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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Local Sports

SW stages an historic comeback performance in sectional berth-clinching win over T-V

LAKE HUNTINGTON- To do justice to Sullivan West's epic 50-45 sectional berth clinching win over Tri-Valley on Friday night, one has to reach far deeper than to offer up clichés about great performances or to scatter superlatives that often find ... read more

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Judge LaBuda answers questions about what happened in September

By Dan Hust - staff writer

Sullivan County Court Judge Frank LaBuda heads into Delaware County Family Court in Delhi on Friday, where he gave testimony about the confrontation between him and brother Peter Labuda in September.
DELHI — Sullivan County Court Judge Frank LaBuda found himself on the other side of the bench Friday.
Testifying in the case brought against him by his brother Peter, Frank spent two-and-a-half hours in the witness chair giving his side of the September 25 confrontation that left Peter in the hospital - and apparently injured Frank too.
“Did you run him over?” Peter's attorney, Barbara Strauss, dramatically inquired inside Delaware County Family Court in Delhi, where what is known as a family offense case is proceeding due to obvious conflicts of interest in Sullivan County courtrooms.
“I assume I did,” Frank replied.
But he repeatedly asserted that he was not in control of his ATV when he ran over Peter.
“Would you agree the two of you were kind of playing ‘chicken' with ...
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Legislator hopes Sullivan County will join in suing drug companies

By Autumn Schanil - staff writer

MONTICELLO — One legislator's dream of taking drug manufacturers to court - to hold them accountable for the rampant use of narcotics - is coming true.
“Several years ago I kind of played with the idea of the county actually suing the ...
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Will county raise tobacco sales age?

By Dan Hust - staff writer

MONTICELLO — Legislators unanimously agreed Thursday to set a public hearing in March to gauge support for raising the tobacco purchase age in Sullivan County to 21, banning sales within 1,000 feet of school properties, and limiting the opening of new outlets.
Whether the majority of legislators ...
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‘Slow Money' focuses on education, community growth

By Margaret Bruetsch - reporter/photographer
Jack Barnett, of Slow Money Delaware River, explains the educational aspect of his organization which helps small business owners, especially farmers, figure out ways to increase business mainly by finding investors.

NARROWSBURG — There's a new program in Narrowsburg called “Slow Money Delaware River.” A meeting held by the group at the Narrowsburg Union on February 7, focused on educating and sharing examples of successful business-investor relationships. ... read more

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