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Monticello, NY – The Sullivan County Department of Solid Waste and Recycling is pleased to announce that today, November 15, is America Recycles Day. 

America Recycles Day, a Keep America Beautiful national initiative, is the only nationally-recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States.  Each year, people across the country participate…

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Monticello, NY – Building upon the vastly improved economy and bright future of the region, Sullivan County Manager Joshua Potosek today presented a 2019 Tentative Sullivan County Budget to the Legislature that promises to reduce property owners’ County tax bills.

“As proposed by my office, the 2019 Tentative Sullivan County Budget invests in what’s important to our residents:…

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Monticello, NY - A Special Meeting of the Sullivan County Council of Local Governments has been called by Legislature Chairman Luis Alvarez for Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Noon in the Legislative Hearing Room of the County Government Center in Monticello. The purpose of the meeting, which is open to the public, is to discuss sharing of services and any other business that may come before…

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Hurleyville, NY – When World War I began in 1914, few could have imagined that between 15 and 19 million people would die, another 23 million would be wounded, and the killing would last without letup until 1918. 

In what must have seemed like a miracle to a war-torn world, the Armistice agreement, when finally signed, took effect on Nov. 11, 1918, at 11 a.m. On that date in…

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Loch Sheldrake, NY – Ari Mir-Pontier, executive director of the Sullivan County Human Rights Commission, today released the following statement about the recent spate of apparently hate-fueled attacks, including the fatal shootings at a Pittsburgh synagogue over the weekend:

“There is a great sadness in this country because of recent crimes against humanity. Many of us cannot…

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Montour Falls, NY – For local firefighters, the fourth weekend in October means Sullivan County Weekend at the New York State Fire Academy in Montour Falls, NY. This year, 84 firefighters from 19 departments (Bloomingburg, Callicoon, Grahamsville, Hortonville, Hurleyville, Jeffersonville, Kauneonga Lake, Lava, Liberty, Lumberland, Monticello, Narrowsburg, Rock Hill, Summitville, White Lake,…

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Monticello, NY – Sullivan County’s Department of Solid Waste & Recycling has enrolled in a product stewardship program to collect and recycle spent rechargeable batteries and old cell phones at all County-operated transfer Stations free of charge and at no expense to the taxpayer.  

Previously, these items were accepted for free, but the County was charged to recycle them.…

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7 Washington Street in the Village of Monticello has 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, and a large back yard.

Monticello, NY – After acquiring long-vacant and rundown properties, the Sullivan County Land Bank is putting two homes back on the market. 

The Land Bank is looking for buyers who will commit to living in the homes as the primary residents,…

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Liberty, NY – The Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Task Force (a subcommittee of the Rural Health Network led by Sullivan County Public Health Services) is again partnering with the DEA and local law enforcement agencies to announce another Drug Take Back Day to be held Saturday, October  27, 2018  at area Police Departments, Catskill Regional Medical Center’s Grover M. Hermann…

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Monticello, NY – Funding for dairy farm diversification is still available from the income generated from the Agri-Business Microenterprise Loan Program originating from New York State Office of Community Renewal.

The program recently granted up to $94,000 to Ma & Pa Creamery, LLC to fund the business planning, engineering studies, and equipment required to develop a producer-…

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