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Helping others… it’s just something I do

Story and Photo by Autumn Schanil Gary Silver: recipient of the Distinguished Service Award Service above self. Three simple words that when phrased together harbor a more profound meaning, especially for local attorney and resident Gary D. Silver. Silver, of law firm Billig, Loughlin & Silver, LLP on Broadway in Monticello, was chosen to be […]


CRMC receives National Accreditation by Commission on Cancer

The Commission on Cancer (CoC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) has given accreditation to the cancer program at Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC). To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet or exceed the CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years through a survey process, and […]



This is OUR Time To the People: With little over 5 months until the official opening of Resorts World Catskills, there is something that is now evidently clear. This is our time. The pace of development as a result of this Empire Resorts project has now increased dramatically. In just over a year we have […]


Partnership responds to national disasters

In an effort to help those affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development has partnered with Operation Endeavor to help. “We are only too happy to join forces with Operation Endeavor in this humanitarian effort to help the residents of Florida and Texas and the entire south who were […]


Partnership to honor Les Kristt with Lifetime Achievement Award

Story and Photo by Autumn Schanil Each year, the Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development presents the Walter A. Rhulen Award to an individual for their business excellence, their commitment to community, and overall service to humanity. This year, that deserving person is Les Kristt, president of Kristt Kelly Office Systems, Corp. and lifelong resident […]


Sept. 14 Pattern for Progress forum to focus on improved housing in urban areas

Hudson Valley Pattern For Progress is bringing together national and local housing experts at a Sept. 14 forum to outline how to increase and improve housing in the valley’s urban areas — an important component in helping revitalize communities and a goal of Pattern’s Urban Action Agenda. (VIEW PROGRAM OVERVIEW HERE) “Housing in Urban Centers: […]


Rebecca Minas joins Barton & Louidice’s New Paltz office

Barton & Loguidice (B&L) announces Rebecca A. Minas has joined the Sustainable Planning and Design group as a Senior Engineer in the firm’s New Paltz office. A resident of New Paltz, NY, Minas has experience managing water infrastructure and master planning projects for municipal clients in foreign countries, dividing her time as a Project Manager […]


Safety seminar at World Resorts Casino

About 400 workers at the Resorts World Catskills site recently gained additional safety training during a special session that LPCiminelli organized as part of the National Safety Stand-Down initiative, a nationwide campaign that aims to prevent falls and protect workers. LPCiminelli held Stand-Down events for more than 1,300 workers at several construction sites across New […]


Woodstock Festival site added to State and National Historic Register

The 1969 Woodstock festival has been officially placed on the National Register of Historic Places, formally acknowledging the significance of the site’s heritage. The National Register is a program of the National Park Service (NPS) and U.S. Department of the Interior which recognizes the significance of buildings, structures and sites throughout the country. “We are […]