Three members of the Village of Bloomingburg planning board voted “no” to the construction of a proposed school for girls that has been proposed in connection with a 396-unit development, which has sparked widespread protests in the community. Read more
Two residents of the Village of Bloomingburg have filed papers with the intention of removing Mayor Mark Berentsen from office for alleged violations in the permitting process of a 396-unit development, which is being marketed to the Hasidic community. Read more
Mayor Mark Berentsen is under fire from several directions after a published report that he allegedly was set to receive water and sewer services after the controversial approval of a 396-unit development, which is being marketed to the Hasidic community. Read more
The Senior Legislative Action Committee of Sullivan County will hold its 9th annual luncheon at the Eagle’s Nest restaurant, 12 noon. Guest speaker will be Congressman Chris Gibson of the 19th Congressional district. Cost: $22 per person, ($20 for SLAC members). 845/807-0255, 845/807-0241.
The New York State Police at Wurtsboro announced the arrest of WILLIAM JOY, age 29, of Bloomingburg, NY for Rape in the Third Degree (Felony), and Criminal Sexual Act in the Third Degree (Felony). Read more
The Sullivan County Human Rights Commission sponsors the first annual “Eileen Haworth Weil” scholarship brunch at The Eagle’s Nest, 11am-2pm. Ellenville NAACP President, Maude Bruce, will be the keynote speaker. Tickets: $40. Scholarship funds raised will aid Sullivan County Community College students going on to a four-year degree. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Citizens to Elect John Bonacic will hold a cocktail reception at The Eagles Nest, 5:30-7:30pm. 845/386-4434.
Parade at 1pm. VFW Post #4947 performs cemetery service at conclusion of parade. 845/807-0450.
The New York State Police at Wurtsboro announce the arrest of Jeremy Decker-Kimble, age 32, of Bloomingburg, N.Y., for the felony charge of Burglary in the second degree. Read more
It seems that Sullivan County is quickly becoming the preferred location in which to open a marijuana grow-house operation. Four of them have been shut down by authorities this year alone. Read more