District Attorney Jim Farrell announced today that Raymond Copeland, 37, of Liberty, N.Y., entered a plea of guilty in Sullivan County Court to Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree, a class B felony, and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd Degree, a class C violent felony. Read more
The meeting of the Sullivan County Workforce Development Board will take place at 8am at Sullivan County BOCES, Rubin Pollock Center, Career & Tech Dining room, Ferndale Loomis Rd. 845/807-0385.
As Town of Liberty residents became aware that Mobilemedic EMS had moved out of the old volunteer ambulance building, Supervisor Charlie Barbuti began getting phone calls. Read more
Meeting of the Sullivan County Workforce Development Board at Sullivan County BOCES, Rubin Pollack Center, Career & Tech Dining Room, Ferndale-Loomis Rd., 8-9am. 845/807-0385.
Christmas cookie/craft sale and luncheon at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 24 Chestnut St., 11am. Cookies $7 per pound. $7 lunch includes soup, sandwich, cake and beverage.
Greater Liberty Chamber of Commerce Holiday Mixer at Piccolo Paese Ristorante, 6pm. Chamber members $40/person, non-chamber members $45/person. Cash bar. Casual-business attire. RSVP to info@LibertyNYChamber or 845/292-2270.
Green Door magazine holiday event at the Green Door office, 34 S Main St., 3-6pm. Puppet show by Ramona Jan, holiday songs by Doug Rogers, festive food by Hello Bistro, and a cooking demo by Cooper Boone. Cookie exchange, build your own cocoa and a latke bar. Visit www.greendoormag.com.
With dozens of staff of the Department of Family Services (DFS) attending, legislator Cindy Gieger held a press conference outside of the Travis Building in Liberty to mark the arrests of two members of the DFS team. Since the formation of the DFS Fraud Investigative Unit earlier this year, dozens of cases of fraud and abuse have been uncovered, but this is the first time an investigation has resulted in the arrest of individuals within the department. Read more
The Sullivan County Retired Teachers' Association will meet at the Liberty Elks Club, 10:15am. A roast beef dinner will be served at 12 noon for $18. A musical ensemble from the Liberty School District will perform. Reservations: 845/434-6854 or 845/794-7869.
Everyone agreed that the building that houses Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Sullivan County is in serious need of repair. The heating system, for example, is on its last legs, and staff this year strung some temporary wires and thermostats to coax heat into some of the colder places used for public programs. Read more