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Thursday, January 20, 2022
Ice Fishing Safety Beach Lake, PA –  Winter is officially here and the ice is officially on the river.  Numerous anglers excitedly anticipate this time of year so that they can participate in one of their favorite cold weather activities, which is ice fishing.  The National Park Service would like to remind everyone of a few safety precautions to follow while out on the ice this season. As with ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Garnet Health Announces Clinical Leadership Promotions  Middletown, NY – Garnet Health, which includes Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Urgent Care, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation – Catskills, is pleased to announce the following clinical leadership promotions.  Mary Kate Donohue, RN has been ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
SULLIVAN COUNTY SOIL & WATERCONSERVATION DISTRICTANNUAL TREE & SHRUB SALE   The Sullivan County Soil & Water Conservation District is pleased to announce their annual spring Tree & Shrub Program. Landowners can choose from a wide variety of deciduous and conifer trees and shrubs and specialized packets such as Nut Tree, Flowering Tree & Shrub, Wildflower, Butterfly, and perennials. Seedling ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Garnet Health Medical Center Recognized in International Journal for Developmentally Disabled Persons Vaccination Effort Middletown, NY - Garnet Health Medical Center, formerly Orange Regional Medical Center, is pleased to announce that its drive-through vaccination clinic for developmentally disabled persons has been recognized in the international journal, Vaccine.   “This incredible effort ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce Celebrates National Bagel Day and Announces The Bagel Festival for 2022!  Monticello, New York January 11, 2022 – Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce invites you to join them in celebrating National Bagel Day, January 15, 2022. The Chamber is also opening up vendor registration for this year's Bagel Festival at last year's prices. If you are interested in ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Mark Bolger joins WALL RadioVeteran Hudson Valley broadcaster will host Saturday and Sunday afternoons  Middletown, NY – Mark Bolger, a familiar radio voice to many Hudson Valley listeners, has joined the airstaff of WALL radio, it was announced today by WALL General Manager Mary Ridings.    Mark Bolger has been a staple of Hudson Valley radio since the 1980s and has hosted mornings on ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, January 07, 2022
The Hurleyville Performing Arts Centre Awarded 100,000.00 by The New York State Council on the Arts   The Hurleyville Performing Arts Centre was awarded $49,500 per year for two years through the State & Local Partnership program of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) to support the recovery of the nonprofit arts and culture sector. Following New York State’s $105 million investment in ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, January 07, 2022
Jacobowitz and Gubits Welcomes Two New Attorneys to the FirmWALDEN, NY - Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP is pleased to announce that Lauren E. Scott and Eric B. Wharton have joined the firm’s Litigation team as Associate Attorneys.Lauren E. Scott earned her Bachelor of Arts in 2005 from the State University of New York, Cortland with a major in Anthropology. She earned her Masters of Art in Internal ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, January 07, 2022
Garnet Health Doctors Announces Medical Director of Urgent Care Services Middletown/Harris, NY – Garnet Health Doctors, formerly Orange Regional Medical Group and Catskill Regional Medical Group, is pleased to announce the promotion of Reena Patel, MD to Medical Director of Urgent Care Services.  “We are thrilled to have someone with Dr. Patel’s experience lead our Urgent Care team,” said Garnet ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, January 06, 2022
$446 thousand in Scholarships Available for Class of 2022 through Community Foundation of Orange and SullivanStudents are encouraged to apply for available scholarships by April 15 deadlineMONTGOMERY, NY (January 6, 2022) – A total of nearly 150 scholarships worth nearly $446 thousand will be awarded this spring to students in Orange and Sullivan counties. High school seniors and adults returning ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, January 06, 2022
Garnet Health Medical Center Offers American Lung Association’s Freedom from Smoking Workshop Middletown, NY-Garnet Health Medical Center’s Community Health and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs, in conjunction with the American Lung Association, will host a 7-week, 8-session virtual Freedom from Smoking Workshop from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday’s beginning, January 25, 2022 with one ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Thursday, January 06, 2022
Catskill Art Society awarded $49,500 by the New York State Council on the Arts  Livingston Manor, New York – The Catskill Art Society (CAS) announced today a grant award totaling $49,500 from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) to support the recovery of the nonprofit arts and culture sector. Following New York State’s $105 million investment in the arts for FY2022, NYSCA has awarded ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, January 06, 2022
Garnet Health Medical Center first hospital in Orange County to receive State DOH approval for cardiac surgery program Middletown, NY – Garnet Health Medical Center in Middletown, New York, has recently been granted New York State Department of Health conditional approval to expand cardiology services and develop Orange County’s first cardiac surgery program.   The cardiac surgery program at ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, January 03, 2022
Western Sullivan Public Library AnnouncesJanuary HomeSchool Program Winter Take-Home KitThis month we'll be making all things snowpeople...engineering a snowman slingshot game, growing a snowman crystal and more.  Register by January 24th for your kit. For more information and registration visit www.WSPLonline.org.   
Categories: Press Release
Monday, January 03, 2022
Garnet Health Welcomes New Board Members  Middletown, NY – Garnet Health, which includes Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Urgent Care, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation – Catskills, is pleased to announce newly appointed Board of Directors Members Rafik Elsabrout, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS, FRCPS(G) and ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, December 29, 2021
Press ReleaseSpokesman:  Rob Lee, Executive Director, Marketing & Corporate Communications (845) 333-2391  December 29, 2021 – For Immediate Release:Garnet Health Announces Leadership Changes  Middletown, NY – Garnet Health, which includes Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Urgent Care, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet ...read more
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Wednesday, December 29, 2021
CCE Sullivan Welcomes Patricia Avery, Caregiver Support Groups ContinuePRESS RELEASE: For Immediate Release 12/28/21PR CONTACT: Nicole Slevin Nikolados | 845-292-6180, ext. 114 | nas96@cornell.edu     CCE Sullivan Welcomes Patricia Avery, Caregiver Support Groups Continue  SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Sullivan County announces Patricia Avery, B.S. as its new ...read more
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Wednesday, December 29, 2021
Press Release                                                          Spokesman: Rob Lee, Executive Director, Marketing & Corporate Communications(845) 333-2391__________________________________________________________________________  December 28, 2021 – For Immediate ReleaseGarnet Health Medical Center - Catskills Honors Exceptional Nurse  Harris, NY – Garnet Health Medical Center – ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, December 27, 2021
WSPL Spreads JOY By Creating Over 400 Holiday Cards!!Sullivan County, NY: The Western Sullivan Public Library would like to thank their Patrons, The Kindness and Compassion Club (The KC Club) at The Sullivan West Central School District and their Library Staff for participating in the second annual “Holiday Card Shower”. With the support of an outreach grant from the Ramapo Catskill Library ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, December 27, 2021
 Western Sullivan Public Library AnnouncesJanuary Children’s Programs  Take & Make Craft Kits: Each week we will be putting together brand new kits for you to take home and enjoy.  Registration is required.  *January 2-8: Fa La Llama Snowflakes*This modern spin on a traditional craft will have you making snowflakes of all shapes and sizes!  You'll get some cute paper and instructions on how to ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, December 27, 2021
Hope in Bloom Nets $135,000 to Support Community Foundation’s Critical WorkExclusive holiday lights event draws more than 200 people to the Orange County Arboretum.  MONTGOMERY, NY (December 23, 2021) – The Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan (CFOS) has announced that its inaugural event Hope in Bloom raised $135,000 to support its critical work. This year, CFOS hosted an outdoor event ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, December 27, 2021
Garnet Health Announces Clinical Leadership Promotions Middletown, NY – Garnet Health, which includes Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Urgent Care, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation – Catskills, is pleased to announce the following clinical leadership promotions.  Debra Beakes has been promoted to Vice ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, December 27, 2021
LOCAL KIWANIS CLUBS SPREAD CHEERThe members of the Kiwanis Clubs of Monticello and Woodridge joined forces once more to bring holiday cheer to the Office for the Aging Meals on Wheels Participants as well as local families serviced by the Sullivan County Federation for the Homeless.They presented little gifts and greeting cards to Sullivan County Federation for the Homeless Program Administrator ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, December 09, 2021
Michele L. Babcock, Esq. Recognized with ATHENA Award WALDEN, NY - The law firm of Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP (J&G) is pleased to announce Michele L. Babcock, Managing Partner, was recognized with the ATHENA Award by the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce Foundation during the Foundation’s 15th Annual ATHENA Awards Ceremony held on December 2, 2021 at Christo’s in Poughkeepsie. The firm ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, December 08, 2021
Delaware Highlands Conservancy Announces Winter 2022 Eagle Watch Bus Tours Upper Delaware River Region, PA and NY – Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy for eagle-watching all winter long, including for its popular series of Eagle Watch bus tours in January and February.  BUS TOURSJoin the Conservancy on a guided eagle-viewing bus tour, scheduled on select weekends in January and February. ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, December 08, 2021
WSPL and the ACT Underground Theatre Company Presents The Old Time Radio Podcast ROMANCE SERIES – RICHER BY THE HOLIDAYS  by Sylvia Richards The truest of loves are found in so many places and often times there are no more precious times than the winter holidays …. yet sometimes these winter days are more difficult and stressful than we would like. Learn more about love, in its many forms, ...read more
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Wednesday, December 08, 2021
Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills Recognized by HANYS with 2021 Pinnacle Award for Quality and Patient Safety  Hospital honored with quality and patient safety award for its multi-tiered COVID-19 surge response  Harris, NY – Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, formerly Catskill Regional Medical Center, is pleased to announce it is a recipient of the Healthcare Association of New York ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Gallery222 Thrift is here to Stay!     The Gallery222 Thrift Shop started as a temporary “Pop-up Shop” to raise money for the Hurleyville Performing Arts Centre’s movie theater and arts programs during closures due to the pandemic. The store is so popular that it is expanding into Gallery 222’s main space for the fall and winter seasons. Expect to find cozy sweaters, elegant attire and plenty of ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, November 15, 2021
Forestburgh Playhouse Announces 2022 Mainstage Season!The Forestburgh Playhouse is thrilled to announce the 2022 Mainstage Season Lineup with We have an amazingly entertaining lineup that is sure to delight Sullivan Catskills Patrons! The season kicks off with comedy with Fully Committed followed by Forbidden Broadway’s Greatest Hits! Next up, a heap of glitz, glamour and Abba with Pageant the ...read more
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Monday, November 15, 2021
Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River Now in Mandatory Cold Water Life Jacket Wear Beach Lake, PA – The National Park Service reminds everyone that may be out on the Upper Delaware River this fall or winter in a boat, canoe, or kayak that each person, regardless of age is required to wear a Coast Guard approved personal flotation device (life jacket or PFD) during these cold weather ...read more
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Monday, June 28, 2021
Brownie Wise (the saleswoman behind the success of Tupperware) said, “If you want to build a business, build the people.” This is incredibly important but now more than ever. With the hiring shortage going on, you must do something to make your business stand out and helping potential employees understand they can have a career with you (or at least feel valued while they are there) can be the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release, Weekly Business Article
Monday, March 29, 2021
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Monday, December 21, 2020
Bring in Last-minute Shoppers with These 4 COVID Precautions As I write this, we are a few days away from Christmas. And while it may feel like the holiday season has already been decided with everyone from the post office to mail-order businesses saying there's no way they can meet Christmas deadlines, now is the time that local small businesses can shine. You have an advantage at this point ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, July 20, 2020
4 Marketing Tips for Businesses with No Marketing Budget   You likely have heard the phrase, “you need to spend money to make money.” I'm not here to argue that from either side but digital marketing has allowed businesses with very small budgets to make a big impression. While it hasn't exactly leveled the playing field, it certainly has helped businesses gain a larger audience with very little ...read more
Categories: Community, Weekly Business Article, Chamber, Economic
Monday, July 13, 2020
Change These 3 Things in Your Business Now for a Stronger Recovery  With numbers of COVID infections increasing daily in many states, people are wondering when it will end and when we can begin to start feeling confident in an economic recovery.  No one knows for sure when recovery will begin.  In the meantime, there are a few things we know about how business and customers have changed. You ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Weekly Business Article
Monday, June 29, 2020
5 Ways to Communicate Difficult Business Messages    If there's one thing 2020 has shown us, it's how to bolster our communication skills. We've had cause for a lot of really difficult conversations with our customers. Nobody ever wants to give bad news but 2020 seems like the year we have to keep reiterating and sharpening our communication skills with difficult messages.  But if you feel like ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Weekly Business Article
Monday, March 02, 2020
The Sullivan County Chamber is a Good Neighbor in our Communities   Often assumed a business support organization only, the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce is a good neighbor in all communities in Sullivan County and the region! The Chamber of Commerce does have one certain common denominator with our fellow Chambers, and that is to encourage and promote local business. While individuals who ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Weekly Business Article
Monday, November 18, 2019
As we are moving into the holiday gift giving season and onto a brand-new yearn have you thought about giving yourself and your business a gift? Most of us will spend a few weeks looking for the perfect gifts for loved ones, employees, clients, pets, teachers, and a host of others. It’s time you shift that generosity to yourself and your business with these gifts you should be giving and ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Help Your Customers Fall in Love Even If Your Brand Isn't George Clooney Customers want to do business with companies they know, like, and trust. You've likely seen extremely dedicated fans of the Fortune 100 brands. They wait in ridiculously long lines for product roll-outs; they refuse to buy from a competitor; and they think every other brand in that category is inferior.  But how can you ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, November 04, 2019
Chamber Membership: Getting Out What You Put InThere’s a saying in chamber circles that a chamber membership is like a gym membership. You get out what you put in. You can’t join a gym, never go, and expect to have abs like Ryan Gosling. But is a chamber membership really like going to the gym? That depends on whether you like going to the gym or not.Getting Out What You Put in to ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, October 28, 2019
6 Popular Misconceptions About the Chamber That Could Be Limiting Your Business   Chamber membership is good for business because it influences the community's perception of you. However, many business owners don't know exactly what the chamber does and so they don't take advantage of the help and resources it offers. For a minimum investment, the chamber can help your business grow in ways ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, October 21, 2019
Experience Is the New Marketing Gimmick I've worked with many businesses in creating content for their website. When I do, one of the questions I ask is what makes them different from their competition. Almost always they answer their customer service and their willingness to stand behind their product or service. Perfect. Except…   Every business thinks they have these things. And even if they ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, October 07, 2019
How to Prepare Your Site for Holiday Traffic If you have a brick-and-mortar location, chances are you're doing some sort of decorating for the holidays. Even if you don't celebrate, it's likely your customers do so in order to spread the holiday cheer you get festive.   The same should be true of your website. While you don't need to decorate per se, you do need to prepare for holiday traffic. ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, September 23, 2019
31+ Social Media Posts to Improve Your Holiday Marketing The fall and early winter are a treasure trove of holidays.  It seems like we go from one to the next. That's why it's incredibly important to make sure you're using these momentous occasions in your marketing.     Have you ever noticed how retail goes straight from one holiday to the next? One of the reasons for that is because holidays ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, September 09, 2019
5 Ways Your Customers Win with You as a Chamber Member A chamber membership is an investment in your business. As an investment, you undoubtedly expect a return. While it’s easy to look at what you paid for membership and how many new customers were sent you way through the chamber and calculate your return that way, there’s more to it than just that. For instance, did you know that your ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Tuesday, September 03, 2019
4 Ways a Chamber Membership Can Balance Out Seasonal Business If your business is seasonal, it probably feels a lot like feast or famine. You may love your seasonal crowds but hate the fear you won’t last long enough to see your next one. Seasonal businesses or businesses in towns with a seasonal draw struggle with year-round consistent revenue. While you might not ever achieve revenue equality ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, August 26, 2019
5 Ways the Chamber Can Help Make You a Better Networker Networking opportunities are everywhere. You no longer must leave your house to be able to network, but studies now show that online networking doesn’t hold the same power as in-person networking. Networking is critical to landing a job, learning about opportunities before they are broadcast, and getting more sales for your business. You ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, August 19, 2019
Do you track the number of sales you make along with the revenue? Of course you do. How do your numbers look? Are you increasing or remaining the same? Hopefully you’re not down this year but if you are, these may be some of the reasons why and what you can do to fix them: You Can’t Compete on PriceI’m making a broad generalization here, but as a small business you can’t compete on price with the ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, August 12, 2019
9 Tips For Improving Your Listing In Voice Search   Just when you thought your website was search engine optimized and then mobile search optimized we have another challenge--voice search optimization. Yes, that’s right. According to Bright Local’s Voice Search for Local Business Study, 58% of consumers used voice search to locate information about a local business. Nearly half of that number ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Thursday, August 08, 2019
In a recent survey by Daysmart Software, 54% of small business owners admitted to being worried about making enough money. Making money is a common concern because not only does it factor in bringing in enough clients or customers but also ensuring your products or services are priced right and negotiating any cash flow problems.   Small business owners have lots of stressors as they follow ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article

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