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Rising costs bring new urgency to jail decision

One of the most frustrating issues confronting Sullivan County legislators is the construction of the proposed county jail. The decision had been pushed back over the past several years because of the tough economic climate, but now lawmakers are slowly moving forward again.  Read more

Bethel couple honored for community service

Maria and Al Frangipane were honored with the SYDA Foundation Community Service Award, which is bestowed each year on a couple or person who is deemed to have been especially active in serving the community.  Read more

Gunther: re-register for STAR

Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther is reminding New York homeowners who receive the Basic School Tax Relief (STAR) Exemption that they have to re-register for the exemption by December 31 to continue to receive it.  Read more

Catskill Mountain Chapter of Hadassah meeting

December 11, 2013

The Catskill Mountain Chapter of Hadassah will have a book review meeting at the home of Lauren Miller, 1pm. The book that will be discussed is “The Man in the White Sharkskin Suit” by Lucette Lagnado. Email lauren.miller13@gmail.com or 845/794-3962.

For More Information: 
Lauren Miller
Contact Phone #: 
845/794-3962

Shorts & Sweets for the Holidays

December 7, 2013

The United Methodist Church of Monticello (UMC), 445 Broadway, presents Big Sky Productions in “Shorts & Sweets for the Holidays,” 2pm. Enjoy homemade sweets following the performance. Tickets cost $10 and all proceeds will benefit the UMC’s purchase of new media and sound equipment.

For More Information: 
Kathy Aitken
Contact Phone #: 
845/701-3211

Author visit

December 5, 2013

Kimberly Sabatini will speak about her debut young adult novel "Touching the Surface," at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 6:30pm. Free event. 845/794-4660 x 8.

For More Information: 
Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library
Contact Phone #: 
845/794-4660

Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service

November 24, 2013

Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service in the Bethlehem Temple Church on Fairground Road, 7pm. Sponsored by the Monticello Interfaith Council. All people of faith are invited. An offering of canned goods and donations will be collected for the Caring Hands Food Pantry at St. John’s Episcopal Church. Light refreshments served.

For More Information: 
Sullivan Renaissance
Contact Phone #: 
845/295-2445

Car larcenies: The latest crime wave in Sullivan County

Sheriff’s Deputies are battling the latest crime wave to besiege Sullivan County: larcenies from automobiles. In the last 3 months deputies have investigated 53 incidents from Livingston Manor to Rock Hill, from Smallwood to Glen Spey. All the vehicles involved had one thing in common: they were unlocked.  Read more

Monticello mayor arrested; Driving while intoxicated and other charges

Gordon Jenkins, the mayor of Monticello, reportedly turned up at the site of a car accident on Broadway on November 16, and a volunteer firefighter suspected that he had been drinking. He reported his suspicion to the Monticello police. Jenkins left the scene but was later arrested by the Monticello police and taken to the station.  Read more

Bomb threat at RJK Middle School in Monticello

Press release from Monticello Central School District:
On Monday, November 18, 2013 at approximately 12:30 p.m., the Robert J. Kaiser Middle School received a bomb threat. A note was found, turned into a teacher, who then brought it to the attention of the administration.  Read more

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