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Sunday, February 19, 2017


Meetings- 2/17-2/21

Tuesday, February 21

Village of Monticello Board of Trustees mtg., 5:30 p.m., Village Hall, Monticello.

Mamakating Town Board mtg., 6 p.m., Town Hall, Wurtsboro. (No July/August

South Fallsburg Fire District Bd. of Fire Commissioners, work session, 7 p.m., Fallsburg ... read more

First local Delaware River Solar project headed toward construction

HORTONVILLE — What may be Sullivan County's first commercial solar array not tied to a governmental entity could be operational by this summer.
On Wednesday, after determining the project will not have any significant adverse impacts, the Delaware Planning Board unanimously approved Delaware ... read more

Thompson Square mall sold for $19M

MONTICELLO — Sullivan County's main shopping area now has a new owner.
This week, Heidenberg Properties Group, Strategic Real Estate Partners (SREP), and Norse Realty Group announced the $19.1 million acquisition of the Thompson Square Shopping Center in Monticello.
Previously owned by ... read more

Hospital workers hold vigil over shortstaffing concerns

HARRIS — A rotation of Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC) employees gathered across the street from the Harris hospital Tuesday, turning Valentine's Day into a peaceful protest against what they say is chronic and unnecessary shortstaffing.
“There is a problem with retention,” contended Ana ... read more

Talking about Monticello's revitalization

Nearly 100 folks took a virtual tour of Monticello's Broadway/Route 42 corridors inside the Crawford Library on Wednesday, and they were invited to share their thoughts on the newly renamed “Grow the Gateways” project spanning both the Village of Monticello and the Town of Thompson. Focused on ... read more

Liberty receives NYS Capital Program grant

LIBERTY — The Town of Liberty was awarded a $90,000 grant from Senator Bonacic through the State and Municipal Facilities Capital Program. Funds will be used to repair and repaint the siding at the Town Hall, repurpose space at the Parks and Recreation building to increase utility and relocate ... read more

‘The task is large' for the new Sullivan County Land Bank

MONTICELLO — The goal? To acquire, stabilize, and encourage the redevelopment, or renovation, of blighted, foreclosed and abandoned properties throughout Sullivan County, starting in Monticello and Liberty.
But how? That will be the job of the brand new Land Bank Corporation of Sullivan County, ... read more

Glen Wild author releases book about Morse, telegraph

GLEN WILD — Tap, tap, tap, stop. Tap, tap, stop.
Invented long before the telephone, Morse Code could send messages over enormous distances using electric pulses that delivered a series of dots and dashes.
It's an interesting and somewhat lost part of history, as cellphones and the Internet ... read more

Steven Adams arrested in search warrant case

SULLIVAN COUNTY - On Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at approximately 9:00 AM, the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at a residence located at 103 Wildcat Rd. in the Town of Thompson. In the basement of the house sheriff's deputies found a marijuana growing operation ... read more

Thomas J. Stalter arrested for burglary

SULLIVAN COUNTY - On Thursday February 2, 2017 at approximately 11:40 AM the Sullivan County Sheriff's Patrol received a call from a resident at 74 Fairgrounds Rd. in the Town of Thompson who reported that someone had broken into his house. The caller, who normally works the overnight shift, was ... read more

Meetings- January 14-17

Tuesday, February 14

Thompson Zoning Board of Appeals, work session, 6:30 p.m.; regular mtg. 7 p.m., Town Hall, Monticello.

Tusten Town Board mtg., 6:30 p.m., Town Hall, Narrowsburg.

Tusten Local Development Council mtg., 5 p.m., Town Hall, Narrowsburg.

Highland Town ... read more

State recommends Summitville FD keep slightly closer track of monies

SUMMITVILLE — The Summitville Fire Company (the fire department) didn't quite earn the perfect marks the Summitville Fire District (the taxing entity) did in a previous NYS Comptroller's Office audit, but it still turned out well.
Released on Friday, this latest audit found nothing truly ... read more

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