Sullivan County

By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Mar. 24, 2010 - 5:27 pm
For a village of 6,500, Monticello has been generating a great quantity of unfortunate news lately. First, their mayor gets arrested on counterfeiting charges and hauled away in the back of a police cruiser. Then the village manager resigns, in the wake... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Mar. 24, 2010 - 10:08 am
One DWI wasn't enough for Adam Day, an 18-year-old from Cochecton who had too much to drink on Monday, The Times Herald-Record reports. Two hours after state troopers stopped him from driving in the Town of Thompson after watching him fail sobriety tests... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Mar. 22, 2010 - 3:13 pm
John Kavaller, a Jeffersonville real estate agent, has some tough advice for you:  The fact that you renovated beautifully, sunk a ton of money into your Victorian, and are receiving mildly interested offers at 15% or more below your asking price is a... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, Mar. 12, 2010 - 11:35 am
Sullivan West's superintendent of schools, Kenneth Hilton, makes a surprise debut on stage as Teen Angel this weekend in the high school's production of Grease. (Remember the Busby Berkeley-meets-Liberace dream sequence? "Beauty school dropout," he croons... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, Mar. 12, 2010 - 9:51 am
David Turick, proprietor of the aptly-named Auto Undertakers in Monticello, is being charged with contempt of court after repeatedly blowing off court orders to clean up his property. He faces up to $2 million in fines, and the state A.G.'s office is... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Mar. 10, 2010 - 9:41 pm
The DIY Network just announced that for 2010, Charles Petersheim of Catskill Farms is the builder on Blog Cabin, a DIY Network show that "asks Internet users to vote on the design features for a real cabin getaway." The DIY Network has some great photos... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, Mar. 5, 2010 - 2:41 pm
Dick May at Seeing Greene bemoans Greene County's dismal ranking in a recent list of New York State counties ranked by health: 59 out of 62. GreeneLand’s score on health “factors” got pushed down chiefly by the habits and traits of its inhabitants, rather... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Mar. 3, 2010 - 10:45 am
Huffington Post contributor Dave Colavito takes aim at Gov. Paterson's decision to spend $6 million on the Concord resort project. The Concord project is on life-support, and that's being generous, considering it's been a year since any pulse has been... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010 - 11:44 am
Does every county in upstate New York really need its own jail? In Sullivan County, whose jail is falling apart and has been partly shut down by the state, legislators don't think so--and state senator John Bonacic agrees. The senator just introduced... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, Feb. 26, 2010 - 12:24 pm
Sullivan County offices are closed today, the Catskill Chronicle reports. A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for Sullivan County. A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected. Significant amounts of snow... Read more


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