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2022 News Archives

Memorial Day at the County Veterans Cemetery

Saturday, May 28th

Mamakating: 9:00 – 11:15 am – Edward M. Maier Memorial VFW Post 4947 will hold Memorial Day Services at the following: 9:00 am – Poplar Grove Cemetery, 9:45 am – Monument at the Phillipsport Community Center, 10:30 am – Burlingham Cemetery, and 11:15 am – Pine Hill Cemetery.

Sunday, May 29th

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Monticello, NY – The latest round of New York State’s Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) program is open, with the potential for local organizations and initiatives to receive significant funding to boost specific projects.

This round makes available $150 million in core capital grant and tax-credit funding that can be combined with a wide range of programs from various State…

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D&H Canal Linear Park

Summitville, NY – Sullivan County’s six parks are ready for a busy summer season, confirms Parks Director Brian Scardefield.

“We’ve been preparing for a memorable summer for everyone visiting our parks,” he explains. “We’re offering inexpensive (often free) and safe places to take the whole family for a day of fun!”

  • The D&H Interpretive Center, located at the end of…
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Lake Superior State Park

Bethel, NY – Lake Superior State Park in Bethel will open for boat rentals and picnicking on Saturday, May 28, and continue to operate every weekend through the end of June, when it will commence daily operations through Labor Day.

Hours are Mondays-Thursdays 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Fridays-Sundays 9 a.m.-7 p.m., subject to weather conditions. The beach area will open for swimming beginning…

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Nancy Buck

Sullivan County Treasurer Nancy Buck

Monticello, NY – For the 31st consecutive time, the Sullivan County Treasurer’s Office has been accorded the Financial Reporting Achievement Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). The County also received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the GFOA.

The…

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Photo by Dr. Frederick Cook

The Belgica in the Gerlache Strait

Hurleyville, NY – Frederick Cook was an Arctic and Antarctic explorer, writer, ethnographer, physician and photographer.

And he was born in Hortonville, right here in Sullivan County.

Thus the Frederick Cook Society is pleased to present – at the Sullivan County…

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Monticello, NY – Sullivan County Treasurer Nancy Buck announced today that properties delinquent on their 2019 and 2020 taxes can be redeemed by June 30, 2022.

“We had previously extended the redemption date from January 31 to April 30 to accommodate those struggling in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, especially since our office was closed to the public for a period in 2020,” she…

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Dirty Stay Out Skifflers

Hurleyville, NY – Save some time Sunday, June 5 at 2 p.m. to meet the Dirty Stay Out Skifflers!

The Sullivan County Historical Society’s First Sunday Concert Series will present this Hurleyville-based band that has been touring for more than 20 years, sharing their unique blend of blues, folk, old timey, Tin Pan Alley pop to folks throughout the Northeast. The band features Grammy-…

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A vintage photo of the Town of Liberty Ambulance Corps

Town of Liberty EMS volunteers tend to a patient circa 1970.

Hurleyville, NY – In celebration of EMS Week May 15-21, the Sullivan County Cultural Center in Hurleyville is featuring a display on the history of Emergency Medical Services and pre-hospital care to include videos, artifacts, photos, books, magazines, newspaper articles (and your stories) to…

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Glen Spey, NY – The Lumberland Senior Group will be having a “Meet and Greet” for Town of Lumberland seniors on May 3, 2022 at noon at the Lumberland Senior Center located at the Lumberland Town Hall, 1054 Proctor Road, Glen Spey. 

This is an opportunity for seniors in the Lumberland community to meet with other seniors and hear about activities and events occurring in the…

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