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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

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2017 Football Co-Coaches of the Year: Fred Ahart (R-D-LM-SW) and John Stephens (Liberty)

SULLIVAN COUNTY - All-time great football player and coach Vince Lombardi once said, “The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the ... read more

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Public Safety Commissioner gets to work

By Matt Shortall - news editor

Rick Sauer (standing) brings decades of law enforcement and public safety experience to his new role as the county public safety commissioner.
MONTICELLO — Sullivan County Manager Josh Potosek recently announced the official appointment of Rick Sauer as the new public safety commissioner.
A resident of the Town of Liberty and a former NYS Trooper, Sauer brings more than 30 years of public safety, law enforcement and emergency response experience to bear in his new role for the county.
“I like being part of a team and helping people in their time of need,” he affirms. “And I enjoy giving back to the community.”
Sauer began his law enforcement career in 1984 with the Greece Police Department in Rochester and then with the police department in his hometown of Olean. But he became involved in emergency services even earlier, serving as an EMT at age 16 and with the campus rescue team while in college.
He retired in ...
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Judge tosses Tusten lawsuit

By Matt Shortall - news editor

MONTICELLO — Sullivan County Supreme Court Judge Stephan Schick threw out a lawsuit by former town Councilman Ned Lang against Tusten Supervisor Carol Wingert and fellow Councilwoman Brandi Merolla.
Judge Schick determined that Wingert and ...
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‘Unsightly, unsafe'

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer

WURTSBORO — Several unsafe structures in Wurtsboro Hills have been deemed hazardous and the town board voted to start the process on removing them. The properties are on 36 Sunrise Trail, Sunrise Trail SBL42.-8-8 and 15 trail 4.
“They are unsightly, they are unsafe,” Town Supervisor Bill ...
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Rockland Town Clerk Judy Newman ready to enjoy more sunshine

By Rich Klein - reporter/photographer
Judy Newman

ROSCOE - Judy Newman, the Town of Rockland Town Clerk, didn't plan a career in that position.
In 1991, she was working as a teller at the former Fleet Bank when her stepsister suggested she run for the clerk position.
She won that race - and ...
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