6 hrs ago
Empire State News
Comptroller releases school audits
Broadalbin-Perth Central School District Health Insurance Buyouts and Separation Payments Auditors found health insurance buyout payments and separation payments were accurate, in compliance with the terms of employee contracts and approved by the board.
10 hrs ago
Catskill confidential: Wurtsboro to unveil D&H site
A newly cleared and repaired section of the historic Delaware and Hudson Canal in Mamakating will be officially opened at 10 a.m. Saturday.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Police arrest six at Bethel Woods concert
Troopers in Sullivan County arrested five men and a woman Sunday night at the Miranda Lambert concert at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Scale will matter for success of New York casinos
Racino revenue is down. Casinos are closing in Atlantic City, while new ones are opening in Maryland and Massachusetts.
Feds deny bid by 3 Sullivan towns for aid to fix storm damage
Many of the repairs have been done in municipalities ravaged by early-July storms, but now these western Sullivan County spots must find a way to pay for the work since federal aid will not be coming their way.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Steve Israel: Friendship bonds stay strong even as years pass
Not only was she my next-door neighbor - whom I drove to the hospital when she gave birth to Rory - she and her former husband Peter brought me to Sullivan County more than 30 years ago.
Tax breaks in place for casino hopeful
The Sullivan County Industrial Development Authority unanimously approved a multimillion-dollar tax break for the Mohegan Sun at the Concord casino project.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Police culture cited during Ellenville rally
Maude Bruce, in her yellow NAACP hat and T-shirt, walked in front of a crowd of about 80 people Thursday evening and spoke of the death of Eric Garner.
Politicians take the ice-bucket challenge
Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther, in the pink hat, and Sullivan County Legislature Chairman Scott Samuelson, in the blue shirt, are among 30 of Sullivan County notables getting doused for ALS outside the Assemblywoman's office in Monticello Thursday afternoon.
Sullivan County BOCES gets $400,000 to launch classroom behavior program
Sullivan County BOCES will receive a federal grant of nearly $400,000 for various projects, including the development of a team designed to address challenging behavioral needs in the classroom.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
'Everybody loved Harold': Sullivan County honors late fire official +PHOTOS
It was only fitting that Harold Kronenberg's casket was loaded into the back of a red antique fire truck instead of the black hearse parked next to it.
Ken Hall: Catskill casino challengers can serve a strong argument
Get ready for a surprise in Poughkeepsie on Sept. 23, when nine local applicants for a casino license appear before the Gaming Facility Location Board.
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Police: Man charged with felony DWI after crash
Police: Man charged with felony DWI after crash State police responded to a property damage accident on Interstate 81 Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1tK0PLx A Sullivan County man is accused of drunken driving after his vehicle crashed Tuesday on Interstate 81 in the Town of Chenango, state police said.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Open Government lesson for Sullivan
Open Government guru Robert Freeman visited Sullivan County Tuesday and schooled the public and officials about what information can and cannot be withheld from the public.
Isaman quits Steuben County job Updated at
Ken Isaman had a choice: Keep his part-time job as an elected official and deal with two people who not only disagree with his moves, but filed a lawsuit against him.
Caesars to partner with local food, beverage vendors for casino development
Caesars Entertainment said Tuesday it has signed agreements with 348 local food and beverage vendors to use their products at the casino resort it hopes to build in Woodbury, if granted a state license.
Former Sullivan County fire coordinator Harold Kronenberg, 83, has died
Kronenberg, known affectionately to pretty much everyone as Iggy, was 83. "He was Sullivan County fire, for so many years," said Jack Halchak, a long-time deputy coordinator and battalion chief.
Catskills Bureau Confidential: Legislature hires law firm in county case
The Sullivan County Legislature on Thursday unanimously approved a resolution to retain the Orseck Law Offices of Liberty to represent county Health and Family Services Commissioner Randy Parker in a lawsuit filed against him by a county employee.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
The Daily Beast
The Ghost Hotels of the CatskillsBy Brandon Presser
From Dirty Dancing to plain dirty: Sullivan County-100 miles from New York City-once had over 500 resorts.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Liberty Museum hails historic Catskills hotels, honors Maurice Gerry
When the Borscht Belt was in its golden age some 50 years ago, there were 500 hotels in the Catskills.