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Monticello

Will Sullivan lawmakers override tax cap?

Sullivan County lawmaker Jodi Goodman, who is chair of the budget committee, released a letter on October 21, requesting that county manager David Fanslau create a tentative budget that stays within the new property tax cap increase imposed by Albany of 2%. That came two days after she said it was too early to tell what would happen with the tax cap.  Read more

Is this sign illegal? Thompson officials say it might be

The Culligans, who live on Route 42 across the street from the Monticello Motor Club, are not shy about letting anyone know that they do not appreciate the noise from the motors on some of the beefy cars that traverse the winding roads of the club.
So, like several of their neighbors, they put up a sign on their lawn that reads “Stop the noise.” That first one, which was stuck in the ground, was stolen. And so was the one that followed.  Read more

EKG technician certification program

October 31, 2011

50-hr. certification program at St. John Education Center through 12/21. RSVP: 845/791-4070 or 295-4900.

Occupy Monticello, briefly

The Occupy Wall Street movement, which has now been going on for more than a month, received support from some local groups who held a demonstration in front of the post office on Broadway in Monticello on October 11.  Read more

Autism Awareness Day

October 22, 2011

Info on autism and speaker Michael John Carley at St. John St. Education Center, 9am-12noon, free for parents of children w/ autism educated in Sullivan County, all others $25. RSVP: 845/295-4046.

Short story discussion

October 25, 2011

"The House on Sand Creek" by Thomas McGuane will be discussed at E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. 845/794-4660.

Fewer grant dollars from Albany? Sullivan is ‘stepchild in the outhouse’

Signs of belt tightening and fear of more of it were on display at the government center on October 6. Luiz Aragon, the planning commissioner, asked lawmakers for a resolution to apply for state grant money through a new process called the Consolidation Funding Application.  Read more

Fewer grant dollars from Albany? Sullivan is ‘stepchild in the outhouse’

Signs of belt tightening and fear of more of it were on display at the government center on October 6. Luiz Aragon, the planning commissioner, asked lawmakers for a resolution to apply for state grant money through a new process called the Consolidation Funding Application.  Read more

Heating assistance dollars slashed; a cold wind from Washington

At a meeting of the Health and Family Services Committee at the government center on October 6, commissioner Chris Cunningham warned lawmakers that it may be an especially cold winter for low-wage residents in Sullivan County.  Read more

BOCES nursing program gets new digs

About 60 instructors, students, visitors and friends climbed up two flights of stairs from the Eugene Nesin Theatre to the new location of the BOCES Health Occupations/Nursing Program. There, on October 5, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was performed, and visitors toured the classrooms, checking out the medical mannequins and other teaching equipment.  Read more

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