Nick Speranza, chairman of the board of Sullivan County Community College (SCCC), ticked off a list of accomplishments the college has achieved during the past year. Perhaps chief among them was that the college retained accreditation by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. He said that college officials were “very concerned about a visit from the accreditation team” because of past problems, but the visit went well. The team, however, said the college should make a few changes, such as the creation of a strategic plan, which the college did not have. Read more
As a general rule, when making decisions about matters that will impact the public, elected officials in New York State are required to deliberate in public. But one important exception to the rule is the political caucus. When members of the same political party get together, they are allowed to discuss county business, and just about anything else they want to discuss, with no fear of running afoul of the state’s Open Meetings Law. Read more
On July 16, Sullivan County Court Judge, Frank J. LaBuda, and Commissioner of Jurors, George Cooke welcomed the Honorable Mel Dudic, the Dean and CEO of the International University located in Novi Pesar, Serbia, to a tour and program of the Sullivan County Courthouse in Monticello, New York. Read more
"I'll Have What That Table's Having" at E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm, free. 845/794-4660.
Enjoy the day w/ your family at discounted prices at Holiday Mountain Ski & Fun Park, 11am-9pm (must sign-in by 1pm), $14/bracelet, ages 2-6 $12/bracelet. Live Thunder 102 broadcast, 50/50 & prizes. 845/791-4200.
Esthetician & make-up artist discusses why it's important for women to look their best & demonstrates how to use make-up at Temple Sholom, 8/1, 7pm, free. Dessert/coffee. RSVP by 7/26: 845/791-7234 or 794-7576.
Hosted by Landfield Ave. Synagogue at DeHoyos Park, 5-7pm, $15. 845/794-8470.
Sullivan County Philatelic Society meeting followed by show & tell and 5-lot mini-auction at Ted Stroebele Recreation Center, 1pm. RSVP: 845/794-2586.
"Red Leaves" by William Faulkner will be discussed at E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. 845/794-4660.
Town of Thompson Park, 9am-?, $10 wristbands. Live music, karaoke contest, games, prizes. 845/807-3547.