SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — A slate of programming, especially aimed at young adults, is upcoming at branches of the Western Sullivan Public Library (WSPL).
FERNDALE, NY — Hundreds of volunteers turned out to the CVI Building in Ferndale on January 9 to learn about grant opportunities and related information, as Sullivan Renaissance kicked off its 19th season.
Executive director Denise Frangipane told the volunteers that because of them the organization has expanded its scope.
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — The grant awards for the Regional Economic Development Awards (REDA) were announced on December 18. The following are some of the larger grants awarded for projects in Sullivan County.
REGION — Due to the lapse in appropriations during the federal government shutdown, national parks will be open as much as possible. Parks, roads, overlooks, river accesses and trails at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area will be open to visitors, but emergency and rescue services will be limited.
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — As a way of marking the 50th Anniversary of the Woodstock Music and Art Festival in 2019, Sullivan County has arranged for the creation of 36 fiberglass doves to be stationed in locations throughout the county in the New Year. The doves are each about five-feet high and seven-feet long and have yet to be painted.
REGION — The solstice on December 21 marked the official beginning of winter, with temperatures in the region warmer than usual and with heavy precipitation. How will the rest of the season play out?
ROCK HILL, NY — The second annual breakfast with Santa took place December 15 in Rock Hill, for children in care from Sullivan County.
REGION, NY — Trends indicate that nature and agricultural tourism is on the rise in the Catskill region. However, warns the Northeast Extension Risk Management Education Agency, agri-tourism can be a financial risk.
MONTICELLO, NY — Weighing in at nearly $43,000 less than originally proposed, the 2019 Sullivan County Budget was unanimously adopted on December 13 by the legislature.
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Officials in the area have determined that Sullivan County is in dire need of child care workers—if you have considered working with or teaching children, now is the time to start.