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Monday, September 26, 2016

Local Sports

Indians hone skills as Liberty blanks Bulldogs

LIBERTY - For Liberty Coach Deb Simpson, her team's improved cohesion and skills in their 5-0 win over Sullivan West produced a sense of satisfaction in a season which up to this point had produced only one win against three losses, two of which ... read more

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WVOS/WSUL goes Gold

By Dan Hust - staff writer

MONTICELLO — Sullivan County's oldest radio stations may soon join its youngest under the banner of Bold Gold Media Group.
The marriage is yet to be approved by the Federal Communications Commission (expected later this year), but leaders of both WVOS/WSUL and Thunder 102 announced the coming acquisition this week.
“We're looking forward to working together,” said Helena Manzione, general manager of Monticello-based WSUL/WVOS, which are currently owned by Watermark Communications.
“We're big believers in Sullivan County and in small, community-oriented, locally focused broadcasting,” remarked Vince Benedetto, president and CEO of Bold Gold, the Scranton, Pa.-based company which owns Thunder 102 in Liberty and a diverse array of stations in northeastern Pennsylvania.
While ...
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Local charged with beating inmate

By Dan Hust - staff writer

FISHKILL — A Sullivan County resident is one of five state corrections officers charged with mercilessly beating an inmate in their care.
According to Preet Bharara, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 34-year-old George ...
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Renaissance says goodbye to Gozza, names Frangipane as new leader

By Dan Hust - staff writer

FERNDALE — After just a year at the helm, Peter Gozza has departed as Sullivan Renaissance's executive director.
“It's an internal shift,” new Executive Director Denise Frangipane told the Demo­crat. “It was a mutual agreement between the organization and Pete.”
“It was interesting, it was ...
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Officials gather to talk about addiction

By Scott M. Cooper - reporter
New York State Senator John Bonacic was one of the speakers at the National Recovery Month Conference at SUNY Sullivan on Monday.

LOCH SHELDRAKE — Education, prevention, treatment and hope were the messages at the National Recovery Month Conference at SUNY Sullivan on Monday when government officials, healthcare professionals and law enforcement leaders came together for a ... read more


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