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PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE: Growth and balance are not mutually exclusive

Mar 22 2018

To the People: With the impending growth that is clearly here now and for the foreseeable future, our ability to balance this growth while encouraging more will be the key to our economic success. Let there be no mistake, we are about to enter an...read more

Waterpark taking shape in shadow of new casino

Mar 20 2018

The new Kartrite Hotel and Indoor Waterpark is quickly rising out of the ground on the Resorts World Catskills campus, a little more than a stone’s throw away from the blackjack tables and roulette wheels of the world-famous casino. “The K...read more

Sullivan County gets $5.9 million in economic development funding: Bethel, Delaware, Highland, Liberty, Rockland score big

Dec 22 2017

Town of Delaware Supervisor Ed Sykes sat back in his seat last Wednesday night, looking his councilmembers in the eye. “Well, I have some good news for you,” Sykes said during the town’s regular monthly board meeting. “The Town of Delaware...read more

YO1 Wellness Center getting ready to open in 2018

Dec 20 2017

“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 r...read more

Employment Law Changes Are Coming in 2018

Dec 17 2017

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-bully...read more

Local Real Estate Market Has Its Ups And Downs

Dec 13 2017

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. ...read more

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

Dec 09 2017

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 Din...read more

Partnership Welcomes New Board Members

Dec 08 2017

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 B...read more

Resorts World Catskills to Hold Pre-Opening Job Fairs

Dec 07 2017

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 H...read more

Hudson Valley Contracting & DKI Expand Services Into Healthcare, Environmental

Dec 06 2017

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 o...read more

IDA Helping AG Businesses Grow

Dec 05 2017

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...read more

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE: What a difference a year makes

Dec 03 2017

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 enterin...read more

Jeffersonville Rebirth Continuing With Rebuilding of a Landmark Office

Dec 01 2017

STORY BY RICH KLEIN It’s been said not to mix business with pleasure. But sometime in 2018, when a café/bakery will open on Main Street across from the firehouse and First Presbyterian church here, it will be a business with a romantic backs...read more

Advance Testing helps youth to build a career

Sep 20 2017

The Sullivan County Partnership recently hosted the Advance Testing mentorship program. This program was created in an effort to grant young adults an opportunity to pursue their passions in the engineering field. The program allows the students t...read more

Sullivan Catskills working with Norwegian Air

Sep 19 2017

There is a lot of excitement here as the Sullivan Catskills gears up for the daily arrivals at Newburgh/Stewart Airport of Norwegian Air flying nonstop from Ireland, Scotland and the UK into Stewart. “This is a boost in our international market ...read more