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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

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Depth charge

JEFFERSONVILLE - Rivalry is the lifeblood of sports at all levels, but in high school athletics it exerts a unique and intense force, for in addition to individual and team swagger, it invokes both school and community pride.
Many kids from ...
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Local hopes to erect solar arrays across county

By Dan Hust - staff writer

Rich Winter hopes to site a commercial solar array on 10 acres in the far background behind him, off Route 97 north of Callicoon, not far from where he lives. Based in New York City, his Delaware River Solar company is actively seeking leases across Sullivan County for solar arrays that would sell electricity to local communities.
CALLICOON — Rich Winter aims to have as many commercial solar arrays as the grid will allow in Sullivan County, and he's already got more than a dozen options to lease land.
“Almost everything we build will be two megawatts,” he explains. “We're focused mostly on NYSEG [territory].”
A mortgage trading/advisory company executive and buffalo farmer, Winter is CEO of Xzerta Energy Group, of which Delaware River Solar is a subsidiary.
A solar entrepreneur since 2011, Winter maintains a home in Callicoon and could be found at April's Delaware Planning Board meeting pitching a $5 million, 10-acre array at the end of Baer Road, near Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church off Route 97.
Subject to an interconnection agreement with NYSEG and the necessary site plan approvals from the planning ...
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A new traffic plan for biggest Bethel Woods concerts

By Dan Hust - staff writer

WHITE LAKE — Bethel Woods has a new plan for funneling cars exiting its most popular concerts.
Attendees of the biggest shows have sometimes found themselves sitting in their vehicles for hours, waiting to get out of the parking lots which line ...
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St. John's Episcopal Church celebrates 200 years of service in Monticello

By Autumn Schanil - staff writer

MONTICELLO — The Bishop of New York, the Right Reverend Andrew M.L. Dietsche, was a welcomed presence and honored guest at the St. John's Episcopal Church in Monticello this past Saturday morning.
Bishop Dietsche, who was consecrated a bishop in March 2013, was accompanied by the choir of St. ...
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Not afraid to be different: Simone Evans to graduate college at 14

By Autumn Schanil - staff writer
Every Friday, Simone Evans accompanies the Nesin Cultural Arts Homeschool Chorus at the Episcopal Church in Monticello from 11:00 a.m. until noon, playing piano while the chorus rehearses. Simone has been playing the piano since she was just four years old.

WURTSBORO — Simone Evans, from Wurtsboro, will be graduating with high honors from SUNY Ulster in May.
So what makes her different from all the other graduates?
Simone will be a college graduate at just 14 years old.
At the age of three, ...
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