Community Living

Run-to-Read 5k

HAWLEY, PA — The eighth annual Run-To-Read 5k, sponsored by the Hawley Public Library, will be held on Saturday, October 6, starting in Hawley’s Bingham Park.

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Glass beaded necklace supports Lonakana

LONG POND, PA — Thousands of children from across the country have been busy beading over the past four months to help create the longest glass beaded necklace in the world. The official measuring event will take place on Wednesday, October 3 at Pocono Raceway. The necklace will be laid out and wrapped around the seven-mile-plus track.

A label for some of J.M. Schmidt’s apples

Looking Back 9/20/18

As Sullivan County begins to make the transition from summer to autumn, the area is being overtaken by signs of the new season: crisp fall weather, leaves scattered everywhere and, of course, local apples.


These Civil War and American Indian artifacts from the collection of Mary Lewis will be presented by collectors Richard Justus and John Rudy at the September 23 Coffee, Tea and History in Cochecton, NY.

12th annual Coffee, Tea and History

COCHECTON, NY — The Cochecton Preservation Society will host Coffee, Tea and History, “Civil War & Native American Artifacts of the Delaware River Valley,” Sunday, September 23, 1 p.m. at the Cochecton Train Station, 8537 Rte. 97. The event will be held rain or shine.

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End-of-life decisions

MONTICELLO, NY — The Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties will present the DVD “Consider the Conversation: a Documentary on a Taboo Subject,” produced by Michael Bernhagen and Terry Kaldhusdal, at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library on Wednesday, September 26 at 6 p.m..

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Free practice SAT

MONTICELLO, NY — The Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 479 Broadway, will offer a free practice SAT exam for teens on Saturday, September 22 at 11 a.m. The test, proctored by leading test prep agency Princeton Review will take approximately four hours. Students are expected to bring their own pencils and calculators.

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Forelli photo workshop

NARROWSBURG, NY — Chip Forelli will offer a photo workshop at room 102 of The Narrowsburg Union, 7 Erie St., starting on Saturday, October 13 and continuing on successive Saturdays through November 17.

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Manager and wine expert Tom Wasserman officially opens the new 52 & Vine Wine & Spirits Shop, located at 4921 State Rte. 52, next door to The Tavern on Main in Jeffersonville. They also held a wine tasting during the Jeff Jamboree.

Four ribbon cuttings at Jeff Jamboree

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — As if the duck race, tractor parade, laser tag, pie contest and more weren’t enough at last weekend’s Jeff Jamboree, there were no fewer than four, count ‘em, four, ribbon cuttings in the village on that day, marking a surge of local entrepreneurship and creativity in the town.

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The courage to change

Besides the Lord’s Prayer itself, this might well be the most well-known of prayers:

“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change,  courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference ...”



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