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Saturday, July 30, 2016

Local Sports

Ellenville edges Liberty

MONTICELLO- The Monticello High School Boys' Basketball Summer League concluded on Wednesday evening crowning their first champions, as Ellenville defeated Liberty 41-28 in the championship game, which was held in the Monticello High School ... read more

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Will casino bring job opportunities?

By Dan Hust - staff writer

SUNY Sullivan Board Chair Theresa Hamlin welcomes a crowd of about 100 to the first of two sessions Tuesday at the college pertaining to the jobs that will be available at Montreign Resort Casino.
LOCH SHELDRAKE — How can locals position themselves to land one of 1,400 jobs estimated to be available when the Montreign Resort Casino opens in March 2018?
That was the focus of two identical info meetings Tuesday at SUNY Sullivan in Loch Sheldrake.
“This [is an] opportunity for the growth of Sullivan County the likes of which we haven't seen in a very, very long time,” the college's dean of community outreach, Cindy Kashan, told a crowd of 220 (between the two sessions). “I hope you leave here ... with your mind filled with possibilities.”
Various college officials and Montreign's new vice president of human resources, Fran Kneisc, explained a parade of positions that will be needed at the 1.5 million-square-foot casino and associated resort - most of them requiring either a ...
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County readies for potentially seismic shift in employment

By Dan Hust - staff writer

SULLIVAN COUNTY — Employment in Sullivan County is about to get a major boost thanks to the Montreign Resort Casino and related development, but what about those who won't be working there?
County officials have spent more than a year planning ...
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Latest News

An unusual sight in Jeff

By Carol Montana - editor

An unusual sight greeted Jeffersonville residents and passers-by on Thursday morning. High in the sky was a colorful hot air balloon drifting along in the breeze. Whether this was a practice run for the first-ever Jeffersonville Festival of Balloons scheduled for October 1 and 2, or just a ... read more


Instilling pride in the community

By Autumn Schanil - staff writer
From the left, America in Bloom judges Douglas Airhart and Bruce Riggs stand in front of Jane Luchsinger's beautiful old barn on her Blue Hills Farm in Narrowsburg.

NARROWSBURG — Being locally recognized is an accomplishment in itself but to be recognized nationally is something many organizations, towns and people only dream of.
So when national America in Bloom judges Douglas Airhart and Bruce Riggs, both ...
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