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Monday, February 18, 2019


Jeffersonville Bancorp announces record earnings

JEFFERSONVILLE - For only the second time in its 105-year history, Jeffersonville Bancorp has eclipsed the $6 million mark in earnings.
For the year ended December 31, 2018, net income was $6,203,000 - or $1.46 per share - compared to $4,292,000 or $1.01 per share in 2017.
“Our net income ... read more

Tuesday, February 19

Sullivan County Legislature, Committee Meeting, 9 a.m., Legislative Hearing Room, Sullivan County Government Center, 100 North Street, Monticello.

Village of Woodridge, Town Board Meeting, 12:30 p.m., Village Hall 2 Dairyland Rd, Woodridge.

Tri-Valley ... read more

Farrell announces county judge run

MONTICELLO - Sullivan County District Attorney James Farrell is running for the seat of county court judge, he announced on Wednesday.

Farrell said his 23 years in the District Attorney's Office made him uniquely qualified for the role of county judge.

“When I stood in front of the ... read more

Grossinger's historical site looks to the future

MONTICELLO — The historic parcel of land where Grossinger's Catskill Resort Hotel once stood will have a new lease on life.
During the February 11 County of Sullivan Industrial Development Agency (IDA) meeting, a resolution was passed to help facilitate the closing of the Property Leaseback for ... read more

Wurtsboro to hold vote for new firehouse

WURTSBORO — Since 1898, the Wurtsboro Fire District has been a staple in the community. The current building was built in 1969 after the original structure was destroyed and is approximately 8,000 square feet, a size that is no longer conducive to the work of the district's more than 70 volunteers, ... read more

Liberty Animal Shelter nears completion

LIBERTY — The stray and abused animals of Sullivan County will soon have a new sanctuary to call their temporary home. The Liberty Animal Shelter, made possible through donations from the Gerry Foundation, is expected to open its doors in the next few weeks.
Led by Town of Liberty Dog Control ... read more

New ideas for Old Route 17

MONTICELLO — Tourism projects have boosted Sullivan County's economy this past year with historically low unemployment rates, but according to Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development (SCPED) President/CEO Marc Baez, “We can't put all of our eggs in one basket, we must diversify our ... read more

State Police Liberty investigate an animal cruelty case

SULLIVAN COUNTY — State Police Liberty are investigating an animal cruelty case in the town of Fallsburg. Two pitbulls were found starved to death in a vacant home along with two emaciated cats. The two pet owners have been identified as Miesha Bentley, age 28 and Victoriano Moreira, age 28, both ... read more

Peace lands in Forestburgh

FORESTBURGH — The Town of Forestburgh will have two of the Sullivan Catskills Visitors Association (SCVA) Peace Doves this summer and will be included in the Dove Trail for the Woodstock 50th anniversary celebration.
At the February 7 town board meeting, it was announced that Forestburgh ... read more

Residents skeptical of Firelight project

LIVINGSTON MANOR — The Rockland Town Hall was at full capacity last Tuesday for the public hearing regarding Firelight Camps, a purposed luxury camping development to be located on 100 acres of land off Little Ireland Road in Livingston Manor.
Founders Robert and Emma Frisch, along with Head of ... read more

Racino employees could find new home

MONTICELLO — After news of the Monticello Casino and Raceway's closing, it would seem employees are left without a job. However, that's not the case, and the state has a law to help those employees find work.
According to Laura Quigley, Director of the Center for Workforce Development, when a ... read more

County at impasse with Teamsters Union

MONTICELLO — After two years of contract negotiations, Sullivan County government and Teamsters Local 445 have not come to an agreement on a labor contract. Barring a swift resolution, the next step is to enlist the New York State Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) to present ... read more

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