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Monticello, NY – Weighing in at nearly $43,000 less than originally proposed, the 2019 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 lower the appropriations for 2019 by $42,947, bringing the total appropriations in the 2019 Budget to…

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Vietnam veteran and Claryville resident Charles Breiner, center, was honored December 13 with the Sullivan County Legislature’s Distinguished Citizen Award. Congratulating him were, front row from the left, legislators Ira Steingart, Mark McCarthy, Joe Perrello and Nadia Rajsz; and back row from the left, legislators Luis Alvarez, Alan Sorensen, Scott Samuelson, Terri Ward,…

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Liberty, NY – This winter, when you see signs reading, “Get Your Flu Vaccine,” you might ask, “Isn’t it too late to get vaccinated?” No, it’s not too late!

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that flu vaccination efforts continue throughout the flu season. In fact, vaccination into December and beyond can be beneficial during most flu seasons, including this one.…

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Monticello, NY – The Sullivan County Human Rights Commission invites young people ages 3-13 and their families to an interactive celebration of the 70th anniversary of the International Declaration of Human Rights.

Fun and educational, the celebration will run from 1-3:30 p.m. on Sunday, December 9 (the day before International Human Rights Day) at the Ted Stroebele Center, 10…

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Monticello, NY – In recognition of the federally declared National Day of Mourning upon the passing of former President George H.W. Bush, all non-essential Sullivan County Government offices will be closed on Wednesday, December 5.

“The entire nation will pause that day to reflect upon the legacy of one of our great leaders,” affirmed Sullivan County Legislature Chairman Luis Alvarez…

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Attending the inaugural November 29 Organics Management Initiative meeting were, from the left, Sullivan County Sustainability Coordinator Heather Brown, Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jaime Schmeiser, Sullivan Renaissance Project Coordinator Colleen Emery, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Sullivan County Executive Director Colleen Monaghan, Sullivan County…

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Monticello, NY – The Sullivan County Youth Bureau is now accepting grant applications from organizations that serve children and youth within Sullivan County.

The Youth Bureau receives monies annually from the County and the New York State Office of Children and Family Services to fund youth development programs within Sullivan County. Eligible applicants include private nonprofit…

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Monticello, NY – Sullivan County Manager Josh Potosek has earned the International City/County Management Association’s (ICMA’s) prestigious Credentialed Manager designation.

ICMA is the premier organization of professional local government leaders building sustainable communities to improve lives worldwide. The organization provides technical and management assistance, training,…

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Hurleyville, NY – National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, December 7th, commemorates the World War II attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. Many American servicemen and women lost their lives or were wounded on that date in 1941. 

On Friday, December 7, 2018, at 12:30 p.m., Sullivan County Historian John Conway will delve into that history at the Sullivan County Museum in Hurleyville…

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The Kurpil Family Fiddlers include, from the left, Christina Jones, Sam Kurpil and Cindy Gieger

Hurleyville, NY –The Kurpil Family Fiddlers are bringing their history and old-time fiddlin’ to the Sullivan County Museum in Hurleyville on Sunday, December 2 at 2 p.m. 

The Kurpils are natives of Sullivan County and operate a farm in Jeffersonville. Sam Kurpil is in his 90s and still plays guitar with the band. He learned to play from his father; then he taught his daughters,…

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