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Monday, August 21, 2017


Vietnam vet receives high school diploma

LIVINGSTON MANOR — Shortly after Wednesday's Livingston Manor School Board meeting was called to order and everyone recited the Pledge of Allegiance, Manor's Class of 2017 got a little bit bigger. Roger Carl Neer, who left school in 1965 to serve in the Army during the Vietnam War, receiving an ... read more

Monday, AUGUST 21

Fallsburg Town Board work session, 6 p.m., Town Hall, South Fallsburg.

Village of Woodridge Board of Trustees mtg., 6 p.m., Village Hall, Woodridge.

Tusten Planning Board mtg., 7:30 p.m., Town Hall, Narrowsburg.

Bethel Zoning Board of Appeals mtg., ... read more

Former treasurer's office employee to be sentenced

MONTICELLO ­— A longtime Sullivan County Treasurer's Office employee who was charged with stealing approximately $4,500 of taxpayers' money pled guilty to all charges in May and is set to be sentenced by mid-September.
Sullivan County Sheriff's deputies arrested the 61-year-old Narrowsburg ... read more

Man drowns after ATV crash

BETHEL — New York State Troopers and investigators responded to reports of a possible drowning on Gale Road in the Town of Bethel on Monday. Calls came in shortly after 2 p.m.
Upon their arrival, police observed an ATV floating upside down a short distance from the shore.
Divers from the ... read more

Monticello passes resolution urging civility in public comments

MONTICELLO — The Village of Monticello Board of Trustees, whose meetings can often become heated, passed a resolution Tuesday aimed at increasing civility during the public comment portion of the board's regular meetings.
The “Resolution Adopting Rules of Conduct For Public Comment” states ... read more

Village of Liberty discusses water

LIBERTY — At the August 14 Village of Liberty board meeting, water related topics were on the agenda.
As was reported previously the village had notified residents regarding water testing that showed Haloacetic Acid 5 (HAA5) levels slightly above the recently enacted significantly stricter ... read more

Eclipse coming on Monday

SULLIVAN COUNTY - While Sullivan County and the state of New York are not in the path of totality - when the area where the sun is completely blocked out by the moon - this Monday's solar eclipse will still offer the opportunity to witness a rare sight as the moon will be covering between 69-70 ... read more

Peace, love and Shabbat ... but no permit

KENOZA LAKE — The Camping Trip music festival took place two weeks ago and it was a big hit.
Hundreds of people made the hike up to Ian Leifer's property in Jeffersonville, between Sickmiller and Swiss Hill Roads.
The event featured over 30 music performances and was also a celebration of ... read more

Meetings 8.15-8.18

Tuesday, August 15

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.

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

Creative ideas for Monticello's future

MONTICELLO — What do you get when you challenge seven young people to envision the future of their community? Many creative ideas. The Ethelbert B. Crawford Library in Monticello recently hosted public presentations of these ideas.
The summer program through the Center for Workplace Development, ... read more

Garage in Liberty catches fire

This garage, located at 24 Orchard Street in Liberty, caught fire around 5 p.m. on Friday. According to Sullivan County Fire Coordinator John Hauschild, Liberty 1st Assistant Chief arrived and reported a working fire in a garage. Liberty Fire Department was assisted by the White Sulphur Springs, ... read more

Komatz hopes to bring new generation of leadership to treasurer's office

MONTICELLO — Local Accountant David G. Komatz has announced his candidacy as the Democratic Candidate for Sullivan County Treasurer.
“It's time for a new generation of leadership in Sullivan County, especially for this critical seat,” said Komatz.
Komatz reports that he feels confident in ... read more

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