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September 2016

LaBuda ATV incidedent to be investigated by the state AG

Press release from Farrell's office:

Sullivan County District Attorney Jim Farrell announced today that the New York State Attorney General’s Office will investigate the facts and circumstances surrounding the ATV crash that occurred on the property of Peter LaBuda, injuring him, involving County Court Judge Frank LaBuda on Sunday, September 25, 2016. Farrell made the decision to request a special prosecutor within 48 hours of his notification of the incident, and requested that the Attorney General handle this matter on Tuesday, September 27, 2016.  Read more

Fall Fiddle Festival

October 23, 2016

Traditional music with some of the finest fiddlers in the tri-state area performing their favorite tunes at the Beach Lake Fire Hall, 1033 Beach Lake Hwy. Doors open at 1pm, music starts at 2pm. Admission: adults $10, seniors 65 and over $8, students over 12 $5, 12 and under free.

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Bungalow colony voters stricken from rolls; BOE received 132 absentee ballots

A group of voters who registered in 2015 to vote in the Town of Thompson and who gave addresses of bungalow colonies as their Sullivan County homes have been deemed not eligible to vote in the county by Judge Michael McGuire. There were 132 such voters in total, and McGuire’s decision, which was handed down in August of this year, applies to 126 of those registrant voters.  Read more

Piano dedication recital

October 15, 2016

"Preludes" a piano dedication recital with pianist Armen Boyajian and Mezzo-Soprano Janice Meyerson at Krause Recital Hall, Delaware Arts Center, 37 Main St., 7:30pm. The Delaware Valley Arts Alliance will dedicate its 1913 Mason & Hamlin grand piano, a recent gift from the family of the late Lea Lerner. Cost: $30. 845/252-7576.

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History Talk at Neversink Valley Museum

October 19, 2016

"The Battle of Minisink Revisited" by Dr. Richard Hull at the Visitor's Center, D&H Canal Park, 58 Hoag Rd., 7pm. The talk will critically examine the tragic 1779 Battle of Minisink taking the conflicting perspectives of its combatants. Cost: $5 for members, $7 for non-members. 845/754-8870.

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Autumn Skies Star Watch

October 28, 2016

Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy and local astronomer John Kocijanski for a free Star Watch program at the office in Bethel, NY. Watch the stars and planets, observe deep sky objects, and learn how to locate the constellations. Space is limited and registration is required. 845/583-1010.

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Spooky Spectaular at Steamtown NHS

October 29, 2016
October 30, 2016

Steamtown National Historic Site, downtown Scranton, will partner with the city's Lackawanna Historical Society to host "Spooky Spectacular" special Halloween events at the park. 570/344-3841.

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Rummage sale

October 20, 2016
October 21, 2016

Rummage sale at Swan Lake Firehouse, Stanton Corners Rd., 10am-2pm. Bag day is on 21st. 845/292-7554.

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Woodland Weavers and Spinners Guild Hands-on Demonstrations

October 5, 2016

The Woodland Weavers and Spinners Guild will hold hands-on demonstrations throughout the day at the Tusten-Cochecton Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library.

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Osprey: from threatened to protected?

A proposal was made before commissioners of the PA Game Commission (PGC) at its September 19th meeting to remove the osprey from the list of threatened species in Pennsylvania. The board of commissioners gave preliminary approval to an updated management plan for the osprey, and one of the items in the new plan is to change of the osprey’s status from threatened to protected. If the plan is fully adopted, the board will also heighten penalties for anyone unlawfully killing an osprey; this would be similar to the penalties adopted after the bald eagle listed as a protected species in 2014.  Read more