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Liberty, NY – No matter where we live, we all know at least one person affected by opioid use disorder (OUD). An estimated 2.1 million Americans have OUD, including residents of Sullivan County.

“What many do not realize is that OUD is a very real medical disorder characterized by an inability to stop the use of an addictive substance, despite the negative consequences associated with…

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Luis Alvarez

Liberty, NY – Sullivan County District 6 Legislator Luis Alvarez continues to sit on four influential committees of the National Association of Counties (NACo).

NACo President Mary Jo McGuire this month notified Alvarez of his reappointment to the national advocacy organization’s Immigration Reform Task Force, Programs and Services Standing Committee, Rural Action Caucus, and Veterans…

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Monticello, NY — The Sullivan County Office for the Aging invites everyone 55 and older to take five minutes to fill out a short survey to help improve services and programs in the County.

“I promise this isn’t a waste of time,” assures Office for the Aging Director Lise-Anne Deoul. “We’ve worked hard with our partner and survey creator Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress to develop…

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Stay Cool Poster

Liberty, NY – With Sullivan County experiencing some of the hottest temperatures of the year, Public Health officials want residents to know where they can escape the heat.

“Heat stroke can be a life-threatening condition if people stay too long outside in hot, sunny weather (tempting as that is),” notes Public Health Director Karen Holden. “Warning signs include a body temperature of…

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Detour Map

Jeffersonville, NY – The Sullivan County Division of Public Works will close a portion of County Road 164, in the Town of Delaware near the intersection with Route 52 in Jeffersonville, to construct the Kohlertown Flood Risk Reduction Project. This section of road will be closed to traffic starting 7 a.m., Monday, August 7 and will remain closed for approximately…

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Liberty, NY - Come out and celebrate the dog days of summer at the 2nd annual Bow WO&W Dog Walk on Thursday, August 10th from 5:30 to 7:30 PM on the Liberty segment of the Sullivan O&W Rail Trail, meeting at the Bridge and Tunnel Brewery, 50 Lake Street, Liberty. Bring your leashed dog and the whole family for a walk.

“We are thrilled to have the BowWO&W meeting place in…

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Heather Brown

Monticello, NY – The seeds of Heather Brown’s success were planted inside a particularly famous Kauneonga Lake store. Known simply as Vassmer’s, it was the heart of the lakeside hamlet for nearly 100 years, offering assorted goods and sundries atop its well-trodden wooden floors – including to thousands of passing young people one fateful August 1969.

Brown wasn’t yet born when those…

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Auditor's Report

Monticello, NY – Sullivan County’s independent auditors informed legislators Thursday that County government’s financial picture continues to be stable, based on the results of their audit of the 2022 fiscal year.

“The amount at which revenues exceeded expenditures is about $19 million,” noted Matthew Montalbo of Drescher & Malecki, a Buffalo-based accounting firm. “…In 2022, you…

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Sullivan County Museum

Hurleyville, NY – The Sullivan County Museum in Hurleyville invites all to visit the Museum, free of charge, during the first annual Sullivan County Museums Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, July 29 and 30.

As part of the festivities, the Frederick Cook Society will present a free concert on Sunday the 30th, hosted by Little Sparrow. Doors open at 1 p.m., and the music starts at 2 p.m.…

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Notary Stamp


Monticello, NY – The Sullivan County Clerk’s Office, in conjunction with the NYS Division of Licensing Services, is offering a Notary Public Test on Thursday, September 14, 2023 at the Monticello Elks Lodge. The morning test has already been filled, but an afternoon test still has seats available, and a waiting list is being developed in case of…

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