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Monticello, NY – The Sullivan County Clerk’s Office and the NYS Division of Licensing Services invite anyone 17 and over to take the Notary Public Test this October 3 at 11:30 a.m. at the Government Center in Monticello.

“A Notary Public fills a crucial role in the community, serving as the lawfully required impartial witness to the signing or certification of certain forms like deeds…

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POW/MIA Day

Monticello, NY – The public is cordially invited to attend a special ceremony in honor of POW/MIA Recognition Day, Friday, September 20 at 1 p.m. in the lobby of the Sullivan County Government Center, 100 North Street, Monticello.

The Keynote Speaker will be John Liddle, Sullivan County Deputy County Manager. John is retired from the U.S. Navy with the rank of Lieutenant Commander.…

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Monticello, NY – Taxpayers should be aware that the Sullivan County Treasurer’s Office will not be collecting school taxes this November. The Sullivan County Legislature approved the change earlier this year.

“Each school district in Sullivan County has determined to end their tax collection on different dates,” explained Treasurer Nancy Buck. “I strongly urge taxpayers to review their…

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Liberty, NY – The New York State Department of Health has issued a health advisory to inform the public of an emerging health threat related to the use of vape products.

Several cases of severe pulmonary (lung) disease have been reported in NYS among patients who reported recent use of vape products. While detailed information on the reported products used, the name and type of…

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Liberty, NY – As the summer winds down, Sullivan County Public Health Services would like to remind the public that measles continues to be a concern.

Sullivan County has had 15 confirmed cases this summer, and four additional epidemiology-linked cases, bringing the total to 19 cases so far in Sullivan County this year. None of these cases are currently contagious. However, health care…

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Luis Alvarez

Monticello, NY – National Association of Counties (NACo) President Mary Ann Borgeson has appointed Sullivan County Legislature Chairman Luis Alvarez to a one-year term as vice chair of NACo’s Law Enforcement Subcommittee.

The Justice and Public Safety Steering Committee is responsible for NACo policy on all matters pertaining to criminal justice and public safety systems, including…

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Hunter Mall takes his Eagle Scout oath

Hunter Mall, right, recites the Boy Scout oath in front of Troop 106 Assistant Scoutmaster Mike Vreeland and family & friends during his Eagle Scout pinning ceremony.

Liberty, NY – Jeffersonville resident Hunter Mall earned the highest rank in Boy Scouting this month thanks to a project on County property in Liberty. He installed duck houses along the…

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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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