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2019 News Archives

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

Kala Jackson
  •    Kala Jackson, 33, of Liberty was arrested and charged with the Class A Misdemeanor of Misuse of Food Stamps. It is alleged that…
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Monticello, NY – Sullivan County Manager Josh Potosek is pleased to welcome John Liddle as Deputy County Manager. Liddle’s appointment by Potosek was confirmed today by the Legislature, and he will begin on April 1.

“John’s incredible experience, professionalism and collaborative ambition set him apart and will provide Sullivan County with top-notch leadership,” Potosek said. “He’s an…

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Liberty, NY – Sullivan County leaders responded today to the release of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s County Health Rankings and Roadmap report for 2019.

“I am hopeful that we are headed in the right direction, because there are so many positive things happening that will help improve overall health and quality of life in the County in the long run,” stated Public Health…

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RSVP Logo

Monticello, NY – As the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) enters its 46th year of service to Sullivan County’s citizens, it continues to grapple with an ongoing need for drivers and funding.

Drivers Wanted

With more requests than the current crop of volunteers can fulfill, RSVP Project Director Caryn Mathews is urgently seeking additional drivers…

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2018 Sugarbush Walk

Long views and happy snowshoers at the Catskill Mountain Sugarhouse tour and stroll in 2018. Photo by L. Lyons

Grahamsville, NY – The public is invited to a Tour and Stroll at the Catskill Mountain Sugar House on Sunday, March 24 from 1:30-3 p.m.

Get your blood flowing where the sap is flowing – at a Maple Weekend Tour hosted by the Catskill Mountain Sugar House! The…

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Measles Fact Sheet

Liberty, NY – The Sullivan County Public Health Department has been notified of two positive cases of measles in Sullivan County residents.

•           The individuals are considered to have been contagious from March 4, 2019 to March 12, 2019. They resided during this time primarily in Sullivan County but did spend time in and travel…

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a person sitting at a table with a birthday cake

Liberty, NY – Ruth (Siddons) Grant remembers when her birthday ended up accidentally overlooked, thanks to a relative’s same-day birthday party. But that was 100 years ago – literally – and Monday, February 25, on the occasion of her 110th birthday, no one forgot Ruth.

“I love it!” she gasped as balloons and a cake were presented to her at the Care Center at Sunset Lake, the County-run…

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Red Cross march in Livingston Manor

Livingston Manor saw people march in support of the Red Cross in the early 20th century.

Hurleyville, NY – March is National Red Cross Month, and The Sullivan County Historical Society invites everyone to the opening of the new exhibition at the Sullivan County Museum in Hurleyville, “Remembering the Red Cross.”

Opening Sunday, March 3, at noon, the…

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OFA Director Lise-Anne Deoul, left, and Assistant County Manager Stephanie Brown

Lise-Anne Deoul, left, replaces Stephanie Brown as Sullivan County's Office for the Aging Director

Monticello, NY – Lise-Anne Deoul has been hired by Sullivan County as the new Director of the Office for the Aging.

A longtime advocate for senior citizens, Deoul most recently was the EISEP (Expanded In-Home Services for the…

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Monticello, NY – Sullivan County Treasurer Nancy Buck is proud to announce that her office has again been honored with the Financial Reporting Achievement Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). The County also received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the GFOA.

The award was bestowed this month after an impartial panel of…

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