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Letters to the editor November 26 to December 2 more
MONTICELLO, NY — The most recent meetings of the county legislature led to a lot of discussions, some of them angry. There’s a lot to digest in relation to the leasing of the … more
Letters to the editor November 12 to 18 more
MONTICELLO, NY — Rain poured down and the temperature dropped, too. Cars lined North Street, lights on and engines running as their drivers hurried into the county government center to vote … more
ECS reports COVID exposure ELDRED, NY — News was received on October 22 that an Eldred Central School elementary student tested positive for COVID-19. In a prudent course of action according … more
Livestreaming the LDC MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County has been streaming its meetings, much to the gratitude of people who can’t be there and still want to know what’s going on, … more
Letters to the editor October 15 to 21 more
MONTICELLO, NY — The requests for proposals (RFPs) are being prepared. There’s a general timeline in place. The role of outside counsel was discussed. Wednesday, September 30’s … more
MONTICELLO, NY — For the county, it’s a clear case of new management improving a service.  But moving the county’s certified home health agency into an LDC with the adult … more
Letters to the editor September 3 to 9 more
MONTICELLO, NY — August 20 was a busy day for the Sullivan County Legislature. It held a public executive committee meeting, two public hearings, a general session meeting and an executive … more
MONTICELLO, NY — The July 23 Executive Committee meeting showed a Sullivan County Legislature that, while it might like to say it works together, clearly doesn’t. It did, however, hear a … more
Bruce Ferguson’s “What’s the Rush?” letter in the August 6 edition of the River Reporter offers a string of assumptions that are simply not based in fact. I keep being told … more
MONTICELLO, NY — And when it was over, there was no general sigh of relief.  The Care Center at Sunset Lake, Sullivan’s county-owned nursing home, was transferred to an LDC on … more
By an 8-1 vote, legislators today agreed to transfer the Care Center at Sunset Lake to the Sunset Lake Local Development Corporation (LDC), the first step in a process to lease the 146-bed long-term care and short-term rehabilitation facility to a private operator while retaining county control and oversight. District 6 Legislator Luis Alvarez cast the dissenting vote. more
BARRYVILLE, NY — State Sen. Jen Metzger met with constituents at the Barryville Farmers Market on July 8, touching on several areas of concern. The first issue was that of broadband access. … more
Bruce Ferguson’s “What’s the Rush?” letter in the August 6 edition of the River Reporter offers a string of assumptions that are simply not based in fact. I keep being told … more
Pretty much everyone who’s been paying attention is disgusted by the way Sullivan County Legislative Chair Rob Doherty has attempted to push through the sale of the Adult Care Center in … more
Letters to the editor July 30 to August 5 more
The people have spoken: the families of care center residents, the staff, others watching.  For the county, it is also about the numbers, which reflect COVID-related shortfalls, statewide legislation, the way the Care Center at Sunset Lake funding and reporting was set up, and the financial problems of nursing homes in general. more
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