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    MONTICELLO, NY — “This isn’t about Democrats or Republicans,” said legislator Joe Perrello. “We serve the people.” Wanting to deliver the … more
Letters to the editor May 6 to 12 more
MONTICELLO, NY — Last Friday’s special meeting of the county legislature started at 4 p.m. Rescheduling it from Thursday may have been difficult. But the result, and the meeting … more
Sullivan County, briefly Snippets from last Friday’s special meeting By ANNEMARIE SCHUETZ Discretionary funds MONTICELLO, NY — Attendance was slim for the Sullivan County … more
Letters to the editor April 22 to 27 more
MONTICELLO, NY — With this legislature, peace is never permanent. In the last little while, most standing committee meetings of the Sullivan County Legislature have been brisk and efficient; … more
MONTICELLO, NY — It wasn’t much of a barrier—more symbolic than anything. A dark ribbon separated the audience from the Sullivan County Legislature at last Thursday’s … more
WASHINGTON, DC — Sullivan County could see $15 million in federal aid now that the Democrats’ stimulus plan has passed the Senate. Congressman Antonio Delgado held a Zoom roundtable … more
MONTICELLO, NY — It was almost buried in the larger drama. The January 28 special meeting of the full legislature discussed ethics charges against legislator Luis Alvarez and chose not to … more
    SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Step away from the computer. Put down the phone. Go outside. Sullivan County boasts acres of unspoiled land, miles of rivers and streams. But … more
Fostering stability MONTICELLO, NY — At last Thursday’s meeting of the Sullivan County Legislature, John Liddle told the story of a Sullivan County baby who was born with drugs in … more
Maybe it was the intense focus on local needs, or maybe it was that they had experience dealing with Medicaid patients. Maybe it was the in-person visits that some legislators paid to their facilities. more
MONTICELLO, NY — Roberta Byron-Lockwood inherited the dying Borscht Belt, recalled former county manager Jonathan Drapkin. And then she “set about reshaping the county’s tourism … more
MONTICELLO, NY — An attempt to hold a vote on the new management company for the Care Center at Sunset Lake failed at last Thursday’s, February 28, executive committee … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Whatever was behind it—and speculation was rampant—the ethics charges against Luis Alvarez came to nothing in the end. But getting to that end involved a … more
  My precocious three-year-old grandson arrived this week with a new word: “Hullabaloo.” “What does it mean?” I asked him. He didn’t say, so I looked it … more
“Today several of my fellow legislators and I met with members of the Sullivan County Visitors Association’s (SCVA’s) Executive Board. It was a productive and frank meeting, one we look forward to continuing with them this Tuesday, February 2. more
MONTICELLO, NY — The future of the county’s certified home health agency (CHHA) was mapped out in the third paragraph of the last page of the August 13 resolution on the transfer of the … more
 The Sunset Lake Local Development Corporation (LDC) Board sent the Sullivan County Legislature a list of three recommended companies to operate the Care Center at Sunset Lake (the Sullivan County Adult Care Center) and the Certified Home Health Agency (CHHA), both based in Liberty.   Monticello, NY – The Sunset Lake Local Development Corporation (LDC) Board today sent the Sullivan County … more
MONTICELLO, NY — The road money is settled. One of the lingering issues from the December 10, 2020 budget vote was bonding for road repairs. But a compromise thrashed out on December 17 … more
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