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2022 News Archives

AARP Tax Aide

Monticello, NY – Each year the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free tax assistance to those who need it most. Last year nationally, volunteers filed 852,377 Federal returns, securing $1,075,441,589 in refunds for 1,251,641 people through the help of 25,316 volunteers.

“Come join our team locally here through the Sullivan County RSVP AmeriCorps AARP Income Tax Aide Program, while also…

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Highland Access Site

Barryville, NY – A Delaware River fishing access along Route 97 between Barryville and the historic Roebling Bridge will be closed for construction starting October 3, 2022, continuing in to spring 2023.

Route 97 itself will remain open while the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) access site – known as The Highland Access – is closed to the public.


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Monticello, NY – A new calendar at aims to increase public awareness of and participation in County government events and activities.

“Conceived by our communications team and initiated by our information technology services team, this web-based tool will endeavor to list every public-facing event we schedule,” County Manager…

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Broadway Theater in Monticello

Monticello, NY – Specialists in theater development have been exploring potential new uses for Monticello’s long-shuttered Broadway Theater. Closed and neglected for more than three decades, it’s been acquired by the Sullivan County Land Bank Corporation, which obtained a grant for the study from New York State’s Empire State Development agency. The work will establish a vision for the theater…

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En Plein Air Event

Summitville, NY – In these last warm days as the leaves begin to color and fall, the dynamic duo of Sullivan County’s new poet laureate Sharon Kennedy-Nolle and former poet laureate Eric Baylin will team up once again to re-animate the once-vibrant lore of nineteenth-century life.

Step back in time with Sharon and Eric on October 1 to learn about fascinating Sullivan County history…

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Free coupons for litterpluck

Monticello, NY – Sullivan County’s Fall Roadside & Trail Litter Pluck is now in swing through October 31. By resolution of the County Legislature, the disposal fee will be waived during that time for roadside & public trail litter.

This event is coordinated by the County’s Parks, Recreation and Beautification Department and the Division of Public Works.

Residents who…

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Monticello, NY – The 2022 Sullivan County Real Estate Tax Foreclosure Auction was rescheduled by a unanimous vote of the Legislature yesterday based upon public feedback. As a result, legislators are allowing foreclosed property owners to repurchase their properties by 5 p.m. on November 1.

“Since the redemption period had passed, we had to take legislative action in order to postpone…

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Airport Terminal Rendering

A conceptual sketch of the revamped Sullivan County International Airport terminal

White Lake, NY – Sullivan County International Airport is receiving $18.5 million from the State to significantly renovate and expand the John “J.J.” McGough Terminal.

“This is another step in this administration’s commitment to making the Airport attractive and a viable…

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Move Sullivan

Monticello, NY – In a major expansion by the Sullivan County Legislature of a three-year-old program, Move Sullivan buses are now providing service to 18 new stops and 8 communities, in addition to the existing two dozen stops across 10 locations.

“This Legislature is all about getting residents and visitors what they need,” said Legislature Chairman Robert A. Doherty. “We’re devoting…

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Monticello, NY – The offices of Sullivan County’s Department of Real Property Tax Services will be closed to the public from Monday, September 26 through Wednesday, September 28, in order to allow office employees to take required training.

“The closure will last just three days, and my staff and I will still be checking emails during that time,” Real Property Tax Services Director…

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