Liberty reschedules festival for Aug. 30
The Greater Liberty Chamber of Commerce had to cancel the Liberty Festival and Parade on the Fourth of July due to rain.
Settlements in 4 New York wrong-way crash lawsuits
Settlements have been reached in four lawsuits stemming from a wrong-way minivan crash that killed eight people on a parkway, a lawyer said.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Classic Catskills: Remembering the glory days of the Catskills resort industry
Once upon a time that seems so very long ago, Tarzan - or the movie star who played him - taught a young Monticello babysitter to swim at the grandest of Sullivan County's 500 hotels, the Concord.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
'Home Safety for Seniors' in Liberty Aug. 13
Falls are among the leading causes of injury and death at home. Simple home modifications can reduce accidents for older adults living at home.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Monticello man jailed on child porn charge
State police at Liberty, along with the state police computer crimes unit, charged Jose Colon, 28, with possession of a sexual performance by a child, a felony.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Monticello man charged in stabbing death of girlfriend's dog
State police at Liberty said they received a call around 10 p.m. Saturday from a veterinarian at the Animal Hospital of Sullivan County in Ferndale, asking that a trooper witness the euthanasia of an injured dog that had been dropped off by its owner and her boyfriend.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
First tornado 'in years' in Sullivan County hits 2 homes
A tornado did touch down in Sullivan County Sunday evening, the county's public safety commissioner, Dick Martinkovic, confirmed.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Local projects may halt as fund dries up
Sen. Chuck Schumer warned Wednesday that federally-funded work on roads and bridges in the area could come to a screeching halt after Aug. 1. That's when the federal Highway Trust Fund, which provides $1.6 billion a year for New York projects alone, is scheduled to fall below $4 billion total and the U.S. Department of Transportation "will have no ... (more)
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Silver Alert for Missing Bay Shore Man
Police say Jose Ramos, 71, has early onset Parkinson's disease and dementia. He was last seen at his home on Arkansas Avenue on July 2 at about 8:00 a.m. Ramos is described as Hispanic, about 5'-8" tall, 160 lbs, with short brown hair, hazel eyes and a white mustache.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Second day of storms slam Sullivan
Flash floods filled the western Sullivan County communities of Jeffersonville and Youngsville for the second day in a row on Thursday, forcing officials to close down a portion of Route 52. It was only a day after residents in both municipalities suffered through one of the worst storms many said they hadn't experienced since 2006.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
The Village Voice
How to Have a Tasty NYC Staycation
Summers empty out our fair city on the weekends, and why wouldn't that be the case? Dozens of picturesque beaches and towns are a short train ride away.