(Update on September 22: County lawmakers voted seven to one to move forward with moving to a self-insured health-care plan.)
With health insurance costs spiking year after year with no let up in sight, officials in Sullivan County government have been studying the option of changing insurance plans. Currently, the county is enrolled in the New York State Insurance Program (NYSHIP). On September 15, two employees of a company called EBS-RMSCO gave a presentation at the government center in which the county would become self-insured as it was in the past, but this time using a third-party administrator to handle the details. Read more
Recovery Center, 6-7:30pm. 845/794-8080, ext. 122.
"A County Doctor" by Franz Kafka will be discussed at E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. 845/794-4660.
Businessman Tim Lies said, “I come here from Kansas, land of the Wizard of Oz, and we certainly are not strangers to tornados and damage, but I’ve never seen anything quite like what we saw, driving down from Albany, the rivers out of their banks, the flooding, the school closings.” Read more
Autobiography of Tennessee William's life at Eugene D. Nesin Theatre, 3pm, adults $20, seniors $15, students $10. 845/794-1194.
Autobiography of Tennessee William's life at Eugene D. Nesin Theatre, 8pm, adults $20, seniors $15, students $10. 845/794-1194.
Music, snacks & sharing at Recovery Center Gerry Conference Center Room, 4-7pm. 845/794-8080, ext. 117.
Info on long-term care services in Sullivan County in legislative committee room, Gov't Center, 3-4:30pm. 845/807-0257.
Current county legislators & candidates running for those seats invited for 3-minute views/opinions in the Legislative hearing room, Gov't Center, 10am. Q&A follows. 845/985-7901.
United Way of Sullivan County, 10am-3pm, rain or shine. 845/794-1771.