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2023 News Archives

Sullivan West students visiting County government

Monticello, NY – A group of approximately 30 Sullivan West high-schoolers spent much of Thursday, November 16 learning about the people and offices who serve them.

“We were happy to facilitate a field trip so that local teens could better understand the important tasks Sullivan County government undertakes every day – and the important role they can play in accomplishing those tasks,”…

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Pottery by Robert Segall

Hurleyville, NY – Join neighbors and friends on Sunday, December 10 for a first-ever Frederick Cook Society Open House at the Sullivan County Museum! The holiday-themed event will include live music, as well as fine art, crafts, books and photographs available for purchase.

On display will be a special exhibition of wood-fired pottery, donated by the late Robert Segall, who visited…

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Monticello, NY – Sullivan County will be opening its two warming centers this week in Liberty and Monticello (note the location change from last year):

  • United Methodist Church, 170 North Main Street, Liberty, opening 11/24 (Friday)
  • St. John’s Episcopal Church, 15 St. John Street, Monticello, opening 11/22 (today)

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Saugerties, NY – Sullivan County Legislature Vice Chair Mike Brooks, County Manager Josh Potosek and other County representatives traveled to Saugerties earlier this month to inspect a faster and more efficient method of deploying the latest super-high-speed fiber-optic networks with multi-gig service to homes and businesses.

The visit was part of the ongoing collaboration between…

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Themed Holiday Tree

Hurleyville, NY – It’s time to start planning for the 2023 Holiday Theme Tree Open House at the Sullivan County Cultural Center & Museum in Hurleyville. Hosted by the Sullivan County Historical Society, this year’s Open House will be held on Saturday, December 2, in conjunction with the Holiday In Hurleyville Festival.

The Sullivan County Historical Society invites organizations,…

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Monticello, NY – County Manager Joshua A. Potosek today presented a 2024 Tentative Sullivan County Budget to the Legislature that continues to reduce debt, expands existing services and avoids layoffs – without raising taxes.

“As proposed by my office, the 2024 Tentative Sullivan County Budget prioritizes what’s important to our residents: tax relief, debt reduction, road and bridge…

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Veterans Day

WOODBOURNE:  Saturday, November 4 – The 25th Annual Veterans Day Parade, sponsored by The Woodbourne Fire Company.  Line up: 12 p.m. Step Off: 1 p.m. Old Route 52, Woodbourne.  Ceremony to follow at Woodbourne Firehouse.

MONTICELLO:  Friday, November 10 – 10 a.m. – Countywide Ceremony, Sullivan County Government Center (inside the lobby), Monticello. State Police…

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Liberty, NY – The Sullivan County Welfare Fraud Task Force has made the following arrests:

  • September 16, 2023 – Stephanie Scanna, 39, of Neversink was arrested and charged with Petit Larceny and Misuse of Food Stamps, both Class A misdemeanors. It is alleged Scanna stole $380.13 in SNAP benefits from the Sullivan County Department of…
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Rick and Donna Nestler

Hurleyville, NY – Grammy-winner Rick Nestler & classically trained musician Donna Nestler have been playing together professionally for over 20 years in a variety of traditional genres, including skiffle, blues, country, folk, and maritime. Both are multi-instrumentalists who play guitars, auto-harps, ukuleles and concertinas, among other instruments.

The duo brings their talents…

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HEAP Office Crew

Sullivan County’s HEAP Office is staffed by these friendly and helpful employees! From the left are Jaime Vetere, Rosemary Wolff, Dawn Anglin, Mardette Wilcox, Michelle Scanna, Ashley Boyd, and Patty Kranz.

Liberty, NY – The 2023-2024 Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) season has kicked off.

“HEAP’s Regular component – offering a one-time payment to…

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