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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

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North Country heroics: County kids give it their all in Plattsburgh

PLATTSBURGH -- ­­Cross-Country runners know all about extremes.
From the sweltering days of August through the 15-degree frozen tundra of this year's NYSPHSAA state championships, it's always about summoning that extra desire to marshal the best ...
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Wurtsboro Airport can ‘pay for itself'

By Samantha Montagna - reporter/photographer

It was a packed room at Mamakating Town Hall last week as residents gathered to hear the details about the proposed Wurtsboro Airport acquisition.
WURTSBORO — Fred Harding, chair of the Mamakating Local Development Corporation (MLDC), gave a presentation on acquiring the Wurtsboro Airport on November 13 at the town hall.
The charrette drew in residents from all over last Wednesday night to hear the history, the financial information to obtain the airport, and the different opinions of the local residents.
Near the beginning of the presentation, Randy Cochran, a member of the MLDC, noted that the town's acquisition of the airport was a “great opportunity,” especially with all the development occurring in the region from Legoland, the Resorts World Catskills Casino, and Kartrite Indoor Waterpark to Mamakating's natural attractions like the Basha Kill. Cochran noted that “we need more visitation” to Mamakating in order for it ...
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Legislature to approve warming centers

By Isabel Braverman - staff writer

MONTICELLO — As part of New York State's “Code Blue” mandate, Sullivan County will begin operating overnight warming shelters seven days a week (when temperatures drop below 32 degrees) with partner agencies in Liberty and Monticello.
“Our ...
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Ride2Survive makes big splash at Villa Roma

By Matt Shortall - co-editor

CALLICOON— Those who have health have hope, and those who have hope have everything. Those were the words of Scottish writer Thomas Caryle which Tom Ellison offered as a toast during the opening remarks of the 7th Annual Ride2Survive Dinner Dance at the Villa Roma Resort & Conference Center on ... read more


Metzger secures $100k grant for Bethel

By Patricio Robayo - staff writer
The Forest Reserve at Smallwood could see significant upgrades soon as State Senator Jen Metzger secured a $100,000 grant to be used on an information kiosk and comfort station.

BETHEL — The Forest Reserve at Smallwood might get an upgrade soon thanks to State Senator Jen Metzger.
In a letter to the Bethel Town Board, she stated she has been able to secure a $100,000 State and Municipal Facilities Capital Program grant ...
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