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Monday, July 22, 2019

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Team Zeno grows: Community rallies behind Fallsburg star in her fight against cancer

FALLSBURG -- When it comes to academics or her opponents on the parquet floor, Fallsburg standout student athlete and rising senior Amanda Zeno has had no problem with the competition. However, the 1,000-point scorer, who academically is ranked No. ... read more

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Conference center considered for Liberty

By Matt Shortall - co-editor

Sullivan County Legislature Chairman Luis Alvarez (left) and Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development President and CEO Marc Baez appeared before the Liberty Town Board on Monday to discuss a potential conference center on the former Grossinger's property.
LIBERTY — Long before the old buildings at the former Grossinger's Catskill Resort Hotel in Liberty were demolished last summer, there was speculation as to what, if anything, would take their place.
Sullivan County Legislature Chairman Luis Alvarez appeared before the Liberty Town Board on Monday night to announce that the county, along with the Partnership for Economic Development and the Sullivan Catskills Visitors Association, is pursuing a conference or convention center near that location.
“In order to keep this project moving, we're going to need the support of the town board. It has to be a project between the town and the county working together,” Alvarez said. “Let's go for it!”
According to Alvarez, the legislature was approached by Muss Development LLC about ...
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Community gathers to support the Hahn Family

By Sarah Clark - reporter/photographer

ROSCOE -- Community members gathered at Roscoe Beer Company to support the Hahn family of Hilly Acres Farm after a devastating fire on July 9 cost them one of their barns, 400 chickens and 300 bales of hay.
Nearly 300 people attended Tuesday ...
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Sager announces run for county clerk

By Sarah Clark - reporter/photographer

MONTICELLO — On July 17 at the Government Center in Monticello, Democrat David Sager formally announced his candidacy for the Sullivan County Clerk. He hopes to take the position that is currently held by County Clerk Daniel Briggs, who is retiring after his term ends.
Sager graduated from ...
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A ‘Woodstock' Wedding: It happened 50 years ago

By Ruth Brustman - contributing writer
Paul and Ruth Brustman were married on August 16, 1969 - the Saturday of Woodstock weekend.

Ruth Hubert and Paul Brustman picked August 16, 1969 as their wedding date. Little did they know what an historic wedding they would have. Here is the story of the couple's unforgettable wedding day 50 years ago. For more great stories about the ... read more


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