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The "Yasgur" Band

Hurleyville, NY – The Woodstock 50th Anniversary is over, but the music, the message, and the songs are alive and well in Sullivan County. And one of the bands keeping that spirit alive is the roots rock and blues group “Yasgur.” 

“Yasgur” is a powerful 4-piece guitar and harmonica-driven band, playing danceable swing, jump and Chicago-style blues. The band covers tunes by Muddy…

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Narrowsburg, NY – Venture to Fort Delaware for a colonial wedding! Take a step back in time to view a re-enactment of a colonial-era wedding on Saturday, August 24 at 1 p.m. Explore the traditional decorations and clothing attire of colonial times.

Then on Sunday, August 25 at 1 p.m., come enjoy a visit with Martha Washington, who will be discussing the Marquis de la Lafayette and his…

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Woodstock 50th

The 50th anniversary marker on the field of the original Woodstock festival in Bethels, as seen from overhead by a State Police drone.

Bethel, NY – Sullivan County welcomed an estimated 100,000 people to events and activities across the region this past weekend. Looming largest was the 50th anniversary of the famous Woodstock Music and Art Fair, a multi-venue…

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Pub Food

Narrowsburg, NY – On August 17 and 18, Fort Delaware will be hosting a Colonial Pub Weekend. Visitors will learn all about the use and importance of taverns during the early days. Taverns and inns were often a place for travelers to find a place to eat and sleep on their ventures. Taverns were also a gathering place for men to discuss business and politics.

On Saturday, August 17,…

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Mickey Barnett

Mickey Barnett

Hurleyville, NY – On Sunday, August 25, at 1 p.m., the Sullivan County Historical Society will present Mickey Barnett at the historic Rivoli Theater in South Fallsburg. The program is an extension of the Sullivan County Historical Society’s First Sunday Music and History series, which has been presenting great performers from Sullivan County’s…

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Jackie Horner with the Legislature

Liberty resident, longtime dancer and “Dirty Dancing” inspiration Jackie Horner was honored August 15 with the Sullivan County Legislature’s Distinguished Citizen Award. Congratulating her were, front row from the left, legislators Luis Alvarez and Joe Perrello, along with Deputy County Manager John Liddle; and back row from the left, legislators Ira Steingart, Alan Sorensen, Scott…

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Monticello, NY – The Sullivan County Legislature is pleased to continue the Legislative Discretionary Contract Program intended for not-for-profit agencies to apply for consideration of legislative funding. Resolution No. 327-16, unanimously passed on July 21, 2016, adopted Program Guidelines for analyzing annual requests for funding.

The purpose of the Legislative contract application…

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Monticello, NY – In light of recent and ongoing anti-Semitic incidents in Sullivan County, and racially motivated violence throughout the country, the Sullivan County Human Rights Commission would like to remind both residents and visitors: hate has no home here and will not be tolerated within our community.

If the Commission becomes aware of violations that fall within our…

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Monticello, NY – County Manager Josh Potosek has submitted official comments on behalf of the Sullivan County Legislature regarding the rate increase requested by New York State Electric and Gas (NYSEG) earlier this summer.  The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) will hear public comments during several hearings in NYSEG’s service territory, and comments are also posted online…

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

  •    July 9, 2019 – Timothy M. Landis, 34, of Montgomery was arrested on an outstanding Family Court warrant for failing to pay child support. Landis, who owes in excess of $5,500, was arraigned in Sullivan County Family Court and remanded to Sullivan County Jail to serve 90…
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