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Sullivan legislature nixes steering committee

The Sullivan County Legislature voted on Thursday to do away with the steering committee that met once a week to go over policy matters. The committee was made up of three of the nine elected legislators and the county manager.  Read more

Forget the laptops, go for the gold

With the price of gold soaring as the great recession lingers, and now beyond $1,700 per ounce, local businesses are joining the used jewelry business and buying up gold. The problem is a lot of that gold is ill-gotten gains that are easy to dispose of and hard to track, especially once the gold has been melted down.  Read more

DPW applies for ‘Golden Feather’ grant

People who follow the beautification programs of Sullivan Renaissance are familiar with the “Golden Feather Award,” which is given out each year for projects done mostly by volunteers that “incorporate beautification as part of a long-term community-wide strategy.”  Read more

Short story discussion

February 28, 2012

"Someone" by Alice McDermott will be discussed at E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. New members welcome. 845/794-4660.

Veterans' open house

February 28, 2012

Information on services available to veterans in the Gov't Center lobby, 11am-3pm. 845/807-0233.

Solar thermal basics

February 24, 2012

St. John Street Education Center through 3/26, Fri., 10am-4:30pm, $100. RSVP: 845/295-4900 or 791-4070.

Planning & zoning board of appeals training

February 29, 2012

Receive 4 hours of state mandated training credits in Legislative Hearing Room, Gov't Center: State Environmental Quality Review Act Basics, 4-6pm; Farmland Protection & Agricultural Viability, 6:30-8pm. Free, public welcome. RSVP: 845/807-0527.

Library board of trustees meeting

February 21, 2012

E.B. Crawford Public Library, 6pm.

The humane slaughterhouse; discussion of the proposed red meat facility

When you log in to the website of Temple Grandin at www.grandin.com you enter a world with which most people are probably not very familiar: it’s all about the correct processing of cattle and other animals.  Read more

Short story discussion

February 14, 2012

"What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank" by Nathan Englander will be discussed at E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. New members welcome. 845/794-4660.

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