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Saturday, July 21, 2018

Local Sports

Monti Summer League offers way for local hoopsters to hone skills

MONTICELLO - In what has become a fun tradition that is extremely resourceful to local coaches, hoopsters and referees, the Monticello High School Boys Basketball Summer League recently kicked off another season.
Sullivan West Varsity Boys ...
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Casino's coolant crashes sewer plant

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer

The Town of Thompson Water and Sewer Department recently found out that Resorts World Catskills casino dumped a significant amount of toxic coolant water into the sewer system.
THOMPSON — During the last week in June, workers at the Thompson Wastewater treatment plant found a toxic load of biocides that entered into the system and killed off all the bacteria used to help break down sludge at the treatment plant.
As required, the Thompson Department of Water and Sewer reported the incident to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC).
In February, a similar incident happened at the wastewater treatment plant, and after much investigation, Thompson could not find the source of the toxic dump.
This time in June, after another internal investigation, it was found that Resorts World Catskills Casino drained their cold water cooling lines into the town's sewer system. The water that was drained into the system contains biocides, ...
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Will illegal music festival go on?

By Fred Stabbert III - publisher

KENOZA LAKE - Will a decision handed down June 21 by the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division stop Ian Leifer from hosting his fifth annual The Camping Trip music festival next weekend, July 27-29?
Town officials think not.
“He ...
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Mail order prescriptions hitting small business

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer

JEFFERSONVILLE - “No one's coming through the door,” said Maria Neumann. She's the owner of Jeff Pharmacy and she's speaking about customers getting their prescriptions through the mail, rather than going to pick them up at the pharmacy.
While anyone can sign up for mail order prescriptions at ...
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Neighbor dispute erupts into violence in Parksville

By Rich Klein - reporter/photographer
Wade St. Germain was attended by in MobileMedic EMS last Sunday before being taken to CRMC.

PARKSVILLE — A fight last Sunday on Main Street and Short Avenue pitted Joseph Peters Sr. and Joseph Peters Jr. on one side and Wade St. Germain, RJ Baker and April Slegona (all three of Cabernet Franks) on the other, with a few other unidentified ... read more

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