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2023 News Archives

Saturday, May 27th

- 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. (Times are approximate)

Sunday, May 28th…

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GFOA Award

Monticello, NY – For the 32nd 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 award was given after an impartial panel of judges determined the County’…

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Fremont Center, NY – Sullivan County Public Health has confirmed that a raccoon in the Fremont Center area tested positive for the rabies virus.

“The raccoon was killed, and the property owners called Public Health, just as they should,” said Acting Public Health Director Karen Holden. “The head of the raccoon was sent to Albany today, and it came back positive for rabies.”

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Liberty, NY – Worried about suffering in the heat this summer? Sullivan County’s HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program) Office will begin accepting Cooling Benefit applications on Monday, May 1, continuing until funds run out.

The Cooling Benefit can provide eligible applicants with an air conditioner in a room in their home if they suffer from a medical condition that is made worse by…

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Rob Doherty

Legislature Chairman and District 1 Legislator Rob Doherty

Roscoe, NY – Standing in front of an assistance center in Roscoe today, New York State, Sullivan County, Town of Callicoon and Town of Rockland representatives affirmed their joint intent to collaboratively help local residents and businesses impacted by last Saturday’s tornado.

“This is what…

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Youth Activities

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 to fund youth development programs within Sullivan County. Eligible applicants include private nonprofit…

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Denman Road Detour Map

Ferndale, NY – The Sullivan County Division of Public Works is closing a portion of Denman Road in the Town of Liberty to replace County Bridge 272, which is located approximately 1 mile south of Denman’s intersection with State Route 52. This section of road is scheduled to be closed to all traffic starting 8 a.m. May 8, 2023, and will remain closed for approximately 6 months.

Fire Commissioners Training Organizers

Greg Serio (left) served as instructor during the recent Commissioner’s Training Class, while Cathy DeLuca (center) and Jill Holland organized the course on behalf of the Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York and the Sullivan County Fire Bureau.

Swan Lake, NY – The Sullivan County Emergency Services Training Center on April 22 hosted the…

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Monticello, NY – Do you have what it takes to be one of Sullivan County’s bravest? Can you find the time to make a difference?

The Sullivan County Recruitment and Retention Task Force ( invites you to any one of a number of RECRUIT NY open houses on April 22 and 23.

“Our recruitment effort…

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Parksville Bridge Detour Map

Parksville, NY – The Sullivan County Division of Public Works is closing a portion of Lily Pond Road in the Town of Liberty to replace County Bridge 228, located approximately 500 feet north of the intersection of Cooley Road (County Road 85) and Town Highway 47 (Lily Pond Rd.). The road will be closed to all traffic starting at 7 a.m. this Thursday, April 20, 2023 and will remain closed for…

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