MONTICELLO, NY — The powers that be at Resorts World Catskills continue to open new attractions to lure customers to the growing casino complex. The latest announcement is that a new hotel called Alder with 101 rooms will open later this month. The Alder will feature a virtual golf facility called TopGolf Swing Suite.
MONTICELLO, NY — The shuttered Apollo Plaza, which has been empty for about 15 years, is once again in the news. The property known as Apollo Two, which is located behind the decayed mall in the southern part of the Village of Monticello, is once again owned by Sullivan County.
MONTICELLO, NY — Jen Metzger, who won the election for the seat Sen. John Bonacic is vacating at the end of the year, addressed a meeting of the Sullivan County Senior Legislative Action Committee (SLAC) on November 30, and laid out some of her priorities for the coming session.
MONTICELLO, NY — The next full board meeting of the Workforce Development Board of Sullivan Inc. will be held on December 12, from 8 to 9 a.m. at Robert Green Truck Division, 162 Bridgeville Rd. In the event of inclement weather, the meeting will be postponed until December 18 at the same time and location.
MONTICELLO, NY — At a table near the door of the Sullivan County Federation for the Homeless, Bonnie and her two children, 16 and 14, waited for the turkey to come around.
MONTICELLO, NY — The Monticello Kiwanis Club donated eight turkeys and loads of food trimmings to the United Way of Sullivan County for Thanksgiving this year.
The Kiwanis Club is a global organization with local chapters that help families and children in need in their communities. For more information call 845/794-2888.
MONTICELLO, NY — More than 90% of the members of the Teamsters Local 445 voted last week to reject the contract offered by Sullivan County management. The 510 members of the bargaining unit have been working without a contract since the end of 2017.
MONTICELLO, NY — Greg Goldstein, a former Sullivan County legislator and Town of Neversink supervisor, was honored on November 16 with the 2018 SYDA Foundation Community Service Award at the government center. The award comes with a $5,000 gift, which Goldstein said he would donate to five local nonprofit organizations.
MONTICELLO, NY — The Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library has rescheduled Jonathan Fox’s “Life in the Past Lane” program due to the snow last Thursday. The new date will be Monday, November 26 at 6 p.m., Fox will read excerpts from his upcoming autobiography, “Life in the Past Lane.” The program is free.
MONTICELLO, NY — The Sullivan County Federation for the Homeless will host its annual Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, November 22 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. The event will take place at 9 Monticello St. and all are welcome.