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Monday, April 23, 2018


Meetings 4/20-4/24

Monday, April 23

Town of Fallsburg Town Board Meetings, 6 p.m., 19 Railroad Plaza, South Fallsburg.

Village of Liberty, Village Board Meeting, 7 p.m., 167 North Main Street, Liberty

Tuesday, April 24

Village of Monticello, public hearing, 7 p.m., Village Hall, 2 ... read more

Fallsburg looks to update comprehensive plan

FALLSBURG — In South Fallsburg's Senior Center, nearly a dozen residents sat to listen to the town's scheduled public hearing regarding the 2018 Updated Comprehensive Plan Amendment.
Although only one person spoke at the hearing, the town received advice on how to implement changes and ... read more

Monticello Village trustee has harsh words over procurement

MONTICELLO — A resolution by the Village of Monticello Board on Tuesday to authorize the purchase of a security systems upgrade for the Justice Court turned into a lecture by new trustee Rochelle Massey.
She implied there was a double standard when past African Americans board members made ... read more

Public supports Eldred Preserve, wary of tax abatements

ELDRED — It was a contentious atmosphere at a public hearing held by the Sullivan County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) on Monday, which gave local residents the opportunity to express their opinions on the future of the Eldred Preserve.
About 50 people packed into the Highland Town Hall ... read more

Retired firefighter leaves legacy of service; love for community

WURTSBORO — Robert Cordani was the kind of guy who always tried to help others. That was the consensus among his friends, family and anyone who knew him.
Cordani, 62, died last Saturday trying to help his neighbor, who had gone into cardiac arrest.
Just before 6 p.m. on April 14, the ... read more

Tri-Valley taps Fallsburg's Williams as superintendent

GRAHAMSVILLE - Michael Williams was a general music teacher in the middle school of the Tri-Valley Central School District at the start of his career in 1992.
At Tuesday's meeting of the Tri-Valley Central School Board of Education, Williams was appointed as their new Superintendent of Schools. ... read more

Leadership Sullivan Class of 2018

Leadership Sullivan, in sponsorship with the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is celebrating its 19th graduating class!
The mission of Leadership Sullivan is to develop informed and committed leaders from all segments of the community who will apply their collective experience ... read more

Distinguished Citizen Awardee literally remade a community

It has been said that too many people do little other than talk. But there are those who take action, who “do,” and who by their quiet, persistent effort influence the community far more than the “talkers.”
According to the Sullivan County Legislature, Maurice Gerry is such a doer, and they ... read more

BOCES front and center

LIBERTY — Board members and school administrators from across the county recently visited the Rubin Pollack Education Center in Liberty for Sullivan BOCES' Annual Meeting. Those in attendance were able to take tours of the campus, and get an inside look at the different programs and activities ... read more

Amber Tamblyn & Nina Burleigh Break Boundaries at Bethel Woods

Bringing world class performers to Sullivan County is part of the Bethel Woods mission, but the performing arts center didn't have to look far for its latest act.
The first of its new education series, WoodsTalk: Live was held Saturday evening, a talk with Amber Tamblyn and Nina Burleigh about ... read more

Meetings 4/17- 4/20

Tuesday, April 17

Town of Thompson, Town Board Meeting, 7:30 p.m., 4052 Route 42, Monticello.

Town of Mamakating Town Board Meetings, 6:00 p.m., 2948 Route 209, Wurtsboro.

Village of Monticello, Village Board Meeting, 5:30 p.m., 2 Pleasant Street, Monticello.

Kenoza Lake ... read more

Delaware to consider solar moratorium on May 9

HORTONVILLE - Will the Town of Delaware enact a solar moratorium?
Town residents will find out next month as the Town Board holds a public hearing on Local Law No. 2, “A… Commercial Solar Energy System Land Use Moratorium.”
Residents will have their say beginning at 6:45 p.m. on Wednesday, ... read more

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