REGION — There are a lot of solar generators on the market being sold by various companies for various purposes.
REGION — The purpose of a whole-house generator or back-up generator is to provide electricity for the entire house when the power goes out. No doubt lots of people in our region were wishing they had installed such a generator before the blizzard and snowstorms of March.
REGION — Most people living in the region have lost power in their homes a time or two, and because of the March 2 blizzard, many homes were without power for days. Not surprisingly, lots of residents are considering preparing against the next bout of nature-imposed darkness by shopping for a generator.
REGION — Operating within Wayne and western Sullivan County since the beginning of January, Growing Older Together (GOT) is a member of the Village-to-Village network and a 501(c)(3) all-volunteer organization—serving as a circle of friends and neighbors who are on call to help seniors with day-to-day activities and necessities, such as transpor
SULLIVAN COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
Sullivan County Government Center
100 North Street, PO Box 5012
Monticello, NY 12701
845/794-3000, x 0241
or direct dial: 845/807-0241
REGION — Cable television and phone company crews were active in the region as recovery from storms Riley and Quinn were still underway on March 12.
REGION — The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is encouraging college students to apply for one of 17 summer internships at its offices in the Hudson Valley and Catskill Mountains. These paid internships are in fields related to science and engineering.
REGION — The Hudson Valley Animal Shelter Fund grant applications are now available. Eligible organizations are those providing services in Orange, Dutchess, Ulster, Putnam, Sullivan and Rockland counties and are dedicated to rescuing, sheltering and defending animals.
REGION — Jennie Waligroski, an award-winning, top-producing local realtor, has joined Century 21 Geba Realty. Waligroski, a repeat winner of The River Reporter Readers’ Choice Best Real Estate Agent, is a full-time real estate associate broker and is licensed in New York as well as Pennsylvania.
REGION — There has been a bumper crop of ice on the river this year. The frigid weather at the end of December and early January caused it to form and warmer weather caused it to break up and move. Here in the Big Eddy, massive blocks of ice were piled atop one another, while other parts of the river are clear.