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
Ben Marcus's short story will be discussed at E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. New members welcome. 845/794-4660.
Talk by artist Mike Osterhout at E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. 845/794-4660.
Literacy Center, 5:30-8:30pm. 845/794-0017.
Info on long-term care services in Sullivan County in the Legislative Committee Room, Government Center, 3-4:30pm. Public welcome. 845/807-0257.
Workshop for 2012 library budget followed by board of trustees meeting at E.B. Crawford Public Library, 6pm. Public invited.
June Motl honored for her service, "What the Library Means to Me" essay contest winners recognized, 12noon; refreshments, 1pm; inflatable rides & book sale, 1-4pm; painted chair auction, 3pm. 845/794-4660, ext. 6.
Conversation w/ Jack Hirschfeld at E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. 845/794-4660.