Today is: Saturday, July 21, 2018
National Award-winning,
Family-run Newspaper

Established 1891
Callicoon, NY | 845-887-5200
Monticello, NY | 845-794-7942
To immediately access any story, please enter the Story Number in the above box.
Saturday, July 21, 2018


Bethel unsafe buildings gotta go

BETHEL — Once again, unsafe buildings and properties was the subject of much conversation at the recent town board meeting last week.
Six locations were on the docket that evening and were deemed unsafe with multiple violations from the Town of Bethel Building Department.
The Building ... read more

Stewards of the river

BARRYVILLE — “I love this river,” said Ruth Jones. She and her family own Kittatinny Canoes with eight locations along the Delaware River. Jones started the Kittatinny Canoes Delaware River Cleanup in 1990; at the 28th year this summer, Jones talked about her love of the river she grew up ... read more

Neighbor dispute erupts into violence in Parksville

PARKSVILLE — A fight last Sunday on Main Street and Short Avenue pitted Joseph Peters Sr. and Joseph Peters Jr. on one side and Wade St. Germain, RJ Baker and April Slegona (all three of Cabernet Franks) on the other, with a few other unidentified people also involved. It led to Peters' Sr. being ... read more

Casino's coolant crashes sewer plant

THOMPSON — During the last week in June, workers at the Thompson Wastewater treatment plant found a toxic load of biocides that entered into the system and killed off all the bacteria used to help break down sludge at the treatment plant.
As required, the Thompson Department of Water and Sewer ... read more

Mail order prescriptions hitting small business

JEFFERSONVILLE - “No one's coming through the door,” said Maria Neumann. She's the owner of Jeff Pharmacy and she's speaking about customers getting their prescriptions through the mail, rather than going to pick them up at the pharmacy.
While anyone can sign up for mail order prescriptions at ... read more

Will illegal music festival go on?

KENOZA LAKE - Will a decision handed down June 21 by the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division stop Ian Leifer from hosting his fifth annual The Camping Trip music festival next weekend, July 27-29?
Town officials think not.
“He didn't have a permit to have the event - ever,” Town ... read more

Delaware discusses project with county

HORTONVILLE - Two members of the county Department of Planning were on hand at the Delaware town board meeting on Wednesday night to discuss a project that the town and the county will work on together.

The town has been working on relocating its wastewater treatment plant for a while. They ... read more

Construction ongoing at government center

MONTICELLO - Construction has begun at the Sullivan County Government Center in Monticello. Work will be done on the front entrance as well as the parking lots. During this time, one of the parking lots will be closed.

The lot in the back of the building will be closed through at least ... read more

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

Prev   Next

Copyright © 2018 - Sullivan County Democrat