Monticello


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The new Sullivan County Jail, seen here under construction, will consists of pods in which cells on two floors surround a common area, where most inmates will be free to move about during the day, and guards will operate within the pod and will not be separated from inmates by bars. 

New Sullivan jail takes shape

MONTICELLO, NY — The new Sullivan County Jail is currently under construction, and progress has been good; the facility may be able to accept inmates in September of this year. The $75 million facility will have 256 beds.


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A water park is under construction near the new casino in Monticello. 
 

Boom in Thompson construction

MONTICELLO, NY — One way of measuring growth in Sullivan County is to count the number of “239 reviews” the county planning department performs each year. The department is required to perform a 239 review for projects that have “potential countywide or inter-municipal significance.”

Boom in Thompson construction

MONTICELLO, NY — One way of measuring growth in Sullivan County is to count the number of reviews the county planning department performs each year. The department is required to perform a “239 Review” for projects that have “potential countywide or inter-municipal significance.”


The beautiful grey stone that makes up both interior and exterior of St. Peter’s was donated by wealthy patron and parishioner, John O’Neil, in 1898.

Monticello’s Church of Saint Peter: history written in stone

Sullivan County and the surrounding region are well known for many reasons, including our rich history. As Americans healed from the wounds of the Revolutionary War, folks began migrating to the wide open spaces of what had been dubbed the “Catskills” by Dutch settlers who had arrived in the 17th century.


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You can learn about spices and decorate gingerbread cookies at one of Ethelbert B. Crawford’s winter break programs.

Winter break activities at Crawford library

MONTICELLO, NY — Every day from December 26 through December 29, the Ethelbert B. Crawford Library will show a mid-day movie. They will be appropriate for all ages. Popcorn will be provided by the Friends of Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library. The library is located at 479 Broadway.

Sullivan development projects

MONTICELLO, NY — The project that’s towering over everything else in Sullivan County, in terms of economic development, is the Resorts World Catskills, the casinos slated to open in March 2018, which are currently seeking to fill 1,400 jobs. But there are also other projects going forward.

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