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Friday, September 25, 2020


In General

Western Sullivan Public Library seeks community input

SULLIVAN COUNTY - The Western Sullivan Public Library is seeking input from the community to help shape the library's next five years. Tell us how you love your library.
A Community Input Campaign kicks off September 25. There is an online survey at and a print version at more


New technology helps increase accuracy in detecting Prostate Cancer

REGION - Prostate cancer is the second-most-common cancer in men after skin cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. But there's good news: When caught early, prostate cancer is highly treatable. And now, new, advanced technology is improving these diagnoses - and giving men opportunities 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 more


WSPL open for browsing

SULLIVAN COUNTY - The Western Sullivan Public Library is open for browsing, computer use, and other essential services. Come in and borrow a book or DVD, hop onto one of our public computers, or read the local newspapers.
Visits are currently limited to 30-minutes due to occupancy reductions. more


President Container Group, Busier Than Ever, High-Tech Manufacturing Center Seeking Skilled and Entry-Level Employees

MIDDLETOWN - President Container Group, a leading manufacturer of corrugated containers and point-of-purchase displays, is hiring for its production and electrical/mechanical maintenance teams at its high-tech manufacturing center in Middletown, N.Y.
The demand for President Container Group's more


Welcome to the world!

• Mr. Cary Klemm and Dr. Pamela Zelnick announce the birth of a son, Lucas Gerard, 9 lbs. 2oz, born on May 28, 2020 in Houston Texas. Cary is the son of Ms. Penny Deckelmann of Houston and grandson of Ms. Helen Deckelman of Hankins.
• Jennifer King & Halil Krasniqi of Hurleyville announce the more


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 more

College Notes

Area students make Hartwick College Dean's List

ONEONTA — A number of Sullivan County students were named to the Dean's List for the spring 2020 semester at Hartwick College in Oneonta.
Inclusion on the Dean's List is an indication of excellent academic work, including the completion of a full course load with at least a 3.5 grade point more

Arts & Culture

Sullivan Renaissance presents a Virtual Tour of Sullivan County: Performing Art in Public Spaces

LIBERTY - Sullivan Renaissance is pleased to partner with the Community Learning Program at SUNY Sullivan for the Part II in a virtual tour of Sullivan County through art in public spaces. This second seminar will focus on performance art.
Part II: Activating Public Spaces Through Performance 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 more


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 more

Awards & Milestones

Maureen Stabak

I taught in Liberty for 23 wonderful years. I worked as a Special Education Teacher in the inclusion classrooms. I started out working in the 1st grade for 2 years and spent the rest of my career in either the 3rd or 4th grade.
I can honestly say I am incredibly lucky because I genuinely more

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