BETHEL, NY — Sullivan County Public Health Services will host a forum titled “Local Solutions to a National Opioid Crisis: Prescription Drugs and Heroin” on Wednesday, October 11 at 9 a.m. at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts.
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Shannon Shah, a board-certified adult-gerontology nurse practitioner specializing in oncology and hematology, has joined Crystal Run Healthcare and will provide care to patients in Rock Hill. She completed her Master of Science in advanced practice nursing at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
HONESDALE, PA — Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers’ Outreach and Enrollment Coordinators are offering help to those who need assistance navigating the Health Insurance Marketplace. Open enrollment begins November 1 and ends December 15, as opposed to running until the end of January as in previous years.
HARRIS, NY — Mikhail Itingen, DO, has joined Catskill Regional Medical Group (CRMG) to provide orthopedic care at his Harris office. Dr. Itingen will also perform surgery as part of the orthopedic surgery team at Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC).
The year was around 1950. There had been several reports by neighbors in East Cochecton who had seen a massive bear. During a deer hunt, Edward Hartmann spotted huge bear tracks in the snow. A posse gathered to include Eddie, Adam Sauer, Artie Bossert, Ken Just, Bill Lubeck, Charles Ebel, H. Schicht, and Bill and Charles Fisher.
Another trip to the ER, this time for my throat, Thank God it was not strep; just the start of a nasty cold. Yes, I had been resting and drinking plenty of fluids. I know so many who have this cold, and they say it’s a bad one.
COCHECTON, NY — Speakers and participants enjoy The Cochecton Preservation Society’s 11th Coffee, Tea and History on September 24 at the Cochecton Train Station. For anyone who missed it, you can catch it on a WJFF Radio recording available in their archives.
GRAHAMSVILLE, NY — A 4-H volunteer teaches a child how to make a free turtle out of craft supplies at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC) 4-H Youth Fair, held on August 18-21 in conjunction with Neversink Agriculture Society’s 138th Grahamsville Little World’s Fair.
HAWLEY, PA — The Wallenpaupack Brewing Company held a ribbon cutting on Saturday, September 30 at its location, 73 Welwood Ave. Wallenpaupack Brewing Company is a craft brewery and brewpub featuring craft beers on tap; a menu of locally sourced, in-house prepared food; and merchandise. Food and beverages are available through counter service.
I sometimes measure the success of my summer by the number of tomato sandwiches I eat. Few things capture the essence of the season better. (Except perhaps a white peach. Or grilled, buttered corn. Or fresh blackberries with cream.) A really good tomato is like a vivid, voluptuous expression of the sun.