Meetings April 25-28
Tuesday, April 25
Mamakating Planning Board mtg., 7 p.m., Town Hall, Wurtsboro.
South Fallsburg Fire District Bd. of Fire Commissioners, work session, 7 p.m., Fallsburg Firehouse
Special Meeting of the Board of Education has been cancelled. The Board will meet on May 2 at 7 pm ...
Annual county Litter Pluck is May 6 - May 14
SULLIVAN COUNTY — The annual Sullivan County Litter Pluck is spanning a week this year - from May 6 through May 14.
Members of the Sullivan County Legislature are encouraging all school and community groups, as well as private citizens to participate.
On Thursday, April 20, the full ...
Won't you ‘Donate Life'?
ROSCOE — If it was within your power to save someone's life, would you do it? That was the question posed to high school students on Friday by Donate Life, a national coalition of organizations promoting organ donation.
In February, Governor Cuomo announced a law that makes 16 and 17-year-old ...
Bomb threat in Liberty
LIBERTY — Liberty Middle School received what officials are calling a “non-credible” bomb threat on Friday afternoon.
Both the middle and high schools, as well as the elementary school on Main Street were on lockout for more than two hours while authorities assessed the situation.
Waterlogged waders nearly claim fisherman at Junction Pool
ROSCOE — A college student nearly died in a fishing accident Saturday at the world-famous Junction Pool in Roscoe.
The 911 call came in around 7 a.m., and emergency responders arrived to find a 21-year-old man blue, unresponsive and not breathing. He had been brought to shore by fellow ...
Judge LaBuda back on the bench
MONTICELLO — After an absence of six months, Judge Frank LaBuda is once again hearing cases at the County Courthouse in Monticello.
“Frank LaBuda returned to work last Tuesday, April 18, as a county court judge and is hearing surrogate court matters,” confirmed NYS Office of Court Administration ...
Community needs persist, so CACHE does, as well
LIBERTY — CACHE is not gone.
“Rumors of our demise have been greatly exaggerated,” chuckles Walter Stein, executive director of the Community Action Commission to Help the Economy, otherwise known as CACHE.
The Liberty nonprofit is recovering from hard times, however.
“We have just come ...
It's 21 to buy cigarettes
SULLIVAN COUNTY — The Sullivan County Legislature approved a measure last week raising the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21-years-old. “Tobacco products” refers to any kind of substance made of or derived from tobacco and containing nicotine, including electronic vapor cigarettes. ...
Jobs Waiting starts May 1
MONTICELLO — Jobs Waiting, well, is still waiting - for enrollees, that is.
The federally funded training program for future healthcare industry workers was set to start this week, but organizers have yet to get the necessary number of participants.
Thus the kickoff has been rescheduled to ...
Leadership Sullivan: Training for the future of our county
It's that time of year again. Leadership Sullivan, in sponsorship with the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is celebrating its 18th graduating class.
This group of emerging leaders, chosen from within Sullivan County, have spent the last nine months training to address the ...
Meetings April 21-25
Friday, April 21
Town of Tusten Special Meeting to open the bids for the Main Street Deck Project, beginning at 12:00p.m. at the Tusten Town Hall
Heavenly Rest Cemetery, Inc. 6:00p.m. North Branch Firehouse
Saturday, April 22
Trout Unlimited Chapter 611, Long Eddy ...