Sullivan County manager David P. Fanslau declared a state of emergency in Sullivan County effective 12:01 am, Sunday, August 28, 2011 and to continue through 5:00 pm, Monday, August 29, 2011. A state of emergency is issued under Article 2B of New York State Executive Law. The County of Sullivan is communicating with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service to discuss the potential track of the storm. Read more
Louis Landon performs at E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm, free, public welcome. 845/794-4660.
There was a hulking black vehicle sitting on the lawn outside the government center in Monticello on August 18. It was a High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle, better known as Humvee, which once belonged to the U.S. Army at Fort Drum. Read more
Election of officers & 5-lot mini auction at Ted Stroebele Recreation Center, 1pm. 845/794-2586.
Blue Horizon Diner, 9/2, 7:45-9am, pre-registered chamber members $12, no pre-registered members: $15, non-members $20. RSVP by 9/1: 845/791-4200, ext. 302.
Join poets & writers for readings of their works w/ Q&A at E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm, free, public welcome.
Target competitions & shooting events at Sullivan County Conservation Club, 9am-3pm, ages 14 & under free, adults $10. Gun raffle, 50/50, refreshments avail. 845/292-6208.
About 30 candidates and their supporters turned out to the government center on August 16 to announce a new line that will appear on the ballot this fall—the Rural Heritage line.
The party has endorsed candidates in the towns of Fremont, Delaware, Callicoon, Cochecton and Tusten and they are running for the positions of supervisor, councilperson and highway superintendent. At the county level, there is one candidate, Cindy Geiger, who is running for the county legislator seat in District Five. Read more
Contractor Patrick Murtagh estimates that there are hundreds of construction employees who work off the books every season in Sullivan County. Read more
Ari Straus, president and one of the owners of the Monticello Motor Club, turned out to the government center on August 11 to defend the facility and to spell out for lawmakers the benefits it provides to the community. Read more