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2024 News Archives

Freddie Jacobs

Hurleyville, NY – On Sunday afternoon, August 4, from 2-4 p.m., trumpeter Freddie Jacobs will perform at the Sullivan County Museum with the Americana band Little Sparrow. 

Jacobs is a composer, educator and jazz trumpeter who has been in the music business for over 50 years. He has toured with jazz legends Lionel Hampton, Buddy Rich, Eddie Palmieri and Jimmy McGriff, and…

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Fallsburg, NY – Sullivan County Legislature Chair Nadia Rajsz and Town of Fallsburg Supervisor Michael Bensimon jointly issued the following statement today:

“We are not at all happy about New York State’s decision to shutter Sullivan Correctional Facility, which has been an integral part of our community for four decades and employs hundreds of local citizens. This action by the State…

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Bagels and Locks

Lock 50 (and a nice bagel!) at the D&H Canal Linear Park in Summitville

Summitville, NY – The D&H (Delaware and Hudson) Canal Interpretive Center is pleased to host a free lecture about the D&H Canal lock system on Saturday, July 27, at 12 p.m. Bagels and lox, traditional to the region in the post-canal years, will be served.

Lock No. 50 on…

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Monticello, NY – Sullivan County Government has been impacted by the global technology outage relating to Crowdstrike.

“This is a software issue and is not related to a cyber-attack or security concern,” stated Sullivan County Legislature Chair Nadia Rajsz. “Our 911 and Sheriff’s Office are fully operational, and our entire Information Technology Services (ITS) Division is diligently…

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Jacob McCoy

Monticello, NY - On July 17, 2024, Sullivan County District Attorney Brian P. Conaty announced that a Sullivan County Jury found Jacob McCoy, 50, guilty of two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, Class B Felonies, following a three day trial. The jury found that on November 28, 2023, McCoy possessed one-half ounce of the narcotic drug Fentanyl with…

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D&H Canal

Though not used for more than 100 years, the picturesque former Delaware & Hudson Canal remains intact near Summitville, where Sullivan County operates a walkable/bikeable park and interpretive center.

Summitville, NY – An economic driver for Sullivan County for most of the 19th century, the Delaware & Hudson Canal (1828-1898) has since fallen quiet.…

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EMT grads at SUNY Sullivan

Students from the Spring 2024 SUNY Sullivan EMT program celebrate their completion. Front row from the left: Greg Hatton, Allison Schombs, Gianna Valen, Gabrielle Rossello; middle row from the left: Gianna Clark, Taylor Brudermann, Dainya Augustine, John Blinston; and back row from the left: Ashley Palmacarranza, Gabor Dezso, Yogi Pomansky, Logan Knibbs.


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Farmer's Market peaches

Monticello, NY — The Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program provides an opportunity for eligible seniors to support local farmers and improve their health by increasing their consumption of locally grown fruits, vegetables, and fresh-cut herbs.

To that end, the Office for the Aging will begin distributing Farmer’s Market Coupon booklets on July 10 on a first-come, first-served basis…

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Oliver King

Oliver King will deliver the Frederick Douglass speech, “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” at Fort Delaware on Saturday July 6 at 3 p.m.

Narrowsburg, NY – The celebration of American independence is so monumental for Fort Delaware Museum of Colonial History in Narrowsburg that it couldn’t possibly be confined to just one day!

This year, Fort…

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SeniorCare Fly Car

Monticello, NY – On Thursday, Sullivan County legislators took a major step in addressing the ongoing emergency medical services (EMS) shortage by unanimously approving the funding of four staffed “fly cars” throughout the County.

“We have heard the concerns of our citizens and our EMS agencies, and we agree that action is needed,” said Legislature Chair Nadia Rajsz. “I am proud that…

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