MONTICELLO, NY — There was a ground-breaking ceremony at Sackett Lake on September 6 for a solar farm to be constructed by Delaware River Solar (DRS). This 4.0 megawatt project will produce enough electricity serve about 700 homes.
MONTICELLO, NY — A five-year-old child was ejected from a pick-up truck in an accident on Route 17 at exit 105 in Monticello on September 3. The child, Charkeilys Viera, 5, was ejected from the cab of the 1998 GMC pickup truck and died.
MONTICELLO, NY — Therapist, educator and author Diane Lang will present a program titled “Emotional Detox: How to Deal with Negative People” on Thursday, September 6 at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Library.
MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County legislators voted unanimously on August 16 to move forward with the construction of a new visitors’ center near the Resorts World Casino. The new center could cost up to $4.5 million.
MONTICELLO, NY — There will be a concert featuring the world-renowned Andrew Trombley on double bass, Akiko Hosoi on violin and Anton Risti on clarinet on Wednesday, September 12 at 6 p.m. at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library. Trombley and Hosoi both attended Juilliard and have thrilled audiences throughout the world.
MONTICELLO, NY — Literacy Volunteers will be offering free high school equivalency classes starting on Tuesday, September 4 at 10 a.m. Classes will run every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Attend on Tuesday, September 4 to and learn how you can be ready to take the TASC test come November.
TOWN OF THOMPSON, NY — The new Resorts World Casino isn’t bringing in as much revenue as had been anticipated, according to published reports. A second-quarter earnings report for the Securities and Exchange Commission showed that casino’s parent company Empire Resorts showed a loss of $37.2 million on revenue of $49 million.
At first glance, a garden might not look like a tool that can aid in the fight against systemic oppression, but community and youth leaders in Monticello are showing Sullivan County just how powerful one garden can be.
MONTICELLO, NY — Petitions are now available for the October 10 election of trustees at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library. Three board seats are up for election, each for a three-year term (January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2021). Incumbents Constance Keller, Marvin Rappaport and Steven Sharoff are seeking re-election.
MONTICELLO, NY — Dave Nicosia of the National Weather Service paid a visit to the Sullivan County Safety Committee on August 2 to certify that the county has been certified as being a member of the Storm Ready Program.