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Friday, November 15, 2019


Step into the warmth at the Arnold House

LIVINGSTON MANOR — It may be cold and snowy outside, but inside the greenhouse at the Arnold House it's always a balmy 78 degrees. The fully functioning greenhouse opened last April and is available for events, from weddings to cocktail parties to meetings.
Step inside the glass paneled building ... read more

Gov. Cuomo says yes to Roscoe bill, no to Monticello

SULLIVAN COUNTY -- It was recently a bittersweet day in the region as Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation forgiving a $1.1 million building aid penalty incurred by the Roscoe Central School District, and vetoed a similar bill that would have forgiven the Monticello Central School ... read more

Bethel holds special meeting about tax collector

BETHEL — A special meeting was held by the Bethel Town Board on Friday, November 8, to discuss the future of the Bethel Tax Collector's Office.
“Since the computer records are now available and based on some new information relating to the tax collector, I did not feel that we should wait until ... read more

Casino loses $26.4M in third quarter

THOMPSON — According to a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Empire Resorts, the parent company of Resorts World Catskills Casino, has reported a third-quarter loss of $26.4 million.
When compared to last year, the casino reported a loss of $33.7 million in its ... read more

Job numbers looking up, still have unemployed workers

MONTICELLO — As it has been reported many times in our newspaper and others, the unemployment rate in the county and across the state continues to be low.
At the Sullivan County Legislature's Economic Development Committee meeting last Thursday, Center for Workforce Development Director Laura ... read more

Congressman Delgado's 28th town hall held in Loch Sheldrake

LOCH SHELDRAKE — In his 28th Town Hall, Congressman Antonio Delgado (NY-19) fielded questions on a wide variety of topics, ranging from health care deductibles to climate change, and from veterans benefits to the foreign ownership of utilities.
Held at the SUNY Sullivan Kaplan Student Union on ... read more

Meetings 11/12 - 11/15

Tuesday, November 12

Emerald Corp. Center Economic Development Corp., Committee Meeting, 8 a.m., Division of Planning Room, Sullivan County Government Center, 100 North Street, Monticello.

Western Sullivan Public Library, Board of Trustees Meeting, 5 p.m., Tusten-Cochecton Branch, 198 ... read more

Schools under threat

SULLIVAN — On Thursday afternoon, November 7, two schools in Sullivan County were visited by law enforcement.
At the Robert J. Kaiser Middle School in Monticello, an altercation involving two students escalated to involve staff members.
According to the school, what started as a verbal ... read more

Veterans Parade honors those in uniform

WOODBOURNE — Veterans, firefighters, first responders and elected officials gathered in Woodbourne on Saturday for the first of many Veteran ceremonies that were held in Sullivan County.
A parade of fire trucks including departments from across the county made theirway down State Route ... read more

Shared Services Plan Teams County With Towns, Villages

SULLIVAN COUNTY - Capping months of collaborative discussions, Sullivan County's Shared Services Panel on Wednesday unanimously approved a Shared Services Plan that could lead to new efficiencies and cost savings in County, town and village governments.
“I've been working closely with various ... read more

Republicans sweep to victory: Win Sullivan County Judgeship, County Clerk; tighten grip on Sullivan Legislature

SULLIVAN — The Sullivan County Republican Party swept to victory on Tuesday night, winning both county-wide races while picking up two seats on the 9-person Sullivan County Legislature to tighten its control on county government.
The race for County Court Judge heated up during the final week of ... read more

Thompson preps 2020 budget

THOMPSON — For the fifth time in a row, the Town of Thompson will have a decrease in the tax rate for residents, and for the second year in a row, the decrease will be over five percent.
The Town Board will be adopting its final budget at their November 19 meeting after minor changes were made ... read more

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