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2024 News Archives

D&H Canal aqueduct diorama

This detailed diorama showcases the ingenuity and complexity of the Delaware and Hudson Canal’s aqueducts, which carried canal boats over rivers and streams. It’s on display at the D&H Canal Interpretive Center in Summitville.

Summitville, NY – Sullivan County’s Delaware & Hudson Canal Interpretive Center, 16 Bova Road (just off Route 209) in…

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Older New Yorkers 2024

Celebrating Older New Yorkers Day with close to 100 others on May 14 were, from the left, NYS Office for the Aging Acting Director Greg Olsen, awardee Elizabeth Wunner, her granddaughter Tasha, awardee Maureen Hopper, Sullivan County Office for the Aging Coordinator of Services Kelly Soller, Director Lise-Anne Deoul and Nutrition Coordinator Jane Bozan.…

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CFA Guide

Monticello, NY – New York State’s Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) program is now accepting applications, with the potential for local organizations and initiatives to receive significant funding to boost their projects.

This round makes available $175 million in core capital grant and tax-credit funding that can be combined with a wide range of programs from various State…

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Monticello, NY – Sullivan County Manager Joshua Potosek issued the following statement today regarding a crash that left four people injured and one dead near Jeffersonville:

Today’s accident between two school vehicles left us shocked and saddened, and Sullivan County extends deep condolences to the family of the driver who died from the crash. Our hearts also reach out to…

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Liberty, NY – According to the NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance, New York’s Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) system will be unavailable on Sunday, May 19, 2024, between midnight and 11 a.m. to accommodate a change in the system’s vendor.

“The actual outage may be shorter or longer, and we want our EBT card users to be aware,” says Giselle Steketee, Sullivan County’s…

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Lake Superior boats

Bethel, NY – Lake Superior State Park in Bethel will open to the public for picnicking, boat rentals (kayaks, pedal boats, and row boats), and swimming starting Memorial Day Weekend and continue to operate every weekend through the end of June from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Daily operation commences at the end of June through Labor Day, from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday-Sunday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday…

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NYS Public Health Corps

Liberty, NY – In conjunction with the New York State Department of Health, the Sullivan County Department of Public Health is now accepting applications for the prestigious New York State Public Health Corps (NYSPHC) Fellowship Program, a first-in-the-nation initiative to strengthen local and Statewide workforce capacities to better respond to future public health emergencies.


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Fremont Center, NY – The Sullivan County Department of Public Health has confirmed that a deceased baby fox (kit) in the Town of Fremont tested positive for the rabies virus. Exposed persons are currently receiving appropriate treatment.

Rabies occurs commonly throughout New York State, with the vast majority of cases occurring in wild animals, including raccoons, bats, foxes,…

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Brandon Quick

Monticello, NY - Brian P. Conaty, District Attorney of Sullivan County, announced that on May 2, 2024, Brandon Quick, 27, of Livingston Manor, was sentenced to 20 years’ incarceration in state prison following his conviction, by plea of guilty, to Course of Sexual Conduct Against a Child, a Class B Violent Felony, before Sullivan County Court Judge James R. Farrell. Quick entered this his…

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Nancy Buck and her award

Verona, NY – As part of its annual County Finance School session this month, the NYS County Treasurers and Finance Officers Association recognized Sullivan County Treasurer Nancy Buck with the prestigious Finance Officer of the Year Award.

“I was so honored when they announced I was the only one for whom they voted,” said Buck, a 20-year member of the Association. “The ballot goes out…

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