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
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
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
The Sullivan County Human Rights Commission has issued the following statement: “We are pleased that the U.S. Senate passed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) that will provide basic protections against workplace discrimination to LGBT people. However, we are concerned that the House of Representatives will not get enough votes to make this important bill into the law of the land. The Human Rights Campaign has been working toward this moment for nearly two decades. Read more
Meeting of the Transportation Subcommittee of the Long Term Care Council in the Legislative Committee Room at the Sullivan County Government Center, 1:30-2:30pm. 845/807-0257.
Meeting of Long Term Care Council in the Board Room at Discovery Health Center, 3-5pm. 845/807-0257.
Holiday Bazaar, held in the basement of St. John's Episcopal church. 15 St. John St., 9am-5pm. Free admission. Lunch can be purchased from 11am-1pm. Gently used items. Hand made soaps and body scrubs. Treasures to find. 845/798-8912.
Holiday Bazaar, held in the basement of St. John's Episcopal church. 15 St. John St., 9am-3pm. Free admission. Lunch can be purchased from 11am-1pm. Gently used items. Hand made soaps and body scrubs. Treasures to find. 845/798-8912.
Verb Konviser, local hotel keeper for many years, will sign his cookbook "The Vegetarian Hotel" at the E.B. Crawford Public Library, 393 Broadway, 6pm. 845/794-4660.
Now that there are two lawsuits challenging the proposed casino resort at the site of the former Concord Hotel, the way seems clear for the project to go forward. Read more