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YO1 Wellness Center getting ready to open in 2018

“We are very excited,” Abhiruchi Jain, marketing manager for YO1 Wellness Center in Monticello, said. “Things are moving pretty fast. All the work on the inside is going along great.” With floors two through six – which house 131 suite rooms – already complete, the lower two wellness floors are where workers are now focusing […]


Employment Law Changes Are Coming in 2018

In New York State we have three changes to prepare for in 2018 that both employees and employers should be aware of: 1) minimum wage increases starting December 31, 2017; 2) paid family leave going into effect on January 1, 2018; and 3) an anti-bullying in the workplace law currently being considered for passage in […]


Local Real Estate Market Has Its Ups And Downs

By Lynne Freda, President, Sullivan County Board Of Realtors As the year draws to a close, normally real estate deals wind down as well. This year, though, many agencies report still being busy with showings and properties going into contract. Drawing from the latest numbers we have from the New York Association of Realtors, October […]


Sullivan Catskills Visitors Association wins tourism awards; tourism spending up 8% in 2016

Watkins Glen – The New York State Tourism Industry Association (NYSTIA) recognized individuals and organizations for their high level of excellence and accomplishments in New York State’s tourism industry at the 2017 Tourism Excellence Awards Dinner, held recently at the Glen Club of the Watkins Glen International race track. The Sullivan Catskills Visitors Association (SCVA) was […]


Partnership Welcomes New Board Members

By Willow Baum The Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development recently welcomed six new Board members. Elected by a membership vote, new Directors include Abhay Jain, Kevin McLaren, Tammy Mangus, Larry Wolinsky, Michael Zalkin and John Brust. Re-elected to the Board of Directors members are John Conway and Gary Silver. Abhay Jain, 32 Project Manager […]


Resorts World Catskills to Hold Pre-Opening Job Fairs

Job candidates should apply online for 1,400 open positions; bring resumes and be prepared for on-the-spot screening and conditional offers of employment. Sullivan County 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 14 The Sullivan Event Center, 283 Rock Hill Drive, Rock Hill, NY Orange County 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday Dec. 16 Orange County Emergency […]


Hudson Valley Contracting & DKI Expand Services Into Healthcare, Environmental

Hudson Valley Contracting & DKI, a member company of DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, announced it has expanded its business portfolio with Healthcare and Environmental Services. This new division offers optimal infection control and effective containment, disinfection and decontamination services, using the latest technology from STARC Containment Systems and TOMI Environmental Solutions. […]


IDA Helping AG Businesses Grow

By Jennifer M. Flad Executive Director County Of Sullivan Industrial Development Agency Sullivan County continues to build upon its reputation for producing high-quality, artisan food and beverage products, many of which are made from locally and regionally grown and sourced agricultural goods. The County of Sullivan Industrial Development Agency (IDA) is working to foster the […]


PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE: What a difference a year makes

To the People: Last year at this time construction activity was in full swing. From our signature projects to smaller construction and rehab efforts, much were a mere skeleton of what exists today. Both Resorts World Catskills and YO1 are entering the final phases of their developments and now, one can actually see the grandeur […]