HONESDALE, PA — A corsage, a plaque, proclamations and dozens of hugs and kisses were presented to Marion Swencki, RN, NHA at her retirement party at Wayne Woodlands Manor in Waymart on July 26.
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.
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
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.
NARROWSBURG, NY — The parade stepped off at 3 p.m., and by the time July 4th was over, the Narrowsburg Volunteer Fire Department had given out four trophies and 500 chicken dinners.
HAWLEY, PA — On June 28, Settlers Hospitality Group staff Terri Marcellus and Jenna Simpler (right), with owner Justin Genzlinger, presented the Delaware Highlands Conservancy with a check for $6,144, for funds collected through the Green Lodging Partnership program at Ledges Hotel.
HAWLEY, PA — AMSkier Insurance, a third-generation family insurance company with a national customer base, received the Business of the Year award from the Hawley Rotary Club at the club’s awards night dinner event on June 29 at The Settlers Inn.
PORT JERVIS, NY — As part of the Entrepreneurs of the Month Series, The Hub. the public computer center at the Port Jervis Library, will host Samantha Zapata and her essential oils business on Thursday, July 20, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.