A $600,000 cut in funding from the county will trigger a massive cut in state funding, with the total reduction amounting to $2.6 million.
That was the message Johanna Duncan-Poitier, vice chancellor for community colleges for the State University of New York (SUNY) system, brought to Sullivan County lawmakers at the government center on May 19. Duncan-Poitier brought a handful of other SUNY officials to try to persuade lawmakers that the proposed cut in county funding to Sullivan County Community College will have devastating consequences. Read more
Over 80 supporters turned out to praise the college and ask lawmakers not to cut its budget. Read more
Hands-on workshop on low-cost & no-cost weatherization practices at Recovery Center, 1-3pm, free. RSVP: 845/794-8080, ext. 117.
Senior Legislative Action Committee meeting w/ speaker Frank Mauro on property taxes, 10am, free. Public welcome.
Literacy Center, Level 1: 5:30-6:30pm, Level 2: 6:30-7:30pm, $80/12-wk. session. RSVP: 845/794-0017.
The Recovery Center, 9am-4pm. 845/794-8080, ext. 230.
Thomas Paine's essay will be discussed at E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. New members welcome. 845/794-4660.
The board of Sullivan County Community College (SCCC) turned out to a special meeting of the county legislature to discuss how much money the county will give the college for the 2011-2012 fiscal year. Read more
Delaware Valley Eagle Alliance presentation at TD BankNorth bldg., 7:30pm, free. Public welcome. 845/292-5242 or 794-7966.
State Police in Liberty announce the arrest of Raymond Lynch, age 22, from Swan Lake, New York as a Fugitive from Justice, Assault 2nd, Resisting Arrest, Criminal Impersonation 2nd, and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana. Read more