Line up 2pm in parking lot corner of St. John St. & Broadway. Parade 3pm. Prizes awarded for best costumes & floats. 845/794-6130, ext. 306.
Various topics to help aging drivers stay safe on roads at Monticello Neighborhood facility, 10am-1pm, registration 9am, free (lunch included). 845/807-0241.
Alice Munro's story will be discussed at E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. New members welcome. 845/794-4660.
E.B. Crawford Public Library, 3-8pm. Copies of budget avail. at the library. 845/794-4660.
Neighborhood Facility, 10am-12noon, free w/ Medicare card, $15 no card. Pneumonia vaccine avail. Appointments: co.sullivan.ny.us, info: 845/292-5910.
The Literacy Center, Tues. & Thurs., 5-6:30pm, through 11/1, $60. RSVP: 845/794-0017.
Leave Thompson Square Mall parking lot 7am, arrive 9am, visit 9/11 Memorial 9:45-11am, lunch 12:30pm, leave Brooklyn 2pm, arrive Monticello 4pm, $10.
Slide program at Ted Stroebele Recreation Center, 1pm. Bring stamp packets/philatelic material to trade. Public welcome. 845/794-2586.
A pro-life family event in front of St. Peter's Church, 12:30-2pm. Stand & be counted! 607/498-4741.
(Update on September 22: County lawmakers voted seven to one to move forward with moving to a self-insured health-care plan.)
With health insurance costs spiking year after year with no let up in sight, officials in Sullivan County government have been studying the option of changing insurance plans. Currently, the county is enrolled in the New York State Insurance Program (NYSHIP). On September 15, two employees of a company called EBS-RMSCO gave a presentation at the government center in which the county would become self-insured as it was in the past, but this time using a third-party administrator to handle the details. Read more