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
The contract that was recently ratified by members of the Teamsters Local 445 in Sullivan County is bare bones compared to recent contracts, but union officials say it reflects the economic realities of the times. Read more
Bus trip to New York City, 8am departure from Monticello Thompson Square Mall Parking Lot, 10am drop off in Manhattan, Lincoln Center (Columbus Ave & 64 St.), 7pm departure from W 59th St. & 7th Ave. Round trip transportation on Rolling V Luxury Coach Bus. Fee: $40. Proceeds benefit Nesin Cultural Arts. www.cdtrips.com.
Sullivan County Veterans Service Agency is having an annual POW/MIA Recognition Day Ceremony in the lobby of the Sullivan County Government Center, 100 North St., 1pm. 845/807-0233.
Sullivan County Public Health Services flu clinic at the Town of Thompson Ted Stroeble Recreation Center, 10am-1pm. $25. Make an appointment at www.ehealthscheduling.com/sullivan. 845/292-5910.
The Monticello Interfaith Council Youth Committee and the Sullivan County NAACP seek to hear the voices of our youth in Monticello at "Youth Speak Out” at the Ted Strobele Center, 6-10pm. 845/796-8846 or email email@example.com.
On Thursday September 12, 2013 at approximately 4:55 PM, Corporal Blake Starner of the Sullivan County Sheriff's Patrol was returning to his station via Broadway in Monticello, when he saw a suspicious male subject with a flat screen TV walking in the rain in front of Kristt Company.
When the Corporal approached, the man threw the TV and took off on foot. Starner called for backup and chased the subject to the rear parking lot of the Nugget Tavern. Sgt Riegler of the Monticello Police Department responded to the scene and helped Starner subdue the subject. Read more
In reiterating some of the pressing goals that should be addressed by Sullivan County officials if possible, legislator Kitty Vetter said one of her priorities was expanding broadband internet throughout the county. Read more
Meeting of Long Term Care Council at the Legislative Committee Room
Government Center, 3-4:30pm. Meetings are open to the public and all are welcome to attend. 845/807-0257.
Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther cordially invites you to "Meet, Greet and Support" Bill Rieber, candidate for Town of Thompson Supervisor at Mr. Willy's Restaurant, 5:30-7:30pm. Appetizers will be provided. 845/794-0211.