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Monday, March 30, 2020

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Player of the Year: Josh Gattling, Monticello

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MONTICELLO -- “Once in a blue moon, there comes somebody like you.”
So sang Edie Brickell with words that could well have been written to describe Monticello senior Josh Gattling, the Sullivan County ...
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Farmers answer the call during coronavirus pandemic

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer

Eugene Thalmann, owner of Sprouting Dreams Farm in Liberty, sold out of his microgreens and sprouts at the Callicoon Farmers Market within an hour on Sunday.
REGION — If you've been to a grocery store lately, you've probably noticed the shelves looking a little bare. The coronavirus pandemic is taking a toll on many aspects of life, and unfortunately the food system is one of them.
Fortunately we live in an area where local farms abound. Many of those farms and other food and goods producers sell at the various farmers' markets around the area.
“It's really important to ensure that our regional economy can stay afloat in uncertain times. I believe that farmers are our national security. With us producing food, we can feed our public and ensure that we have peace,” said Callicoon Farmers Market Board Vice President, Eugene Thalmann.
The Callicoon market was moved from the Delaware Youth Center to its outdoor location at Callicoon Creek ...
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As COVID-19 cases increase, changes continue to be made

By Democrat Staff

SULLIVAN COUNTY -- Sullivan County has confirmed 59 cases of COVID-19 as of yesterday. Keep in mind that these numbers are being consistently updated with the number of confirmed cases expected to rise.
“Assume community transmission is ...
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Catskill Regional Medical Center adjusts surge plan

By Joseph Abraham - co-editor

HARRIS — On Monday, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order requiring all hospitals to increase capacity by a minimum of 50 percent, with a goal of increasing capacity by 100 percent. The Greater Hudson Valley Health System, which Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC) is a part of, has ... read more

Take-out options help keep local businesses alive

By Margaret Bruetsch - reporter/photographer
Local businesses like the Cochecton Fire Station have made adjustments so that they can continue to serve their customers.

COCHECTON — The Cochecton Fire Station has its garage door open for pickups of food and cocktails to go, and like many restaurants in the area, are trying to do business when everyone's being told to stay at home. Owners Josiah Early and Ezekiel ... read more

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