Thousands to Head to Catskills for Visiting Day


visiting-dayThousands of families will head to the Catskills today for the second visiting day of summer 2012. All drivers are urged to leave ample time for traveling. Drivers are encouraged to follow posted speed limits, as State Police troopers are on patrol on the highways. The troopers sit with their radar guns, and drivers who do not follow the reduced speed-limits in certain zones will be ticketed. would like to remind its readers to help Catskills Hatzalah, which needs our help to continue its lifesaving work. Checks can be made payable to Catskills Hatzalah and mailed to POB 50, Monticello, NY 12701.

Also, the Catskills Hatzalah GPS Project is available for the general public. There is no charge for the use of these files. The goal of this project has been to allow those who respond to medical emergencies in the Catskills to utilize GPS to save time and get there safely. For more info, click here.

Wishing everyone a safe and enjoyable visiting day.

{Noam Newscenter}


  1. Why not use the money for visiting day and stay home, but tip the counselors? And while you’re at it, write a nice thank you note.

  2. Tzippy, I like your idea. The problem is, every other kids parents show up, so we end up looking like the fools.


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