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Great Books Discussion

June 25, 2013

"Politics and the English Language," an essay by George Orwell, will be discussed at the next meeting of the great books discussion program at the E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. Copies of the story are available at the library. New members are welcome. 845/794-4660.

51-inch TV stolen from WalMart

On Wednesday May 1, 2013, at about 10:30 AM, the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office was called to WalMart in Monticello for a report of a theft of a 55 inch flat screen TV.  Read more

Sullivan legislators agree on ethics; proposed law will get public hearing

The Sullivan County legislators have come to an agreement about the make-up of a proposed new ethics law that will cover county employees, officials and members of various boards appointed by the legislature.  Read more

Sullivan ponders ethics law; Details remain to be worked out

For about 20 minutes, Sullivan County lawmakers discussed the timing of the next meeting regarding the proposed ethics law and the date of the proposed public hearing, because members wanted clarity about when they would be voting and what they might be voting on.  Read more

Dad, sons arrested on weapons charges

Eric Ivan, 48, and his sons Conner, 25, and Dustin, 26, all of whom live on Edward Avenue in Monticello, have been arrested on multiple weapons charges.  Read more

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes; Raising money for RISE

There was a sea of T-shirts atop a smattering of men wearing candy-red woman’s shoes at the government center in Monticello on April 20, as a healthy crowd turned out to raise money for Rape Intervention Services and Education (RISE) program of Sullivan County.  Read more

Professional Women of Sullivan County meeting

May 15, 2013

The Professional Women of Sullivan County will hold their installation of officers meeting at Mr. Willy’s Restaurant. Networking will begin at 6pm followed by dinner at 6:30pm. A cash bar will be available. Dinner, with tax and tip included, costs $25. RSVP: 845/791-4501 or mjcat12@hotmail.com.

Harris man arrested for gun, stolen property

On Thursday April 18, 2013, the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office executed a “no knock” search warrant at 25 Pine Street in the Village of Monticello. The search warrant was obtained as a result of an ongoing investigation into the numerous burglaries that have taken place in Sullivan County.  Read more

Inmate mental health costs decreasing; Sullivan officials targeting costs

So far this year, the amount of criminal inpatient costs in Sullivan County is $0. In recent years, the cost has fluctuated a great deal, and soared to more than $500,000 in 2011.  Read more

Farm workers campaign for rights; A presentation in Monticello

Two Latino farm workers appeared at a meeting of the Sullivan County Chapter of the NAACP as part of the New York State Justice for Farm Workers Campaign, which is advocating that the state legislature adopt the Farm Workers Fair Labor Practices Act. The act would extend rights, such as overtime pay, a day of rest per week and protection when seeking collective bargaining to farm workers. These are rights that are already enjoyed by most workers in the state.  Read more

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