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Kiamesha man arrested for felony assault

MONTICELLO – A Kiamesha man was remanded to the Sullivan County Jail on bail following a series of crimes he allegedly committed in Monticello. Charles Ellis, 28, was charged with the felonies of assault, criminal possession of a weapon and two counts of criminal mischief. Monticello Police responded to a...
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Helicopter Crash in Hudson Valley Injures 2

A helicopter crash near trees and power lines in the Hudson Valley sent two people to the hospital. On Friday around 9 a.m., a helicopter crashed near Swan Lake in Sullivan County, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA confirmed a McDonnell Douglas 500 helicopter crashed near Swan Lake during an inspection of power lines in Sullivan County. The helicopter crashed among trees and power lines.
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Tires slashed as summer residents move to Sullivan County

MONTICELLO – The migration north began Thursday as the thousands of New York City residents move up to the Catskills for the summer and an apparent hate crime has already taken place. Tires were slashed on three vehicles belonging to religious Jewish families who are planning to spend the warm...
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Helicopter Goes Down Near NY Lake During Power Line Inspection; 2 Flown to Hospital

Two people were flown to a hospital in upstate New York after the helicopter they were operating crashed next to a nearby lake, FAA and local officials said Friday. The FAA confirmed reports of a downed helicopter near Swan Lake in Sullivan County around 9 a.m. Friday. The agency said the McDonnell Douglas 500 helicopter crashed during an inspection of nearby power lines.
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Adventure Meets Wellness at This Nature-First Getaway in the Catskills

The Bradstan Boutique Hotel, a 28-room boutique hotel on 600 acres of protected land, opened on June 15. Located in Sullivan County, New York, in the Catskills region and within The Eldred Preserve, access to all of this land means opportunities for guests to enjoy outdoor activities like catch-and-release fishing, kayaking, paddle boats, and row boats on a private lake. The property also features walking and hiking trails, including a 1.5-mile groomed trail around Sunrise Lake. Scott Samuelson, The Eldred Preserve’s chief operating officer, called the hotel “an accessible upscale property with an eye on the natural surroundings.”
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Sullivan County Drug Task Force launches interactive resource guide

LIBERTY – The Sullivan County Drug Task Force has introduced an Intervention and Prevention Services Dashboard at “We are very much about delivering hope and help to anyone affected by substance use disorders,” said County Deputy Commissioner of Health & Family Services Wendy Brown, who co-chairs the Task Force...

Sullivan County battling pockets of low vaccination rates and 'misinformation'

Sullivan County is home to zip codes with some of the lowest vaccination rates in New York, according to data out this week from the Cuomo Administration. Sullivan County Public Health Director Nancy McGraw says its vaccinated population is at nearly 60%, but is doing more to bring that number up in certain pockets where numbers are on the lower end.
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Sullivan County faces annual summer pedestrian safety issue

MONTICELLO – Every summer Sullivan County’s population triples with New York City residents spending the warm months in the Catskills. The county has few sidewalks, particularly in the rural areas and that poses a problem with pedestrians walking in the middle of the roads. District Attorney Meagan Galligan said they...
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PD: Man Steals Boat in Hudson Valley, Boat Breaks Down

A Brooklyn man's attempt to flee in an alleged stolen boat was bamboozled when the boat broke down in the Hudson Valley. A Brooklyn man has been arrested for allegedly stealing a boat on Swinging Bridge Lake in Sullivan County. On Sunday, June 6 around 5:45 p.m., the Sullivan County...
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Wedding bookings up as life returns to ‘normal’ in Sullivan County

MONTICELLO – As the economy continues to reopen thanks to vaccines that have slammed the breaks on the COVID-19 pandemic, weddings and other events are being scheduled in large numbers in Sullivan County. Roberta Byron-Lockwood, president of the Sullivan Catskills Visitors Association, said venues are booking up because of the...

Chase teachers’ generosity benefits local families

This spring, the Monticello Teachers Association (MTA) partnered with various community organizations to lend support during these unprecedented times. The Emma C. Chase Elementary School faculty and staff collected supplies and funds for the Sullivan County Federation for the Homeless. We collected a ton of toiletries, socks, large cans of vegetables, and $350 monetary donation for The Federation.