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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Local Sports

SW gets it Gander up

LAKE HUNTINGTON - New York State High School Sportswriters take notice - Sullivan West is 3-0 with two victories over Class B teams, the latest a 40-13 drubbing of previously unbeaten Rondout Valley Friday night in Lake Huntington.
The Bulldogs ...
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Sullivan casino hopefuls speak

By Fred Stabbert III - publisher

Sullivan County Legislator and IDA Chairman Ira Steingart, front right with sign, was among the county contingent at Tuesday's public hearing. Behind him, at right, is Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development President Matk Baez. Sitting at left, his face partially hidden, is Mohegan Sun's local consultant Cliff Ehrlich, while at center is Villa Roma's Paul Carlucci.
POUGHKEEPSIE — Well over 100 supporters of the Sullivan County casino projects went to The Grandview Hotel in Poughkeepsie on Tuesday to present their case before the state's Gaming Location Facility Board.
Attending the 12-hour public hearing were many government and business leaders from across the county.
“We did everything we could possibly do,” Walter Garigliano, IDA General Counsel, said. “We made a compelling case for two at the Concord.”
Those two - Montreign and Mohegan Sun - would translate into $1.2 billion in direct casino and hotel investment as well as 4,300 gaming positions, 643 hotel rooms and 20 restaurants.
Sullivan County Legislature Chairman Scott Samuelson was also there and said, “I think it went very well, particularly with the new, out-of-the-box ...
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LaBuda talks redistricting at Forestburgh

By Guy Charles Harriton - reporter/photographer

FORESTBURGH — Some Sullivan County residents will be represented by a different county legislator thanks to planned redistricting due to population change, County Legislator Kathy LaBuda (District 2) told the Forestburgh Town Board last ... read more

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Big decision awaits Bloomingburg

By Eli Ruiz - staff writer

By Eli Ruiz

BLOOMINGBURG — On September 30, residents of this tiny, rural southeastern Sullivan County village of about 400 residents will be voting on a measure to dissolve its government. If it passes, the village will be absorbed in and its administrative functions taken over by the Town ...
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Buto ordered to make deal

By Frank Rizzo - editor

MONTICELLO — Supreme Court Justice Stephan Schick ruled on Monday that Joan Buto must go ahead with her assigned sale of the Narrowsburg School to Brendan and Kathleen Weiden.
Earlier this year Buto had outbid the Weidens $751,000 to $742,000 to ...
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