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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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Village of Monticello, NY

Monticello, NY – Monticello’s downtown Broadway core may soon become a National Register Historic District.

A historic assessment of the area, sponsored by Sullivan Renaissance, was completed earlier this year and resulted in the creation of a formal nomination to the National Register. The Village of Monticello and Sullivan County Division of Planning have been working with the New…

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Algonkian Native American

Narrowsburg, NY – Head over to Fort Delaware Museum of Colonial History for a step back into colonial times! 

On August 3 and 4, come discover the history of the Algonkian Native American people during the late 17th and 18th centuries. Learn about the customs of kinship/marriage, acts of captivity, adoption, trade, daily life, and the assimilation into a tribe for Europeans and…

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Richie Havens at the 1969 Woodstock Festival

Richie Havens performing at the 1969 Woodstock Festival in Bethel, as photographed by the late Mark Goff (used by permission)

Hurleyville, NY – This August 3 and 4, the Sullivan County Historical Society will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Woodstock with two days of live “music of the 60’s” and an exhibition of newly discovered black-and-white photographs…

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