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THE SULLIVAN COUNTY VISITORS ASSOCIATION IS BREAKING RECORDS!

The Sullivan County Visitors Association (SCVA) celebrated National Tourism Week with unprecedented success and tourism growth is at its all-time high in more than 30 years. May 2019 was the 36th year of National Tourism Week – an annual celebration of the contributions and accomplishments of the U.S. travel industry. Industry leaders, tourism organizations and […]

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LANGAN HELPS BUILD SULLIVAN COUNTY’S FUTURE

Six years ago, Langan opened its doors in Westchester County to expand its presence in the Hudson Valley. Today, the White Plains office supports projects throughout the State of New York and specifically Sullivan, Orange and the balance of the Hudson Valley. The company is committed to providing Langan’s full-suite of technical disciplines, including entitlement/SEQRA […]

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PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE: DESPITE THE CONSISTENT RAIN SULLIVAN ECONOMY NOT DAMPENED

To the People: In this rain-soaked spring of 2019, it can be quite dispiriting, particularly for those working outdoors or businesses dependent on good weather, like our local golf courses. Yet unemployment is already down to 3.4% – lower than last summer’s floor of 3.45%. Despite the weather, construction continues on, with the Eldred Preserve […]

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IT’S BEEN A LONG TIME SINCE WE’VE SEEN GROWTH LIKE THIS

We’re living in historic times in Sullivan County. We lead much of New York State in economic development. Our unemployment rate is a tenth of a percent away from a record low. We’re nearing completion of the largest building project County government has ever undertaken. And both government and private business are benefiting from increased […]

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WESTCHESTER MODULAR HOMES OFFERS QUALITY, AFFORDABLE HOMES

Often when a person hears the term modular home, they think of a machine manufactured house that can be moved from place to place. Westchester Modular Homes, established in 1986 and headquartered upstate in Wingdale, has been changing that vision for years. One Saturday a month, Westchester Modular holds an Open House tour where clients […]

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SCVA IS GEARING UP FOR THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF WOODSTOCK

The Sullivan Catskills Visitors Association (SCVA) is receiving a significant amount of global visitor interest for the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock and those eager to learn about the County. Curious travelers inquire about Bethel Woods’ concert schedule and Sullivan Catskills events, attractions, itineraries and lodging for the summer season. The interest in the Sullivan Catskills […]

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A BAKERY OPENING IN JEFFERSONVILLE

Take a moment to sit back in your chair, close your eyes, and imagine the smell of a freshly baked pie, a beautifully frosted cake, a savory muffin, a sugary donut, or even that doughy sweet smell of bread and bagels. Now open your eyes and imagine that smell wafting to your nose as you’re […]

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THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE’S KEY ROLE IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

I have often been asked the question: “does a chamber of commerce have a role in economic development?” and the answer is a resounding yes! The role of economic development & community marketing fall under the auspices of separate organizations in our community. In essence, our chamber is indeed in the business of economic development […]

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SULLIVAN COUNTY’S 2019 OFF TO GREAT START

Preliminary data released by the New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) last week, revealed that Sullivan County’s 2019 is off to a good start. The county’s year-over-year private sector job growth topped the state for the 12th straight month, up 9.3 percent. Also, the county’s unemployment rate for January 2019 was 4.4 percent, which […]