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Monticello, NY - The Long Term Care Council is the advisory board for Sullivan NY Connects, the No Wrong Door/Single Entry Point for information on long-term services and supports in Sullivan County.  

The next meeting of the Long Term Care Council will be Wednesday, February 20, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Legislative Committee Room (2nd floor) in the Sullivan County…

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Monticello, NY – Despite two years of good-faith efforts, Sullivan County and the union which represents nearly half its workforce, Teamsters Local 445, have been unable to come to an agreement on a labor contract. As a result, the NYS Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) has begun the fact-finding process, whereby an independent analysis of the situation is being conducted, with…

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Dan Briggs

Monticello, NY – Sullivan County Clerk Daniel Briggs confirmed today he will retire at the end of his term on December 31, 2019.

“It has been a privilege to serve the people of Sullivan County as their County Clerk these past 11+ years,” he said. “I will be leaving with deep pride in the team which comprises my office. I’ve worked with many dedicated and talented people, and whatever…

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Monticello, NY – With the bitter cold temperatures not forecast to rise significantly until Sunday, Sullivan County’s two warming shelters will remain open from 8 p.m.-8 a.m. through this Sunday morning, February 3.

Both the Liberty United Methodist Church, located at 170 North Main Street, and the Ted Stroebele Recreation Center on Jefferson Street in Monticello offer…

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Monticello, NY – How can thoughtful planning and zoning shape vibrant and attractive rural communities? What is a Zoning Board of Appeal’s (ZBA’s) role in this process?

The Sullivan County Division of Planning and Community Development invites local planning, zoning, and municipal officials as well as interested community members to an upcoming workshop to explore these ideas.…

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Monticello, NY – In anticipation of tomorrow’s winter storm and the bitter cold that will follow it, Sullivan County Manager Josh Potosek announced today that both the Monticello and Liberty warming centers will be operational for much of this week.

“Forecasted temperatures are not expected to get far into the teens over the next few days, and wind chills could be well below zero,”…

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Monticello High School student Angie Snowden works on a mural she designed with local artist and educator Thomas Bosket. The mural, located at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library in Monticello, was funded by a 2017 Plans & Progress award.

Monticello, NY – Sullivan County has made $350,000 available for municipalities, non-profits, and community…

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Ari Mir-Pontier

Monticello, NY – Sullivan County Human Rights Commission Executive Director Ari Mir-Pontier has resigned to assume a new role as NYS Senator Jen Metzger’s Constituent Services Manager.

“We so much appreciate all that Ari has accomplished in her 16 months with us, and we warmly wish her nothing but success, knowing she will still be fighting for the rights of everyone,” noted Commission…

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Hurleyville, NY – When Jay Ganz’s mom and grandparents moved to Hurleyville in 1945, they likely could not have imagined that Jay would one day be performing a concert on the stage of the old Hurleyville School, now the Sullivan County Museum.

Jay’s grandfather ran Lester’s Market on Main Street in Hurleyville. The building is gone now but can be seen in many old pictures. Jay’s…

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Valentines for Vets

Monticello, NY – Every year, local students create special Valentine’s Day cards to brighten the lives of veterans. Last year, thanks to the efforts of teachers and students, more than 2,000 valentines were delivered to hospitalized veterans at the VA medical centers in Castle…

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