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Neversink River

The Town of Thompson has been awarded $10,000 in Sullivan County Plans & Progress funding to create public access to the Neversink River near Bridgeville.

Monticello, NY – A total of $54,100 has been awarded to six municipalities, non-profits, and community organizations across Sullivan County through the County’s Plans &…

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Liberty, NY – COVID-19 continues to be prevalent in NYS, with cases slowly increasing again, but the cases are not resulting in an increase in hospitalizations, notes Sullivan County Public Health Director Nancy McGraw. 

“There have been no COVID-related hospitalizations in Sullivan County for several weeks now,” McGraw says. “Nevertheless, the Sullivan County Public Health…

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Monticello, NY – From April 1-30, Sullivan County is accepting applications from property owners seeking to be included in New York State Agricultural Districts 1 and 4. 

New York State Agricultural Districts are geographic areas that consist predominantly of viable agricultural land. Agricultural operations within those districts are afforded benefits and protections to promote…

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Monticello, NY – Sullivan County Treasurer Nancy Buck is urging owners to redeem their tax-delinquent properties prior to April 30, 2022.

“We extended the redemption date from January 31 to April 30 to accommodate those struggling in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic,” she explained. “But that means there will be NO repurchase opportunity after that date. After April 30, properties…

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Monticello, NY – Sullivan County will keep open its two warming shelters tonight in Liberty and Monticello:

  • United Methodist Church, 170 North Main Street, Liberty
  • Ted Stroebele Recreation Center, 2 Jefferson Street, Monticello

These facilities will be open to anyone from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. tonight, Tuesday, March 29 (through tomorrow morning, Wednesday,…

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Monticello, NY – Sullivan County will be opening its two warming shelters on Sunday and Monday in Liberty and Monticello:

  • United Methodist Church, 170 North Main Street, Liberty
  • Ted Stroebele Recreation Center, 2 Jefferson Street, Monticello

These facilities will be open to anyone from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. from Sunday, March 27 to Monday, March 28 (through…

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Jerry Garcia, Woodstock 1969, Photo by Mark Goff

Jerry Garcia at Woodstock in 1969 (Photo by Mark Goff)

Hurleyville, NY – By all accounts, when Jerry Garcia and his wildly popular band performed in Sullivan County at a music festival called Woodstock, they blew the gig. It’s not hard to imagine what went wrong - a bad day, things didn’t line up. It happens…

That was 1969.

Miraculously, 12…

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Trail Town Logo

Liberty, NY - What is the key to a successful trail town? Come find out! Sullivan Renaissance and the Sullivan O&W Rail Trail Alliance present the Trail Towns Conference on Thursday April 7 and Friday April 8. The conference will include a keynote and discussion with David Kahley, Co-founder, President and CEO of The Progress Fund, a nonprofit that founded the Trail Town Program, the first…

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Monticello, NY – This week, Sullivan County celebrated the valuable contributions of RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers who pledged to “get things done” for our nation as part of the annual AmeriCorps Week, March 13-19.

“The weeklong celebration – highlighted by a video we created for our social media pages – honors our…

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Litterpluck coupons

These new Litter Pluck Disposal Coupons replace the stickers used in previous years.

Monticello, NY – Sullivan County’s Annual Roadside & Trail Litter Pluck is set for April 1 through June 30, 2022. By resolution of the County Legislature, the disposal fee will be waived during that time for roadside & public trail litter.

This popular annual…

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