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September 2015

‘Library Book for Bear’ is Fall StoryWalk®

MONTICELLO, NY — The Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library has launched a new StoryWalk® in which the pages from a children’s book are placed along a popular walking path, for the enjoyment of the entire community. The new, fall story walk, “A Library Book for Bear,” written by Bonny Becker and illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton, is about exploring the library—perfect for a time when the library is moving into its new building.  Read more

Stonewall history

EQUINUNK, PA — The Equinunk Historical Society will present a program on Friday, October 2 at 7 p.m. at the junction of Route 191 and Pine Mill Road. “Northern Pennsylvania Stonewall History: Tradition and Restoration,” developed by Ken Ely of Good Neighbor Walls, will focus on the history and styles of stonewalls of our area. Ely’s presentation will include a discussion of the geology of the region, the purposes and incentives for building the walls and a look at those who built them. Audience participation is encouraged.  Read more

Maderia speaks at Patriot meeting

HAWLEY, PA — David Maderia, host of “The Talker,” will be the speaker at the Patriot Connectors meeting, held on October 8 at the Wallenpaupack High School Library. There will be a social hour starting at 6:30 p.m., followed by the meeting from 7 to 9 p.m.
Maderia’s show airs on BoldGold, 94.3 FM radio, from 6 to 9 a.m. every weekday, year round. His subject will be a surprise.  Read more

Philatelic society meets, holds show

MONTICELLO, NY — The next meeting of the Sullivan County Philatelic Society will be held on Saturday, October 3 at 1 p.m. in the Ted Stroebele Recreation Center, 2 Jefferson St. A 10-lot auction and upcoming stamp discussion will take place. It will be the last meeting of the year.

On Saturday, November 7 there will be a stamp show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. as a salute to veterans of the United States. There will be many stamp dealers as well as the U.S. Postal Service.

Auxiliary sponsors Lancaster trip

HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will sponsor a bus trip on November 12 to American Music Theatre, Lancaster, for its Christmas show, with a stop at Plain and Fancy Restaurant for a family-style lunch.

The bus will leave at 7 a.m. from behind McDonald’s in Honesdale, with a pickup in Waymart at 7:15 a.m., and will return at approximately 8:30 p.m. The cost is $98. A portion of the proceeds benefits Wayne Memorial Hospital. For more information or reservations, call Sandy Kline at 570/253-4931 or 352-4991.

CROP Hunger Walk held

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — The Sullivan County CROP Hunger Walk will be held on October 4, with registration starting at 1:30 p.m. at the Jeffersonville Presbyterian Church, with the walk starting at 2 p.m. Participants sign up as individuals or teams and obtain sponsors for every mile walked. Funds raised will help the Church World Service work with communities to determine the best solutions for the challenges they face in getting enough food and water. Visit www.cropwalk.org or call 845/932-8525.

CCE receives funds to promote wellness

LIBERTY, NY — Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC) is among 26 organizations statewide to receive funding under New York State Department of Health’s Creating Healthy Schools and Communities. CCESC will reach out to local schools, worksites and community-based organizations in the Fallsburg, Liberty and Monticello school districts’ catchment areas, which also include the towns of Mamakating, Thompson, Bethel and Forestburgh.  Read more

Narrowsburg News

Just when you think “the season” has ended there is still more to do in our town. The Delaware Valley Arts Alliance is in full swing with its Autumn Cultural Series. Next up is the acoustic trio, Ameranouche, Saturday, October 3 at 7:30 p.m. This unique group, a sure crowd pleaser, mixes Flamenco, bebop and jazz swing music. Phone 845/252-7576 for tickets.  Read more

Looking Back

The octagon school house in White’s Valley, Mt. Pleasant Township, Wayne County, was restored by the Daughters of the American Revolution Wayne Chapter in 1931 and dedicated on September 13, 1932. Unfortunately, the school, one of at least four in the county, was destroyed by fire on October 17, 1935. The land was donated by Rufus H. Gager, and the school was built by the Mt. Pleasant school board.  Read more

SCVA holds photo contest

FERNDALE, NY — The Sullivan County Visitors Association (SCVA) has launched its second annual Fall into Fun Fall Foliage Photo Contest, in which visitors and residents are invited to submit their most autumn-centric photos from around the Sullivan County Catskills. Submissions are being accepted at www.scva.net/fall-foliage/fall-foliage-photo-contest.  Read more