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September 2013

Honesdale comedian pleads guilty

A Honesdale comedian has pleaded guilty in a charge related to accidentally shooting his daughter in the face. Matthew Holmes, 39, pleaded guilty on September 12 to a count of Recklessly Endangering Another Person.  Read more

Hungry in New York

ALBANY, NY — One in eight households in New York State struggled with hunger on average in the years 2010-2012, according to new data released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service in its annual report on food insecurity.  Read more

Of one mind in Cochecton

After observing a moment of silence in honor of 9/11 fallen, the Cochecton town board raced through its September 11 monthly meeting agenda, voting unanimously on all items before it, with little or no preliminary discussion.  Read more

Big Eddy Film Festival this weekend; Independent films will screen in Narrowsburg, NY

The second annual Big Eddy Film Festival will be held this weekend in Narrowsburg at the Tusten Theatre from Friday to Sunday. The festival will include 28 films, from feature films, to documentaries, to shorts and animation. There will be something for everyone.  Read more

Vote Where It Counts

October 6, 2013

Join actors Debra Winger and Arliss Howard for a voter registration drive at the Eddie Adams Barn (247 North Branch Jeff Rd.), 3-6 pm. Music by the Needmore Brothers. Potluck. All are welcome. 845/468-7063.

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Dramatic reading by local actor

October 3, 2013

Dramatic reading by local Shohola actor. Get into the spirit of the season by listening to Greg Giblin perform some of Edgar Allen Poe's most famous and more intriguing pieces at the Port Jervis Free Library, 6:30pm. Enjoy an interesting evening at the latest "Chat with Friends." All are welcome. 845/856-3713.

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Carol Lamoreaux
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Honesdale student charged for Swiss Army knife

On Monday, September 16 at 1:45 p.m., Honesdale Police were called to the Honesdale High School for a weapon found on school property. An investigation revealed that staff were made aware that a 15-year-old student had a knife in a locker. Staff then conducted a search of the student’s locker and located a Swiss Army-type knife.  Read more

Scout Day

September 28, 2013

Scout Day at Promised Land State Park, 12:30-6pm. Open to Boy & Girl scouts, ages 6—15 and their leaders. It is a day-long event consisting of 4 round-robin stations. Fee: $3/scout (leaders & chaperones are free). Register: 570/676-0567 or email

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Carissa Longo
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Youth Speak Out

September 27, 2013

The Monticello Interfaith Council Youth Committee and the Sullivan County NAACP seek to hear the voices of our youth in Monticello at "Youth Speak Out” at the Ted Strobele Center, 6-10pm. 845/796-8846 or email

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Shannon Daniel
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Andrea's Horses, photography opening

September 21, 2013

Duck Harbor Antiques Gallery Opening with Andrea's Horses on the Staircase Wall, 7pm. 570/224-4496.

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