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What’s in a brand? A lot!

Sep 18 2017

Sullivan Catskills” is the brand and right now it’s hot – regionally, nationally and internationally. After coming off 2016 with a record 8 percent increase in visitor spending – the highest increase in the Catskills and Hudson Valley more

YO1 working hard to finish wellness center

Sep 16 2017

Finishing work is underway on the new YO1 Wellness Center, located on West of Bailey Lake entrance from Anawana Lake Road, on the former Kutsher’s Sports Academy property. “We currently have 200-plus construction workers employed [in more

SC Partnership, SCVA host Keller Williams Brokers tour

Sep 15 2017

The Sullivan Catskills is making news locally, nationally and internationally with tremendous growth and development in many industry clusters; most notably the hospitality cluster. To understand why all of this buzz and attention is shining on more

Resorts World Catskills not a gamble any more

Sep 12 2017

After decades of promises and lost hope, Sullivan County is finally getting a casino. A dream that started in the late 1970s will officially become a reality in less than six months. Empire Resorts Executive Vice President Charlie Degliomini can more


Sep 08 2017

Ryan Eller, president and chief executive officer of Empire Resorts, Inc., will be a featured speaker at this year’s Annual Meeting on October 5 at The Sullivan Event Center in Rock Hill, N.Y. Mr. Eller, who is overseeing the development of more


Sep 07 2017

The Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development has announced that Les Kristt, president of Kristt Kelly Office Systems, Corp., will be honored as its 2017 Walter A. Rhulen Award recipient at this year’s Annual Meeting on October 5 at more

Helping others… it’s just something I do

Sep 07 2017

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. more

CRMC receives National Accreditation by Commission on Cancer

Sep 06 2017

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 more


Sep 05 2017

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 more

Partnership responds to national disasters

Sep 03 2017

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 more

Partnership to honor Les Kristt with Lifetime Achievement Award

Sep 02 2017

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 more

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

Aug 30 2017

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 more

Rebecca Minas joins Barton & Louidice’s New Paltz office

Jul 25 2017

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 more

Safety seminar at World Resorts Casino

Jul 21 2017

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 more

Woodstock Festival site added to State and National Historic Register

Jul 15 2017

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. more