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Sunday, August 28, 2016

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Local race raises money, boosts tourism and helps runners prepare

CALLICOON-Racers took off last Saturday morning for the 3rd annual Bald Eagle Half Marathon and 10K, sending runners and walkers through Callicoon, Hortonville and North Branch, before returning to finish line at Ridgeback Sports in Callicoon.
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Gavin DeGraw's back and performing in Bethel

By Jeanne Sager - reporter/photographer

Gavin DeGraw's first appearance at Bethel Woods Center of the Arts was Opening Night, July 1, 2006 when the New York Philharmonic officially opened the concert venue on a beautiful summer night. Already well known for his many hit songs, Gavin visited with many “hometown” friends that night and was a star attraction for many young ladies in the audience. He also had a reserved parking spot, located right behind the pavilion.
BETHEL — There's no question Sullivan County earned its place in musical history some 47 years ago. Woodstock remains one of the most famous music festivals in history.
But while more than half a million people came from outside of the county and into Bethel in 1969, Gavin DeGraw got his start right here in Sullivan County.
Born and raised in South Fallsburg, the 1995 Fallsburg Central School graduate is a Grammy Award nominee, whose song about growing up in the county was once a theme song for the hit TV show “One Tree Hill.”
And this weekend the county's most famous musician will be coming home to play the county's most famous musical spot.
DeGraw is kicking off a national tour to support his new album, Something Worth Saving, with a concert at Bethel Woods.
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Delaware, Camping Trip likely to collide again

By Dan Hust - staff writer

KENOZA LAKE — Similar to last year's outcome, The Camping Trip's promoter Ian Leifer says the 2016 event went well and received no complaints, while Delaware Supervisor Ed Sykes said he had heard some noise complaints and plans to continue ... read more


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Fallsburg debates whether to lift moratorium for specific projects

By Dan Hust - staff writer

SOUTH FALLSBURG — For more than an hour Monday inside the standing-room-only town court, Fallsburg's town board listened as speakers vigorously debated whether to lift the two-month-old residential building moratorium for four different projects.
Two appeared to be at the end of the approvals ...
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Legislators pass animal abuser law, renew manager's contract, eye tax cap

By Dan Hust - staff writer
Dean enjoys the attention of Legislator Mark McCarthy, one of dozens who showered affection August 18 on the newly adopted Rottweiler - who now has an anti-abuse law named after him.

MONTICELLO — Thursday, August 18 may have been the first time legislators ever found a tail wagging in celebration of their vote.
Dean, an abused Rottweiler, came to the full Legislature meeting to watch his law adopted into existence. Now ...
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