"Babylon Revisited," a short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald, will be discussed at the next meeting of the great books discussion group at the E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. Copies of the story are available at the library. 845/794-4660.
Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther announced that Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently signed legislation that would include pharmacies as disposal sites for unused controlled substances once federal regulations are adopted. Read more
Meeting of the Transportation Subcommittee of the Long Term Care Council in the Legislative Committee Room at the Government Center, 1:30-2:30pm. 845/807-0257.
Meeting of Long Term Care Council in the Legislative Committee Room
at the Government Center, 3-4:30pm. 845/807-0257.
The Sullivan County Office for the Aging will hold a public hearing at the Ted Stroebele Recreation Center, 9am registration and free continental breakfast. 845/807-0241.
Driver Safety Class/Defensive Driving Class at the Monticello Elks Lodge. Cost: $35. 845/794-1544 or 845/325-2469.
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.