Just when I was about to give up all hope, spring has sprung. Although Mother Nature isn’t quite ready to commit, there’s no denying that winter will be beating a not-so-hasty retreat over the next few weeks, as the snows melt and that big yellow ball in the sky peeks out from time to time.
JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — Augmenting a $5,000 grant from the Delaware Highlands Conservancy, Sullivan County will funnel $491,250 in New York State funds to a Jeffersonville farm to preserve agricultural land, protect a municipal water supply and boost agritourism.
JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — Tarot author and deck creator Sasha Graham will host two intimate readings at the Western Sullivan Public Library on two Tuesdays, January 22 and 29 at 5 p.m.
JEFFERSONVILLE & NARROWSBURG, NY — It was a foggy night, and Santa was not able to get the Santa Express to Jeffersonville or Narrowsburg last weekend. But not to be a disappointment, Santa is hitching up his Express to visit in Jeffersonville on December 23 at 5 p.m. and will arrive in Narrowsburg at 7 p.m.
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — The Santa Express will arrive in Yulan, Eldred and Glen Spey, NY, December 15 and then travel on to Jeffersonville and Narrowsburg December 16. For more information, visit @santaexpress on Facebook.
JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — The Jeffersonville Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library will hold a holiday book sale from December 8 to 15, during library hours. If you are interested in volunteering at this year’s sale, stop in to sign up. For more information visit the “Friends of the WSPL” on Facebook or call 845/482-4350.
JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — Students at Sullivan West Elementary School collected 2,287 non-perishable food items, which they then donated to local food pantries, including the Ecumenical Food Pantry in Narrowsburg. “Some children used their own allowances to purchase items,” said Joann Lettendre.
JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — Jeffersonville’s holiday celebrations will begin on Friday, November 23 with the 24th annual James Dworetsky Holiday Parade on Main Street. Line-up for the parade will be at 6 p.m. at the Sullivan West School Jeffersonville Campus.
JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — Longtime tai chi teacher Lenny Friedland will present a free demonstration class of tai chi on Wednesday, November 7, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Janice Center.
JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — A Kenoza Lake man has been arrested for intentionally starting a fire at the Sunoco Country Store in Jeffersonville.
According to the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office, Jacques Pluss, 65, is accused of damaging a fuel line from a propane tank at the rear of the store on September 29 and igniting the leaking fuel.