MONTICELLO, NY — The Sullivan County portion of residents’ property tax bills is estimated to rise 2.3% for 2018. According to a press release, that increase is less that the state-mandated property tax cap.
SOUTH FALLSBURG, NY — Monticello businessman Les Kristt has been chosen as this year’s recipient of the SYDA Foundation Community Service Award for service to the community. The award comes with a $5,000 gift.
GLEN SPEY, NY — The Lumberland Town Board will be accepting public comment on the preliminary 2018 budget at the November 1 public hearing, to take place in the town hall at 7:30 p.m.
MILFORD, PA — In the wake of the recent evacuation of several hundred Lackawaxen residents in the Masthope area following an accident rupturing a natural gas transmission line, Tim Knapp, director of Pike County Emergency Management, appeared before the commissioners on October 18 to emphasize the availability of the “Code RED” telephone emergen
HAWLEY, PA — Ben Franklin re-enactor Brian Patrick Mulligan will be appearing in Wayne County schools and events during the first week of November. “Mr. Franklin” has been invited by the Wayne County Community Foundation, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary and presenting its annual Ben Franklin Award at its banquet on Nov. 5 in Hawley.
ELDRED, NY — The meeting agenda was non-controversial and the school board meeting was relatively brief, but there was significant public comment from the larger-than-usual crowd that met at the George Ross McKenzie school on October 20.
ELDRED, NY — Highland officials have the spending side of the 2018 budget finished, but the revenue side will determine how new tax bills will go.
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — In the election on November 7, voters in Sullivan County will have an opportunity to vote in 86 different elections. In 55 of those elections, the outcomes are for the most part predetermined, because that’s how many candidates are running unopposed.
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — The Sullivan County Board of Elections will extend its regular office hours in the days leading up to the November 7 General Election as follows:
Thursday evening October 26 5 to 7 p.m.
Saturday morning October 28 9 a.m. to 12 noon
NARROWSBURG, NY — There are three candidates for two seats on the Tusten Town Council in this election.