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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Local Sports

Trio of Liberty athletes suiting up at next level

LIBERTY -- Three Liberty high school seniors -- Caesar Santiago, Ashton Barrett, and Ayden Sinceno -- signed contracts to play sports collegiately last Wednesday.
Caesar Santiago
“When I set my mind on something I get to do it, so I plan ...
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‘Stories from Sullivan' takes an in-depth look at the opioid crisis

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer

A photo of this billboard on Route 42 near Fallsburg is part of the Stories from Sullivan series, a project by the Rockefeller Institute that explored the opioid epidemic in rural communities.
SULLIVAN — “Welcome to Sullivan County, NY” begins the Rockefeller Institute's Stories from Sullivan series. Below it is a photo of a giant billboard that reads “Addiction? There is always hope…”
This paints a picture of what the research project was all about. For over one and a half years, researchers Patricia Strach and Katie Zuber from the Rockefeller Institute of Government in Albany spent countless hours on the ground speaking with anyone touched by the opioid crisis in Sullivan County.
This included everyone from public health officials, elected officials, doctors, lawyers, treatment providers and those who are facing addiction, their families, as well as community activists.
“We chose to look at Sullivan because it had some of the most striking statistics in terms of ...
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County comes to agreement with union

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer

MONTICELLO — A last minute addition to the agenda at Thursday's full board meeting of the Sullivan County Legislature was passed unanimously by the legislators. The resolution was a memorandum of agreement between the county and the Division of ... read more


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‘Shot clock' extended for Rock Hill cell tower

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer

THOMPSON — The controversial cell tower project in Rock Hill was back on the agenda at the Thompson Planning Board on June 12.
Instead of a site review plan, the planning board this time voted on approving a “shot clock” extension for a communications towers proposed by Tarpon Towers, LLC, and ...
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Thompson moves forward with unsafe building demolitions

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer
The Town of Thompson passed a resolution they hope will make it easier for new businesses to establish themselves on Broadway in Monticello.

THOMPSON — To spur on new growth in the Village of Monticello, the Town of Thompson passed a resolution—that they hope—will attract new business.
After holding a public hearing, the Town of Thompson passed a resolution that will provide tax ...
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