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2021 News Archives

Inside the D&H Canal Interpretive Center

An extraordinarily detailed scale model of the famed Roebling Aqueduct, which used to carry boats across the Delaware River, sits inside the D&H Canal Interpretive Center in Summitville.

Monticello, NY – Marking the end of pandemic-related closures, the Sullivan County Cultural Center in Hurleyville and the Delaware & Hudson (D&H) Canal…

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Hortonville, NY - The Sullivan County Division of Public Works will close a portion of Town Highway 5 (Beechwoods Road) in the Town of Delaware to repair County Bridge 455. This section of road will be closed to traffic starting at 8 a.m. on Monday, July 12 and will remain closed for approximately four (4) weeks.

The Sullivan County Division of Public Works…

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a small boat in a body of water

Yulan, NY - The fourth local drowning on the Delaware River in as many days left Town of Highland Supervisor Jeff Haas deeply shaken. He was one of the Yulan firefighters who performed CPR on the 28-year-old victim yesterday evening at a campground near Barryville.

“This river doesn’t play games,” he said. “The recent deaths have been of young, able-bodied people who drowned because…

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Monticello, NY – Following a trend-setting agreement with vacation rental app Airbnb, Sullivan County has successfully concluded a deal with Expedia Group and its Vrbo brand to collect room tax on every lodging unit they rent through their online platforms.

“We were one of the first counties in the State to sign an agreement with Airbnb to ensure we received the 5% tax on every room…

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Monticello, NY – Sullivan County legislators on June 17 unanimously appointed seven local residents to the Human Rights Commission to serve as an advisory panel to Executive Director Adrienne Jensen.

“I appreciate the willingness of this group to volunteer for such an important job: educating the public about human rights,” stated Legislature Chairman Robert A. Doherty. “Reconstituting…

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Monticello, NY – For the sixth consecutive time, the Sullivan County Manager’s Office and Budget Office 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 Services Center…

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Liberty, NY – “Hope is only a click away…”

That’s the mantra and the goal of the new Intervention and Prevention Services Dashboard just launched by the Sullivan County Drug Task Force, available at https://sullivanny.us/Departments/HealthandFamilyServices/Dashboard.

“We are very much about…

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Liberty, NY – Public Health Director Nancy McGraw is pleased to announce that Sullivan County and partners have vaccinated 30,000 people against COVID-19 as of this week, with more being added daily.

“Our population is just under 76,000, and when you remove those less than 12 years old and thus unable to receive a vaccine dose, approximately 60% of our residents have fully completed…

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Monticello, NY – Due to a vendor-supplied hardware issue, the Sullivan County Legislature’s committee meetings being held tomorrow, June 10, 2021, might not be live-streamed in the usual location.

Those wishing to view the meetings as they are being conducted should first try the normal method at http://sullivancountyny.…

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Monticello, NY – The Sullivan County Government Center Lobby, 100 North Street in Monticello, will be the polling place for In-Person Early Voting from Saturday, June 12 through Sunday, June 20, 2021, at the following times:

•          Saturday, June 12, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

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