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Friday, October 22, 2021
Garnet Health Announces New President & CEO Alfred E. Pilong Middletown, NY –  Garnet Health is pleased to announce Alfred E. Pilong, Jr. as the new President and CEO of Garnet Health which includes Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Urgent Care, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation - Catskills. Mr. Pilong ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, October 22, 2021
Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening of:Cochecton Spirits  Thursday 10/28/21 @ 4:00PM  LOCATION: 54 County Rd 114, Cochecton, NY 12726  Neighborhood spirits & wine store with a focus on quality small producers. Featuring Sullivan County, NY State, and others around the globe.  Ribbon Cutting at 4:30Champagne tasting Open Daily Sunday – Thursday 12PM – 7PM; Friday 12PM -8PM; Saturday 11AM – ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, October 21, 2021
Please join the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce in celebrating theCare Center at Sunset Lake Family Harvest Festival and Ribbon Cutting:  Sunday, October 24, 2021 Festivities start at 12:00 PM Ribbon Cutting at 1:00 PM   The Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce is proud to promote the Care Center at Sunset Lake Sullivan County Adult Care Center, on Sunday, October 24, 2021, at 12:00 PM at ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, October 21, 2021
IN-PERSON FIRST FRIDAY BREAKFAST SPONSORSHIPS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 25th ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2021 AT 9 AM The Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce will be selling advance sponsorships for the First Friday Breakfasts for 2022. These wildly popular networking opportunities usually sell out in the first day offered. First Friday Breakfasts are hosted by different ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Conservancy Announces “Confluence: Land, Water, Wildlife” Photo Contest Winners and Gallery Exhibition Upper Delaware River Region, NY and PA – Through summer 2021, the Delaware Highlands Conservancy held its fourth annual juried photo contest, "Confluence: Land, Water, Wildlife." The contest invited local photographers to capture striking nature photos from the Upper Delaware River region in ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Western Sullivan Public Library AnnouncesNovember Teen/Tween Programs  Among Us Tween Online GamingFun online class for tweens ages 9-14. During this zoom students will socialize and play Among Us in a monitored environment. This is a live, small group online class that’s available on any device from anywhere - from the comfort of home! We will meet on Wednesday, November 10th from 4:00 - 5:00 ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, October 18, 2021
Local Business Takes on the Supply Chain Crisis The troubles with the supply chain are daunting. We’re seeing predictions that the holiday shopping season will be marred by empty shelves and disappointed children. While the problems are serious, there are some businesses that will triumph in the face of adversity, and this very well could be the best holiday season for them yet. If you are one ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Weekly Business Article
Monday, October 18, 2021
Children’s Story Walk. Join us for a walk through the pages of the book Little Roja Riding Hood. This clever picture book puts a different spin on a classic children's book, allowing us to engage in active learning.  From October 23rd - November 13th, different pages of the book will be placed in shop windows throughout the town of Callicoon. Begin your Self-Paced walk at the library, reading ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, October 18, 2021
TOYS FOR TOTS Toy Drive with MARINE SGT GANALNovember 20, 2021 Ted Strobel Center - Monticello, NY 1:30 - 5:30 PM  
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Delaware Highlands Conservancy’s Van Scott Nature Reserve Opens in Beach Lake, Wayne County, PA Upper Delaware River Region, PA & NY—The Delaware Highlands Conservancy is pleased to announce that the 144-acre Van Scott Nature Reserve in Beach Lake, Berlin Township, PA is open to the public.  Generously donated to the Conservancy by the Van Scott family in May 2020, the Van Scott Nature Reserve ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, October 06, 2021
    The Sullivan County Bar Association held its first in-person meeting in over a year on the outdoor deck at BHR in Rock Hill, New York.  The 2021-2022 Board members and Officers were installed by the Honorable E. Danielle Jose-Decker.  The incoming Officers are President Amy Davidoff, Vice President Cheryl McCausland, Secretary Troy Johnstone, and Treasurer Sandra Heck.  Pictured in SCBA ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, October 06, 2021
Western Sullivan Public Library AnnouncesOctober Teen/Tween Programs  Teen Hangout Teens, join us for our weekly zoom call.  During our time together anything can happen! We catch up on the past week, talk about interesting projects we’ve done or what we’d like to do in the future, and even get into a virtual game.   Teen Hangout is happening on Wednesday, October 6th & 20th from 4:00 - 5:00 ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, October 05, 2021
Rebecca B. Mantello, Esq. of Jacobowitz & Gubits Recognized as Rising StarWALDEN, N.Y. - The law firm of Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP (J&G) is pleased to announce that Rebecca B. Mantello, Esq., a resident of Wallkill, was selected as a 2021 Orange County Rising Star by the Junior League of Orange County, NY, Inc. Rebecca is Senior Counsel with Jacobowitz and Gubits, concentrating in the area of ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, October 05, 2021
WSPL Presents The Old Time Radio Podcast Inner Sanctum Mysteries -"The Undead" Sullivan County, NY:  Howling winds, flapping bat wings, creaking doors, shadowy figures hovering over graveyards….. all this and more awaits you for your ghoulish pleasure.  Listen at your leisure to our latest old time radio series The Inner Sanctum Mysteries – The Undead, written by Milton Lewis.  These ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, October 05, 2021
Monticello Kiwanis Annual Fundraiser Dinner  In light of the continuing Covid situation, the Kiwanis Club of Monticello is once more making their Annual Bernie Shore/Rose Raimond Fundraising Dinner available at a time of the ticket buyer’s choosing from Yanni’s Café on Pleasant Street in Monticello.  Tickets are $20 each, which entitles the buyer to dinner platter choices of Hot Open Roast Beef, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, October 05, 2021
The Forestburgh Playhouse, in conjunction with friends of Sheldon thru Catskills Pride, is honored to announce the creation of the Sheldon Soffer Memorial Arts Fund, which will be utilized towards the training, education and development of LGBTQIA+ and Ally youth in Sullivan County. This fund was created to honor the memory and legacy of Sheldon Soffer, a longtime community member of Wayne ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
MONTICELLO AND WOODRIDGE KIWANIS DONATE BABY ITEMS TO GARNET HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER AT HARRIS  Monticello and Woodridge Kiwanis, in keeping with their mission to give back to the community, recently delivered dozens of baby clothes, pampers and toys to the Garnet Health Medical Center, Maternity Unit, Harris Campus. These donations will be distributed to families in need to ensure that their ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Take A Hike! on the Tusten Mountain Trail  Do you enjoy being in the great outdoors?  Have you heard of Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River’s Take a Hike! program?  To get people to enjoy the outdoors and hiking, Upper Delaware has partnered with the New York Department of Conservation, the Pennsylvania Game Lands, Sullivan County, NY, Boy Scouts of America, and Damascus Township, PA to ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Garnet Health Medical Center Catskills Announces 3D Mammography Technology  This latest technology is proven to be up to 40% more accurate in detecting breast cancers.Harris, NY – Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, formerly Catskill Regional Medical Center, is pleased to announce its new 3D tomosynthesis technology, also known as 3D mammography. The entire purchase of the 3D tomosynthesis ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Indigenous Womens’ Voices SummitMusic| Panels| Art| Celebration September 8 - Nov 7 | Festival October 8 & 92nd Annual Indigenous Womens’ Voices SummitCelebrating and igniting creative change. The goal of the Summit is to foster community building between Nations. To bring together traditional teachings and contemporary minds to imagine ways forward for our people. To recognize that while there ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Jacobowitz and Gubits Welcomes New Attorney to the FirmWALDEN, NY - Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP is pleased to announce that Cynthia J. Hand has joined the firm’s Business and Estate Planning team as an Associate attorney. Pictured above: (from left to right) Michele L. Babcock, Managing Partner and Cynthia J. Hand, Associate Cynthia earned her Bachelor of Arts in 2002, from Muhlenberg College in ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
The Forestburgh Playhouse is ready to do the Time Warp Again!  The Rocky Horror Show Live will be performed in the Forestburgh Tavern 8 times for patrons to enjoy! This immersive production features amazing Playhouse talent, a fantastic live band of the best local musicians and a ton of fun! Join Brad and Janet as they travel to the mansion of Dr. Frankenfurter and experience the wild ride -- ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Equilibrium Brews New Beer in Memory of Former Employee  Proceeds from the sale of MCity Beer will benefit the Jose (Jason) Brizell Fund.Equilibrium Brewery is brewing a new beer to honor the memory of a former employee killed last March in a hiking accident at Minnewaska State Park. Jose (Jason) Brizell was just 24 years old.MCity Beer goes on sale at noon on September 16. Equilibrium also ships ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Put Your Stamp on Every National Park Experience  Since 1986, national park visitors across the country have turned to the Passport To Your National Parks program to preserve cherished memories of their park travels by collecting ink cancellations at every national park they visit.  This year the program is celebrating its 35th birthday!  For 35 years, the Passport to Your National Parks program ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, August 30, 2021
At 8:30 a.m. on August 14, a strong, shallow earthquake rocked southwestern Haiti.  The 7.2 magnitude quake, which was 10 km deep, toppled buildings and homes and damaged infrastructure and roads, cutting off access to some roads in the southwest such as National Road 7 (RN#7) connecting Les Cayes and Jeremie, and forcing many to flee their homes in fear that they may collapse.  There have been ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Human Interest
Monday, August 30, 2021
Federation for the Homeless Receives “Excluded Workers Fund” GrantThe Sullivan County Federation for the Homeless has announced they have received funding from the New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) to implement the Excluded Workers Fund (EWF). The fund will provide financial relief for New Yorkers state-wide who have suffered income loss during the pandemic and were left out of the ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, August 30, 2021
Vaccines: Proven to Protect Your Child from Serious DiseasesBy Joseph Chavez Carey, MD, FAAFP, Primary Care Medical Director,Garnet Health Doctors, and Alicia Olowu, DO, Family Medicine and Primary Care Doctor, Garnet Health Doctors For most parents, keeping their children healthy and safe is their first priority. Fortunately, we can protect children from a major area of concern – serious ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, August 23, 2021
Kelly A. Pressler, Esq. Recognized by Super Lawyers as Rising Star  WALDEN, NY – The law firm of Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP (J&G) is pleased to announce that Kelly A. Pressler, Partner concentrating in general, commercial, estate, and municipal litigation, was recognized by Super Lawyers as a 2021 Upstate New York Rising Star.  Pressler has consistently received this recognition each year since ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, August 23, 2021
Take A Hike! on the Damascus Forest Trail  Do you enjoy hiking?  Hiking is a wonderful recreational activity for individuals, small groups, and families.  Have you heard of Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River’s Take a Hike! program?  As a way to get people to enjoy the outdoors, Upper Delaware has partnered with the New York Department of Conservation, the Pennsylvania Game Lands, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Take A Hike! on the Mongaup River Trail  Do you enjoy hiking?  Have you heard of Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River’s Take a Hike! program?  As a way to get people to enjoy the outdoors, Upper Delaware has partnered with the New York Department of Conservation, the Pennsylvania Game Lands, Sullivan County, NY, Boy Scouts of America, and Damascus Township, PA to create the Take A Hike! ...read more
Categories: Education
Tuesday, July 06, 2021
SULLIVAN Fresh Markets Launch New Incentives: Summer through FallSULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — It’s that time of year and Sullivan Fresh Farmers’ Markets are open for the season.  Sullivan Fresh's mission is to make fresh fruits and vegetables affordable and easily available to communities within Sullivan County through outreach, incentives, nutrition education, cooking demonstrations, and multi-lingual ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, June 28, 2021
Brownie Wise (the saleswoman behind the success of Tupperware) said, “If you want to build a business, build the people.” This is incredibly important but now more than ever. With the hiring shortage going on, you must do something to make your business stand out and helping potential employees understand they can have a career with you (or at least feel valued while they are there) can be the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release, Weekly Business Article
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
TRAVEL ADVISORYLANE REDUCTION ON COUNTY ROUTE 114 BRIDGE OVER THE DELAWARE RIVER IN COCHECTON, SULLIVAN COUNTY The New York State Department of Transportation is advising motorists that starting Wednesday, May 26, the bridge carrying County Route 114 over the Delaware River in Cochecton, Sullivan County, will be reduced to a single lane with alternating one-way traffic controlled by temporary ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Healthy Orange Farmers MarketStarts Tuesday July 6th on Broadway next to the DMV.  130 Broadway Newburgh, NY 12550 - Orange County The Market will be open from 10-2 through October 26. Anyone who uses SNAP there gets an equal amount of coupons, called Double Up Bucks, to spend. So spend $10 in SNAP and get an extra $10 to spend in coupons. Farms participating this year include Angel Farm, Mimonex ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, March 29, 2021
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Wednesday, March 10, 2021
COVID Economic AidPaycheck Protection ProgramNew COVID Relief Program Report has been posted with top-line data as of 3/4/21 (this past Thursday).                                Covering top-line data from PPP, Forgiveness, EIDL and the completed 2020 EIDL AdvanceNew "Get help with your PPP loan page" (Spanish version), including info about PPP webinar seriesUpdated First Draw (SP), Second ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Weekly Business Article, Chamber, Economic, Press Release
Monday, February 08, 2021
National Park Service Implements Mask Requirement Across All Parks and Federal BuildingsBeach Lake – To protect the health of those who live, work and visit our national parks and facilities, and in support of the President’s Executive Order on Protecting the Federal Workforce and Requiring Mask-Wearing, the National Park Service (NPS) implemented a mask requirement for employees, visitors, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, January 05, 2021
SBA Extends COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application Deadline through Dec. 31, 2021 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration today announced that the deadline to apply for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program for the COVID-19 Pandemic disaster declaration is extended to Dec. 31, 2021.  The deadline extension comes as a result of the recent bipartisan COVID-19 ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, December 21, 2020
Bring in Last-minute Shoppers with These 4 COVID Precautions As I write this, we are a few days away from Christmas. And while it may feel like the holiday season has already been decided with everyone from the post office to mail-order businesses saying there's no way they can meet Christmas deadlines, now is the time that local small businesses can shine. You have an advantage at this point ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, July 20, 2020
4 Marketing Tips for Businesses with No Marketing Budget   You likely have heard the phrase, “you need to spend money to make money.” I'm not here to argue that from either side but digital marketing has allowed businesses with very small budgets to make a big impression. While it hasn't exactly leveled the playing field, it certainly has helped businesses gain a larger audience with very little ...read more
Categories: Community, Weekly Business Article, Chamber, Economic
Monday, July 13, 2020
Change These 3 Things in Your Business Now for a Stronger Recovery  With numbers of COVID infections increasing daily in many states, people are wondering when it will end and when we can begin to start feeling confident in an economic recovery.  No one knows for sure when recovery will begin.  In the meantime, there are a few things we know about how business and customers have changed. You ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Weekly Business Article
Monday, June 29, 2020
5 Ways to Communicate Difficult Business Messages    If there's one thing 2020 has shown us, it's how to bolster our communication skills. We've had cause for a lot of really difficult conversations with our customers. Nobody ever wants to give bad news but 2020 seems like the year we have to keep reiterating and sharpening our communication skills with difficult messages.  But if you feel like ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Weekly Business Article
Monday, March 02, 2020
The Sullivan County Chamber is a Good Neighbor in our Communities   Often assumed a business support organization only, the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce is a good neighbor in all communities in Sullivan County and the region! The Chamber of Commerce does have one certain common denominator with our fellow Chambers, and that is to encourage and promote local business. While individuals who ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Weekly Business Article
Monday, December 09, 2019
Johnny the Bagger: a Customer Service StorySeveral years ago,  a motivational speaker at a convention shared the story of “Johnny the Bagger.” The presenter was hired by a large supermarket chain to lead a customer service program, and she shared that experience with us.In her presentation to the employees of this supermarket she said, “Every one of you can make a difference,” and she challenged ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, November 18, 2019
As we are moving into the holiday gift giving season and onto a brand-new yearn have you thought about giving yourself and your business a gift? Most of us will spend a few weeks looking for the perfect gifts for loved ones, employees, clients, pets, teachers, and a host of others. It’s time you shift that generosity to yourself and your business with these gifts you should be giving and ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Help Your Customers Fall in Love Even If Your Brand Isn't George Clooney Customers want to do business with companies they know, like, and trust. You've likely seen extremely dedicated fans of the Fortune 100 brands. They wait in ridiculously long lines for product roll-outs; they refuse to buy from a competitor; and they think every other brand in that category is inferior.  But how can you ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, November 04, 2019
Chamber Membership: Getting Out What You Put InThere’s a saying in chamber circles that a chamber membership is like a gym membership. You get out what you put in. You can’t join a gym, never go, and expect to have abs like Ryan Gosling. But is a chamber membership really like going to the gym? That depends on whether you like going to the gym or not.Getting Out What You Put in to ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, October 28, 2019
6 Popular Misconceptions About the Chamber That Could Be Limiting Your Business   Chamber membership is good for business because it influences the community's perception of you. However, many business owners don't know exactly what the chamber does and so they don't take advantage of the help and resources it offers. For a minimum investment, the chamber can help your business grow in ways ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, October 21, 2019
Experience Is the New Marketing Gimmick I've worked with many businesses in creating content for their website. When I do, one of the questions I ask is what makes them different from their competition. Almost always they answer their customer service and their willingness to stand behind their product or service. Perfect. Except…   Every business thinks they have these things. And even if they ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, October 07, 2019
How to Prepare Your Site for Holiday Traffic If you have a brick-and-mortar location, chances are you're doing some sort of decorating for the holidays. Even if you don't celebrate, it's likely your customers do so in order to spread the holiday cheer you get festive.   The same should be true of your website. While you don't need to decorate per se, you do need to prepare for holiday traffic. ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, September 23, 2019
31+ Social Media Posts to Improve Your Holiday Marketing The fall and early winter are a treasure trove of holidays.  It seems like we go from one to the next. That's why it's incredibly important to make sure you're using these momentous occasions in your marketing.     Have you ever noticed how retail goes straight from one holiday to the next? One of the reasons for that is because holidays ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, September 09, 2019
5 Ways Your Customers Win with You as a Chamber Member A chamber membership is an investment in your business. As an investment, you undoubtedly expect a return. While it’s easy to look at what you paid for membership and how many new customers were sent you way through the chamber and calculate your return that way, there’s more to it than just that. For instance, did you know that your ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Tuesday, September 03, 2019
4 Ways a Chamber Membership Can Balance Out Seasonal Business If your business is seasonal, it probably feels a lot like feast or famine. You may love your seasonal crowds but hate the fear you won’t last long enough to see your next one. Seasonal businesses or businesses in towns with a seasonal draw struggle with year-round consistent revenue. While you might not ever achieve revenue equality ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, August 26, 2019
5 Ways the Chamber Can Help Make You a Better Networker Networking opportunities are everywhere. You no longer must leave your house to be able to network, but studies now show that online networking doesn’t hold the same power as in-person networking. Networking is critical to landing a job, learning about opportunities before they are broadcast, and getting more sales for your business. You ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, August 19, 2019
Do you track the number of sales you make along with the revenue? Of course you do. How do your numbers look? Are you increasing or remaining the same? Hopefully you’re not down this year but if you are, these may be some of the reasons why and what you can do to fix them: You Can’t Compete on PriceI’m making a broad generalization here, but as a small business you can’t compete on price with the ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Monday, August 12, 2019
9 Tips For Improving Your Listing In Voice Search   Just when you thought your website was search engine optimized and then mobile search optimized we have another challenge--voice search optimization. Yes, that’s right. According to Bright Local’s Voice Search for Local Business Study, 58% of consumers used voice search to locate information about a local business. Nearly half of that number ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article
Thursday, August 08, 2019
In a recent survey by Daysmart Software, 54% of small business owners admitted to being worried about making enough money. Making money is a common concern because not only does it factor in bringing in enough clients or customers but also ensuring your products or services are priced right and negotiating any cash flow problems.   Small business owners have lots of stressors as they follow ...read more
Categories: Weekly Business Article

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