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2023 News Archives

Monticello, NY – Sullivan County’s Veterans Service Agency will be closed from Monday, June 5 through Thursday, June 8 in order for staff to complete required Federal trainings.

Emails and calls will be answered during that time as staff are available. Walk-ins will be accommodated if possible, but immediate service cannot be guaranteed.

Appointments remain the best method to…

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Monticello, NY – In compliance with NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Phase II stormwater regulations, the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Annual Report, prepared by the Sullivan County Division of Public Works for DEC General Permit GP-0-15-003, is available for public review and comment. 

The MS4 Annual Report, which is required for a small area…

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Airport Terminal

White Lake, NY – In preparation for a $20 million-plus rebuild, the John J.J. McGough Terminal of Sullivan County International Airport will close this Tuesday, May 30.

“Airport operations will be unaffected,” said Public Works Commissioner Edward McAndrew, whose team of engineers, airport workers and laborers have already removed furniture, fixtures and other items from the 55-year-…

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HealthFest '23

Liberty, NY – Sullivan County Public Health invites one and all to the first HealthFest, set for Sunday, June 4 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the picturesque Hanofee Park in Liberty!

“We’re excited to offer a completely FREE day of family fun with our partners Sullivan 180 and Action Toward Independence,” affirms Public Health Director Karen Holden. “We’ll even have a Birth & Baby Fest…

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Liberty, NY – Sullivan County’s Department of Social Services (DSS) has received reports of free phone and tablet giveaways in the community that may not be sanctioned by a trusted partner organization or government entity.

“Folks have been approached by individuals in front of grocery stores and on sidewalks, offering them free electronics. These devices may or may not be safe to use…

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Woodridge, NY - Come out and celebrate National Trails Day with the Sullivan O&W Rail Trail Alliance on Saturday, June 3rd at 9 a.m. on the historic O&W Rail Trail between Woodridge and Fallsburg. The trail clean-up event will gather and begin at the trailhead at 269 River Road, Woodridge. Trash bags will be provided to volunteers.

National Trails Day is an annual event…

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Lake Superior paddleboats

Bethel, NY – Lake Superior State Park on Dr. Duggan Road in Bethel will open for picnicking and boat rentals starting Memorial Day Weekend and remain open every weekend through the end of June, when it will commence daily operations through Labor Day. The beach area will open for swimming on Father’s Day weekend, June 17th.  Hours are 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday-Sunday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-…

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Office for the Aging Lobby

Monticello, NY – Sullivan County’s Office for the Aging is back to welcoming walk-ins!

“A significant renovation and expansion of our offices is largely complete,” affirms Office for the Aging Director Lise-Anne Deoul. “So we’re glad to invite everyone to stop by between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. We’re on the first floor of the Government Center at 100 North Street…

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Monticello, NY – The Sullivan County Planning Division, Sullivan County Office of Parks, Recreation and Beautification, and Sullivan County ITS’ GIS Program are excited to introduce a new Parks Locator!

“This locator is a companion to, and is embedded in, our new ‘Explore our County Parks’ web experience. It is also a stand-alone app within our Featured Apps Gallery,” explained Parks…

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A State of Emergency is hereby declared in the County of Sullivan effective at 1:00PM on May 18, 2023.

This State of Emergency has been declared due to the fact that the County of Sullivan is currently experiencing a severe housing crisis. The County of Sullivan’s housing stock significantly limits its ability to provide temporary, permanent and emergency housing for the citizens…

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