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Monticello, NY – May feels like a long time away, but the Sullivan County Office for the Aging is already planning for it, and you can play a part!

May is recognized nationally as Older Americans Month, acknowledging the incredible efforts and diverse contributions older adults make to communities across the nation. In collaboration with 59 agencies on aging across the State, New York…

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Valentines for Vets

Monticello, NY – The Sullivan County Veterans Service Agency will once again mount a “Valentines for Vets” exhibit in the lobby of the County Government Center, 100 North Street, Monticello.  

The Valentine’s Day…

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Vigil poster

Monticello, NY – The Sullivan County Human Rights Commission, in partnership with Sullivan Allies Leading Together (SALT), invites the entire Sullivan County community to join them for a vigil at the corner of Broadway and St. John Street in Monticello on Sunday, January 19 at 4:30 p.m.

“The vigil will be our statement: ‘Hate Has No Home in Sullivan County’,” Human Rights Commission…

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Sullivan County Rural Health Network homepage

Liberty, NY – The Sullivan County Rural Health Network, a partnership between many area organizations who collaborate to address the health needs of the entire County, proudly announces the debut of its new website, www.sullivanrhn.com.  

“This site has been many months in the making, as it combines eye-catching design and photographs with…

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Monticello, NY – The Sullivan County Legislature today released the following statement:

We, the members of the Sullivan County Legislature – who have been fortunate to call ourselves both colleagues of District 9 Legislator Alan Sorensen and friends of his family – wish to convey our deepest condolences to the loved ones of Christopher Sorensen upon his untimely passing.…

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Monticello, NY – The Sullivan County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board is currently seeking farms interested in applying for the NYS Agriculture and Markets Farmland Protection Implementation Grant.

Applicants must be actively farming the property and committed to placing a permanent land protection agreement restricting certain development rights on the land. A current…

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Liberty, NY – On January 2, 2020, the Home Energy Assistance Program’s (HEAP’s) Emergency Benefit component opens and will begin accepting applications.

Emergency benefits are available to assist eligible households with a heating emergency or a heat-related domestic emergency. Only one Emergency Benefit of each type is available per HEAP household for the 2019-2020 season.

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Van Manakas

Van Manakas

Hurleyville, NY – The First Sunday Concerts at the Sullivan County Museum are back, and on January 5 the series will kick off the New Year by showcasing some of the crowd’s favorite performers from 2019.

Guests will include guitar virtuoso Van Manakas. Van studied with Pat Metheny at the Berklee College of Music, and at 21, was hired by Gil…

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Monticello, NY – Weighing in at $1 million less than the 2019 Budget, the 2020 Sullivan County Budget was unanimously adopted today by the Legislature.

“Our Division of Management and Budget, which has worked for months to develop a responsible and efficient budget, was able to significantly lower appropriations for 2020, bringing the total appropriations in the 2020 Budget to $233,270…

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The Sullivan County and NYS team that tackled local cases of measles

Liberty, NY – Sullivan County’s Public Health Services and partners were honored by the NYS Department of Health last month upon the successful conclusion of a massive, coordinated effort to avoid a local measles outbreak similar to what New York City faced this summer.

“Sullivan County ultimately confirmed 19 cases of measles, and most of those cases were individuals who hadn’t been…

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