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2021 News Archives

Monticello, NY – Sullivan County has signed a lease with HatzolAir that promises to bring its world headquarters to the County Airport.
“We look forward to partnering with Sullivan County to operate a world-class lifesaving effort from its Airport,” said HatzolAir Managing Director and County resident Eli Rowe. “This will mark the…
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Liberty, NY – As COVID-19 cases continue to climb locally and Statewide, Sullivan County Public Health Services is remaining focused on vaccination, education and self-empowerment.

“As I’ve been saying since the pandemic began, staying safe from COVID starts with each of us taking personal responsibility,” Public Health Director Nancy McGraw reaffirmed. “That’s become even more…

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KN95 Mask

Monticello, NY – Sullivan County Community Resources Commissioner Laura Quigley and Public Safety Commissioner Thomas Farney today announced that the County has received 34,500 KN95 masks from the State and is ready to distribute them.

“KN95 masks are far more effective than plain cloth masks at filtering out airborne particles, including the highly contagious omicron variant of COVID-…

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Mike and Anne Baglione

Mike and Anne Baglione

Hurleyville, NY – The Sullivan County Historical Society will host an afternoon of live music to celebrate the New Year (and the end of 2021) on Sunday, January 2, 2022 from 2-4 p.m. 

Special guests will be the Orange County duo of Anne and Mike Baglione. Their music, a mix of Americana, folk and bluegrass, has been…

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Monticello, NY – Sullivan County will be part of the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) new Holiday Deer Hunt between December 26, 2021 and January 1, 2022. 

Earlier this year, the Sullivan County Legislature unanimously agreed not to participate in the “Holiday Hunt,” a recently-authorized late bow and muzzleloading season for deer, due to concerns that it would…

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Town of Thompson file cabinets

The contents of these Thompson Town Hall file cabinets will be digitized thanks to the grant awarded to the County and Town.

Monticello, NY – Sullivan County is getting a Shared Services grant of $132,575 to take a giant step toward going paperless in the County Clerk’s Office and the Town of Thompson’s Planning, Building & Zoning Department.


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The historic Broadway Theatre in Monticello

The historic Broadway Theatre in Monticello as it looked approximately three decades ago

Monticello, NY – Sullivan County is set to receive over $800,000 for two major restoration projects, thanks to State funding just announced through the CFA (Consolidated Funding Application) program.

“I look forward to partnering with the…

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Monticello, NY – By an 8-1 vote today, legislators approved the 2022 Sullivan County Budget. District 8 Legislator Ira Steingart cast the dissenting vote.

“I am proud to say that even in the wake of the pandemic, Sullivan County is well on a path to keeping spending under control,” said Legislature Chairman Robert A. Doherty. “This budget also gives us the ability to substantially…

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Survey Poster for Move Sullivan

Monticello, NY – Due to increasing interest in the Move Sullivan public transportation service, Sullivan County leaders are planning to add stops and/or hours.

“The Tentative 2022 County Budget includes an additional $200,000 for an expansion of hours and/or routes,” noted Sullivan County Manager Josh Potosek. “We want to prioritize that expansion where there’s the greatest demand.”…

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Active COVID Cases Since March 2020

Active cases of COVID-19 in Sullivan County are at their highest point since April 16, 2020.

Liberty, NY – With COVID-19 cases spiking dramatically in Sullivan County this week, Public Health Director Nancy McGraw is urgently encouraging residents to stay masked in close public quarters and to get themselves and their families fully vaccinated.


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