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2024 News Archives

Citizens Preparedness Class

Swan Lake, NY – This past weekend, 51 residents trekked to the Sullivan County Emergency Services Training Center to gain valuable insight into all types of emergencies by taking the New York State Citizen Preparedness Class.

Officials from the National Guard and the New York State Office of Emergency Management led the training, focusing on how to prepare for flooding, hurricanes, hot…

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Liberty, NY – The Sullivan County Welfare Fraud Task Force has made the following arrests:

  • May 1, 2024 – Kirk G. Meredith, 46, of Liberty, was arrested and charged with Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the 1st Degree, a Class E felony. It is alleged that Meredith failed to report income from being self-employed, resulting in…
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D&H Canal

Though not used for more than 100 years, the picturesque former Delaware & Hudson Canal remains intact near Summitville, where Sullivan County operates a walkable/bikeable park and interpretive center.

Summitville, NY – Sullivan County’s Parks, Recreation & Beautification Office is hosting a Photography Workshop at the Delaware & Hudson (D&H)…

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Garden House Road Detour

Hurleyville, NY – The Sullivan County Division of Public Works is closing a portion of Garden House Road, in the towns of Liberty and Fallsburg, to replace County Bridge 261.

Bridge 261 is located between Hurleyville and Ferndale, just southeast of the intersection of Denman and Garden House roads.

This section of Garden House Rd. is scheduled to be closed to…

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Location of County Bridge 434

Parksville, NY – The Sullivan County Division of Public Works will be replacing the concrete deck on County Bridge 434 on Fox Mountain Road in the Town of Liberty, starting next week.

County Bridge 434 is located near Parksville, approximately 500 ft. west of the intersection of Parksville Road and Fox Mountain Rd.

This section of Fox Mountain Road is…

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Belgica in Antarctica

A stereoscope of a penguin and the Belgica

Hurleyville, NY – At the end of the 19th century, Antarctica was the last uncharted place on earth. But that was about to change. 

On August 16, 1897, the Belgica ship set sail from Antwerp under the command of Belgian naval officer Adrien de Gerlache. Nineteen young men from six…

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D&H Canal aqueduct diorama

This detailed diorama showcases the ingenuity and complexity of the Delaware and Hudson Canal’s aqueducts, which carried canal boats over rivers and streams. It’s on display at the D&H Canal Interpretive Center in Summitville.

Summitville, NY – Sullivan County’s Delaware & Hudson Canal Interpretive Center, 16 Bova Road (just off Route 209) in…

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Older New Yorkers 2024

Celebrating Older New Yorkers Day with close to 100 others on May 14 were, from the left, NYS Office for the Aging Acting Director Greg Olsen, awardee Elizabeth Wunner, her granddaughter Tasha, awardee Maureen Hopper, Sullivan County Office for the Aging Coordinator of Services Kelly Soller, Director Lise-Anne Deoul and Nutrition Coordinator Jane Bozan.…

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CFA Guide

Monticello, NY – New York State’s Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) program is now accepting applications, with the potential for local organizations and initiatives to receive significant funding to boost their projects.

This round makes available $175 million in core capital grant and tax-credit funding that can be combined with a wide range of programs from various State…

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Monticello, NY – Sullivan County Manager Joshua Potosek issued the following statement today regarding a crash that left four people injured and one dead near Jeffersonville:

Today’s accident between two school vehicles left us shocked and saddened, and Sullivan County extends deep condolences to the family of the driver who died from the crash. Our hearts also reach out to…

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