State audit puts Sullivan County jail back in spotlight
Once again the state is throwing the book at Sullivan County regarding conditions at its jail, one section of which a state official once described as a "dungeon."
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Literacy Volunteers starting language classes
Classes will be held Mondays and Wednesdays at the Literacy Center, 63 North St. in Monticello, through Aug. 28. The cost is $100 per class, and students must be at least 15. French will be taught from 10 a.m. to noon; Arabic from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.; Spanish from 5 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.; and Italian from 7:15 p.m. to 9 p.m. Literacy Volunteers also ... (more)
Fri Jun 14, 2013
GARY "TYRONE" FIELDS
Gary Tyrone Fields was a lifetime resident of Liberty, NY. He departed this life on Sunday June 9, 2013 at home after a long courageous battle with cancer.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Steve Israel: Monticello's leaders need to start agreeing
I was sitting in a restaurant in the fishing village of Menemsha in Martha's Vineyard last week when I met a couple from Connecticut who often visit Sullivan County.
BOCES honors 16 graduates of GED program
The Adult & Continuing Education Program at Sullivan County BOCES held its 24th annual High School Equivalency graduation ceremony on June 7 at the St. John Street Education Center in Monticello.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
James Blackmon, Jr.
James Blackmon Jr., a lifelong resident of Sullivan County, died Thursday, February 7, 2013.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Pauline Liu: State education grants not helping those most in need
It's moving ahead with the program, known as Strengthening Teacher and Leader Effectiveness, even though it has received an underwhelming amount of participation since its inception last year.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Monticello synagogue invites the community to celebrate a new Torah
Its Torah was stolen and lost for a nail-biting three weeks in January until police found the sacred scroll undamaged in the Woodridge home of a former laborer.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Ricco and Doherty join Monticello's Junior Free For All
Ricco and Doherty join Monticello's Junior Free For All Wednesday, June 05, 2013 - by John Manzi, publicity director, Monticello Raceway Monticello, NY --- Father's Day is always on a Sunday and Monticello Raceway is dark on Sundays.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
Police say Monticello fight call leads to felony drug, assault charges
Two Monticello residents face drug charges after police found 67 decks of heroin in a room at the Heritage Inn Wednesday after responding to a domestic fight.
Monticello parolee charged with using stolen credit card
Police have charged a Monticello parolee with using a credit card stolen from a Woodbourne woman's car to buy $93.53 worth of cigarettes.
Fri May 31, 2013
Monticello man charged with burglarizing village home
A Monticello man has been charged in a May 25 burglary of a home on Wood Avenue in the village.
Thu May 30, 2013
Sullivan police: Trio charged may have committed rash of burglaries
Three people suspected of committing a rash of burglaries around Sullivan County were charged Wednesday in a burglary in the town of Forestburgh.
Wed May 29, 2013
Petting zoo plan draws opposition in Thompson
Neighbors are speaking out against a proposed petting zoo and fun park in the Town of Thompson that would cater to seasonal residents.
Tue May 28, 2013
Three charged in gang-style beating in Monticello
A man and two women from Monticello were arrested Thursday and charged with fracturing a man's nose during a gang-style beating, police said.
Fri May 24, 2013
Three charged in Monticello gang-style beating
A man and two women from Monticello were arrested Thursday and charged with fracturing a man's nose during a gang-style beating, village police said.
Police: Monticello woman threatened people with steak knife
A Monticello woman who allegedly threatened several people with a steak knife outside the Heritage Inn on Wednesday was arrested and charged with felony attempted assault, village police said.
Thu May 23, 2013
Sullivan job fair draws about 300 seeking work
Potential positions at Wednesday's Sullivan County Job Fair ranged from insurance sales to health care, from warehouse duties to customer service.
Wed May 22, 2013
All 8 Sullivan school budgets pass
They include Monticello, where voters approved a nearly $80.2 million spending plan that will eliminate 36 jobs.
Mon May 20, 2013