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Monticello, NY – In anticipation of tomorrow’s winter storm and the bitter cold that will follow it, Sullivan County Manager Josh Potosek announced today that both the Monticello and Liberty warming centers will be operational for much of this week.

“Forecasted temperatures are not expected to get far into the teens over the next few days, and wind chills could be well below zero,”…

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Plans and Progress pic

Monticello High School student Angie Snowden works on a mural she designed with local artist and educator Thomas Bosket. The mural, located at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library in Monticello, was funded by a 2017 Plans & Progress award.

Monticello, NY – Sullivan County has made $350,000 available for municipalities, non-profits, and community…

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Ari Mir-Pontier

Monticello, NY – Sullivan County Human Rights Commission Executive Director Ari Mir-Pontier has resigned to assume a new role as NYS Senator Jen Metzger’s Constituent Services Manager.

“We so much appreciate all that Ari has accomplished in her 16 months with us, and we warmly wish her nothing but success, knowing she will still be fighting for the rights of everyone,” noted Commission…

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Hurleyville, NY – When Jay Ganz’s mom and grandparents moved to Hurleyville in 1945, they likely could not have imagined that Jay would one day be performing a concert on the stage of the old Hurleyville School, now the Sullivan County Museum.

Jay’s grandfather ran Lester’s Market on Main Street in Hurleyville. The building is gone now but can be seen in many old pictures. Jay’s…

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Valentines for Vets

Monticello, NY – Every year, local students create special Valentine’s Day cards to brighten the lives of veterans. Last year, thanks to the efforts of teachers and students, more than 2,000 valentines were delivered to hospitalized veterans at the VA medical centers in Castle…

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Monticello, NY – Sullivan County Legislature Chairman Luis Alvarez responded today to the New York State Legislature’s passage of voting reform measures, including the immediate implementation of early voting:

“State legislators – and soon, Governor Cuomo – have taken a historic step forward in ensuring the rights of voters are not curtailed by the limitations of their work and family…

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Homegrown Artists Exhibition

Monticello, NY – The Sullivan County Government Center’s hallways are awash in colorful figures – beyond the workers, visitors and taxpayers walking through!

The Sullivan County Homegrown Artists Exhibition Program has mounted more than two dozen pieces of art in those hallways, from paintings and photographs to collages and sculptures. But with only two of the eight main hallways…

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Monticello, NY – Sullivan County Legislature Chairman Luis Alvarez responded today to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s announcement that he will include the long-stalled Child Victims Act in his Executive Budget Proposal for 2019-2020:

“Justice is long overdue for the many adults who suffered at the hands of abusers years ago, and it is time our court system caught up with those crimes. Having…

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

  • September 12, 2018 – Brad E. McCombs, 39, of Liberty was arrested on an outstanding Family Court warrant out of Steuben County, NY for failing to pay child support. McCombs was turned over to the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office for processing and…
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Hilly Acres Farm in Jeffersonville

Jeffersonville, NY – Augmenting a $5,000 grant from the Delaware Highlands Conservancy, Sullivan County will funnel nearly half a million dollars in New York State funds to a Jeffersonville farm to preserve agricultural land, protect a municipal water supply and boost agritourism.

“Like Sullivan County, Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets recognize…

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