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2021 News Archives

Liberty, NY – The 2021-2022 Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) season starts this week.

“HEAP’s Regular component – offering a one-time payment to help buy fuel to heat a home – begins Friday, October 1,” notes Sullivan County Director of Temporary Assistance Giselle Steketee. “The Heating Equipment Repair & Replacement (HERR) and the Heating Equipment Clean & Tune (C&T…

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Liberty, NY – Sullivan County and its new operating consultant for the Care Center at Sunset Lake, Infinite Care Management, have agreed to a deal to pay $226,000 in school taxes due on the Care Center property for 2021.

“We were in talks with the Town of Liberty about remaining tax-exempt. The Town opted to assess the tax for the first time on that property in nearly a half century,”…

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Monticello, NY – Local village and town government officials are encouraged to sign up for an important seminar about the legalization of cannabis (marijuana) in New York State and the impacts thereof.

“Time is ticking for local leaders to decide whether or not to opt out of commercial cannabis sales in their respective municipalities,” notes Sullivan County Planning Commissioner Freda…

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Martha Tully Photo

This picture of a fawn, taken by local photographer Martha Tully, hangs in one of the Government Center’s hallways in Monticello.

Monticello, NY – Curator Gene Iovine of the Sullivan County Homegrown Artists Exhibition Program is looking to add more local artists’ work to the walls and halls of the Government Center in Monticello.

“As the crossroads of…

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Care Center at Sunset Lake

Liberty, NY – The Sunset Lake Local Development Corporation (LDC), Sullivan County and Infinite Care Management formally signed an agreement this week to operate the Care Center at Sunset Lake in Liberty to Infinite Care for the next 20 years, renewable if the parties agree.

“This was a complicated endeavor but a worthwhile one,” affirmed LDC Board Chairman Lowell Feldman. “I am…

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Fallen Comrades Table

The Fallen Comrade Table, present at every Sullivan County POW/MIA Recognition Day, features a specific set of items designed to remember American servicepeople who were/are prisoners of war or missing in action.

Monticello, NY – The Sullivan County Veterans Service Agency will have a special ceremony in honor of POW/MIA Recognition…

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East Broadway, Monticello

Monticello, NY - Village of Monticello, Town of Thompson and Sullivan County residents are invited to a virtual public meeting to demonstrate support for the Town and Village’s joint application to compete for a $10 million grant from New York State’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI).  

The meeting will be held on Thursday, September 9, at 6:30 p.m. on the ZOOM…

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Sullivan County Transportation Bus

Monticello, NY – The Sullivan County Office for the Aging continues to provide shopping bus services on a modified schedule. All riders are required to wear masks regardless of vaccination status.

“The shopping bus provides round-trip transportation from seniors’ homes to Monticello shopping,” says Office for the Aging Director Lise-Anne Deoul. “Registration with our office is required…

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Glen Spey, NY – The Sullivan County Public Health Department is advising residents that if they worked at or their child attended Camp Veritas at Lake Champion, 247 Mohican Lake Road, Glen Spey from August 14-August 19, 2021, they may have been exposed to COVID-19. Multiple cases of COVID-19 have resulted from exposures there during this timeframe.

Public Health Director Nancy McGraw…

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Monticello, NY – The Sullivan County Legislature will be accepting applications for the 2022 Legislative Discretionary Contract Program, intended for not-for-profit agencies to apply for consideration of legislative funding. Resolution No. 327-16, unanimously passed on July 21, 2016, adopted Program Guidelines for analyzing annual requests for funding.

The purpose of the Legislative…

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