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June 2016

Trails open in Port Jervis park

PORT JERVIS, NY — About seven miles of trails have been opened to mountain bikers in previously closed-off acreage in Elks-Brox Memorial Park in Port Jervis near the watershed and reservoir, making the area a haven for mountain bikers this summer. For those who prefer to stay on the roads, there are several tours on the calendar over the next few months.  Read more

Verizon workers return to work

NEW YORK, NY — Some 40,000 Verizon workers were set to return to their jobs on June 1, after settling a strike that began in mid-April. The settlement includes a nearly 11% wage increase over four years, and also 1,300 new jobs in East Coast call centers.  Read more

Liberty Skate Park opens

LIBERTY, NY — Children of all ages turned out to the grand opening of the Liberty Skate Park on May 28, at the intersection of Grant Street and Darbee Lane in the Village of Liberty.  Read more

Does Port Jervis need more than 2%?

PORT JERVIS, NY — There was disagreement at the May 23 Port Jervis Common Council meeting when two newly elected council members, Sarah Hendry and Kristin Trovei, voiced their opposition to any possible tax increase above the state cap of 2%.  Read more

Chicken expert at Catskill Exotic Bird Club

June 9, 2016

Craig Russell, President of the Society for the Preservation of Poultry Antiquities, returns to the Catskill Exotic Bird Club, 7:30pm. Probably the most knowledgeable poultry historian living today, Russell will give an entertaining presentation about rare and weird breeds of chickens. 845/794-7966.

For More Information: 
Richie Chiger
Contact Phone #: 
845/794-7966