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2023 News Archives

Joe Mall

Swan Lake, NY – Joe Mall understands that, as Public Safety Commissioner Scott Schulte says, “he’s got big shoes to fill.”

What Mall may or may not know, however, is that both Schulte and Deputy Commissioner John Hauschild think he’s already doing “a really amazing job.”

And since Hauschild is that aforementioned guy with the “big shoes,” Mall can rest assured he’s already made…

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Fraud Alert Welcome Screen

Monticello, NY – Sullivan County Clerk Russell Reeves is now providing a free service to help property owners protect one of their most valuable assets. With Fraud Alert, anyone can sign up to receive email alerts whenever a document, such as a deed or mortgage, is recorded under their name.

“This service provides an easy way for homeowners to have peace of mind,” said Reeves.

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Garnet Health Medical Center-Catskills, Harris Campus

Monticello, NY – In a meeting with legislators this month, Garnet Health leaders reaffirmed their commitment to continue providing healthcare services to Sullivan County.

Following up on a discussion with legislators last November, Garnet Health CEO Jonathan Schiller and Garnet Health Medical Center-Catskills CEO Jerry Dunlavey noted that while there have been financial challenges for…

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Monticello, NY – The Office for the Aging will be closed on Wednesday, September 20 just for that day, reopening on the 21st.

“Our entire staff is needed to help coordinate our annual luncheon for our Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) participants, which will be held that day,” explained Office for the Aging Director Lise-Anne Deoul. “We apologize for any inconvenience, but we…

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The Fallen Comrade Table, present at every Sullivan County POW/MIA Recognition Day, features a specific set of items designed to remember American servicepeople who were/are Prisoners of War or Missing in Action.

Monticello, NY – The Sullivan County Veterans Service Agency will have a special ceremony in honor of POW/MIA Recognition Day at 1 p.m. on Friday,…

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Senior Shopping Bus Press Conference

From the left: Office for the Aging Director Lise-Anne Deoul, Legislature Chairman Robert A. Doherty, Transportation Director Ruthann Hayden, District 4 Legislator Nick Salomone, Bethel Town Supervisor Dan Sturm, District 6 Legislator Luis Alvarez, driver Barbara Pirog, driver David Dibble and Nutrition Coordinator Jane Bozan.

Kauneonga Lake, NY — Sullivan…

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Liberty, NY – The Sullivan County Welfare Fraud Task Force has made the following arrests:

  • July 23, 2023 – Jacqueline M. Vargas, 39, of Liberty, was arrested and charged with Welfare Fraud in the 4th Degree, a Class E felony, and Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the 1st Degree, also a Class E felony. It is…
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Don and Susan Cerce

Don and Susan Cerce

Hurleyville, NY – On Sunday afternoon, September 17, the Sullivan County Museum will host one of Long Island’s most beloved musical duos, Don and Susan.

Don Cerce is a master guitarist whose repertoire includes everything from old-time country to blues and jazz. Vocalist Susan Cerce sings the classics, including the music of Patsy…

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MHREDC Public Info Session

Monticello, NY – Sullivan County Manager Josh Potosek encourages local residents and businesspeople to tune in to a Zoom meeting this Thursday, September 7 to discuss State grant funding priorities for economic development.

“This is a significant opportunity to let State decisionmakers know what and how we want to stimulate our economy, attract jobs and grow our downtowns,” Potosek…

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Food Scrap Recycling Poster

Monticello, NY – With State permission now in hand, Sullivan County is launching a Food Scrap Recycling Pilot Program on October 2.

“This is one of this Legislature’s major accomplishments,” said Sullivan County Legislature Chairman Robert A. Doherty. “We’ve talked about this forever as legislators, and it took three years to get the proper licensing from the NYS Department of…

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