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Thursday, May 25, 2017


Meetings May 23-26

Tuesday, May 23

Planning Board mtg., 7 p.m., Town Hall,.

South Fire District. of Fire Commissioners, work session, 7 p.m., Firehouse

Center Fire District special election held at the Center Firehouse, 1669 Gulf Rd, Center from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Upper Delaware Council's ... read more

Pullover leads to drug, traffic charges

WHITE LAKE - On Thursday May 12, at approximately 1:38PM, Sergeant Blake Starner of the Sullivan County Sheriff's Patrol was on patrol on State Route 17B in White Lake when he spotted a suspect driving a car, who he recognized as being wanted on a warrant from the Town of Thompson court.
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Murderer gets 25 to life

MONTICELLO - District Attorney Jim Farrell announced today that Carlos Serrano, aka Jay Menor Serrano, 25, of Monticello, N.Y. and previously of Brooklyn, was sentenced in Sullivan County Court by Supreme Court Judge Stephan Schick to 25 years to life in prison for his conviction for Murder in the ... read more

Francisans leaving Sullivan County after 122 years

Story and Photos by
Fred Stabbert III

CALLICOON - It certainly wasn't the message that parishioners of Holy Cross Church in Callicoon and St. Patrick's in Long Eddy wanted to hear at Mass this past weekend, but it came as little surprise.
After 122 years of faithful service to ... read more

NYC DEP's Rush to address UDC June 1st

NARROWSBURG — The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) will hear a presentation from Paul V. Rush, P.E., Deputy Commissioner, Bureau of Water Supply, New York City Department of Environmental Protection, about emergency communications systems below the New York City reservoirs during its monthly meeting on ... read more

College about to pick permanent leader

LOCH SHELDRAKE — Last week, college faculty, staff, students and the public met the three candidates vying to be president of SUNY Sullivan, including the man who's currently the college's interim leader.
Dr. Irene Rios
Dr. Irene Rios spent May 15 touring the Loch Sheldrake campus and talking ... read more

Legislature passes Route 17 Study, opioid lawsuit filed

MONTICELLO ­­— The study for development along Route 17 passed the Sullivan County Legislature by a contentious 7-2 vote last week. The county will pitch in $100,000 toward the cost of the study. Both the Town of Thompson, as well as the Town and Village of Liberty will also each contribute ... read more

Multiple car accident on Route 17 backs up traffic on busy Friday afternoon

TOWN OF MAMAKATING — Traffic was backed up for hours on Friday afternoon by an accident on Route 17 in the Town of Mamakating.
Shortly after 4 p.m. Sullivan County 911 received several calls about a multiple-car accident on State Route 17 westbound just past the 113 Wurtsboro exit. ... read more

Solar and cider mix at Delaware meeting

HORTONVILLE — Two major projects moved closer to permits at Wednesday's Delaware Planning Board meeting.
Solar array
First up was Delaware River Solar's (DRS') commercial solar array, a project controversial with neighbors living along Hospital Road above Hortonville.
Representing DRS, ... read more

SUNY Sullivan grads urged to climb mountains and help others

LOCH SHELDRAKE — SUNY Sullivan's 53rd Commencement not only focused on the struggles and successes of the graduating class of 2017, but the hard work and support of the faculty, family and friends supporting and standing by the graduates during their individual journeys.
“While the ... read more

DMV catches Pine Bush fraud

MONTICELLO - On Wednesday May 17, at approximately noon, Sheriff's Deputies stationed at the Sullivan County Government Center in Monticello were called to the Department of Motor Vehicles office. Deputies met with NY State DMV Investigator Jeffrey Whelan who advised that a customer, who was ... read more

Arrested for stealing bank bag

A Monticello woman has been arrested after she found a bank bag type pouch in a shopping cart at Walmart in Monticello and kept it. On April 9, a local group home for handicapped persons went to Walmart to purchase groceries. When they loaded their vehicle to leave at about noon, they forgot a blue ... read more

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