Empire Resorts, Inc. and EPR Properties announced that on October 2, the New York Supreme Court in Sullivan County denied in its entirety the Article 78 petition filed by Louis Cappelli’s Concord Associates, LP on or about May 14. The petition named the Town of Thompson and its Town Board and Planning Board and EPR’s wholly owned subsidiary, EPT Concord II, LLC (“EPT”), as respondents. Monticello Raceway Management, Inc. (MRMI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Empire, asked and received intervener status in the proceeding in light of its interest in the outcome of the matter. Read more
The Sullivan County Philatelic Society will hold its next meeting at the Ted Stroebele Recreation Center, 1pm. Trading session, philatelic quiz and a five lot auction. 845/794-2586.
Book sale at the Read It Again Bookstore, 10am-4pm. All kinds of books. 845/794-0017.
"Babylon Revisited," a short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald, will be discussed at the next meeting of the great books discussion group at the E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. Copies of the story are available at the library. 845/794-4660.
Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther announced that Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently signed legislation that would include pharmacies as disposal sites for unused controlled substances once federal regulations are adopted. Read more
Meeting of the Transportation Subcommittee of the Long Term Care Council in the Legislative Committee Room at the Government Center, 1:30-2:30pm. 845/807-0257.
Meeting of Long Term Care Council in the Legislative Committee Room
at the Government Center, 3-4:30pm. 845/807-0257.
The Sullivan County Office for the Aging will hold a public hearing at the Ted Stroebele Recreation Center, 9am registration and free continental breakfast. 845/807-0241.
Driver Safety Class/Defensive Driving Class at the Monticello Elks Lodge. Cost: $35. 845/794-1544 or 845/325-2469.
With a number of lawmakers convinced that Sullivan County taxpayers can’t afford an $80 million new jail, county officials have moved to get a second opinion. The $80 million plan came from LaBella Associates.Now a company called Goldberg Group Architects (GGA) will provide the county with a “concept plan” for a new jail. Read more