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Saturday, November 25, 2017

News

Meetings 11/24-11/28

Monday, November 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.


Tuesday, November ... read more


State to provide $50,000 for Manor flood study

LIVINGSTON MANOR - Flooding has been an issue in Livingston Manor for quite sometime, with the most recent floods hitting the hamlet on October 30. Despite these chronic troubles, help is on the way.
On Tuesday, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil ... read more


Sullivan County Rocks!

SULLIVAN COUNTY — Painted rocks are being found across Sullivan County and it's all because of a Facebook group called “Sullivan County Rocks.”
While on a family vacation in Binghamton, Christina Buckler's daughter found a painted rainbow rock while playing with her cousin at the ... read more


Highland Senior & Community Center renamed.

ELDRED — The senior center in the Town of Highland, which opened its doors in 1994, has been renamed Shirley Reuter Senior and Community Center. Reuter was one of the driving forces behind the construction of the senior center, which is also home to the VFW Post #6427 of Sullivan County. ... read more


Liberty board okays transportation facility

LIBERTY — On Monday, November 20, the Town of Liberty board held a public hearing regarding the petition for application of the Transportation Facility Overlay Zone on premises located at 1784 State Route 52, LIberty. No one opposed the application at the hearing, so the board proceeded with the ... read more


Rockland adopts budget, discusses feral cat purr-roblems.

LIVINGSTON MANOR - The Town of Rockland adopted their 2018 budget at their most recent meeting by a 3-1 vote. It totaled $3,437,710, $33,626 more than last year's budget. However, the town's property tax decreased by 0.24 percent.
Town Supervisor Rob Eggleton and Councilmembers Glen Carlson and ... read more


Fallsburg continues zoning map hearings

WOODBOURNE — The town board held the second of two public hearings on the proposed zoning text amendments and changes to the zoning map at the Woodbourne Firehouse earlier this week.
Many of the proposed changes are geared towards patterns for growth and development in town. The town would like ... read more


Luchsinger, Meddaugh and Padua win

SULLIVAN COUNTY — It took 10 days but now there is finality in two local Election Day results that were up in the air until absentee ballots were counted.
In the Town of Thompson, newcomer Melinda Meddaugh, a Democrat, defeated Republican Jay Rubin in a three-way race for two council member ... read more


Meetings 11/21-11/24

Tuesday, November 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 ... read more


Bank robbery in Monticello

MONTICELLO - The Jeff Bank, located at 19 Forestburgh Road in the Village of Monticello, was robbed Saturday at approximately 10 a.m. The Monticello Police Department are currently investigating the robbery.
The suspect is described as being a white female, 30-35 years of age, approximately ... read more


Slot machines begin arriving at Resorts World Catskills Casino

KIAMESHA LAKE -When the doors open at the Resorts World Catskills Casino on March 1, 2018, there will be 2,157 machines, each costing between $20,000 to $50,000, according to Charles Degliomini, executive vice president of governmental affairs and corporate communications for Empire Resorts. Some ... read more


County continues fight against fraud

MONTICELLO — The Sullivan County Welfare Fraud Task Force has brought more than $87,000 in fraud charges and made 25 arrests since its inception in September.
The task force announced four new arrests during a press conference at the County Government Center last week.
Kandiss L. Siegert, ... read more


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