German-born Philip Neff immigrated to the U.S. in 1918. He and wife, Augusta, settled in Fosterdale in 1923 to manage the government-controlled recreation farm known then as the Worker’s Benefit Fund. There is history worthy of sharing about the Fosterdale Recreation Farm, which will follow in weeks to come.
Lyme disease is the best known, but by no means the only infection transmitted by tick bites. The highest incidence of Lyme disease (LD) are in the Northeast, Wisconsin and Minnesota. Other tick-transmitted diseases include babesiosis and human granulocytic anaplasmosis (HGA).
With working half-time at the South Nassau Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Freeport, NY, I often arrive on a Thursday for a four- to five-day stint in residence. I come prepared with single-serve meals that husband Stephen and I have stored in wonderful glass-bottomed and plastic-top containers.
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — The executive director of the Sullivan County Human Rights Commission, Lorraine Lopez-Janove, has been appointed to the board of the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU), the Lower Hudson Valley Chapter. The NYCLU works to protect and defend the rights and freedoms guaranteed by the Bill of Rights, the U.S.
ELLENVILLE, NY — Ann Marie Guntlow, chief nursing officer at Ellenville Regional Hospital (ERH), has been named as a nominee for the Center for Donation & Transplant’s (CDT) 2016-2017 Donate Life Healthcare Champion of the Year Award.
You have undoubtedly heard the phrase “you eat with your eyes.” To a great extent, this is true. Otherwise, cooks and chefs alike would disband with plating and garnishing food in an appetizing way. On the other hand, some have such an avid following they don’t bother with appearances.
The headquarters of the Wayne County Historical Society has quite a history of its own. The brick building has been standing at 810 Main Street in Honesdale since 1860 when it was built by Rodney Tillou and Charles Ball for use as the office of the Delaware and Hudson Canal Company.
NARROWSBURG, NY — Food Chain Upper Delaware Valley, a recently formed meetup group for area food entrepreneurs, will host its inaugural spring conference on Saturday, May 6 at The Narrowsburg Union.
NARROWSBURG, NY — Slow Money Delaware River, an organization dedicated to catalyzing the flow of local capital to local food systems, is holding an Entrepreneur’s Showcase on Thursday, May 25 at 7 p.m. at The Narrowsburg Union, and seeks five local farmers or food entrepreneurs from Wayne and Pike counties, PA, and Sullivan County, NY.
Methodist services in Fosterdale, NY started in 1865 as classes in homes, led by a circuit-rider preacher. A church was organized in 1871, with services iheld n the old Fosterdale schoolhouse. The Fosterdale United Methodist Church (FUMC) building was dedicated in the fall of 1881.