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December 2014

Dreamlike landscapes in Woodridge

WOODRIDGE, NY — An exhibition of Dreamlike Spatial Landscapes by French-Canadian artist Richard Des Jardins at the Woodridge Family Restaurant started in December and will run through June 22. Des Jardins presents 14 collage fabrications including silver leaf, pen, graphite and handmade papers.  Read more

TRR turns 40: Join our year-long celebration

NARROWSBURG, NY — The River Reporter is turning 40 years old this year, and we are going to be partying all year long to celebrate. You’re invited.

Our actual anniversary isn’t until December, but we’ll be leading up to that with a variety of special articles, retrospectives, activities and promotions.  Read more

Birth Announcements

Wayne Memorial Hospital announces the following births:

November 17, 2014 — Landon Jacob Van Varick was born to Cassandra Klim and Jordan Van Varick of Honesdale, PA. Maternal grandmother is Lina Klim of Moscow, PA. Paternal grandparents are Steven and Shelley Van Varick of Damascus, PA.

December 4, 2014 — Carter James Buehring was born to Sandra and Erich Carl Buehring Jr. of Beach Lake, PA. Grandmother is Edna Mahne of Carbondale, PA. Grandfather is Erich Buehring Sr. of Carbondale, PA.  Read more

What you need to know about MRSA

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a bacteria responsible for difficult-to-treat and potentially fatal infections in humans. MRSA is any strain of Staphylococcus aureus that has developed resistance to specific antibiotics.  Read more

Rolling V becomes NOAA ambassador

SOUTH FALLSBURG, NY. — Rolling V Bus Corp., a leading passenger transportation company based in the Catskills Region, is the first bus corporation accepted as a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Weather-Ready Nation (WRN) Ambassador.  Read more

Did You Know?

These happy little “horn blowers” first marched in the New Year for 1913. But they march again here to help me wish you a happy and healthy New Year for 2015. From the card collection of Ruth Behling.

The Tusten Historical Society’s hours at the Western Sullivan Public Library, Tusten-Cochecton branch in Narrowsburg, are Mondays from 1 to 3 p.m., Fridays from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

‘Being Mortal’

BEACH LAKE, PA — The Upper Delaware Universalist Unitarian Fellowship will convene at 10:15 a.m. on Sunday, January 4 at the Berlin Township Community Center to hear Pat Sanders lead a service focusing on the book “Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End” by surgeon Atul Gawande. The book calls for a change in the philosophy of health care, so that members of the medical profession might “enable well-being” rather than just health and survival. There will be a social time and refreshments following the service. For directions visit www.uduuf.org/directions.

Philatelic society meets

MONTICELLO, NY — The first meeting of the Sullivan County Philatelic Society in 2015 will take place on Saturday, January 3 at 1 p.m. at the Ted Stroebele Recreation Center at 2 Jefferson St.

There will be a special trading session in which everyone brings an envelope of 25 stamps to trade with others. Each envelope will be put in the grab bag and then picked out. There will also be a 10-lot auction. The meeting is open to all.

UDC to hold annual meeting

NARROWSBURG, NY — The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) will hold its annual meeting, including election of officers for 2015, on Thursday, January 8, at the UDC office located at 211 Bridge St. beginning at 7 p.m. This meeting is one week later than the normal first Thursday of the month.  Read more

‘Congratulations, It’s a Ban’

CALLICOON, NY — Catskill Citizens for Sustainability will hold a “Congratulations, It’s Ban” party on Sunday, January 4 at Kristal Bowl in Callicoon from 3 to 6 p.m. to celebrate the recent announcement that horizontal hydrofracking will be banned in the State of New York. Event information can be found at https://www.facebook.com/events/730989383636687.