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Thursday, July 19, 2018


Meeting 7/17-7/20

Tuesday July 17
Town of Mamakating Town Board Meetings, 6:00 p.m., 2948 Route 209, Wurtsboro.
Village of Monticello, Village Board Meeting, 6:30 p.m., 2 Pleasant Street, Monticello.
Kenoza Lake Fire District mtg., 7 p.m., Kenoza Lake Firehouse.
Town of Thompson, Town Board Meeting, 7:30 ... read more

Town of Rockland honors Ira Paul Tuggle

LIVINGSTON MANOR - Town of Rockland Highway worker, Ira Paul Tuggle, has no plans to retire anytime soon, but he is celebrating a milestone.
This month marked 50 years that Tuggle has been working for the Town of Rockland. He's worked under his fair share of Highway Supervisors, has seen the ... read more

Sullivan kids need foster parents

SULLIVAN — The latest report from the US Department of Health (DOH) and Human Services Administration for Children and Families found that in 2016, 437,465 children were in foster care throughout America. This amount is a jump from a 2012 report which listed 396,966 children in foster ... read more

Rock Hill Diner closes for good

ROCK HILL — During the late hours of New Year's Day, a fire began at the Rock Hill Diner, located along Exit 109 on Route 17. After that devastating fire in January that tore through the kitchen, owners of the Rock Hill Diner, Steve and Joanne Weiss, had plans to rebuild and reopen the local ... read more

Livingston Manor welcomes new high school principal

LIVINGSTON MANOR - Oftentimes when the phrase, there's a new sheriff [ or in this case principal] in town, it refers to an unfamiliar face. But for Shirlee Davis, who was recently named the new High School Principal at the Livingston Manor Central School District, it's a place she knows all too ... read more

County Sheriff: We need more dispatchers

MONTICELLO — Although he was there last year making the same request, Sullivan County Sheriff Mike Schiff asked the legislators for five more full-time employees. “Our numbers are way up, we've been a lot busier than we have been,” Schiff said. “The five bodies I got last year brought me up to our ... read more

State has issues with Thompson board and former comptroller

MONTICELLO — An audit of the Town of Thompson released last week by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli criticized the town board for its lax oversight of Gary J. Lasher, the former Thompson Comptroller.
Lasher resigned in May and subsequently was hired as treasurer in the Village of ... read more

Meetings 7/13-7/17

Monday July 16

Town of Liberty, Public Hearing, 6 p.m., 119 North Main Street, Liberty; Town Board Meeting, 7 p.m., 120 North Main Street, Liberty.

Village of Liberty, Village Board Meeting, 7 p.m., 167 North Main Street, Liberty.

Village of Woodridge, Town Board Meeting, 6 ... read more

Mamakating residents vote “NO” on the sale of Bloomingburg Church

BLOOMINGBURG - Five hundred and eighty-two Mamakating residents took to the polls on Tuesday to cast their vote for the following question, “Shall the Town of Mamakating sell the Bloomingburg Reformed Protestant Dutch Church building and property, located at 112 Main Street, Village of ... read more

Fallsburg considering switching to LED street lights

FALLSBURG -At a recent town board work session in Fallsburg, Casey Mastro, Central New York Energy Manager at New York Power Authority (NYPA), a third-party non-profit entity, met with board members to discuss a proposed “turn-key project to upgrade the existing street light system to energy ... read more

Nana's House re-opens with a revitalized future.

ROCK HILL - A revamped Nana's House Child Care Center in Rock Hill officially re-opened their doors this week. The center received more than $200,000 in funding and materials and hundreds of hours in contractor services and labor from over a dozen local businesses on the behest of the Resorts ... read more

Catskills Food Hub hopes to open soon

LIBERTY — “The place is built and looks beautiful,” Steve White, Sullivan County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) Chief Executive Officer said. “We are currently in negotiation with an operator so we can be up and running soon. It has been very difficult to find an operator to believe in this ... read more

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