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February 2015

Bernt Balchen Lodge meets at new location

LACKWAXEN, PA — After having a winter break in January and February, the Sons of Norway Bernt Balchen Lodge #3-566 will meet on Sunday, March 15, at its new location, the Lackawaxen Volunteer Firehouse, 774 Rte. 590. The lodge will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a corned beef luncheon at 1 p.m., followed by a business meeting at 2 p.m.  Read more

Courses at Temple Sholom

MONTICELLO, NY — The second semester of the successful Sholom Jewish University for adults will begin the week of March 2 and run through May. Each course consists of 10 classes.
All classes are open to the community. The cost to Temple members is $36 per course per semester and is $54 to non-members.
Discovering Judaism – Tuesdays 12-1:15 p.m. or 3:15-4:30 p.m.  Read more

Unitarians to screen general assembly service

BEACH LAKE, PA — The Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will share videotaped sections of the 2014 General Assembly worship service of the Church of the Larger Fellowship at 10:15 a.m. on Sunday, March 1 at the Berlin Township Community Center. All are welcome to join the fellowship and stay afterwards for conversation and refreshments. For directions, visit online at www.uduuf.org/directions.

Dog obedience classes

SHOHOLA, PA — A new session of dog obedience classes will begin with orientation on Tuesday, March 3, 7 p.m. at the Tri-State Dog Obedience Club (TSDOC) facility at Shohola Business Center on Route 6. Classes are held days and evenings, Monday to Friday. Registration prior to orientation is preferred. Visit www.tristatedogobedienceclub.org or call 570/296-5594 and leave a message with your address.  Read more

Two agri-business workshops offered

LIBERTY, NY — Two workshops on agricultural business management topics for farm owners and managers will be offered in March by Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC), at the Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center, 64 Ferndale-Loomis Rd. Lunch is included.  Read more

Lake Huntington News

I am now into my fifth week of being sick, Friday night I had a lovely visit to the ER. I’ve been on meds for the last three weeks for a sinus infection and a chest cold. After chest X-rays, a breathing treatment and steroids, I have bronchitis. Thank you, crew at Grover Herman Hospital. It is so different from when I lived in Queens; a visit to the ER back then was a least a six-hour ordeal.  Read more

Did You Know?

Here, celebrating the Combined Federal Campaign for the Department of Defense in 1982, we see a local gal, Cathy Brock, showing the results of the campaign that she, as a member of the Army, helped produce. Pictured with her for the event are Secretary of Defense Casper Weinberger, Deputy Secretary of Defense Frank Carlucci and Stan Brown, U.S. Army. (From the collection of Ruth & J. Frank Behling.)  Read more

February 19, 2015 - February 26, 2015

John J. Pippo

John J. Pippo of Hortonville, NY, died on Sunday, February 22, 2015 at the Roscoe Regional Rehabilitation and Residential Health Care Facility, Roscoe, NY after suffering for many years from Parkinson’s Disease. He was 84.

Visitation will be Thursday, February 26, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon in the Harris Funeral Home, Railroad Ave., Roscoe, NY. Funeral services will be Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 12 noon in the funeral home. The Rev. Paul Cicio will officiate. Burial will be in the Bon Air Cemetery, Roscoe, NY, at a later date.  Read more

Senior centers host utility bill program

WAYNE COUNTY, PA — In March Wayne County’s senior centers will host Heather Yoder, consumer liaison, PA Office of Consumer Advocate, presenting “Shopping and Saving on your Utility Bills.” It will be presented on Wednesday, March 11 at the Honesdale Senior Center, 323 10th St., 570/253-4262; Thursday, March 12 at the Hamlin Senior Center, Route 590, Township Building, 570/689-3766; and Wednesday, March 18 at the Hawley Senior Center, Bingham Park, 570/226-4209. All presentations will be from 11:30 a.m. to 12 noon.  Read more

Fallsburg Junior High helps newcomers

SOUTH FALLSBURG, NY — During the current school year, as part of the Extended Day curriculum, English-as-a-second-language teachers have been meeting with seventh and eighth graders who are brand new arrivals to America and to Fallsburg Central School District. The Newcomers Program has been very helpful to the children, who come with little or no English. According to instructors Jesus Galvan and Malvina Saavedra, the children get to bond with each other, learn to use computers, and work on homework and academic support with the teacher’s guidance.  Read more