“No one wants drilling in Lumberland,” Catskill Farms developer Charles Petersheim told a standing-room-only crowd at the Lumberland Town Hall on December 12. Judging by the multitude of comments delivered at the Town of Lumberland’s public hearing on its proposed zoning re-write, opposition to natural gas extraction and the industrialization that accompanies it is undeniably strong. Read more
Members of the public who attended the Eldred Central School (ECS) Board of Education meeting on December 8 were surprised to learn that George Ross Mackenzie Elementary School principal Kathryn Ryan has requested early retirement effective December 31. Read more
Sponsored by Boy Scout Troop 102 at Lumberland Senior Center, 7-11am, adults $7, seniors/under age 8 $5. 845/856-1873.
"A Cure for Stress During the Holidays" at Kadampa Meditation Center, 10am-1pm, free. 845/856-9000.
Full breakfast menu prepared by all-male master chefs at Lumberland Senior Center, 8am-12noon, adults $7, under 12 $3. Sponsored by Lumberland Seniors.
Senior Citizen Center, 1-3pm, free w/ Medicare card, $15 no card. Pneumonia vaccine avail. Appointments: co.sullivan.ny.us, info: 845/292-5910.
Lumberland town hall, 8am-12noon, adults $7, under 12 $3. Sponsored by Lumberland Democrats.
Town of Lumberland Cultural Series presents soprano Jennifer Caruana at the town hall, 3pm, adults $10, children $5. Meet the artist reception follows recital. 845/856-6372.
Bruce Ferguson from Catskills Citizens for Safe Energy presentation hosted by Lumberland Seniors at Senior Center, 1pm. Refreshments.
Residents of the Town of Lumberland and surrounding region can rest more soundly now that six young men from the area have completed the demanding Sullivan County Fire Training Center Firefighter One course and will shore up the ranks of their town’s firefighting team. Read more