Monticello suspends code officer
Tensions were high after the Monticello Village Board of Trustees suspended Code Enforcement Officer James Snowden during Tuesday's meeting.
Tuesday Aug 19
Monticello finally ends search for new school district superintendent
A new superintendent has been selected to head the Monticello Central School District just ahead of current Superintendent Daniel Teplesky's scheduled retirement on Sept.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Schools land funding for Universal Pre-K
Several school districts in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster counties will be among dozens in New York state to receive state funding as part of an ongoing initiative to build a full-day Universal pre-Kindergarten program.
Mayor with Bloomberg gun control group charged with bribery
Monticello, New York, Democratic Mayor Gordon Jenkins-a member of Michael Bloomberg's Mayors Against Illegal Guns-was arrested Thursday on bribery charges, the latest in a long string of legal and ethical foibles by Jenkins.
Monticello tosses bagel bash
Contestants at Sunday afternoon's second annual Bagel Festival vied for the championship title in the Bagel Triathlon, the brainchild of Sullivan County Undersheriff Eric Chaboty.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
SCHIFF Jacqueline, of Monticello, NY died Wednesday, August 13, 2014. FUNERAL SERVICES: Private.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Barry Lewis: Toxic waste, inept mayor both hurting Monticello
There was some kind of poetic justice seeing Monticello Mayor Gordon Jenkins carted off to jail at the same time that mound of hazardous waste he helped create was finally being carted away, as well.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
2 nabbed at state police Delware Road check
State police at the Narrowsburg barracks say they arrested a Callicoon woman and a Honesdale, Pa., man on drug charges at a road check Thursday, and the woman was wanted on outstanding warrants in the town and in the Village of Monticello.
Empire State News
Monticello mayor jailed on felony bribery charges
MONTICELLO Monticello Village Mayor Gordon Jenkins is in the Sullivan County Jail along with Building Inspector James Snowden after their arrests on charges of felony bribery and endangering the public health.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Monticello fires acting manager
Acting Village Manager Ray Nargizian was fired during an emergency Village Board meeting Tuesday morning - the latest move in the village's revolving door of managers.
Catskills Bureau Confidential: Monticello awaits OK on sewer update project
Monticello plans to move forward with a sewer improvement project when it gets an additional $5.5 million grant - even though it was denied extra money because of lack of a village manager.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Empire State News
Man arrested in Monticello killing
MONTICELLO Village Police arrested a suspect in connection with the early Thursday morning shooting death of Shereem Samuel Burch, 33, of Monticello.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Aaron Weiss of Swan Lake graduated from Bard College at Simon's Rock in Great Barrington, Mass., with an associate of arts degree in liberal arts.
'Loving and caring' Monticello father stabbed to death
Village police are investigating a homicide in which they say a man was stabbed to death early Thursday morning and found outside an apartment building at the West Broadway Villas.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Classic Catskills: Hooray for rugelach; summer's no bummer when Izzy's in town
Izzy's back. Mitzi's back. And soon they'll be rolling rugelach at Fialkoff's. As faithful to the county as newlyweds are to each other, our summer visitors are making their way back up to Sullivan for another summer in the Catskills.
Mohegan Sun to unveil $550 million casino project tonight in Rock Hill
Mohegan Sun at the Concord unveils its proposed $550 million resort casino tonight at 6 p.m. at the Sullivan Hotel in Rock Hill.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
One dead, seven hurt when car crashes into van of campers in Sullivan County
One person was killed and seven others were hurt on Route 17B in Bethel when a car crosed over double yellow line and slammed into a van with campers on their way back to Pennsylvania Saturday night, said the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Classic Catskills: Remembering the glory days of the Catskills resort industry
Once upon a time that seems so very long ago, Tarzan - or the movie star who played him - taught a young Monticello babysitter to swim at the grandest of Sullivan County's 500 hotels, the Concord.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
RUS New York announces new sponsors and High Point Rider Award
Monticello, NY - With the first three races of the RUS New York 2014 Fair Series complete, horses and riders are gearing up for the second half of the series starting with Otsego County Fair in Morris, NY on Tuesday, July 29. Currently there are several horses that have qualified for the final race, and thanks to the generous support of our ... (more)
Police: Remains found in Monticello were missing woman's; death a homicide
Skeletonized remains found last month near Sleepy Hollow Apartments in Monticello have been positively identified as the remains of missing woman April Parker, and her death has been ruled a homicide.