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Sunday, June 16, 2019


Camp Chrysalis to introduce music therapy

BY autumn schanil

ROCK HILL — Every being has, or will, experience grief in some form during their life, and their experience will differ depending on the individual and their situation. Sometimes, grief is immediate, and sometimes, true grief doesn't surface for weeks or months after a ... read more

Democrat wins National Award for dairy coverage

CALLICOON — The Sullivan County Democrat's Kathy Daley has won a national award for her 2018 coverage of the dairy industry crisis which affected local farmers last year.
The National Newspaper Assn. (NNA) announced Wednesday the Sullivan County Dem­ocrat had won Second Place, Story Series, Best ... read more

Town of Delaware talks justice court security

HORTONVILLE - Is the Town of Delaware Justice Court secure?
Will the two elected judges in the township be allowed to legally carry their firearm in court?
Who has the passcode to the security system?
These were just some of the questions and concerns brought to the Delaware Town Board on ... read more

New lawsuit over Gan Eden Estates

Shortly after the Gan Eden Estate lawsuit was settled with the Town of Thompson over zoning and density, Catskill Mountainkeeper (CMK) and The Center for Discovery (TCFD) want the January 2019 Consent Order nullified.
“The lawsuit is narrow in scope. At this time, Catskill Mountainkeeper and The ... read more

Metzger hosts open house at Liberty office

LIBERTY — Residents in Liberty and throughout Sullivan County can now visit the satellite offices of their local state senator and U.S. congressman under the same roof.
On Monday, June 10, State Senator Jen Metzger (D, NY-42) welcomed constituents, local elected officials and community ... read more

Major Delaware River cleanup being organized

NARROWSBURG — As the 50th anniversary of Earth Day approaches in 2020, the Upper Delaware Council, Inc. (UDC) hopes to help organize a first-ever, coordinated litter cleanup event centered on the land surrounding the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River.
The federally-designated river ... read more

Forestburgh looking to ‘opt out' of IDA

FORESTBURGH — Tensions rose at the latest Forestburgh town board meeting as they discussed the town's future with the County of Sullivan Industrial Development Agency (IDA).
A project currently in development in Forestburgh—Another Sky Campground—have been approved for IDA tax abatements which ... read more

On the Road to Mountain Jam

The view was all tail lights on one side of Hurd Road on Thursday afternoon. Earlier in the day traffic was backed up on 17B, or the Woodstock Way as it was recently designated. Thousands of people will be pouring into Bethel Woods Center for the Arts this weekend for this year's Mountain Jam ... read more

County moves ahead with Visitors Center

ROCK HILL -- It's no secret that a new visitors center has been in the sights of the Sullivan County Visitors Association. In August, county legislators approved funding for a proposed visitors center of up to $4.5 million that would be located in proximity to Exit 106 in the Town of Thompson at a ... read more

Measles update: seven cases in county

UPDATE: After press time it was reported that the New York State Legislature passed a bill eliminating religious exemptions for vaccines. We will continue to update the story.

SULLIVAN COUNTY - The measles epidemic continues with the Sullivan County Public Health Department now confirming ... read more

Rolling V and SuperTrans Collaborate with Synovia Solutions to Deliver Superior School Bus Experience

SOUTH FALLSBURG - Rolling V Bus Corp. and SuperTrans have invested in cutting-edge school bus intelligence that will deliver an improved experience for its customers while increasing safety and convenience. Rolling V and SuperTrans will be leveraging best-in-class technologies to connect drivers, ... read more

Monticello Parolee Sentenced for Possession of Loaded Handgun

SULLIVAN COUNTY — Sullivan County District Attorney Jim Farrell announced today that Victor Medina, 44, of Monticello, N.Y. was sentenced to 8 years in state prison to be followed by 5 years of post-release supervision for the possession of an illegal and loaded handgun.
Medina entered a plea ... read more

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