Meetings March 24-28
Monday, March 27
Fallsburg Town Board legislative mtg., 6 p.m., Town Hall, South Fallsburg.
Tusten Zoning Re-Write Committee mtg., 6:30 p.m., Town Hall, Narrowsburg.
Village of Liberty Board of Trustees mtg., 7 p.m., Village Hall, Liberty.
Village of Liberty worksession ...
Don't be tick bait!
Tick Talk program on April 8th
LIVINGSTON MANOR — By all official estimates, 2017 is going to be a bad year for ticks and tick-borne illnesses.
So while we may welcome the warmer weather and the blossoms of spring, we also have to think about protecting ourselves and our loved ones.
You don't have to be sitting bait when ...
Extension, diner join forces to promote local ag & food
George Nikolados and crew at the Miss Monticello Diner served up good food for guests and $300 for Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) on Tuesday, thanks to a clever way of asking people to donate just by eating! As part of the diner's monthly Giving Tuesday charitable efforts, Nikolados partnered ...
Pets rescued from Foxcroft fire
LOCH SHELDRAKE — A trailer at Foxcroft Village north of Loch Sheldrake was destroyed by fire on Wednesday.
Just before noon, Loch Sheldrake Fire Department was called to the scene, finding flames and smoke pouring from the home's windows.
“It was pretty much well-involved when I got there,” ...
Incumbents grab majority of village board seats
SULLIVAN COUNTY — Tuesday's village elections were only a nail-biter in Jeffersonville, thanks to some non-incumbents in the running.
The villages of Liberty and Monticello had no races this year, and Woodridge holds its election in November.
Except in Jeff, all results are unofficial, as ...
Wallkill supervisor named deputy Sullivan Co. manager
MONTICELLO — Legislators on March 16 confirmed Sullivan County Manager Josh Potosek's choice of deputy county manager: Dan Depew.
The former Orange County legislator and Wurtsboro Airport manager will give up his elected position as Town of Wallkill supervisor next month and officially start ...
Jeff shows off its Irish pride!
JEFFERSONVILLE — The Jeffersonville St. Patrick's Day Parade hit the five year mark Saturday.
The Ancient Order of Hibernians Sullivan Brothers-hosted event drew a large crowd, despite snow falling on the onlookers. Some brave souls even bared their knees in traditional kilts in the freezing ...
Are you missing jewelry?
LIBERTY — Reports of a string of burglaries occurring in several towns around the county spurred a collaborative effort by the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, New York State Police (NYSP), Town of Fallsburg Police and the Sullivan County District Attorney's Office to stop the crimes and find ...
Public spaces into exuberant places
KAUNEONGA LAKE — It was a chilly, windy day with sprinkles of snow flurries and occasionally sun pops shining through gray clouds.
Yet the cold didn't deter community members from coming together to walk the streets of Kauneonga Lake and talk transformation, healthy communities, design and ...
Meetings Box - March 21
Tuesday, March 21
Thompson Town Board mtg., 7:30 p.m., Town Hall, Monticello.
Village of Monticello Board of Trustees mtg., 5:30 p.m., Village Hall, Monticello.
Mamakating Town Board mtg., 6 p.m., Town Hall, Wurtsboro.
South Fallsburg Fire District Bd. of Fire ...
$50,000 grant for Fallsburg
TOWN OF FALLSBURG — State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) announced a $50,000 grant for the Town of Fallsburg will allow for the purchase of a plow truck for the Town Highway Department.
The funding was made available through the State and Municipal Facilities Program, money that was ...
Monticello man arrested for felony assault
MONTICELLO — Monticello Police arrested Daniel Burgos, age 32, of Monticello, on Sunday, 3/19/17. Burgos was charged with Felony Assault in the 2nd Degree and Violation of Parole. At 2:30 AM Sunday, Monticello Police received an E 911 report of a male assaulting a female on a sidewalk near the ...