Camp FIMFO public hearing changes venue

ELDRED, NY — The Town of Highland issued a notice changing the meeting venue for the town's scheduled public hearing on the application of Camp Fimfo – Catskill partnership (Northgate …

A conclusion for Cackletown Road

NARROWSBURG, NY — Four and a half years of contention led to a simple verdict in the afternoon of September 22. Robert and Yunhui “Vicki” Olman had sued Nico Juarez for trespass …

Sweet times in Narrowsburg

NARROWSBURG, NY — The streets of Narrowsburg were filled with black and yellow as visitors thronged to the Honey Bee Fest on September 24. Vendors offered beer, food, artwork and honey, and the …

Villa Roma to be sold

The BEECHWOODS, NY — The historic hotel and resort the Villa Roma is in contract to be sold to Fay Hospitality Catskills LLC.  Fay Investment and Asset …

Honey bee festival on September 24

NARROWSBURG, NY — At 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 24, join this small town and its bee enthusiasts to celebrate the honey bee. National Honey Bee Day in August boosts awareness of honey …

Rosh Hashana services

New York Congregation Agudas Achim Livingston Manor 845/798-0783 Sunday, September 25—Erev Rosh Hashana service at 8 p.m. Monday, September 26—Rosh Hashana service at 10 …

Sullivan West welcomes new student board member

LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — On September 15, the Sullivan West Central School District convened its monthly school board meeting. Hot topics at the meeting were the introduction of Elizabeth …

Saving Lake Jeff?

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — Drought is an increasingly relevant threat to the Upper Delaware River Valley. While the Delaware River Basin has not (as of time of writing) entered a state of drought, …

Killing fields

NARROWSBURG, NY — Lorraine Bodens is getting to be an expert on the behavior of black vultures. She’s been observing a flock of them in her backyard for the last three years. She has …

Temaki comes in(n) to Narrowsburg

NARROWSBURG, NY — The corner of Kirks Road and Bridge Street guards the New York entrance to Narrowsburg, a first look for anyone who comes into town. This fall, that look will be entirely …

Jen Metzger nominated for Ulster County executive, and more

New forecasting at Lordville LORDVILLE, NY — The National Weather Service (NWS) announced that it added a new forecast point for the Upper Delaware River at Lordville on September 12. The …

Ninety-third SCVFA parade honors firefighters and the Stars & Stripes

WHITE LAKE, NY — No doubt about it, a real hometown sense of pride in America was in the air, as an estimated 1,500 spectators turned out to watch the 93rd Sullivan County Volunteer …

Camp FIMFO Q&A

HIGHLAND, NY — Members of the team behind Camp FIMFO appeared at the Cedar Rapids restaurant on September 15 to give a presentation and answer questions from the public. The information session …

Is Garnet Health closing?

CATSKILLS, NY —Conflicting information has the Sullivan County community concerned about the possibility of Garnet Health closing. A member of the Senior Legislative Action Committee …

We will not forget

ELDRED, NY — It’s been 21 years since planes flew into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, and crashed into a field in Pennsylvania. What followed, Rev. Susan Storms from …

Honesdale designated a Keystone Communities Main Street

HONESDALE, PA — The COVID-19 pandemic changed the ways people relate to the places around them. Rounds of mask mandates, business shutdowns and work-from-home requirements made formerly …

Pike County power outage

Pike County Light & Power Company (PCLP) has issued a message about a power outage in Pike County: "PCLP is aware of a widespread outage affecting all of Matamoras, Westfall, Milford …

September 11, 2001 memorial ceremonies in the region

Eldred, NY, Heroes’ Park Sunday, September 11, 1 p.m. Heroes’ Park, corner of Proctor Road and Route 55, Eldred. Refreshments to follow at the town hall. Mongaup Valley and …
FOUNDATIONS

Helping our youth

“Foundations” is a monthly series examining the fundamentals of local government, talking about how government works and how it impacts people’s lives at the local level. This week, …

Sullivan West holds first board meeting of the school year

LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — The Sullivan West Central School District held its monthly school board meeting on August 24, in effect kicking off the 2022-2023 school year; classes started September …

A new year in Wayne Highlands

HONESDALE, PA — Four new teachers completed their Wayne Highlands School District (WHSD) orientation on Wednesday, August 17, and are ready to begin the new school year. Honesdale High School …

Gun rules cause confusion in Sullivan

MONTICELLO, NY — New gun-control regulations went into effect across New York State on September 1. That same day, the Sullivan County Legislature passed a resolution affirming support for the …