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Thursday, August 16, 2018

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Meetings 8/14-8/17

Tuesday, August 14

Town of Tusten, Town Board Meeting, 6:30 p.m., 210 Bridge Street, Narrowsburg.

Town of Highland Town Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m., Eldred Town Hall, Proctor Road, Eldred.

Town of Thompson, Zoning Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m., 4052 Route 42, ... read more


Fatality investigation continuing

SULLIVAN COUNTY — The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal accident involving a 4 year old child that was struck by an ice cream truck on 8/9/18. At around 7:30 PM, the Sheriff's Patrol responded to Birchwood Estates, which is located in the Sackett Lake area in the Town of ... read more


Lake Luzerne man arrested for felony D.W.I.

SULLIVAN COUNTY — Members of the Monticello police arrested Benny R. Savage, age 56, of Lake Luzerne, NY on Wednesday 8/8/18. Savage was charged with the felonies of Driving while intoxicated and Aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the 1st degree. He was also charged with ... read more


Local businesses join the fight against plastic

Eva Barnett knew she had to do something. As the owner of Café Adella Dori in Callicoon, she saw a need to reduce the amount of plastic waste her business inherently generated. Plastic cups, straws and to-go containers are a part of everyday life at a coffee shop. But what if it didn't have to be ... read more


Summer Youth Employment program produces new walking trail

LIBERTY — Residents in Sullivan County have a new healthy walking trail to enjoy. The trailhead is located right off Sunset Lake Road, in between the Veterans Cemetery and our Health and Human Services complex in Liberty.
County officials, employees and the Summer Youth Employment Program team ... read more


Lost Lake denied by Public Service Commission

FORESTBURGH — On October 2017, the Lost Lake Resort company filed a request for a waiver from the Public Service Commission's (PSC) regulation 16 NYCRR §100, which requires all electric infrastructure in new developments to be installed underground.
The request was once again denied by the PSC, ... read more


Resorts World reports $37 million loss

MONTICELLO — The Town of Thompson recently received the first quarter distribution check from the New York Gaming in the amount of $469,242.30.
"The last quarterly check was very close to the amount we expected. While revenues generated by Resorts World Catskills are less than some expected, ... read more


Local Corrections Lieutenant retires after extensive career

LIBERTY — Longtime Corrections Lieutenant Steve Katz was honored at Mister G's Grille in Liberty recently, where friends, family and colleagues gathered to celebrate his retirement after a nearly four decades long career.
“After 37 years, Steve is finally being paroled,” joked his beloved wife, ... read more


Clean up continues at train derailment site

DEPOSIT - After a freight train derailed near Deposit last Thursday, efforts are being made to clean up the aftermath. The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) was on-site the morning of the accident and is working to clean up diesel fuel spilled into the westbranch of the Delaware ... read more


Meetings 8/10-8/14

Monday, August 13

Sullivan County Industrial Development Agency, Monthly Meeting, 11:00 a.m., Legislative Hearing Room, Sullivan County Government Center, 100 North Street, Monticello.

Village of Liberty, Village Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m., 167 North Main Street, ... read more


Renaissance, mountainkeeper and Cornell Launch Grant Fund

SULLIVAN — In response to the dairy farm crisis and to help ensure a future for farming in Sullivan County, three not-for-profits have set up a fund to offer grants to local farmers for emergencies or upgrades to the family farm.
“There is a real need to support local family farms and to help ... read more


Thunder View Farms will move on to compete for the national award

GRAHAMSVILLE — Thunder View Farms in Grahamsville, N.Y., has been selected as one of six regional honorees of the Environmental Stewardship Award Program (ESAP). The award, announced during the 2018 Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting on Aug. 1, 2018, recognizes the operation's outstanding ... read more


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