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2023 News Archives

Clean Path Project Map

Loch Sheldrake, NY – At the behest of the Sullivan County Legislature and County Manager Joshua Potosek, the NYS Public Service Commission (PSC) has scheduled an October 4 public hearing at SUNY Sullivan regarding a proposed underground electric transmission line.

Called “Clean Path,” the project – if approved by the PSC – would consist of a 178-mile-long, 1,300-megawatt high-voltage…

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Liberty, NY – Sullivan County Public Health wants to cut through any confusion regarding the latest COVID vaccine, which is now being rolled out.

“Most people can still get a COVID-19 vaccine for free,” affirms Public Health Director Karen Holden. “If you have health insurance, most plans will cover COVID-19 vaccines at no cost, although you may need to use an approved, in-network…

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Welding Course Flyer

Liberty, NY – Following the success of a construction trades course earlier this year, Sullivan County’s Center for Workforce Development (CWD) and Sullivan BOCES have teamed up again to offer another free course – this time in welding – to up to 10 local residents.

“I thank the Legislature for devoting funding to a second initiative to provide local workers with practical, career-…

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Monticello, NY – FEMA, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) next week.

The national test will consist of two portions, testing WEA and EAS capabilities. Both tests are scheduled to begin at approximately 2:20 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Oct. 4.

The WEA…

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Monticello, NY – The Sullivan County Youth Bureau is now accepting grant applications from organizations which serve children and youth within Sullivan County.

The Youth Bureau receives monies annually from the County and the New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) to fund youth development programs. This year, OCFS, has made available 3…

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Monticello, NY – The NYS Comptroller’s Office has designated Sullivan County free of fiscal stress, with the County’s finances continuing to be in the best shape since reporting began.

‘No Designation’ Is the Best Designation

The Comptroller’s Office just released its 2022 Fiscal Stress rankings for municipalities Statewide, based on the annual financial…

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a woman sitting on a statue of a man

Hurleyville, NY – Stop by the Sullivan County Museum on Sunday afternoon, October 8, to catch live music with local band Little Sparrow during the Hurleyville Scarecrow Festival!

Joined by special guests Henry Simon and Jay Brooks, Little Sparrow and their unique multi-generational band have quickly become local favorites. Simon is a guitarist and a senior at Sullivan West High School…

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Joe Mall

Swan Lake, NY – Joe Mall understands that, as Public Safety Commissioner Scott Schulte says, “he’s got big shoes to fill.”

What Mall may or may not know, however, is that both Schulte and Deputy Commissioner John Hauschild think he’s already doing “a really amazing job.”

And since Hauschild is that aforementioned guy with the “big shoes,” Mall can rest assured he’s already made…

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Fraud Alert Welcome Screen

Monticello, NY – Sullivan County Clerk Russell Reeves is now providing a free service to help property owners protect one of their most valuable assets. With Fraud Alert, anyone can sign up to receive email alerts whenever a document, such as a deed or mortgage, is recorded under their name.

“This service provides an easy way for homeowners to have peace of mind,” said Reeves.

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Garnet Health Medical Center-Catskills, Harris Campus

Monticello, NY – In a meeting with legislators this month, Garnet Health leaders reaffirmed their commitment to continue providing healthcare services to Sullivan County.

Following up on a discussion with legislators last November, Garnet Health CEO Jonathan Schiller and Garnet Health Medical Center-Catskills CEO Jerry Dunlavey noted that while there have been financial challenges for…

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