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Monticello, NY – Sullivan County Legislature Chairman Luis Alvarez responded today to the New York State Legislature’s passage of voting reform measures, including the immediate implementation of early voting:

“State legislators – and soon, Governor Cuomo – have taken a historic step forward in ensuring the rights of voters are not curtailed by the limitations of their work and family…

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Homegrown Artists Exhibition

Monticello, NY – The Sullivan County Government Center’s hallways are awash in colorful figures – beyond the workers, visitors and taxpayers walking through!

The Sullivan County Homegrown Artists Exhibition Program has mounted more than two dozen pieces of art in those hallways, from paintings and photographs to collages and sculptures. But with only two of the eight main hallways…

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Monticello, NY – Sullivan County Legislature Chairman Luis Alvarez responded today to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s announcement that he will include the long-stalled Child Victims Act in his Executive Budget Proposal for 2019-2020:

“Justice is long overdue for the many adults who suffered at the hands of abusers years ago, and it is time our court system caught up with those crimes. Having…

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Liberty, NY – The Sullivan County Welfare Fraud Task Force has made the following arrests over the past several months:

  • September 12, 2018 – Brad E. McCombs, 39, of Liberty was arrested on an outstanding Family Court warrant out of Steuben County, NY for failing to pay child support. McCombs was turned over to the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office for processing and…
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Hilly Acres Farm in Jeffersonville

Jeffersonville, NY – Augmenting a $5,000 grant from the Delaware Highlands Conservancy, Sullivan County will funnel nearly half a million dollars in New York State funds to a Jeffersonville farm to preserve agricultural land, protect a municipal water supply and boost agritourism.

“Like Sullivan County, Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets recognize…

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eWIC Card

Liberty, NY – Sullivan County is now part of the New York State Department of Health’s rollout of eWIC, an electronic benefits transfer card which eliminates paper checks and provides a more convenient way for families in the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program to shop for WIC foods.

The just-announced expansion brings WIC stores online in not just Sullivan but Dutchess, Orange…

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Monticello, NY – The Sullivan County Department of Solid Waste & Recycling is pleased to announce that it will once again accept retired Christmas trees at no charge from Sullivan County residents, businesses and visitors at the end of this Holiday season.

For individuals with access to back yards and open spaces, strategically-placed, spent Christmas trees offer welcome cover…

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Hurleyville, NY – Bluegrass guitarist Roy Streever was born in the old Callicoon Hospital and grew up in western Sullivan County listening to the folk music of the sixties. He has been performing for many years and is currently a member of the Hudson Valley bluegrass band Oxford Depot.

Oxford Depot plays old-time traditional music on traditional bluegrass instruments and, in addition…

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The fiberglass doves of our "Dove Trail"

Sullivan County, NY – Sullivan County and the Sullivan Catskills Visitors Association (SCVA) today revealed the three dozen fiberglass doves that will find their perches across the County in the months ahead.

About 5 feet tall and 7 feet long, each dove is mounted on a metal pole ready to be installed at highly visible locations in virtually every community in Sullivan County. The goal…

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Jeffersonville, NY – After much effort and time, local officials learned today that Sullivan County will receive $934,084 in New York State Climate Smart Communities funding to mitigate repeated, damaging flooding in the hamlet of Kohlertown, just outside the Village of Jeffersonville in the Town of Delaware.

“In concert with the Town and State authorities, we plan to install a culvert…

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