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The Country Travelers

Hurleyville, NY – The Country Travelers are a classic country/bluegrass dance band whose repertoire includes square and round dance tunes, and longtime dance caller Patty Legg will actually call a dance during their show at the Sullivan County Museum on Sunday, December 1, starting at 2 p.m. Wear your dancing shoes!

Members of The Country Travelers come from Ulster and Sullivan…

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

Lawrence Aiello
Lawrence Aiello
  • September 18, 2019 – Lawrence Aiello, 57, of Wurtsboro was…
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Monticello, NY – Balancing expenses versus revenues, Sullivan County Manager Joshua Potosek today presented a 2020 Tentative Sullivan County Budget to the Legislature that is $1 million less than 2019’s but still includes a number of innovative, citizen-oriented initiatives.

“As proposed by my office, the 2020 Tentative Sullivan County Budget invests in what’s important to our…

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Liberty, NY – The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) officially starts this Tuesday, November 12, when applications will start being accepted. Here is some information that will help you get your benefit FAST this year. 

“Don’t plan to come back to Sullivan County’s Department of Family Services (DFS) for your application – we have become a processing center,” explained Joe…

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Sullivan County, NY – Capping months of collaborative discussions, Sullivan County’s Shared Services Panel on Wednesday unanimously approved a Shared Services Plan that could lead to new efficiencies and cost savings in County, town and village governments.

“I’ve been working closely with various town and village leaders to develop a plan which meets the shared services mandate given…

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Themed Christmas Tree

Hurleyville, NY – It’s time to start planning for the 2019 annual Theme Tree Exhibit at the Sullivan County Museum in Hurleyville! 

The Sullivan County Historical Society invites organizations, businesses or individuals to decorate a tree and join the festivities. The decorating theme may be one that represents your organization, business, or individual interests. Organizations…

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Map of Kohlertown Flood Reduction Project

Jeffersonville, NY – The Sullivan County Division of Public Works has initiated a project to reduce flooding along County Route 164/Beechwood Road down to its intersection with State Route 52, as well as behind the homes to the west of Route 52, from the 164/52 intersection to the State bridge located approximately ¼ mile to the south on 52.

This $2,018,168 project has been funded in…

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GFOA Budget Award

Monticello, NY – For the fourth time, the Sullivan County Manager’s Office and the Division of Management and Budget have earned the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).

“This award is the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting and represents a significant achievement by your organization,” GFOA Technical…

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Sullivan County firefighters at the State Fire Academy

Montour Falls, NY – A hundred firefighters representing departments from Bloomingburg, Callicoon, Grahamsville, Highland Lake, Hortonville, Jeffersonville, Kauneonga Lake, Lava, Liberty, Lumberland, Narrowsburg, Rock Hill, Roscoe, Summitville, White Lake, White Sulphur Springs, Woodridge, Wurtsboro and Yulan, plus members of the Upper Delaware Ambulance Corps, trekked to the State Fire Academy…

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Monticello, NY – For the fourth year in a row, the NYS Comptroller’s Office has designated Sullivan County free of fiscal stress.

The Office recently released its 2018 Fiscal Stress rankings for municipalities and school districts statewide, based on the annual financial reports submitted to the Office. Sullivan County again scored well, earning the best rank of “No Designation” (…

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