As a general rule, when making decisions about matters that will impact the public, elected officials in New York State are required to deliberate in public. But one important exception to the rule is the political caucus. When members of the same political party get together, they are allowed to discuss county business, and just about anything else they want to discuss, with no fear of running afoul of the state’s Open Meetings Law. Read more
On July 16, Sullivan County Court Judge, Frank J. LaBuda, and Commissioner of Jurors, George Cooke welcomed the Honorable Mel Dudic, the Dean and CEO of the International University located in Novi Pesar, Serbia, to a tour and program of the Sullivan County Courthouse in Monticello, New York. Read more
"I'll Have What That Table's Having" at E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm, free. 845/794-4660.
Enjoy the day w/ your family at discounted prices at Holiday Mountain Ski & Fun Park, 11am-9pm (must sign-in by 1pm), $14/bracelet, ages 2-6 $12/bracelet. Live Thunder 102 broadcast, 50/50 & prizes. 845/791-4200.
Esthetician & make-up artist discusses why it's important for women to look their best & demonstrates how to use make-up at Temple Sholom, 8/1, 7pm, free. Dessert/coffee. RSVP by 7/26: 845/791-7234 or 794-7576.
Hosted by Landfield Ave. Synagogue at DeHoyos Park, 5-7pm, $15. 845/794-8470.
Sullivan County Philatelic Society meeting followed by show & tell and 5-lot mini-auction at Ted Stroebele Recreation Center, 1pm. RSVP: 845/794-2586.
"Red Leaves" by William Faulkner will be discussed at E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. 845/794-4660.
Town of Thompson Park, 9am-?, $10 wristbands. Live music, karaoke contest, games, prizes. 845/807-3547.
Six men aged 16 to 19 have been arrested for taking part in a crime spree that hit Sullivan County in recent months. Sullivan County Sheriff Mike Schiff said that five of the men belonged to a gang called 2 Live Crew and had the name tattooed on their bodies. Schiff said that one suspect did not have the name tattooed on his body because he was not yet officially a member but was instead a “prospect who was trying out for full gang membership.” Read more