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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Local Sports

Kutsher's Golf Course to open July 4

MONTICELLO - The front-nine (1-9 holes) at Kutsher's at Veria Golf Course will open for play on July 4.
Tabbed by many as one of Sullivan County's outstanding golf courses, the facility is now under the management of Golf Course Superintendent ...
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Cows killed Sunday in barn fire

By Rich Klein  - reporter/photographer

The scene on Sunday at Michel Farm on Hurd Road.
SWAN LAKE — A devastating fire destroyed the barn at Michel Farms on Hurd Road late Sunday, killing approximately eight to ten dairy cows plus about 20 calves, according to co-owner Fred Michel.
No people were injured except for one firefighter who suffered from heat exhaustion, according to Timothy Blais, chief of the Kauneonga Lake Fire Department.
The farm is located about 3.5 miles north of Bethel Woods and was founded in 1946.
About 80 of the dairy cows were rescued and taken in by neighbor Will Hughson of Hughson Farms on Swiss Hill Road in Jeffersonville.
Hughson said at press time yesterday that two of the cows he's caring for were slightly burned but the rest were okay.
“We had room in our barn so we just brought them over,” said Hughson, who said he has 120 ...
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Highland revamps park in honor of JJ Hanson

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer

ELDRED - The Town of Highland community is joining together to work on the Hickok Brook State Park in honor of JJ Hanson. The Highland Town Board announced at its monthly meeting that plans are underway.
The Hickok Brook Multiple Use Area is ...
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Victory for Toronto Reservoir

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer

BETHEL — With summer close at hand, residents and tourists will soon be heading to local lakes and reservoirs to get away from the heat and to enjoy what the Catskills has to offer.
The Friends of Toronto Reservoir (FTR) are fighting to keep the Toronto Reservoir south of White Lake open to the ...
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Here comes the sun

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer
The Town of Forestburgh is welcoming solar energy systems to apply now.

FORESTBURGH — The moratorium on solar energy system applications has been lifted in Forestburgh. At their most recent town board meeting and after months of lengthy decisions regarding the current solar law, a unanimous vote was passed to lift the ... read more

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