Once called Salem Corners, then Hamlinton, the bustling town of Hamlin is still the hub of the Salem Township community. The first frame house in the town was built two miles west of the Corners by Harris Hamlin, a brick maker, in 1802. Hon. Ephraim W. Hamlin of Bethany and Judge Butler Hamlin were two of his children.
It’s back again—Labor Day that is—and then back to school it will be. However, before you give up on summer, why not squeeze in a great community yard sale? Start on the Flats on Saturday, September 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with a rain date Sunday, September 3.
Those of you who know me know I spend a lot of time on Facebook, for work and for pleasure. I am able to talk to all my family my friends and cousins all over the world. I get to see your new kids and grandchildren. I am a part of your family parties and I enjoy finding old classmates and childhood friends.
If you are an antsy person, as I am, the wait for the annual planting season can seem interminable. Where we live in Sullivan County, one generally doesn’t put trowel to earth until the first week in June for fear that a stray frost may unexpectedly hit and kill your newly planted herbs and vegetables.
The Curtis family name is known to Cochecton and Callicoon local history. James C. Curtis is the illustrious fellow to tout being first supervisor for the Town of Cochecton, New York State Assemblyman, Senator and more. His sons were also successful.
I just got back from a very fun vacation at Ocean City, MD with my cousins Donnie and Rose. The ferry ride over was so nice and relaxing—but not so good on the way back after that bad storm. Water was so choppy. Thank God for Dramamine and sea bands, or I would have been feeding the fish.
MILFORD, PA — The Pike County Chamber of Commerce along with event sponsor Safe Haven of Pike County located at 402 Broad St. are hosting a networking event on Wednesday, August 30 at 5 p.m. Members and non-members are welcome to bring their friends and business associates to network their businesses, organizations, or upcoming events.
SOUTH FALLSBURG, NY — The pick-up of donated furniture and household items and delivery to those in need just got easier in Sullivan County thanks to a donation from Rolling V Bus Corporation.
MILFORD, PA — Twin Cedars residents Edith Grieve and Floyd Nower are seen at Grey Towers National Historic Site. The residents of Twin Cedars Senior Living, located in Shohola, have been taking an interest in local history this summer by visiting historical sites such as Grey Towers and The Columns Museum.
ROCK HILL, NY — The Sergeant Andrew Brucher Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5499 of Kauneonga Lake marked its 50th anniversary recently with a celebration at the Sullivan in Rock Hill. Guests of honor were Mabel Brucher, pictured third from left, and family. U.S. Rep. John Faso was the evening’s main speaker.