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Wednesday, March 20, 2019


Mamakating opposes county's decision not to share sales tax revenue

District 2 Legislator Nadia Rajsz spoke before residents and the town board of Mamakating last week regarding the county's decision to oppose sales-tax revenue sharing.
In a letter sent out by Sullivan County Chairman Luis Alvarez earlier this month, he laid out a lengthy list of reasons as to ... read more

Delaware tackles busy agenda

HORTONVILLE — The Del­aware Town Board an­nounced it recently received a $20,000 municipal grant from Sullivan Renaissance and Supervisor Ed Sykes said he already has some plans to use it.
“We have no zoning regulations for Airbnbs, glamping or short-term rentals,” Supervisor Sykes told the ... read more

Tuesday, March 19

Village of Monticello, Village Election, 12 - 9 p.m., 2 Pleasant Street, Monticello.

Village of Liberty, Village Election, 12 - 9 p.m., 167 North Main Street, Liberty.

Village of Jeffersonville, Village Election, 12 - 9 p.m., 17 Center St., Jeffersonville. ... read more

Health study looks at chronic disease in county

MONTICELLO — It's well-known news that Sullivan County has experienced poor health outcomes for some time. Since 2011, the county has been ranked second to last in the state (61 out of 62) in terms of health factors, in a study done by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Multiple county ... read more

Sales tax discussed in Tusten

NARROWSBURG -— At the start of the Tusten town council meeting Tuesday night, Supervisor Carol Wingert wanted to inform residents about the issue of sales tax within Sullivan County.
For about three years, the Town Supervisors Association, which includes supervisors from all 15 towns, has asked ... read more

Village of Jeffersonville election today

JEFFERSONVILLE -- Today's the day to vote in the Village of Jeffersonville. Incumbent Mayor William Thony is running unopposed for re-election (two-year term).
Two people are running for two trustee spots (two-year terms). Incumbent Kathleen Herbert is running for re-election and Brian Barlow is ... read more

Liberty combats unsafe structures

LIBERTY — The Town of Liberty is working to demolish two unsafe structures that have long been eyesores and plagued surrounding properties.
Crews from NGS Construction LLC recently torn down a structure on Boyd Road in White Sulphur Springs. Another structure on the corner of Wade Road and Route ... read more

Eldred's school district not to exceed tax cap

ELDRED — There's an aphorism that says, “a rising tide lifts all boats,” and it's an idea that correlates improvement in the economy and how it benefits all involved.
This might be the case with the Eldred School District as the Highland Compressor Station—owned by the Millennium Pipeline ... read more

Work-force housing might come to Bethel

BETHEL — A new workforce housing project is in the works for Bethel. White Lake Woods LLC would like to build along Route 55 between the Bethel Town Hall and Francis Street.
Real estate developer Susan Harte came before the town board on March 13 requesting a parcel of land to request a zoning ... read more

Sullivan County Municipalities to Receive over $120,000 in grants

FERNDALE - Sullivan Renaissance recently announced that eleven municipalities have been awarded a total of $122,500 in grant funding this year. The funding was made available through the 2019 Municipal Partnership and Community Development grant programs.
The towns of Delaware, Mamakating, ... read more

Forestburgh sets public hearing

FORESTBURGH — A public hearing has been set for a new local law on significant subdivisions in the Town of Forestburgh on April 4 at 7 p.m. at Forestburgh Town Hall.
The board enacted a six month moratorium on large subdivision applications in October 2018 and it is set to expire on April 4, ... read more

Businesses planning Porchfest for Woodstock Weekend in Callicoon

CALLICOON - It's an idea that started 12 years ago in Ithaca and has grown to include 130 events throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Now Irene Nickolai is spear-heading an effort to bring the popular musical and community event to downtown Callicoon on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 16, 17 and ... read more

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