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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Local Sports

Annual SW run benefits SADD chapter

LAKE HUNTINGTON - Some 50 runners came out to help raise money for the Sullivan West SADD chapter, and get coated in colorful powder at the group's annual powder fun run and walk on June 17. Participants began the 5K in pristine white shirts at the ... read more

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Tennessee fugitives sought help from father in Pine Bush - Facebook Pages Reveal ‘Gangster' Talk, Parole

By Rich Klein - reporter / photographer

Jarret Cole Heitmann is 24 years of age, 6'1", 165 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes. Makayla Danielle Stilwell is 22 years of age, 5'9",145 pounds, with brown hair and green eyes.
BLOOMINGBURG — Jarrett Heitmann, the armed fugitive who along with girlfriend Makayla Danielle Stilwell are wanted in Tennessee on charges of kidnapping and attempted murder, identifies himself on Facebook as "Jarret Thepirate." Online research has revealed that his father is Jerome Heitmann, who graduated from Pine Bush High School in 1986.
Investigator John Vendy, with Troop F of the New York State Police (NYSP) in Wurtsboro, confirmed Monday that there is a relative in Pine Bush.
"It does make sense," Vendy said. "We believe they (the fugitives) went to that location to get help from a family member." He added that State Police in Wurtsboro were notified the fugitives were in the area after their car with Tennessee plates was reported abandoned on Awosting Road in Pine Bush. ...
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A new beginning: SC Correctional Facility inmates earn Associate's Degrees

By Matt Shortall - staff writer

WOODBOURNE — It was a special occasion last Wednesday at the Sullivan County Correctional Facility. Twenty inmates donned their caps and gowns to receive their Associate's Degrees.
Friends and family, as well as SUNY Sullivan and Hudson Link ...
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Fire destroys Nelshore Drive home in Monticello

By Carol Montana - editor

MONTICELLO — Monticello firefighters were dispatched to a fire at Nelshore Drive home early yesterday morning.
When firefighters arrived at 1:47 a.m., they found a working structure fire, which included a fully involved vehicle in a garage. The fire extended from the garage into the ...
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Calling in air support

By Matt Shortall - staff writer
The 2006 BELL 407 Rotorcraft being piloted by Mike Croissant seats seven, but it needs to save all the weight it can to haul HVAC units.

MONTICELLO — The fog hung heavy in the air on Sunday morning, preventing Mike Croissant taking off.
His mission was clear - to install six HVAC units on the roof of the Catskill Resorts World Casino being constructed in Monticello. ...
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