MONTICELLO, NY — The question of whether a proposed casino or two would be granted tax abatements from the Sullivan County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) seems to be an ongoing topic of discussion among Sullivan County legislators. Read more
"Musings and Amusements" a one woman variety show created and performed by Leora Cassells at the Ethelbert Crawford Library, 6:30pm.
John Haas, Sullivan County's premier birder and a nationally-known expert on finding and identifying wild birds, will be the speaker at the June meeting of the Catskill Exotic Bird Club at the TD Bank North building, 7:30pm.
The Sullivan County Philatelic Society will hold its meeting at the Ted Stroebele Recreation Center, 1pm. Two members will do a show and tell of what they collect, followed by a ten lot auction. Open to the public. 845/794-2586.
A Local Call for Change: People Uniting to Take Back Our Community at De Hoyos Memorial Park, 11:30am. Acknowledge the families of those who have lost their lives to violence and tragedy. Fun, food, contests, panelists and special guests.
Monticello Police arrested Taquanne Brooks (23) of Monticello on May 25. Brooks was charged with the felony of Rape in the 2nd degree. Read more
Penny social at the Ted Stroebele Recreation Center, doors open at 6pm; calling at 7pm. Beautiful items, door prizes, including 32-inch flat screen TV, refreshments available. Entrance donation $1. All proceeds will benefit the Sullivan/Orange Walk to End Alzheimer’s. 845/482-5430.
Five workshops with Will Conway at the Literacy Center, 10am-1pm. Express yourself creatively through poetry. Craft with other poets and develop your art. Design a chapbook and posters for exhibit. All writers welcome. Fee: $ 15/session. Register: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grand announcemnt and meet and greet of Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce new president Cathy Paty at the Sullivan County Government Center, 4pm. Come meet the new face and energy leading the Chamber of Commerce into a new and exciting future. Stop by and have a cupcake made by chamber member Edible Art by Erin.
CD Trips, organized by Gary Siegel, is offering Baseball in Baltimore, a benefit trip for Literacy Volunteers of Sullivan County. The trip includes tickets to two Yankee vs. Orioles games at Camden Yards, two nights accommodations at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront, sightseeing, museums, luxury coach. 845/794-0017.