There are state regulations regarding where state prisoners go when they are released from prison and have no home to go to. If the prisoner is prosecuted in Sullivan County and is homeless upon release, then the prisoner enters the county’s Department of Community Services system. Read more
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® event to raise funds for the Rape Intervention Services and Education (RISE) program of Sullivan County, administered by Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC), at the Sullivan County Government Center Lobby, 10am. Followed by a chicken BBQ. Cost: $20. Visit www.crmcny.org or call 845/794-3300 ext. 2442.
Professional Women of Sullivan County meeting at Albella’s Restaurant, 6pm. There will be a panel led by Joyce Garber discussing Women in Science. Dinner 6:30pm. Cost: $25. You need not be a member to attend. RSVP: 845-791-4501 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Spring Bazaar & Craft Show sponsored by Temple Sholom’s Religious School at Temple Sholom, 11am-3pm. There will be jewelry, candles, plants, books and more. 845/807-6013.
The destination resort project being planned for the site of the old Concord Hotel is ambitious. According to documents on the project’s website (www.eptconcordresort.com), “When complete, the EPT Concord Resort will include an 18-hole golf course, a casino resort, harness horse race track, grandstand/showroom, simulcast facility, hotels, a recreational vehicle park and an entertainment village with supporting retail stores. In addition, there will be a residential village with a mix of housing, including condos, apartments, townhouses and detached single-family homes. Read more
Sullivan County Philatelic Society will meet in the Ted Stroebel Recreation Center, 1pm. A DVD on postal stationary of Switzerland will be shown. There will be regular stamp trading sessions, door prizes and giveaways. Refreshments will be served. Call 845/794-2586.
Antique appraisal by Jenack Appraisals at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 1:30-4pm. Admission is free. You must arrive before 3pm and there is a 3-item limit per person. The cost per item appraised is $5. Register: 845/794-4660 ext. 6.
Responding to complaints by citizens of “open air” drug dealing on the streets of Livingston Manor, the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office conducted a six-month investigation which has led to three arrests. Flavio Lugo, 19, of Livingston Manor was arrested on January 2; John M. Bryant, Sr., 63, of Livingston Manor was arrested January 17; and Curtis Kennedy, 25, of Monticello was arrested February 6. Read more
Several lawmakers expressed reservations about committing the county to spend some $8.8 million on a new emergency radio system for the county, but in the end, the vote was unanimous to move forward with it. Read more
The effort by five of the nine county legislators to remove the county manager was finalized February 21 with the announcement that the legislature had voted to approve a separation agreement. A statement issued jointly by county manager David Fanslau and Scott Samuelson, chair of the legislature, read, “Mr. Fanslau and the Sullivan County Legislature have amicably agreed to enter into a Separation Agreement, ending Mr. Fanslau’s position as Sullivan County Manager, effective at 12:01 a.m. on March 2. The legislature thanks Mr. Read more