Edward F. Dermody was born in Cochecton Center on April 4, 1879. He was educated in the Cochecton township schools. His brother Will owned a store in Cochecton, where he took his first job; it lasted 20 years. He then bought into partnership with another brother, Martin, who leased the A. G. Gregg store in Damascus, PA.
What a busy, great, fun, weekend I had. On Friday night went to Bethel Woods with Pastor Phyllis Haynes to see Cindi Lauper and Rod Stewart. Everything was great till the skies opened up, and we ran under the pavilion for cover. We got drenched anyway. I had a puddle in my bra.
BETHEL, NY — Catskill Distilling Company (www.catskilldistilling.com), one of the first farm distilleries in the State of New York to be legally licensed, won a gold medal for its production of Curious Gin as recognized by The Fifty Best, the international authority and unbiased guide to fine wine
Professor George W. Twitmyer became supervising principal of Honesdale’s schools in 1884. Born in Center County, PA in 1849, he graduated from the Central Normal School and started teaching at the age of 19.
The boom of the summer months continues as tourists and second homeowners flock to our area. But it isn’t all about the tourists, there is plenty to do for all. Sunday, July 23 is the date for the annual Riverfest street fair.
It’s so funny how so many people know who I am and I do not know them. I was at a pig roast at Lake Huntington Service Station over the week end—I cannot remember their names, but this one guy comes up to me and says, “Hi, Eileen.” I give myself a few seconds till something rings a bell. Nope, nothing.
CALLICOON, NY — Willow Wisp Organic Farm, founded by Greg Swartz and Tannis Kowalchuk in 2008 in Damascus, PA will open a weekend farm store on Friday, July 21 at 43 Lower Main Street (the Flea Market building beside the library). The pop-up farm stand store will feature freshly harvested, organically certified vegetables, herbs and flowers.
LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — Business owners interested in receiving funding to train their workers can apply to SUNY Sullivan for workforce development training grants. The SUNY Community College Workforce Development Training Grant Program is funded by the 2017/18 New York State budget and is administered by the State University of New York (SUNY).
ELLENVILLE, NY — City Girl Cakery, LLC held a grand opening and ribbon cutting last week at 163 Canal St. It is a small, custom cake shop and bakery offering everything from muffins, cookies, cakes and cupcakes to French macarons and canollis.
Have you ever been to the Wayne County Fair and wandered through the animal barns and wondered what the 4-H barns are all about? My name is Rachel Olver, and I am a sophomore at Honesdale High School and a member of the Calkins Agricultural 4-H club.