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Focus Media celebrates 15 years of growth and success

Jul 14 2017

Focus Media, the Hudson Valley’s largest and award-winning public relations and marketing firm, is celebrating 15 years of business. Founded by president and CEO Josh Sommers in March 2002, Focus Media is one of the largest firms in New York more

‘Jobs Waiting’ graduates first class from ‘Boot Camp’

Jul 07 2017

Sullivan Works Career Center hosted its first graduation for 15 participants in “Jobs Waiting,” a federally-funded job training program that aims to retrain the workforce for thousands of unfilled jobs in healthcare in the Hudson Valley. more

Growing Your Farm & Food Business: Labor Law for Locals

Jul 06 2017

One of the best ways to protect a business is to know the law as it relates to workplace discrimination, wages and overtime, employment contracts, employee handbooks, and sound human resources policies. The public can hear directly from the US more

Get rid of your residential hazardous waste

Jul 05 2017

Sullivan County will host two residential Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events this summer. The second is scheduled for Sunday, July 23 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Both events will be staged at the Monticello Transfer Station – more

Sullivan Renaissance provides assistance to 24 businesses

Jul 03 2017

Sullivan Renaissance recently awarded $30,000 in grants and other support to 24 Sullivan County businesses as part of the 2017 Business Assistance Grant Program.  The program offers both financial and technical assistance to businesses interested more

April home sales

Jun 29 2017

April sales information is out and it’s a mixed bag for buyers and sellers in Sullivan and Ulster counties: For sellers, the median sales price is up 17.9 percent to $125,000. But it’s taking slightly longer to sell their homes—on average 247 more

Cronk’s Celebrates 30 Years

Jun 27 2017

Tom Cronk was born and raised in Liberty. He attended St. Peter’s Regional Catholic School and Liberty High School. Every day to and from school Tom passed 311 North Main Street, the building he would one day own. He started his business there on more

Natural Contents

Jun 25 2017

Natural Contents lifestyle bloggers, Danielle Gaebel and Jennifer Bitetto, will host a series of cooking demos and tastings at area farmers’ markets this season. Cooking from their book, Good Food for Everyone: Farm Fresh Clean Eating, Danielle more

Employee training is priority No. 1 in new economy

Jun 23 2017

To the People: Talk to anyone in business these days about workforce and you are likely to get the same answer. “I have jobs but cannot find anyone suitable to work for me…” So what is the problem? Is there an increasing gap between what the more

Municipalities Unite in Support of Economic Development

Jun 21 2017

If you thought local municipalities exist only to serve their own constituencies think again. In a show of collaboration underscoring that “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts,” the County of Sullivan, Town of Thompson and Town of more

SUNY Sullivan’s Summer courses begin

Jun 21 2017

SUNY Sullivan’s next series of Summer Courses begin June 26 and July 5, with almost two dozen classes to choose from, and with in-state tuition reduced by 33% off the regular rate. The sessions are a combination of online and on campus classes. more

Sullivan County Realtors Look to a Busy Spring

Apr 10 2017

Hope springs eternal… and spring brings eternal hope—at least in the Real Estate business! The heart of the winter season is not always kind to the housing market. Unpredictable weather can cause people looking to cancel showings; sellers can more

Blustein, Shapiro, Rich & Barone, LLP Joins Forces with Richard A. Stoloff PLLC to Expand Legal Services

Apr 08 2017

Hudson Valley law firm Blustein, Shapiro, Rich & Barone, LLP (BSR&B) and Sullivan County Catskills law firm Richard A. Stoloff PLLC – both Investors in the Sullivan County Partnership – have announced an Of Counsel relationship in which more

FisherMears Continues Award-Winning Service

Apr 02 2017

FisherMears Associates, LLC, a boutique marketing communications company in Liberty, recently received two American Graphic Design Awards (AGDA) for their work on the Bethel Woods 10th Anniversary Edition of its Annual Report, and the 2016 Travel more

Getting ‘A-Quaintanced’ with Sullivan Higher Education

Mar 31 2017

When news that SUNY Sullivan President Karin Hilgerson would vacate her post reached New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo’s office last spring, the community college received the kind of phone call the NYS Assistant Secretary of Education would more