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Saturday, July 4, 2020

Local Sports

Farewell to 2020 seniors and bon voyage

CALLICOON- For the past three months this writer has been interviewing and profiling Sullivan County senior athletes, telling their stories and celebrating their unique contributions to their teams, schools and communities.
The profiles also ...
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Top Stories

Local partners deliver meals and hope

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer

Jason “JJ” Wallace and Isabella Alan, 5, of Woodridge were happy that Martin “Marty” Colavito stopped by in the morning to deliver some food items during the COVID-19 pandemic.
SULLIVAN — Martin “Marty” Colavito, the Community Hub Program Manager of Monticello, starts most of his days at 6 a.m., loading up a van in Liberty at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan (CCE).
He stocks the van with fresh produce, bread, eggs, and various fruit drinks, water, and pre-made meals.
Afterward, he begins his day-long venture out into the county to deliver those items to people in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Colavito not only brings food, but he also brings conversation, laughter and a little bit of light during these troubling times.
Partnering with Sullivan Allies Leading Together (SALT), CCE and several school districts throughout the county, Colavito, along with SALT Program Manager Thomas Bosket saw a need when the state began its stay-at-home ...
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Lost hikers found at Neversink

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer

NEVERSINK — At approximately 8:42 p.m. on Tuesday, the Rock Hill Fire Department (RHFD) received reports of three missing hikers at the Neversink River Unique Area.
The area, also known as the Neversink Gorge, spans over 4,000 acres and crosses ...
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Latest News

Fireworks displays carry on

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer

REGION — As the nation faces one of the biggest public health crises ever, the celebration of the Fourth of July becomes more pertinent than ever. While some fireworks displays have been canceled, some are still happening to pay respect to America's birthday.
Fireworks in Narrowsburg and ...
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County sees steady decline of new coronavirus cases

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer
This chart shows the county's number of active cases of coronavirus continueing a steady decline from its peak around mid-April. (Info provided by Sullivan County).

SULLIVAN - Sullivan County Public Health officials have confirmed that new positive cases of coronavirus have been going down since the beginning of May.
As of press time yesterday, there were 9 cases and 0 people hospitalized with the ...
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