 season with the world premiere production of Karen Malpede's BLUE VALIANT, a Theatre Three Collaborative production.
Directed by Karen Malpede and starring George Bartenieff (“The Whole World Over,” “Fiddler on ...read more


Celebrations & Anniversaries

Happy birthday Katherine and Dorothy!

Celebrations are better together! Sisters Katherine (Kay) Bossert, at left, is turning 93 on April 4th and Dorothy (Dottie) Williams, at right, is turning 91 on April 7th. Happy birthday ladies!


Parades

Motorcycle ride thanks law enforcement

Motorcycle groups and independent riders from throughout Sullivan County and beyond gathered at Lorenzo's Bistro in Jeffersonville on Saturday afternoon for a group ride up to Callicoon in order to show support for law enforcement officials.
“It was a pretty decent day all around,” said rider ...read more


Awards & Milestones

Sullivan County School Boards Association honors local educators at annual meeting

CALLICOON - The Sullivan County School Boards Association (SCSBA) named ten Sullivan County educators ‘Outstanding Educator', and seven individuals and one business as ‘Outstanding Friends to Education.'
The School Boards Association will recognize the following individuals for their defined ...read more


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