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Friday, July 3, 2020

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Local partners deliver meals and hope

SULLIVAN — Martin “Marty” Colavito, the Community Hub Program Manager of Monticello, starts most of his days at 6 a.m., loading up a van in Liberty at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan (CCE).
He stocks the van with fresh produce, bread, eggs, and various fruit drinks, water, and ... read more


Lost hikers found at Neversink

NEVERSINK — At approximately 8:42 p.m. on Tuesday, the Rock Hill Fire Department (RHFD) received reports of three missing hikers at the Neversink River Unique Area.
The area, also known as the Neversink Gorge, spans over 4,000 acres and crosses the borders of the towns of Thompson and ... read more


Judge Schick dismisses Jail COVID-19 case

MONTICELLO — A NYS Supreme Court judge has dismissed a case brought by the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) against the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office and the NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.
“As Judge Stephan Schick noted in granting our motion to dismiss, the ... read more


Fireworks displays carry on

REGION — As the nation faces one of the biggest public health crises ever, the celebration of the Fourth of July becomes more pertinent than ever. While some fireworks displays have been canceled, some are still happening to pay respect to America's birthday.
Fireworks in Narrowsburg and ... read more


County sees steady decline of new coronavirus cases

SULLIVAN - Sullivan County Public Health officials have confirmed that new positive cases of coronavirus have been going down since the beginning of May.
As of press time yesterday, there were 9 cases and 0 people hospitalized with the virus.
But Public Health Director Nancy McGraw wants to ... read more


Volunteers work to clean up Broadway

MONTICELLO — They say it takes a village. Sometimes it takes a county.
Around 60 Sullivan Renaissance members and volunteers hit the streets in the Village of Monticello on Wednesday to help cleanup Broadway and lift some spirits in the community.
They worked in flower beds outside of ... read more


New art shop and spiritual center coming to Mountaindale

YIN: Art Shop + Spiritual Center is the pandemic baby of New York based healer, musician and artist Rebecca Conran. Located in Mountaindale, NY she joins the primarily female-owned small business hamlet with her warm, sunny and inviting style.
As a former production designer in film and ... read more


Lake Superior to close for holiday weekend

Bethel — Lake Superior State Park in Bethel, operated by Sullivan County, will temporarily close for the July 4 weekend, starting the evening of Thursday, July 2 and running through the morning of Monday, July 6.
“Since the beach has not opened this season, we decided to take this action in ... read more


Meetings 7/3 - 7/7

Until further notice, all future Town/Village Board meetings will be held via videoconferencing, as permitted by the NYS Open Meetings Law. Due to public health and safety concerns, the public will not be permitted to attend the meeting in person. The public, however, will be able to fully observe ... read more


Structure Fire in Monticello

MONTICELLO - Monticello Firefighters responded at 1:22 hours (1:22 AM) to a report of a structure fire at 100 East Broadway in the Town of Thompson. Sullivan County 911 received numerous calls reporting heavy fire coming from the building which could be seen from Route 17. Upon arrival Engine 22-14 ... read more


Sullivan County DMV drop box limited to license plates and renewals

MONTICELLO - As of Tuesday, June 30, the Sullivan County DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) will restrict drop box business to license and registration renewals and license plate returns.
“Now that we've opened our office to appointments, our phones are ringing constantly, unfortunately leaving ... read more


Monticello missing person investigation

SULLIVAN COUNTY — Following a 2-day search involving multiple agencies, the body of Peter Mitro, age 67, of Monticello was located in a wooded area between Scott Lane and Terry Lane in the Village of Monticello on Wednesday evening. Mitro had been reported missing on Monday evening to Monticello ... read more


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