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Monday, January 22, 2018


Meetings 1/19-1/23

Monday, January 22

Fallsburg Town Board legislative mtg., 6 p.m., Town Hall, South Fallsburg.

Fallsburg Town Board, public hearing, 5:50, 19 Railroad plaza, South Fallsburg.

Tusten Zoning Re-Write Committee mtg., 6:30 p.m., Town Hall, Narrowsburg.

Village of Liberty ... read more

Tax Mania

SULLIVAN — In light of the recent tax changes passed by the Republican majority led congress, changes have been made to the amount of deductions on your income tax.
President Donald Trump's $1.5 trillion tax overhaul ends the unlimited federal deduction and will now only allow deductions up to ... read more

Town of Liberty reappoints deputy supervisor position

LIBERTY - In a reversal of their decision from two weeks ago, the Liberty Town Board reinstated the position of deputy supervisor and unanimously appointed local businessman Bruce Davidson to serve in that role.
Dozens of residents turned out at the board meeting during a snowstorm to have their ... read more

Resorts World Catskills to open ahead of schedule

THOMPSON — Resorts World Catskills will open even sooner than anticipated. The 100,000-square-foot casino floor will open its doors on Thursday, February 8.
“It's a sprint to the finish line, but we're happy to finally be able to share this great integrated resort destination with the ... read more

Cochecton holds 2018 reorganizational meeting

COCHECTON - The Cochecton Town Board met earlier this month for the town's annual reorganizational meeting.
After the pledge of allegiance, Supervisor Gary Maas started the meeting explaining the night's mission.
“Tonight is the night the town takes care of its business for the beginning of ... read more

Camelback Resort owners to open The Kartrite Hotel & Indoor Waterpark

MONTICELLO - Ken Ellis and Arthur Berry III, co-owners of the Poconos' premier adventure destination, Camelback Resort, have announced their next widely anticipated project. The Kartrite Hotel & Indoor Waterpark is being built on the Resorts World Catskills campus located in the Town of Thompson. ... read more

Join the fight against Alzheimer's

SULLIVAN COUNTY - We all know someone that has been affected by Alzheimer's. A unique annual event allows us to join the fight against the disease. On February 10, the Alzheimer's Association Hudson Valley Chapter will hold its Subzero Heroes ice jump at Berean Lake in Highland. Proceeds from the ... read more

Meetings 1/16-1/19

Tuesday, January 16

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

Legislators table discussion on staggered terms

MONTICELLO — A discussion of staggered terms for legislators broke down last week when no clear agreement could be reached.
While all legislators agreed that there should be staggered terms, there's less consensus on how they should break down. Historically, all nine legislators have been up ... read more

Food waste

SULLIVAN — According to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), they estimated that 40 percent of food in the United States goes uneaten and thrown away, which equals to around 20 pounds of food per person per month.
Some ways food is wasted is by not preparing it ... read more

Village of Liberty dives in on water topics, discusses theater

LIBERTY - At the January 8 meeting of the Village of Liberty board of trustees, the board approved sending a representative with town attorney Gary Silver to meet with Town of Liberty officials to finalize a water service agreement. The New York State Department of Health recommends that in the ... read more

Concord site cleaned up

MONTICELLO — Along Kiamesha Lake stood the Concord Resort Hotel, one of the largest resorts during the Borscht Belt era until its closing in 1998. Even though the hotel is long gone and a new casino is being built around it, the effects of its operating all those years could be still felt in the ... read more

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