ALBANY, NY — Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther announced that Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation she sponsored providing relief to fire districts and volunteer fire-based emergency medical service (EMS) providers. Read more
With dozens of staff of the Department of Family Services (DFS) attending, legislator Cindy Gieger held a press conference outside of the Travis Building in Liberty to mark the arrests of two members of the DFS team. Since the formation of the DFS Fraud Investigative Unit earlier this year, dozens of cases of fraud and abuse have been uncovered, but this is the first time an investigation has resulted in the arrest of individuals within the department. Read more
All children age 3 to grade 5 are invited to join in the fun as we celebrate the reason for the season with free games, Bible story time, crafts, and yummy snacks at the Beach Lake United Methodist Church, 9-10:30am. 570/729-7011.
Amidst local musicians providing seasonal music, a fire truck will bring Santa and Mrs. Claus downtown (Front St./Jersey Ave.), 6pm. The evergreen tree will be lit and the holidays will officially begin. Santa will spend time with the children to find out who’s been naughty or nice. 845/858-4017.
With dozens of staff of the Department of Family Services (DFS) looking on, (DFS) legislator Cindy Geiger held a press conference outside of the Travis Building in Liberty on November 19 to mark the arrests of two members of the DFS team. Read more
Come enjoy all-time favorite Christmas, Hanukkah and seasonal music performed by the Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra's String Ensemble, at historic Deerpark Reformed Church, 30 East Main St., 7pm. Reception follows. Tickets: $10 advance, $15 at the door, students no charge. 845/858-7820.
More than 50 quality vendors offering unique handcrafted gifts and tasty holiday treats at Christkindlmarkt (German Christmas Market) in downtown Port Jervis, Front St/Jersey Ave. Live entertainment. The spectacular Santa Express arrives at 5pm. Vendors in the Erie Trackside, nearby outside in large tents, and street-side. 845/856-1611.
Come taste Sorel, a delightful liqueur made with Brazilian clove, Nigerian ginger, Moroccan hibiscus, Indonesian nutmeg and cassis at Narrowsburg Fine Wine and Spirits, 44 Main St., 12-4pm. Great alone or for creating fun cocktails. Jack, the creator, will be here to discuss and distribute samples of his delightful spirit. 845/252-3242.