Monthly Archives: October 2020

Move Sullivan, Sullivan County’s year-old public transportation system, is about to take the next step forward. Move Sullivan buses have continued running throughout the pandemic, and starting November 2, the routes will be expanded to meet public demand. In addition to realignments of some existing stops to better serve riders, […]

Move Sullivan to Expand Service

This Thursday, at 6 pm, the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library in Monticello is hosting a dramatic reading of Edgar Allan Poe’s story, “The Tell-Tale Heart” presented as a murder trial. Poe Museum Education Coordinator, Dean Knight, will be doing the reading and he joined us live on air from […]

Listen: The Tell-Tale Heart in Monticello, Virtually

They refer to it as the epidemic within the pandemic: the opioid crisis has more complicated deadly during the pandemic. Shannon Kelly, Chief Operating Officer of Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster spoke to us about the current rise of substance abuse in Sullivan County, the difficulties in treating […]

Listen: Catholic Charities, Substance Abuse, “Epidemic within the Pandemic”

Back in April, the IRS sent stimulus checks to incarcerated people. Later, the IRS decided people in prison shouldn’t be getting checks. Last week, a federal judge ordered them to reverse that reversal. Erika Lorshbough, Deputy Policy Director for the NYCLU, explains all of the twists, turns, and implications of […]

Listen: NYCLU Update

Cases of COVID-19 are on the rise as “pandemic fatigue” sets in. Meanwhile, there’s this big election that’s also been going on forever. So, this is a great time for Dr. Amy Nitza, Director of the Institute for Disaster Mental Health at SUNY New Paltz to return for another Mental […]

Listen: Dr. Amy Nitza, Director of the Institute for Disaster ...

It’s time to Meet the Candidate once again as Radio Catskill keeps you connected this election season, this time focusing on New York’s 19th Congressional District Race. NY-19 covers much of the western Hudson Valley and Catskills, including all of all of Sullivan, Delaware, and Ulster counties in the WJFF […]

Listen: Kyle Van De Water, Candidate NY 19th Congressional District

The number of those infected with COVID-19 shot up in Sullivan County the same week that early voting began. What do these two things have in common? Nothing at all, other than the fact that Dan Hust, Sullivan County Communications Director, knows about both. Hust tells us all the ins […]

Listen: Dan Hust, Sullivan Update

(OCT. 23) The Wayne County Commissioners, County Office of Human Services, and The Cooperage Project will distribute 800 free meals to county residents from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Wayne County Fairgrounds on Tuesday. It’s part of the USDA Farmers to Families program. Juliann Doyle from the Wayne County […]

Listen: Farmers to Families program in Wayne county

(OCT. 23) It’s been a busy time for the Sullivan Catskills Visitors Association. First, they moved into a new location in Liberty. Then, on Monday, they found out the termination of their contract with the county was on the Sullivan County Executive Committee’s agenda. This surprised the Visitors Association, members […]

Listen: Sullivan County Meeting update from Isabel Braverman, Sullivan County ...