CALLICOON CENTER, NY — Grosbeak Gardens LLC, a new handmade soap and candle company, has begun operation in Callicoon Center. The business is run by Bill Bakker and Stephen D’Agostino, homeowners in the village since 2005. Read more
HAWLEY, PA AND BETHEL, NY —The Delaware Highlands Conservancy’s (DHC) Green Lodging Partnership has welcomed two new partners: Villa Roma Resort in Callicoon, NY and the Roebling Inn on the Delaware in Lackawaxen, PA, bringing to the number to 12 local lodgings that have asked their guests to join them in the long-term protection of our quality of life. Guests pay a $2 donation with each lodging reservation, which is contributed directly to the DHC to support its conservation mission to protect the natural assets that bring tourists to the Upper Delaware River region. Read more
MONTICELLO, NY — The Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development has joined forces with the Sullivan County Visitors Association, the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce, and the Sullivan County Industrial Development Agency to jointly host a networking mixer designed to unite Sullivan County’s business community. The Sullivan United Mixer will be held on Tuesday, July 15, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Monticello Motor Club, 37 Cantrell Rd. Read more
HAWLEY, PA — From now through August 26, The Settlers Inn and Ledges Hotel are thanking teachers for their hard work and dedication by offering a special discount on Mondays and Tuesdays as part of BedandBreakfast.com’s® “Travel for Teachers” program. Both lodging facilities invite teachers to take advantage of a special deal that includes a one- or two-night stay in a standard contemporary room, two coffee mugs with a $15 voucher for Cocoon Coffee House, and a full country breakfast. Read more
HONESDALE, PA — Honesdale Mayor Jack Bishop proclaimed the week of June 29 through July 5 as “Independents Week,” a time to salute and support locally owned independent businesses, because they “give back to the community in goods, services, time, and talent” and because “the health of Honesdale’s economy depends on our support of businesses owned by our friends and neighbors.” The Greater Honesdale Partnership offers these reasons to support local businesses: They help create jobs and strengthen the local economy; they build relationships and give back to the community, shape our town’s chara Read more
ROSCOE, NY — More beer will be flowing out of Roscoe this summer. In addition to its flagship beer, Trout Town™ American Amber Ale, Roscoe NY Beer Co. will begin distributing new styles of beer throughout the area. The installation of the new brewing system in early May has allowed for production of new brews on a larger scale. Kegs of the new beer will be sold to local bars and restaurants, and customers will be able to purchase growler fills at the company’s Rockland Road retail store. Michigan-based Psycho Brew, LLC is manufacturing and installing the new five-barrel system. Read more
SOUTH FALLSBURG, NY — Rolling V Bus Corp., a passenger transportation company based in the Catskills region, recently donated fly-fishing equipment to the Livingston Manor School District to help teach children about this Sullivan County pastime.
“Fly fishing remains a great part of the history of recreation in Sullivan County and particularly in Livingston Manor and Roscoe. We want to make sure it becomes an important part of our future,” said Rolling V President Phil Vallone. Read more
MIDDLETOWN, NY — The Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS), comprised of Catskill Regional Medical Center and Orange Regional Medical Center, recently added three people to its leadership.
Janet Connery has joined the GHVHS Human Resources Leadership Team as director of Labor and Employee Relations. Eugene Heppes joined GHVHS as director of Infrastructure and Corporate Information Security Officer. Kathleen Thornton joined GHVHS as director of Applications, Clinical Focus. Read more
CLARYVILLE, NY — In 2013, Frost Valley YMCA unveiled a new sponsorship program, which allowed local businesses to support families and help send children to the camp. This year, Frost Valley continues this program with a premiere sponsorship from the Blue Hill Lodge & Café, which gave $5,000 to support local families. Read more
PORT JERVIS, NY — The Business & Professional Women’s (BPW) Club of Port Jervis, NY presented Roberta Stein of Huguenot with the Woman of the Year Award for outstanding contributions to the club and to the community. Read more