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Monday, March 27, 2017

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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 ... read more


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 ... read more


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 ... read more


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,” ... read more


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 ... read more


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 ... read more


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 ... read more


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 ... read more


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 ... read more


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 ... read more


$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 ... read more


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 ... read more


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