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Monticello, NY – Sullivan County Clerk Daniel Briggs reminds all pistol/revolver license-holders that the New York State SAFE Act requires them to recertify every five years in order to keep their license.

For some, that means an important deadline is looming.

“If your license was issued before January 15, 2013, you must submit your recertification by January 31, 2018 – which…

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Liberty, NY – Rural communities are wonderful places to live and work, which is why over 60 million people – nearly one in five Americans – call them home. These small towns and farming communities are places where neighbors know each other, listen to each other, respect each other and work together to benefit the greater good.

Rural communities also have unique healthcare needs. Today…

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Monticello, NY – The Sullivan County Welfare Fraud Task Force today announced multiple new arrests in an ongoing effort to root out waste and abuse of the County’s Social Services system.

The Task Force incorporates resources from the District Attorney’s Office, the Sheriff’s Office and the Special Investigations Unit at Family Services. The primary goals are to obtain restitution and…

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Monticello, NY – The Sullivan County Department of Solid Waste and Recycling is pleased to announce that Wednesday, 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…

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Monticello, NY – The newest round of Entrepreneurial Training begins next week in Sullivan County. Classes are being held each Monday & Wednesday night, starting November 13, from 6-8 p.m. inside the Bridgeville offices of the Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development.

Tentative Schedule:
Class 1 – Monday, November 13: Small Business Basics 
Class 2 –…

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Monticello, NY - Sullivan County Office for the Aging (OFA)’s annual public hearing followed by the 7th annual Senior Safety Day was held Wednesday, October 18, 2017 in the Ted Stroebele Recreation Center.  The hearing, led by OFA Director Deborah Allen, reviewed current services provided by the Office for the Aging, introducing other OFA staff, with an opportunity for public comment.…

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Montour Falls, NY – If it’s the fourth weekend in October, it must be Sullivan County Weekend at the State Fire Academy in Montour Falls.

This year, 80 firefighters from 17 fire departments (Bloomingburg, Callicoon, Grahamsville, Highland Lake, Hortonville, Hurleyville, Jeffersonville, Kauneonga Lake, Liberty, Monticello, Narrowsburg, Rock Hill, Roscoe, White Lake, White Sulphur…

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Livingston Manor, NY – In order to accommodate the significant cleanup efforts ongoing in and around Livingston Manor, Sullivan County’s Rockland Transfer Station will extend its hours of operation from the usual 2:45 p.m. to 5 p.m. this Thursday, November 2.

Flooding in the early hours of October 30 damaged homes and businesses in the downtown area, ruining furniture, carpeting,…

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Liberty, NY – Sullivan County officials joined the staff of Public Health Services today to officially dedicate the Gladys Olmsted Sullivan County Public Health Services Building.

The recognition comes after the County Legislature passed a resolution honoring Olmsted, a pioneering nurse and former Public Health Services director who passed away in 1997. The efforts of the Sullivan…

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