Sullivan County District Attorney Jim Farrell announced today that the Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Department, has affirmed the convictions of Donald Blume, now age 34, of Livingston Manor, N.Y. Blume was convicted after a jury trial in November of 2009 in Sullivan County Court and was sentenced to 22 years in state prison for two counts of Robbery in the 2nd Degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd Degree, all violent felonies. Read more
Trading session, giveaways & doors prizes at Ted Stroebele Recreation Center, 1pm. 845/794-2586.
The board of trustees meeting for the E.B. Crawford Public Library was postponed from February 16 to February 21 due to inclement weather. The meeting is at 6pm.
Discussion on community-owned wind power projects being explored in Sullivan County at the Gov't Center (Legislative hearing room), 4-6pm. RSVP: SASDonline@gmail.com.
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
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
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
"Someone" by Alice McDermott will be discussed at E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. New members welcome. 845/794-4660.
Information on services available to veterans in the Gov't Center lobby, 11am-3pm. 845/807-0233.
St. John Street Education Center through 3/26, Fri., 10am-4:30pm, $100. RSVP: 845/295-4900 or 791-4070.