Community Stories

VFW post marks 50 years

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.

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William Theobald of Mick’s Barber Shop; Amanda E. Marchegiani, community relations coordinator at the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute; Michele (Mick) Frigoletto, owner, Mick’s Barber Shop; and Bridget Gilligan of Mick’s Barber Shop smile over their success.

Mick’s Barber Shop raises $6,817 at Buzz Off Cancer 2017

HONESDALE, PA — Mick’s Barber Shop recently hosted Buzz Off Cancer 2017, raising $6,817.44 to support the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute.

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Looking Back 7/27

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.

Willow Wisp Organic Farm Store opens

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.

Workforce training funds available

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).

City Girl Cakery opens

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.

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The Beach Lake Fire Department, right, won Best Appearing Apparatus at the Narrowsburg 4th of July Parade.

Narrowsburg celebrates the 4th

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.



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