Public Service announcements

The Upper Delaware Council made grant awards to the Towns of Deerpark and Lumberland through its 2022 River and Shoreline Clean-up Grants. The Town of Deerpark will focus efforts on the Hawk’s Nest area of the Upper Delaware Scenic Byway New York State Route 97, a much-photographed winding hillside route which […]

UDC Awards Grants for River and Bank Clean Up

Each May and June, Motorists Should be on the Alert for Turtles Crossing the Road The New York DEC advises that native turtles are on the move in May and June seeking sandy areas or loose soil to lay their eggs. In New York, thousands of turtles are killed each year when […]

Alert for Turtles Crossing the Road  

The Wayne County Food Pantry Program conducts monthly distributions of supplemental food items, including fresh local foods, at each of its locations during the month of February. The Damascus Pantry at the Township Building on Conklin Hill Road provides groceries on Thursday, May 19, from 1 to 3 pm. The […]

Wayne Country Food Pantry – May Distribution Schedule

The Wayne County Commissioners will host a series of public information sessions across the county to discuss the Countywide Property Reassessment to address the questions and concerns regarding the process. For those that are unable to attend one of these sessions, a website dedicated to educating residents and answering questions […]

Wayne County Property Reassessment

RUPCO provide funding available to assist low-income first-time homebuyers in Ulster County! There are two separate grants that can assist with down payment and closing costs and renovations. A RUPCO counselor will assist homebuyer in navigating homebuying process. For more information and eligibility, go to

Funding Assistance for First-time Homebuyers

Effective May 2, 2022 through August 31 (as funds allow), the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Cooling Assistance Component (CAC) can provide for the purchase and installation of air conditioners or fans. Though certain eligibility requirements still apply, having a certified medical condition is no longer a requirement.  For more […]

HEAP Cooling Assistance

Betty Lawson, Wayne County Children’s Librarian, and the Women’s Health Care (WHC) of Wayne Memorial Community Health Center are collaborating in a program called “Baby Steps” to provide support for at-risk new mothers.  The “Baby Steps” totes contain  educational toys, t-shirts for mom and baby and handmade blankets.    The […]

“Baby Steps” Kits for At Risk New Mothers

In collaboration with Siena College Research Institute, Garnet Health and the Sullivan County Rural Health Network, Sullivan County Public Health is conducting a community health survey from now through May, and every 18+ County resident is invited to participate – in English or Spanish. “The data we collect – which […]

Sullivan County Health Survey

The 2022 Sullivan Renaissance Healthy Community Initiative grant applications are now available. Community groups, religious institutions, schools and units of local government are eligible to apply for grants up to $2,500 for projects, programs or events that improve and promote the social, physical and environmental health and wellness of Sullivan County […]

Sullivan Renaissance Grants Available