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.
PENNSYLVANIA — Gov. Tom Wolf is urging the public to vote for the Pennsylvania River of the Year for 2019.
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.
BARRYVILLE, NY — Barryville’s Christmas/Holiday tree at the fishing access cul-de-sac off of River Road was lit on December 1. Volunteers from the Artists’ Market Community and the Greater Barryville Chamber of Commerce provided the decorations.
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.
ALBANY, NY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that he has signed a law that extends the tax exemption for buildings related to agricultural businesses such as greenhouses, dairy barns and exercise tracks.
Gary Amerbach recently departed the Tusten Building Department after more than seven years as the town’s code enforcement officer. I worked with him on several projects to improve safety and housing conditions in the Luxton Lake community over the years, and I wish him well in his new endeavors.
I finally got TV back. DIRECTV technical support is not one of my favorite places to have to call on Tuesday night. Finally on Saturday a very nice guy named Gonzalo came and fixed the problem. The problem was they had to put a bigger pipe over the smaller pipe and they attached it with 1 screw. And the dish tilted.
Sullivan County Press Release
MONTCELLO, NY – In recognition of the federally declared National Day of Mourning upon the passing of former President George H.W. Bush, all non-essential Sullivan County Government offices will be closed on Wednesday, December 5.
Press release: On Monday November 26, 2018 at approximately 5:04 PM the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Patrol responded to a 911 call of a passenger car and a tractor trailer involved in a collision on State Route 17 eastbound just east of exit 107 in the Town of Thompson.