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Monticello

Children’s party a merry success

They came out early on December 16 and then they just kept coming, and by the time the fourth annual Children’s Holiday Party was over, nearly 1,000 people stopped by to enjoy the festivities at Monticello Casino and Raceway. The party was sponsored by the raceway and the Monticello Harness Horsemen’s Association.  Read more

Two Sullivan legislators call for county manager's ouster

At a surprise press conference at the government center in Monticello on December 17, legislators Gene Benson and Cora Edwards called on their fellow legislators not to renew the contract of county manager David Fanslau when it expires at the end of the month.
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Great Books Discussion

January 8, 2013

"Prometheus Bound," a play by Aeschylus, will be discussed at the next meeting of the great books discussion program at the E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. New members are welcome. Copies of the play are available at the library. 845/794-4660.

Santa's Village at Hilltop Homes

December 14, 2012
December 15, 2012

5th Anniversary of Santa's Village at Hilltop Homes, 5-8pm. Santa, Mrs. Claus, Hilltop Homes Elves, hot cocoa, cookies, light show, free pictures with Santa. Bring a new unwrapped toy for the M&M Auto Group Mission.

Flashover fire training

It’s not the best place to be if you’re claustrophobic or afraid of fire. But for two weekends in a row, local firefighters were lining up to climb into a specially outfitted container to experience a flashover. The rig was temporarily located on Cold Spring Road in Monticello.   Read more

Wrapping party

December 19, 2012

Volunteers needed to help wrap toys for kids at the Federation for the Homeless, 4pm. Bring scissors, tape and a roll of paper. Email dryder845@hotmail.com.

Short story discussion

December 11, 2012

“The Fly,” a short story by Katherine Mansfield, will be discussed at the next meeting of the great books discussion program at the E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. 845/794-4660.

Short story discussion

December 11, 2012

"The Fly," a short story by Katherine Mansfield, will be discussed at the next meeting of the great books discussion program at the E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. 845/794-4660.

Hanukkah Party

December 12, 2012

7pm at the Landfield Avenue Synagogue. $5 cover charge. RSVP contact Brenda 917-509-2928, Dena 845-434-7075 or Mindy 845-798-8091.

Sullivan approves fraud investigator; is it easier to get benefits in Sullivan

For years, the wisdom of the street said that it’s easier to sign up for benefits like food stamps in Sullivan County than it is in other locations. At a meeting of the county legislature on November 15, Randy Parker, the newly installed commissioner of the Department of Family Services (DFS), indicated that the perception of ease among potential applicants is, in fact, true.  Read more

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