GLEN SPEY, NY — The Lumberland Town Board decided on February 13 to invest up to $2,000 for its part of this summer’s Sullivan County 50th anniversary celebration of the 1969 Woodstock Festival.
MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County District Attorney Jim Farrell announced on February 13 that he will run for county court judge. The office is currently held by Frank LaBuda. LaBuda has reached the age of 70, which is the mandatory retirement age for judges in New York, and he will step down at the end of the year.
MONTICELLO, NY — A White Lake man has been sentenced to six years in state prison for possession of a large amount of heroin.
MONTICELLO, NY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed legislation that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana in the state, which he has said he would like to see passed as part of the budget process by the end of March.
As Teamster Union representative for county employees, I can say that there is an even bigger problem our county faces besides the bottom-of-the barrel wages paid to county employees. That problem is the county’s exploding opioid epidemic.
Legislators at the Sullivan County Government Center have had a couple of lively conversations about the pros and cons of legalizing the recreational use of marijuana in New York State.
HURLEYVILLE, NY — Treat your date to something special. Valentine’s Cabaret and dessert theater this weekend, February 15, 16 and 17 performed by the Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop (SCDW) at the Sullivan County Museum.
MONTICELLO, NY — According to a February 8 press release from Sullivan County Manager Josh Potosek, county officials have been negotiating a new contract with a group of county employees.
PORT JERVIS, NY — Lance Verderame and John Haas of the Sullivan County Audubon Society will speak at The Hub at the Port Jervis Free Library on Tuesday, February 26 at 6:30 p.m.
FERNDALE, NY — The Sullivan Renaissance project is accepting applications through March 1 for projects that will beautify public spaces and revitalize Sullivan County communities.