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Grow your Neversink business

28th September

NEVERSINK — Grow your business by joining the Neversink Chamber of Commerce. A fun and productive group of local businesses and individuals are making the Neversink Chamber of Commerce great again! We invite you to join this growing organization as we all work together to promote the Tri Valley area so that its citizens and business community shall prosper. The Neversink Chamber of Commerce meets []

President’s Message

28th September

To the People: Montreign Resort Casino. Veria Wellness Center. Aerospace Materials Division. Fish & Bicycle. The Western Hotel. They are multi-million-dollar development projects, small startups, and expansions. Each one shares something in common: A belief that to INVEST in a community brings jobs and improves the economy. Like no other year in the recent past, the Partnership for Economic Development, now in its 22nd []

Partnership to honor Phil Vallone with Lifetime Achievement Award

28th September

Story and Photos by Willow Baum Business owner and community leader Phil Vallone will be honored with the Sullivan County Partnership’s Walter A. Rhulen Award during its 22nd Annual Meeting October 6 in Rock Hill. “We are delighted to recognize the Vallones’ contributions to our region,” said Marc Baez, President of the Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development. “Every time the Partnership or Chamber asks []

Sullivan County Visitors Assn. reaching out to new markets

11th August

The Sullivan County Visitors Association has been making great strides in promoting “The Sullivan Catskills” brand in both print media and online. Recently, a marketing agency has come aboard to market our destination. Part of this will include special content pieces published by major media outlets – both domestic and internationally. These efforts follow trends in the destination marketing field and follow successful attempts to []

Sullivan County Chamber publishing relocation guide

8th August

The Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce is producing a relocation guide to distribute to townships, villages, real estate offices and anyone who is interested in relocating temporarily or permanently to Sullivan County. Community and economic development tools build stronger and more resilient communities through an ongoing process of identifying and addressing needs of the homeowner, renter and/or future resident of Sullivan County. The Relocation guide would support economic []

Narrowsburg Union readies for tenants, college courses

5th August

‘It’s good news for the Delaware Valley,” Brendan Weiden, co-owner of the Narrowsburg Union, said about the recent announcement that 26 college level courses were going to available in Narrowsburg beginning this week. “Bringing SUNY Sullivan to the Union was our top objective,”Weiden said. The program is called SUNY Sullivan’s Inspireworks Art Institute, and if last fall’s art class is any indication, enrollment should be solid. []

Grahamsville Fairgrounds get much needed construction help

3rd August

‘When are they going to fix these buildings?” was a question often heard whenever there was an event at the Fairgrounds on Route 55 in Grahamsville. The question referred to a set of three buildings utilized by craft and food vendors during the Little World’s Fair, the Giant Pumpkin Party, the Neversink- Rondout Antique Machinery Assn. Old Time Fall Festival and other events. So last []

BOCES expands programs to meet Sullivan County’s needs

27th July

Sullivan County BOCES is an educational service agency that delivers a wide-range of instructional and management services to its eight (8) component school districts as well as several other schools from throughout the Hudson Valley region. The BOCES employs over three-hundred (300) staff members in a number of different divisions including Career and Technical Education, Special Education, Alternative Education, Management Services and Instructional Support Services. The BOCES []

EPR Properties announces closing of Adelaar infrastructure bonds

21st July

EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) announced that The Sullivan County Infrastructure Local Development Corporation has issued $110 million of Series 2016 Revenue Bonds on June 20 which will fund construction costs for infrastructure and improvements incurred by EPR Properties in connection with its Adelaar Resort, a four-season destination resort planned for the Town of Thompson in Sullivan []

Jeff Bank unveils new Monticello branch using latest banking technology

18th July

Jeff Bank’s newest branch opened yesterday, on June 27, relocating from its Wal-Mart location to 18 Anawana Lake Road in Monticello. Jeff Bank acquired the property in mid-2014 – reconstructing a building which was formally leased by Marshall and Sterling Insurance Agency – and began to collaborate on a new design that incorporates the latest []

Partnership lands aerospace company in Glen Wild Park

12th July

A fter a multi-year search for a site suitable for a pilot plant that will be manufacturing critical components for commercial aircraft engines, Metalized Carbon Corporation of Ossining, NY, has selected a site at the Glen Wild Industrial Park in the Town of Fallsburg for its Aerospace Materials Division. The firm looked at sites throughout the Hudson Valley, Capital District, Pennsylvania and Virginia before []

3rd Annual Mid-Summer Sullivan United Networking Mixer To Celebrate Sullivan County’s Economic Resurgence

24th June

The Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development, together with the Sullivan County Visitors Association, the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce, and the County of Sullivan Industrial Development Agency, will host the third annual Mid-Summer Sullivan United Networking Mixer in celebration of Sullivan County’s newest development project, and future prosperity for the region. The Mid-Summer Sullivan []

Roscoe Campsite Park Reinvests in Facility

10th June

Kudos to Roscoe Campsite Park for advancing economic development in the Roscoe, NY area. After reinvesting over one-million dollars back into the facility, the grounds look revitalized and invigorated. Take a look at some of the new equipment, including new bikes, kayaks, fully equipped RVs, and log cabins. Camping season is in full swing – []

Roscoe Beer Co. Expands in Trout Town USA

2nd June

Roscoe Beer Company is thriving in Trout Town USA, and continues to reinvest in the Roscoe community. Most recently, Roscoe Beer expanded its brewing operation with the installation of new equipment, which will allow the homegrown brew to reach an even wide base and increase employment. Congratulations Roscoe Beer! We’ll be sure to stop by []

Arts for Sullivan Decentralization Grants awarded for Cultural Programming in 2016

17th May

Fifteen Sullivan County non-profit organizations have been awarded $25,200 in Arts for Sullivan Decentralization grant funding for cultural programming in 2016. Allocated by the New York State Council on the Arts, Arts For Sullivan funding is administered by the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance (DVAA) and judged by a volunteer panel of informed Sullivan County artists, teachers, cultural leaders and business people. Granted organizations and programs are: • []

Sen. Bonacic meets with Farm Bureau members

12th May

Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) recently met with members of the Sullivan County Farm Bureau, in his Albany office. They were in Albany as part of the NY Farm Bureau’s Annual Lobby Day. The meeting focused on the issues facing the agriculture community in Delaware County, and the need for increased funding for agriculture programs in this []

CRMC turning to CNG

10th May

Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC) is working in conjunction with M&R Energy Resources, its energy procurement consultant, to become the first large Sullivan County business to use compressed natural gas (CNG) as its primary fuel source. The transition to CNG will save CRMC $200,000 annually in fuel and related costs as well as reduce its carbon footprint. CRMC began consuming CNG in December 2015, made []

Town of Liberty to receive grant monies

5th May

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced $26.3 million in grants and interest-free loans to support vital environmental improvement projects across the state. The funding consists of $6.5 million in grants, part of $75 million recently awarded by Governor Cuomo for 45 statewide drinking water and wastewater infrastructure improvements, and $19.8 million in no-interest loans, which were approved today by the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation’s Board []

Grant to help rehabilitate Silver Lake Dam

3rd May

Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) announced that he has secured $50,000, through the State Municipal Grant Program, to help the Village of Woodridge rehabilitate the Silver Lake Dam. The State Municipal Grant Program is funded as part of the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 State Budget. Work on the dam will include, in part, partial draining of the lake, installation of erosion control measures, and construction of []

Town of Callicoon receives grant

28th April

Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) is pleased to announce that he has secured a $75,000 grant for the Town of Callicoon to help with the replacement of the bridge on Earl Myers Road. The funding for the project was secured through the State Municipal Grant Program, which was funded in the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 State Budget. The current bridge, which was built in the []

Crystal Run Healthcare raises over $2K for ‘Go Red for Women’ campaign

26th April

Crystal Run Healthcare, led by its Cardiology team, hosted a fundraiser to benefit the American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day. Providers and staff at Crystal Run Healthcare’s over 30 locations personally donated money and wore red to help raise funds and bring attention to the staggering facts around heart disease and stroke, encouraging women to take action to live longer, healthier lives. On Wear Red []

Sullivan Catskills News

21st April

The Sullivan County Visitors Association kicked off the 2016 year with the new travel guide creating a sensational debut at the NY Times Show and several Outdoor Sports Show. It has gone to the Snowbird Show in Florida, AAA in Long Island, golf shows throughout the Northeast and the LGBT Expo. SCVA is also participating in several locally grown food markets in NYC this year []

Montreign Casino starting to rise from four stories below ground

19th April

Story by Fred Stabbert lll Charlie Degliomini has a vision. He sees the five-star Montreign Casino ready to open with the glittering 332-room Adelaar Hotel at its side. He sees the Championship Monster Golf Course redesigned, elevated and ready to host spectacular events. Over at the former Concord Ski Hill, there are guests getting ready to enjoy a day of tubing down the []

Orville Aarons continues to put customers first

14th April

By Fred Stabbert III Orville G. Aarons has nearly 40 years of experience in the financial world. He has worked at big banks like Chase and Chemical and also helped consumer product companies restructure their businesses. “I was hired about a year ago [by Catskill Hudson] initially as a consultant,” Aarons said. Then in September Aarons was named President and a member of []

A major resort rises in Monticello – and will open in 2017!

12th April

Story and Photos by Dan Hust Halfway between the to-be Montreign Casino and the once-was Kutsher’s Resort hides a major project with the potential to reshape the entire region. The Veria Lifestyle wellness resort, in fact, is further along in construction than the casino and will open the year before (planned for 2017 vs. Montreign’s 2018 kickoff). Part of Indian media mogul []

Early Signs Forecast a Busy Year Ahead for Economic Development

7th April

As we look forward to the first days of spring, early signs point to the true beginning of Sullivan County’s Economic resurgence. Construction is moving vigorously ahead at the Montreign Casino site as workers ramp up heavy construction for the next two years. EPR Properties is busy preparing sites on the rest of its 1,700 acres of land to attract additional projects. Along []

Millennium Pipeline looking to inform public on new project

5th April

Story by Fred Stabbert III In an effort to push more natural gas through its Millennium Pipeline, a compressor station is being planned for Sullivan County in the Town of Highland. The $63 million project is currently in the pre-planning stages and would include building a 22,400 hp compressor near the former Eldred Preserve off Route 55 in the Town of Highland. []

Trout season is upon us

1st April

Trout Season begins on April 1st! As always, the Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum, in Livingston Manor, has a host of activities to bring in the new season. Join them for the Catskill Legends on April 1st and the Season Opener on April 2nd. Who is a Catskill Flyfishing Legend? They are the fly fishing pioneers who: discovered and appreciated the richness of []

SUNY Sullivan to host recruitment event

31st March

SUNY Sullivan is once again preparing for its annual Culinary & Pastry Arts Day, a recruitment event for prospective students of all ages with particular interests in the culinary fields. SUNY Sullivan invites students interested in enrolling for fall 2016 to get a taste of what SUNY Sullivan has to offer on Saturday, April 2, beginning at 12 noon. Members of the college’s recruitment staff []

New Partnership Investor Program Adds Value and Opportunity for its Membership

1st February

The Partnership for Economic Development in Sullivan County recently revamped its Investor Program, the basis by which the organization raises private sector revenue while providing for marketing and general business development offerings to its membership. “After more than two decades of a membership dues model, the organization seeks to maximize exposure, local market recognition, social media advertising tools, and direct messaging for our over 215 members,” said []

Sullivan Catskills News

27th January

  The Sullivan County Visitors Association has been busy collecting information and editing the 2016 Travel Guide. It is at the press and will be ready for the first shows starting January, NY Times Show and Outdoor Sports Show. Several other outdoor and sports shows in February and March along with golf shows. The cover was unveiled at the Annual Meeting and Holiday Celebration held []

DKI host ribbon cutting at new Monticello office

25th January

  Hudson Valley DKI hosted a ribbon cutting on Tuesday at its new office location at 534-544 Broadway, Monticello. Village of Monticello, Town of Thompson, Sullivan County Chamber and Sullivan County Partnership representatives welcomed the company to Sullivan County. Cutting the ribbon were company President Angelo Ferrante and Director Matthew De Maio. The company specializes in disaster remediation and restoration and can []

ORMC receives prestigious Healthgrades

20th January

5-Star Ratings in Bariatric Surgery and Natural Childbirth Orange Regional Medical Center has achieved 5-Star ratings in bariatric surgery and natural childbirth from Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. These recognitions distinguish Orange Regional for its superior outcomes in surgical techniques to support weight loss efforts, and in vaginal delivery, as measured by in-hospital complication rates. “Orange Regional is committed to providing []

GHVHS announces COO

18th January

  Wendy Manter, MHA, MHSHIA has joined the Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS) Medical Group as Chief Operating Officer. Ms. Manter was previously at Maine-General Health in Augusta, ME as Vice President, Sr. Physician Practice Administration. In addition, she also previously served as the COO at Lowcountry Medical Associates, P.C., a sixty physician primary care practice in Charleston, SC. In the role of GHVHS Chief []

Middletown Medical welcomes two new staff members

14th January

  Middletown Medical, the Hudson Valley’s premier provider of healthcare services, has again expanded its staff of healthcare professionals, welcoming Physician Assistant Samantha Adriaans and Dietitian & Diabetes Educator Laura Ronen, M.S., R.D., C.D.E. to the team. Adriaans will serve patients as a primary care provider, as well as through Middletown Medical’s Urgent Care Center. She is a board-certified Physician Assistant, and a recent []

Delaware Engineering helping to plan for Sullivan’s bright future

12th January

Story by Fred Stabbert lll John K. Brust, Principal of Delaware Engineering, D.P.C., believes in building things. Although sometimes the process is complicated, Brust and the staff at Delaware Engineering are committed to supporting environmentally sound economic development. “While every project begins with study and planning, our objective is to advance projects through to construction,” Brust said recently. “We are all about bringing projects to []

Catskill Brewery and Roscoe NY Beer Co. join Hudson Valley Food & Beverage Alliance

8th January

  Two Sullivan County breweries have joined the Hudson Valley Food & Beverage Alliance, a cluster initiative of the Hudson Valley Economic Development Corp. (HVEDC). The Food & Beverage Alliance focuses on helping area food and beverage companies work together as strong partners and market their products nationwide. The organization includes food businesses, farmers, vegetable growers, beverage makers, distributors and other industry organizations. []

One Grand features curated books in Narrowsburg

5th January

Story and photos by Kaitlin Carney Main Street, Narrowsburg – already known for its bustling shops and restaurants – has welcomed a new business. One Grand, a curated bookshop, officially opened to the public two weeks ago. The concept was initially a pop-up shop in NYC, where individuals from writers to musicians to actresses were asked for their ten desert island must-have reads. One []

What can you do to help Sullivan County economy?

31st December

By Cathy Paty President/CEO Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce In a rural community, such as Sullivan County, locally-owned businesses are an integral piece of the puzzle. Many people don’t realize how they can positively or negatively impact local businesses with their shopping habits. Many of our community’s favorite local businesses are more than places where money exchanges hands. They are places people enjoy gathering and patronizing. []

S.C. projects awarded close to $6 million from NYS

28th December

  Sullivan County projects have been awarded $5,643,443 in New York State grants through the 2015 Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) process. This is more than three times the $1,513,950 in funding secured in 2014, and six times the 2013 award figure of $899,834. Chairman of the Sullivan County Legislature Scott Samuelson, who sits on the Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development Council (MHREDC), said, “There were many strong []

Lights, Camera, Action! Film Production at Beaverkill Studio

24th December

By Jennifer Brylinski, Executive Director, Sullivan County IDA In October of 2015, the County of Sullivan Industrial Development Agency (IDA) received an application for assistance from RJ Baker for his Beaverkill Studio project located at 36 Main Street in Parksville. The project entails the purchase of two parcels of land and reconstruction of a former hardware store and restaurant into a film studio and catering facility, and []

President’s Message

22nd December

Season of Giving Is it a sign of an economic turnaround? To the People: For many in the business community, the end of the year not only marks the season of giving through various religiousand nonprofit charities, but also the time when annual events, fundraisers, holiday celebrations and all forms of gatherings seemingly happen within weeks or even days of one []

Latest Work on the Montreign Casino Site

27th October

Progress at the Montreign Casino site was recently captured in an aerial video, provided by the Times Herald-Record. The video is embedded below, or can be viewed at recordonline.com.

SC Partnership Announces 2016 Directors to be Installed at Annual Meeting

10th September

The Sullivan County Partnership is pleased to announce that eight members of its Board of Directors have been re-elected to their positions by the Partnership’s membership. The directors will be officially installed at the 21st Annual Meeting to be held on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 at The Sullivan in Rock Hill, N.Y. Elected to the Board of Directors []

Visitors Association busy, busy, busy

25th July

The Sullivan County Visitors Association (SCVA) has had an extremely busy 2015 so far, attending or cooperatively participating in over 25 travel and trade shows. Working to promote our tourism industry, the latest trade show was IPW where over 70 countries and 6,200 international and domestic buyers and media gathered in Orlando to meet with []

Climbing the next Catskill Mountain: Casino Gaming is just the start in Sullivan County

23rd July

After decades of the decline of our economy, we have finally realized the goal of casino gaming. Despite a series of very difficult setbacks over the years, the dream of casino gaming in the Catskills never died. Many local residents, elected officials, business leaders and union officials joined together and continued the fight. As Alan []

President’s Message

18th July

Education, Training and Continued Advancement an Economic Development Priority To the People: With summer finally deciding to show up to the party, I could not help but anecdotally notice the increased construction activity taking place, particularly in the Thompson area. It seems there are more excavators tearing down blighted buildings for future projects than we []

As ground breaks, excitement builds for new projects

18th July

“We couldn’t lose [a building season], we couldn’t stop,” Tim Lies, EPR Properties Project Manager, said, regarding the nearly $40 million of construction work that is commencing at the site of the future Montreign Casino. EPR is working on installing roadways, and water and sewer utilities so that when the official casino gaming license is []

2nd Annual Mid-Summer Mixer to be held

16th July

In response to last year’s successful Sullivan United event held at the Monticello Motor Club, the Sullivan United Economic Development team, made up of The Partnership for Economic Development, The Sullivan County Industrial Development Agency, The Sullivan County Visitors Association, and Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce, have decided to make the event an annual occurrence. “Due []

Chris Lockwood Extends Reach & Value of Partnership

11th July

Last year’s internship has turned into this year’s job opportunity for Liberty resident Christopher Lockwood. Chris is the Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development’s Marketing Outreach Coordinator. If you’re a former member of the Partnership or a local real estate salesperson, you may have heard –or be hearing – from Chris, as he’s developing both []

Businesses contribute to Frost Valley YMCA camp

9th July

The summer can present a unique challenge for parents: how can we keep children occupied when they’re out of school? Frost Valley YMCA offers several options for parents in our community, such as Day Camp, and thanks to local businesses this option is now more affordable. By providing scholarship dollars for children to come to []

Resort experience puts Ehrlich in good stead

7th July

I’ve been here for about 2½ weeks so far,” Cliff Ehrlich explained in his office at the Villa Roma Resort and Conference Center, where he has begun his tenure as general manager. But he’s no stranger to the Sullivan County resort or the hotel business.   Ehrlich’s grandparents Phil and May Schweid started The Pines []

Eagle Express

7th July

The Upper Delaware Scenic Byway, Inc. welcomes a convenient new bus service to transport folks to and from Manhattan with a choice of stops at four of the charming communities associated with the New York State Route 97 byway. The “Upper Delaware River Valley Eagle Express” will have its debut on June 26 & 28, []

Disney Training A Big Hit

2nd July

Several county-wide organizations recently sponsored an 8-hour course on Disney’s Approach to Quality Service. The course is designed to teach customer service representatives how to better serve their clientele and make their business more productive and profitable. Two Disney employees spoke to the 150 in attendance about how to treat customers in a helpful and []

2nd Annual Mid-Summer Sullivan United Networking Mixer

30th June

Bridgeville, N.Y. – June 30, 2015 – The Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development is once again joining forces with the Sullivan County Visitors Association, the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce, and the Sullivan County Industrial Development Agency to host its annual Mid-Summer Sullivan United Networking Mixer designed to unite Sullivan County’s business community, and []

CCE unveils new roof

30th June

Construction is complete on state of the art foam insulation and new metal roofing at Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC)’s Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center, which houses dozens of educational programs for farmers, families, and young people. As a result of ongoing capital campaign efforts underway since 2013, supporters have made it possible []

Sullivan Launches Summer Employment Program For College Students

21st May

The Sullivan United Summer Employment Program is being put in place to help college-aged job seekers in Sullivan find summer employment opportunities in the county. The program is being organized by the Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development, the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce, and the Sullivan County Visitors Association. “Our aim is to give []

Pattern For Progress Event To Focus On Emerging Economic Changes

21st May

Hudson Valley Pattern For Progress will present an informational session entitled Sullivan County: A Journey Toward A Brighter Future on June 24 at Bernie’s Holiday Restaurant in Rock Hill, N.Y. The event is geared toward businesses, municipalities, and not-for-profit corporations operating in the county today, but is open to all. The informational session will take []

New Kitchen Available at Cornell Cooperative

12th May

In the spirit of food, wellness, and business development, over 50 community members and organizational partners shared in a light fare social reception to celebrate the grand opening and official Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting of Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC)’s Entrepreneurial and Teaching (EaT) Kitchen in Liberty on January 31. “Our EaT Kitchen is []

New Kitchen Available at Cornell Cooperative

8th May

In the spirit of food, wellness, and business development, over 50 community members and organizational partners shared in a light fare social reception to celebrate the grand opening and official Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting of Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC)’s Entrepreneurial and Teaching (EaT) Kitchen in Liberty on January 31. “Our EaT Kitchen is []

MAP Out Your Small Business Plan

6th May

Thanks to a $200,000 federal grant and a coalition assembled by the Sullivan County Division of Planning, 21 local entrepreneurs are accessing the help – and money – they need to see their small business dreams realized. “Business isn’t easy, and we want to make you succeed,” affirms Sullivan County Assistant Planning Commissioner Jill Weyer []

Jeff Bank Promoted Rhonda Decker

1st May

Jeff Bank announced today the appointment of Rhonda Decker to the role of Senior Vice President and Branch Administrator. In her role as Senior Vice President/Branch Administrator, Mrs. Decker is responsible for oversight of Jeff Bank’s 12 banking locations including sales, customer service, operations, security, and staffing. “Rhonda started with us as a teller and []

Sullivan’s Voice Heard at Pattern’s Breakfast

27th April

Sullivan County’s strong presence did not go unnoticed at the Progress County Leaders Breakfast at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel. Pattern for Progress President Jonathan Drapkin, who hails from Rock Hill, welcomed the more than 30 Sullivan County business and government leaders who attended the event to a rousing round of applause from the 250 attendees. []

Roscoe Businesses Investing in the Future Businesses

24th April

“There’s a lot of good energy going on in town,” Phil Vallone, local business owner and a Trout Town, USA proud supporter, said. While some communities have spent the winter climbing over snowbanks, Roscoe has quietly continued its renaissance into a vacation destination. New businesses are opening along Stewart Ave., while others are investing money []

The Housing Market is Thawing Out in Sullivan

22nd April

While Sullivan County patiently awaits some of its mega-building projects to break ground, Leo Castillo has been adding to the tax base and employment scene very steadily during the last three years. “We do summer homes in residential large developments for the Orthodox communities,” Castillo, who owns LC Construction and Sons in South Fallsburg, said. []

Chapin Estate Adds Two New Partners

15th April

With 185 lots sold, 126 homes built and – in just the last year alone – nearly $12 million in sales, the Chapin Estate counts as an unqualified success. But founder and managing partner Steve Dubrovsky aims even higher, ready to see the remaining 250 lots purchased. That’s why last month he sold a majority []

Chamber Plans Night of Fun at The Sullivan

8th April

The Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce presents a night of entertainment that embraces the era of the 1920’s. All are invited to “The Catskill Club – Let’s Go to the Movies” on Saturday, April 11 at The Sullivan 283 Rock Hill Drive, Rock Hill, NY. The Black Tie optional (costumes encouraged) event sponsored by Monticello []

Sullivan’s Voice Heard at Pattern’s Breakfast

3rd April

Sullivan County’s strong presence did not go unnoticed at the Progress County Leaders Breakfast at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel. Pattern for Progress President Jonathan Drapkin, who hails from Rock Hill, welcomed the more than 30 Sullivan County business and government leaders who attended the event to a rousing round of applause from the 250 attendees. []

The Ruby Group Builds On

1st April

Even through the recent weather, including snowstorms and below-freezing temperatures, The Ruby Group diligently works to complete their winter building projects. In Sullivan County, this includes Iroquois Springs, where the development firm is constructing a 3,000-square-foot modern commercial kitchen in a brand new structure. Iroquois Springs is an overnight Camp and Conference/Retreat Center that serves []

MMC, Media Solstice share marketing award

13th February

Sullivan County Partnership investors Monticello Motor Club (MMC) and Media Solstice Marketing & PR were recently honored with a Platinum MarCom Award for MMC’s gatefold brochure promoting the private race track. An international competition, MarCom recognizes outstanding creative achievement by marketing and communication professionals. Media Solstice developed the brochure on behalf of Monticello Motor Club []

Behind Catskill Distillery’s Success

6th February

As Catskill Distillery gets ready to turn the calendar on its fourth year in business, their story of hard work, risk and reward is certainly one worth telling. “We’ve come a long way,” said Stacy Cohen, who founded the Route 17B business along with her husband, Monte Sachs. “It was a huge amount of work []

New Pharmacy Comes to Callicoon

30th January

For nearly a year, Jeff Weyer had been designing, building and finishing his new pharmacy on Main Street, Callicoon. “It’s a long process to get all the state and federal approvals, for obvious reasons,” Weyer said. Earlier this month Riverside Remedies’ hosted an official ribbon cutting, where Weyer said, “I want to thank everyone for []

Partnership Welcomes New Chairman

23rd January

“I’m very excited about taking the reins as chairman,” Monticello attorney Jacob Billig said about his recent election as Chairman of the Board of the Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development. A Sullivan County native with deep roots in the county, Billig certainly remembers the area during its heyday, when Broadway, Monticello was a hubbub []

Sullivan Gets Disney Training Grant

16th January

With the approval of a commercial casino license to Montreign, two of Sullivan County’s major employer organizations, the Sullivan County Visitors Association and the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce, have been awarded a State University of New York Community College Workforce Development Grant that will bring Disney Institute training to the county. The grant, which []

SEQRA Educational Conference Hosted by SC Partnership

9th January

The Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development is hosting a SEQRA Educational Conference on Jan. 14 at The Sullivan in Rock Hill, N.Y. (snow date: Jan. 21). The event, ideal for municipal board members, engineers, attorneys, planning professionals, and all other interested stakeholders, will highlight and explain SEQRA basics and recent changes. Attendees will leave []

Montreign wins casino license

9th January

Governor Andrew Cuomo promised it. NYS Senator John Bonacic guaranteed it. And Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther supported it from day one. And now, 13 months after New York State residents voted to allow legalized casino gaming, Sullivan County has its wish. In a much-anticipated announcement by the New York Gaming Facility Board on Dec. 17 in Albany, []

Business Assistance Program Launched by Sullivan County

6th January

The Division of Planning and Environmental Management announces a new Microenterprise Assistance Program (MAP) to assist owners of small businesses in Sullivan County and people looking to start a business here. The program will provide entrepreneurial training to help small businesses survive and grow, along with low interest loans, subsidies and other forms of support. []

Sullivan Launches New Business Assistance Program

17th November

Monticello – County Manager Josh Potosek has announced that a new Microenterprise Assistance Program (MAP) has been launched to assist owners of small businesses in Sullivan County and people looking to start a business here. The program will provide entrepreneurial training to help small businesses survive and grow, along with low-interest loans, subsidies and other []

Showcasing enhancements and a new addition

13th November

Albella Restaurant owners Mike and Dita Hajdaraj hosted a grand opening/ribbon cutting event on Wednesday, September 10, to showcase the latest addition to their eatery: a brand new, expansive wood-crafted bar, a refurbished dining area and more. Mike Hajdaraj cooked all over the metropolitan area, but tired of the city life, he and his family []

Eminently successful on Eminence Road

6th November

“Growth” has multiple meanings for Jennifer Clark and Andrew Scott. The co-proprietors of Eminence Road Farm Winery in Long Eddy first understood it in the context of grapes – specifically, the varieties that have given renown to the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York. Then came an understanding of personal growth – how leaving []

SC Partnership, IDA Team Up to Help Pharmacy in Callicoon

30th October

The Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development and the Sullivan County Industrial Development Agency have teamed up once again to provide assistance to developing businesses in Sullivan County. Riverside Remedies Rx, a pharmacy owned and operated by Jeffrey Weyer, will be opening in Callicoon in mid-November with the help of the IDA, which provided gap []

The Catskill Brewery born out of passion for beer and community

30th October

Environmental advocacy and bringing a new exciting business that will survive and increase tourism and recognition for Livingston Manor and the region is what the new Catskill Brewery is all about. The dreams and efforts of dedicated businessmen and Brewery partners Ramsay Adams, Randy Lewis, Kirt Gunn and Dana Ball are providing a state-of-the-art craft []

SC Partnership, Chamber to host Fall Foliage Mixer in support of students

22nd October

The Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development will join the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce and the Monticello High School Academy of Finance to host a special Fall Foliage Mixer on Thursday, Nov. 13 at Bernie’s Holiday Restaurant in Rock Hill. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Monticello High School Academy of Finance Scholarship []

Proud to Be Sullivan

21st October

Proud to Be Sullivan is a network of businesses, organizations and community volunteers working together to create a sense of pride of place; and promote the best that Sullivan County has to offer. The program is building a network of volunteer champions who believe that Sullivan County is a great place to live, work and []

Engineering an important part of economic development

16th October

Often overlooked – but never forgotten – engineers play a very important and necessary role in the economic development picture. From advisers, to hands-on supervisors of a project, engineers are usually at the forefront of any new construction, remodeling or municipal project in Sullivan County. “We are usually on the front lines of the economic []

SC Partnership President/CEO Marc Baez’s full speech

15th October

Good evening and welcome honorees, members, directors and guests. As we celebrate the 20th year of the existence of the Sullivan County Partnership, I want to take a minute and talk about how we came to be, what has been accomplished over that time period, and what we will be doing to position Sullivan County []

Partnership to Honor 32 at 2014 Annual Meeting

7th October

At its upcoming 20th Anniversary Annual Meeting Thursday, Oct. 9, the Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development will honor the dedication of 32 organizations, all of whom have demonstrated two decades of commitment to economic development in Sullivan County. Those valuable and steadfast SC Partnership Investors include: A. Alport & Son Allison-Devore General Contractors Inc.  Associated []

Partnership names 11 new board members

7th October

Investors of the Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development recently voted in 11 new members to the organization’s Board of Directors during the Partnership’s recent ballot process. Those new members of the Board of Directors include: John Conway, Director of Development, The Center for Discovery Matt Dorcas, ND Pro Media, Inc. Eric Egeland, Capacity Business Consulting []

SC Partnership Celebrates Twenty!

2nd October

On October 9, at the Sullivan in Rock Hill, The Partnership for Economic Development will hold its annual meeting and celebration. This year marks the twentieth year the organization has been providing business and technical assistance services to Sullivan County’s private and public sector. The road traveled has not been easy as limited local resources, []

SC Partnership To Swear in New Board Members at 2014 Annual Meeting

10th September

Investors of the Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development recently voted in 11 new members to the organization’s Board of Directors during the Partnership’s recent ballot process. Those new members of the Board of Directors include: ● John Conway, The Center for Discovery ● Matt Dorcas, ND Pro Media, Inc. ● Eric Egeland, Capacity Business Consulting ● Darlene Fedun, []

SC Partnership, SC Division of Planning & Environmental Management Host 2014 State Funding Workshop

1st May

Bridgeville, N.Y. – The Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development and the Sullivan County Division of Planning and Environmental Management have paired up to host a complimentary workshop about the various New York State funding opportunities available to businesses, municipalities, not-for-profits, and the public. The 2014 Consolidated Funding Application Workshop will be held on Thursday, []

SEQRA Educational Conference Hosted by SC Partnership

31st December

Bridgeville, N.Y. – The Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development is hosting a complimentary SEQRA Educational Conference on Jan. 15 at Bernie’s Holiday Restaurant, in Rock Hill, N.Y. The event, which will provide continuing education credits to municipal Planning Board members and professional development hours to engineers, will highlight and explain SEQRA basics and recent []

Bill Daggett, Ed.D. to Keynote SC Partnership Breakfast Seminar

25th November

Bridgeville, N.Y. – Bill Daggett, Ed.D., the founder and chairman of the International Center for Leadership in Education, will be the keynote speaker at a Dec. 19 breakfast seminar at The Sullivan in Rock Hill, presented by the Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development and the Sullivan County Center for Workforce Development. Dr. Daggett, recognized []

Former NFL Player Derrick E. Frost to Speak at Business Preservation Seminar & Breakfast

19th November

Bridgeville, N.Y. – On Thursday Nov. 21, 2013, Derrick E. Frost, formerly of the Cleveland Browns, Washington Redskins, and Green Bay Packers, will be a special guest speaker at the Business Preservation Seminar & Breakfast at Bernie’s Holiday Restaurant in Rock Hill. Frost is the author of “The Pro Athlete’s Guide to Wealth Preservation,” and []

SC Partnership Names Patrick Dollard for Walter A. Rhulen Award

17th September

Bridgeville, N.Y. – The Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development is pleased to announce that Patrick Dollard, president and CEO of The Center for Discovery, has been named the 2013 recipient of the Walter A. Rhulen Award. James Bates, managing member of Ecological Analysis, has been named this year’s Distinguished Service Award winner. Both awards []

Economic Development Pro To Reenergize SC Partnership

27th June

Bridgeville, N.Y. – Fred Stabbert III, Chairman of the Sullivan County Partnership Board of Directors, has announced the appointment of Marc Baez, as President/CEO, replacing Interim CEO, Allan Scott effective July 10th. Two years ago, Allan Scott, at the request of both the Partnership and the IDA, became Interim CEO of the Partnership, in order []

SC Partnership Membership Meeting to Showcase Expansion of Center for Discovery

13th June

Monticello, NY – The Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development recently announced its second quarter membership meeting will be held at The Center for Discovery on Thursday, June 27 at 4 p.m. Patrick Dollard, president and CEO of The Center, will give attendees an inside look at the Center’s planned expansion. The Center for Discovery’s []

Michele Klugman Resnick Promoted to SC Partnership Vice President

13th March

Bridgeville, N.Y. – The Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development recently announced the promotion of Michele Klugman Resnick to the position of vice president. Klugman Resnick also serves as the Partnership’s director of marketing. The Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development is a private/public partnership established in 1994 to better serve the needs of relocating []



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Monticello Casino Raceway
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The Center For Discovery
Empire Resorts
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China City of America
Catskill Mountain Sugar House
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