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Friday, September 22, 2017

Local Sports

Assertive Eldred corrals Sullivan West in battle of the unbeaten

ELDRED - According to Isaac Newton's first law of motion, “An object in motion continues in motion with the same speed and in the same direction unless acted upon by an unbalanced force.” Applying that to the world of sports when two previously ... read more

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Thompson plans to buy former Camp Jened

By Rich Klein - reporter / photographer

The former Camp Jened is a 175-acre property, which the Town of Thompson plans to convert into a town park.
ROCK HILL — The Town of Thompson Board has entered into a formal agreement with United Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York to purchase the former Camp Jened on Adams Rd. for $1.5 million and plans to make the 175-acre property a town park. The agreement, executed on August 7, could close as early as November.
The pending purchase was first brought to the public's attention in the minutes from the July 18 meeting. The Meeting Agenda listed the action under Executive Session as “Contract Matters.”
Town Attorney Michael Mednick said, “When the agenda was completed there was nothing scheduled for any action to be taken. After the executive session was completed, the town board reopened the public meeting and took action in connection with matters that came up during the executive ...
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Liberty transportation facilities, zoning among meeting topics

By Mike Vreeland - reporter / photographer

by MIKE VREELAND

LIBERTY — On September 18, the Town of Liberty held a public hearing regarding a proposed amendment of the zoning law in order to establish a “Floating Zone for Transportation Facilities.”
The local law (#3 of 2017) ...
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Students and community come together to help hurricane victims

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer

LOCH SHELDRAKE — Members of the Liberty and Monticello Rotary Clubs along with student and faculty volunteers from SUNY Sullivan came together on Wednesday to pack much needed clothing and supplies for victims of hurricane Harvey in Texas.
“We are very excited to be able to help out,” SUNY ...
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Human Rights Commission asks Legislators to support DACA

By Matt Shortall - staff writer
Irais Leon told her story in order to urge legislators to pass a resolution in support of the 2017 Dream Act. From the left are Leon, Deputy County Manager Dan Depew, Legislators Alan Sorensen, Ira Steingart, Joe Perrello and Mark McCarthy.

MONTICELLO — Members of the Sullivan County Human Rights Commission stood before legislators on Tuesday to ask for a resolution in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
According to the Pew Research Center, there are nearly ...
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