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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Community

In General

Delaware River Solar expands to Central Hudson and Orange and Rockland

HUDSON VALLEY - Delaware River Solar develops, builds, and operates community solar projects throughout New York State. Their mission is to expand solar energy to those that cannot or prefer not to host solar on their own property and to contribute to the state's bold energy and climate goals. ...read more


Health

Seven Garnet Health Doctors Physicians recognized as “Top Doctors” by Castle Connolly

MIDDLETOWN/HARRIS - Seven physicians from Garnet Health Doctors, formerly Orange Regional Medical Group and Catskill Regional Medical Group, were selected as 2020 Castle Connolly “America's Top Doctors.”
“These dedicated and talented physicians exemplify the quality of patient care we provide at ...read more


Military Notes

Census takers beginning local visits on August 11

MONTICELLO - If you haven't yet completed the 2020 Census form for your Sullivan County address, expect a knock on your door from a Census worker in a few weeks. Non-Response Follow Up, where Census Bureau employees go door-to-door for households that haven't self-responded through one of the three ...read more


Education

Fallsburg School Superintendent Thanks School Board

FALLSBURG - To celebrate School Board Recognition Week (October 19-23), Fallsburg Central School District Superintendent of Schools Dr. Ivan Katz acknowledges the Board of Education for selfless service with the following words:
“The Fallsburg Central School District recognizes the Board of ...read more


Business

Greater Liberty Chamber of Commerce offering second round of grants to local businesses

LIBERTY - Covid-19 has devastated the businesses in the Town of Liberty. Earlier this summer the Greater Liberty Chamber of Commerce decided to do what they could to help current and past chamber members by offering a round of business relief grants.
The Chamber was able to award nearly $10,000 ...read more


Family

Welcome to the world!

• Monali & Vishal Patel of Kerhonkson announce the birth of a son, Avi Patel, born October 5, 2020, at the Seelig Division of the Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills in Harris.
• Tori Baggatta & Samuel Hogencamp III of Port Jervis announce the birth of a son, Samuel Hogencamp IV, born ...read more


Agriculture

Senate Agriculture Chair Jen Metzger applauds nearly $300K in USDA Rural Development Funding to Sullivan Catskills Visitors Association

HUDSON VALLEY - The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced nearly $300,000 in funding to the Sullivan Catskills Visitors Association (SCVA) as part of $1.2 million in awards for rural development projects in New York.
In March, Senator Jen Metzger (SD-42), who represents ...read more


College Notes

Monticello student named to President's List

WOODLAND PARK, NJ — Jenna Gunter of Monticello in Sullivan County, NY, has been named to the President's List at Berkeley College for the spring 2020 semester.
“The work ethic and talent of these students will serve them well as they prepare to graduate and progress toward their future success,” ...read more


Arts & Culture

Trout Town USA becomes Rock Town USA

ROSCOE - Yes! It's really happening! Roscoe, New York, “Trout Town USA” is about to become Rock Town USA!
The Midnight Callers, a band out of New York City, have finalized negotiations with the Town of Roscoe and the Roscoe Brewery to hold a Midnight Callers Day on Saturday, October 24, at 4 ...read more


Celebrations & Anniversaries

Sullivan BOCES Honors Veterans

LIBERTY - On November 7, Sullivan BOCES honored veterans from across Sullivan County with a free breakfast at the Rubin Pollack Education Center in Liberty.
This special day welcomed veterans of all ages to show appreciation for their service to our nation. Students and staff worked hard to ...read more


Parades

Motorcycle ride thanks law enforcement

Motorcycle groups and independent riders from throughout Sullivan County and beyond gathered at Lorenzo's Bistro in Jeffersonville on Saturday afternoon for a group ride up to Callicoon in order to show support for law enforcement officials.
“It was a pretty decent day all around,” said rider ...read more


Awards & Milestones

Sullivan County Budget again wins National Award

MONTICELLO - For the fifth consecutive time, the Sullivan County Manager's Office and Budget Office have earned the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).
“This award is the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting and ...read more


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