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Monticello, NY – The Sullivan County Department of Solid Waste & Recycling is pleased to announce that it will once again accept retired natural Christmas trees at no charge from Sullivan County residents, businesses and visitors at the end of this Holiday season.

For individuals with access to backyards and open spaces, strategically-placed, spent Christmas trees offer welcome…

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UPDATE: Monticello, NY – In cooperation with partner agencies and municipalities, Sullivan County will open two warming centers tomorrow, Wednesday, December 27, at noon and keep them open through at least noon on Wednesday, January 3.

The warming centers will be located in Monticello at the Ted Stroebele Recreation Center at 5 Jefferson Street and in Liberty at the United Methodist…

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Bethel, NY – For the staff of the Sullivan County Division of Planning & Environmental Management and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Sullivan County, Thursday’s celebration of the Bethel Creamery was far more than a ribboncutting – it was the culmination of years of diligent effort.

“The County originally applied for and received a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s…

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Monticello, NY – For Sister Kevin John Shields, it’s never been about herself. Not even today, when she was given the Distinguished Citizen Award by the Sullivan County Legislature.

“There are wonderful people who do so much for others around the County, in spite of their own hardships,” the longtime Roman Catholic nun relates, accepting the award on behalf of all who volunteer their…

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